Senior Risk Account Engineer - RSGUM

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Newport Beach, CA, US

Job Type:  Sales
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience: 

Position Summary:

The Senior Risk Account Engineer works proactively and independently providing high quality risk engineering expertise to secure, enhance and retain PERse/client/insurance carrier relationships while focusing on mutually beneficial solutions to loss prevention and profitability goals.

Essential Functions:

  • Takes the lead on developing PERse forms and formats based on Best Practices, NFPA, FM Standards and other applicable codes.
  • Review and evaluate 3rd party reports for clients to provide guidance for recommendations and report contents.
  • Conduct an annual assessment per PERse requirements of accounts detailing site risk characteristics, property and time element loss potentials, and natural catastrophe exposures providing value added service to client.
  • Responsible for managing and maintain PERse Loss Control Data base and Bordereaux to PERse Markets.
  • Responsible for maintaining data base on PERse “approved” Technology and track issues (i.e. Turbine Model problems, blade defects, etc.)
  • Conduct site surveys at client locations for the benefit of the insurance carrier and client. Provide written reports that provide the necessary risk information for the insurance carrier to underwrite the risk. Utilize 3rd Party resources as needed.
  • Participate in client meetings as advocate for client and PERse with underwriters to address engineering concerns. Conduct presentations relating to PERse services provided and results of annual reviews for clients. Develop and maintain Account Service Plans for each account.
  • Maintain a high level of expertise in risk engineering and technology advancements to address client needs and provide consultative services as needed.
  • Participate in industry events, conferences, internet forums to keep abreast of technological changes with OEMs, including but not limited to wind, solar, battery storage, geothermal, hydro and fuel cells. 
  • Provide review and evaluation of new facilities and new construction at existing facilities as needed for clients. 
  • Maintain expertise in NAT CAT exposures and evaluations using FEMA, MunichRe Nathan, Swiss Re CATNET, NOAA SLOSH, etc.
  • Responsible for providing input to the Underwriting Department to assist in any Engineering Evaluation and the claims department to assist in assessing and evaluating account loss history and possible solutions.


  • Bachelors Engineering Degree with Professional Engineer preferred.
  • 15 years plus experience as a loss prevention engineer working with a globally known insurance carrier or broker organization covering a wide range of industries. 
  • 10 plus years’ experience as an account engineer working with global clients and brokers including client annual meetings, annual account summaries, recommendation validation, site visits.
  • Extensive experience in large industrial property, machinery breakdown, natural catastrophe, and builders risk (erection all risk) engineering.
  • Maintain Global Wind Organization BST certifications for onshore and offshore. Utilize a PERse set of safety and PPE equipment for all site visits.
  • Maintain active memberships in organizations that benefit and are required to complete the requirements of the position.  (NFPA, AWEA, etc), as well as PE designation. 
  • Readily adaptable to changing assignments and short lead time requests while working remotely.
  • Ability to manage workload with minimal supervision.
  • Critical attention to details.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including, but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Proven track record of being a team player.
  • May be required to have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Requires extended physical demnads to include exposure to various weather conditions, climbing, and extended walking.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.


Ryan Specialty Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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