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Consultant Engineer - Perth

Engineering Job ID 2023-13617 Primary Location: Perth, Australia 03/29/2024
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FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of Fortune 500-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon innovative loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and outstanding 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.

Defined by our proprietary research, engineering-based approach, and reputation for excellence, FM Global offers a workplace culture that’s as supportive and inclusive as it is innovative and inspiring.

We are currently seeking a degree qualified engineer interested in developing a career in loss prevention engineering, with 3+ years industrial experience in the mining or power generation sector. This is a permanent full-time position, based in our Perth CBD Office, reporting to Andreas Freytag, Group Manager Field Engineering.

Candidates must have full, unrestricted working rights for Australia & ability for unrestricted travel globally within 3-6 months of hire to be considered for this role.

You will be provided with extensive training to understand our business, establish relationships with mentors, and learn FM Global's best-in-class industry standards and approach to property loss prevention. In this role, you will work independently with a lifeline of 200 years of support and experience.


As an FM Global Consultant Engineer, you will develop strong working relationships with our clients and help them identify, quantify and reduce risks to their business.  You will advise on property protection and develop solutions supported by our extensive research base and unique scientific expertise.  In addition, you will act to support project activity for our client base as they develop their business opportunities and facilities in Western Australia. 

You will handle field, office and project work for clients within a wide range of industries (including manufacturing, warehousing and retailing) with minimal guidance and supervision. The role involves frequent domestic and some international travel (approx. 60-80 nights away each year).

The role requires individuals with excellent communication & interpersonal skills to liaise with a wide range of people, from operations through to senior management.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate effective project management skills, a high degree of autonomy and self-motivation.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 3+ years industrial engineering experience in power generation or mining sector
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, including fluency in English language.
  • Good analytical, interpersonal, problem-solving skills
  • Efficient time management ability with work independently with minimal supervision
  • Effective consulting/sales and negotiation skills
  • Proven technical capability including diverse knowledge of engineering principles
  • Valid driver’s license + Passport
  • Physical ability to walk up and down the stairs, lift >12 kilos, balance, and safely working at heights
  • Proficient in MS Office products & comfortable with learning new technologies

We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including career long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, rich health and well-being programs, volunteer days and so much more!

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

Please submit a CV and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the position.

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