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FM Approvals Electrical / Electronic Engineering Assistant

Norwood, Massachusetts

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Overview

At FM Global, we work with many of the world’s largest organizations to help protect their commercial and industrial property against threats. Our field engineers specialize in a wide range of disciplines, including electrical, mechanical, chemical, civil and industrial engineering, as well as fire protection.

  • Full Time

    Full Time

  • Level: Mid

    Level: Mid

  • Travel: Yes

    Travel: Yes

Success Profile

What makes a successful Consultant Engineer at FM Global?
Check out the top traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving

Testimonial

I PLAY A PART IN BUILDING A BRIGHT FUTURE THAT CAN WEATHER ANY STORM.

Many times, the safety of entire communities is influenced by our work. On one project in Florida, I worked with a client to make sure a critical 911 communications facility would be operable during and after a Category 5 hurricane. Advising them on things like how to protect vital generator systems and helping them make costeffective design decisions, I had a hand in building something truly substantial. In the end, our client was happy to have a partner that understood and worked with them to meet their unique needs.

Gabriel — Engineering Specialist — Employee Since 2007

Benefits

Responsibilities

Job ID 2021-11335 Date posted 11/26/2021 Locations Norwood, Massachusetts

More information about this job:

Overview:

FM Approvals is an international leader in third-party testing and certification services. We test property loss prevention products and services—for use in commercial and industrial facilities—to verify they meet rigorous loss prevention standards of quality, technical integrity and performance. How? By employing a worldwide certification process that’s backed by scientific research and testing, and over a century of experience.

The FM APPROVED mark is recognized and respected worldwide. Our certification instills confidence and commands respect in your marketplace.


Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will have the necessary skill and experience to test electronic products, including industrial fire alarm and signaling equipment. Products are tested for performance and electrical safety.

The candidate shall be capable of designing and fabricating testing apparatus and setups as required for each assigned task, and shall be capable of working with minimal supervision and documenting the test results at the conclusion of the testing.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are required due to occasional client interaction.

In addition to the testing activities, the candidate shall be capable of reviewing, applying technical judgement and processing client submitted design change documentation.

Occasional travel to the Engineering and Research Campus in West Glocester, RI will be required.

Qualifications:

Associates Degree or equivalent in Electrical / Electronic technology, with a minimum of 5 years electrical / electronic experience

  • Laboratory experience helpful but not a requirement
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Competency with MS Office
  • Experience with Industrial Fire Alarm & Signaling equipment would be a distinct bonus!

We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including career long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, 401 (k), pension, flexible schedules, rich health and well-being programs, generous time off allowances, volunteer days and so much more!

FM Approvals is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.

Please note that all FM Global visitors, including external candidates interviewing for open positions will be required to be vaccinated and should be prepared to provide proof of vaccination.

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