Plan Review Consultant I
Park Ridge, Illinois
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.
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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
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FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000- size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.
The Plan Review Consultant I is a position for office engineering activities related to plan review of standard construction, equipment, occupancy, and protection drawings.
Conduct review of construction, equipment, and fire protection plans based on the engineering Operating Standards and Operating Requirements, identifying deficiencies and reasonably foreseeable physical and human element exposures for fire, equipment and natural hazard perils. Correspondence and recommendations should be presented following established guidelines (procedural, technical, quality, timeliness).
Comprehensively review and thoroughly understand the scope of the client’s construction, equipment, and/or risk improvement project under review in order to identify, prioritize, and pursue other review opportunities not initially presented by the client.
Thoroughly review previous correspondence (reports, letters, e-mails, etc.) and as needed, communicate clearly and effectively with the Designated Service Provider, assigned project engineer(s), clients, and contractors to develop a comprehensive understanding of the project.
Electronically review project and plan information, collaborate with contractors and clients to understand deficiencies and influence changes, and obtain missing/corrected information to ensure timely completion of the reviews while providing the best service to clients by minimizing re-work and project delays.
Identify new projects, as well as the need for further project activity (e.g., kick off meeting, project visits, conference calls, etc.), and discuss with the manager to determine viability, timing and how to proceed.
Provide technical support for clients requests made to the office as indicated by the manager.
Except where required by licensure or regulation a combination of comparable education and experience may be used to satisfy qualification requirement.
4 Year College Degree/Bachelors
- Reading/understanding technical, construction, equipment, and fire protection drawings and specifications
- Using CAD software and computer-based calculation tools; experience with building information modeling is a plus
- Project and design experience desirable
- Fire protection or construction experience is desirable
- Excellent English written and oral communication skills
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Strong analytical skills with sound foundation in engineering techniques and skills, logical application, and attention to detail
- Self-motivated, self-directed, and eager to learn
- Results driven
- Confident and deliberate problem solver
- Team player
- Strong planning, organization, and time management skills
FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.
The hiring range for this position is $61,900 to $88,900. The final salary offer will vary based on geographic location, individual education, skills, and experience. The position is eligible to participate in FM Global’s comprehensive Total Rewards program that includes an incentive plan, generous health, and well-being programs, a 401(k) and pension plan, career development opportunities, tuition reimbursement, flexible work, time off allowances and much more.
Please note that full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with FM Global in the U.S. and a condition of FM Global office entry in Canada. Further, all FM Global visitors, including external candidates interviewing onsite for open positions, are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show proof of vaccination.