Senior Risk Solution Specialist, Energy

  • Markel
  • United States

Job Description

What part will you play? If you’re looking for a place where you can make a meaningful difference, you’ve found it. Because, at Markel, the work you do gives people the confidence to move forward and seize opportunities. Whether you’re wild about horses, bananas for boats or driven by data, you’ll find your fit amongst our global community of optimists and problem-solvers. We’re always pushing each other to go further because we believe that when we realize our potential, we can help others reach theirs.

Join us and play your part in something special!

The Senior Risk Solution Services Energy Specialist or Senior Risk Solution Services Technical Specialist is a mid- to senior-level technical position supporting loss control/risk engineering efforts through interaction with internal and external stakeholders. The Specialist will possess a strong technical energy risk management background in oil and gas operations (upstream, midstream, downstream), power generation, transmission and distribution, and/or renewables (i.e. solar, wind, hydro, battery storage)

What you'll be doing

  • Provides loss control engineering expertise, to enable loss control to meet its customer and corporate goals 

  • Support underwriting and business development efforts through customer visits and consultation 

  • Performs and/or reviews surveys of varying complexities 

  • Reviews and assigns RSS inspection requests to identify the best internal or external resource(s) to perform the required work 

  • Manages and maintains high quality deliverables including reviewing vendor reports for quality and accuracy 

  • Maintains current knowledge of federal, state and local regulations as they relate to the energy industry. 

  • Maintains current knowledge and ability to train in energy-related subject areas. 

  • Manages workload and maintain documentation for tracking of work requests 

  • Assists in managing vendor program and evaluate vendor quality 

  • Assists in managing service accounts

  • Be knowledgeable in RSS guidelines and procedures

  • Provides access to guidance documents and materials to internal and external customers

  • Other tasks as needed to support RSS quality and growth initiatives 


What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.) in an Engineering, Risk Management, Environmental Science or related technical discipline from an accredited four-year college or institution. 


Preferred Experience: 

  • Minimum of 10 years combined documented energy loss control/risk management experience. 

  • oil and gas power generation,  

  • renewables (i.e. solar, wind, hydro, carbon capture, battery storage, etc.)  

  • transmission/distribution 

  • other related industries 

  • Track record of successful project management for energy/power industry clients 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of insurance coverage and exposures, as well as, strong experience working in a loss control/risk engineering or claims function 

  • Knowledge and experience with clean energy projects 

  • Deep knowledge of greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonization strategies 

  • Experience should show trend of job enlargement with continuing expansion of loss control and/or claims management and operations responsibilities 

Who we are:

Markel Group (NYSE – MKL) a fortune 500 company with over 60 offices in 20+ countries, is a holding company for insurance, reinsurance, specialist advisory and investment operations around the world.

We’re all about people | We win together | We strive for better

We enjoy the everyday | We think further

What’s in it for you:

In keeping with the values of the Markel Style, we strive to support our employees in living their lives to the fullest at home and at work. 

  • We offer competitive benefit programs that help meet our diverse and changing environment as well as support our employees’ needs at all stages of life. 
  • All full-time employees have the option to select from multiple health, dental and vision insurance plan options and optional life, disability, and AD&D insurance. 
  • We also offer a 401(k) with employer match contributions, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, PTO, corporate holidays and floating holidays, parental leave.  
  • Markel offers hybrid working schedules of 3 days in the office and 2 days remote.  

Are you ready to play your part?

Choose ‘Apply Now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

The base salary offered for the successful candidate will be based on compensable factors such as job-relevant education, job-relevant experience, training, licensure, demonstrated competencies, geographic location, and other factors. 

Caution: Employment scams

Markel is aware of employment-related scams where scammers will impersonate recruiters by sending fake job offers to those actively seeking employment in order to steal personal information. Frequently, the scammer will reach out to individuals who have posted their resume online. These "job offers" include convincing offer letters and frequently ask for confidential personal information. Therefore, for your safety, please note that:

  • All legitimate job postings with Markel will be posted on No other URL should be trusted for job Markel Group Careers.
  • All legitimate communications with Markel recruiters will come from Markel.com email addresses.

We would also ask that you please report any job employment scams related to Markel to rarecruiting@markel.com.

Markel is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of any protected characteristic. This includes race; color; sex; religion; creed; national origin or place of birth; ancestry; age; disability; affectional or sexual orientation; gender expression or identity; genetic information, sickle cell trait, or atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait; refusal to submit to genetic tests or make genetic test results available; medical condition; citizenship status; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, familial status, or family responsibilities; military or veteran status, including unfavorable discharge from military service; personal appearance, height, or weight; matriculation or political affiliation; expunged juvenile records; arrest and court records where prohibited by applicable law; status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence; public assistance status; order of protection status; status as a smoker or nonsmoker; membership or activity in local commissions; the use or nonuse of lawful products off employer premises during non-work hours; declining to attend meetings or participate in communications about religious or political matters; or any other classification protected by applicable law. 

Should you require any accommodation through the application process, please send an e-mail to the rarecruiting@markel.com.


Pay information:

The base salary offered for the successful candidate will be based on compensable factors such as job-relevant education, job-relevant experience, training, licensure, demonstrated competencies, geographic location, and other factors. The salary for the position is $80,250K - $133,750K with a 25% bonus potential. 

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