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Consultant Engineer - Reston

Engineering, University, Engineering - Other Job ID 2022-12357 Primary Location: Reston, Virginia 09/10/2022
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Overview - External

FM Global is one of the world's largest commercial and industrial property insurance and risk management organizations specializing in property protection. More than one out of every three Fortune 1,000 companies, as well as leading international corporations, benefit from FM Global's superior financial strength, policy coverage, risk management skills and extensive expertise in loss prevention engineering and research. Ranked 418 on the FORTUNE 500 list of America�s largest companies, FM Global employs more than 5,400 employees worldwide, including 1,900 loss prevention engineers.

We will share FM Global's nearly two centuries of knowledge and experience with you. We will provide you with opportunities to work hands on with some of the world�s most influential organizations, helping them understand risk and protect their assets. We will provide the resources for you to build a career with a Fortune 500 Company that puts employees first. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of exciting roles.

Consultant Engineer

Are you interested in a career where you have the power to influence outcomes and make a difference in the future - yours, your clients�, and the company�s? When you join FM Global as a Consultant Engineer, you have the ability to bring your engineering learning to life and help clients neutralize potential disaster�saving property, businesses, and lives!


Responsibilities:

If you enjoy variety, we will put your time-management and organization skills to use handling field visits, office work, and projects for large commercial clients. We will provide you with extensive training to understand our business, build relationships with mentors, and learn FM Global's best-in-class industry standards. In this role, you will work independently with a lifeline of 200 years of support and experience.

Initially, your assignments are structured for you to learn. You will gradually begin assessing risks at larger commercial properties. You will visit client facilities and perform evaluations that will help our clients reduce risks in their business and at their properties.

You will perform �hands-on� site assessments of physical properties including roofs and conduct evaluations which include, but are not limited to, site water supplies, dust hazards, chemical storage, and rack storage arrangements of client products.

Consultant Engineers are encouraged to follow FM Global Engineering Standards and communicate recommendations and/or engineering solutions to ensure client understanding. Strong communication, listening and relationship building skills are a must.

You should be willing to operate from a home office and will travel to clients' facilities daily; overnight travel is expected approximately 30% of the time. You must also be willing to travel to Natural Catastrophe sites as needed.

Qualifications:

Successful Consultant Engineer candidates have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or fire protection 
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Good analytical, organizational, problem solving skills
  • Efficient time management ability with work independently
  • Proven technical capability including diverse knowledge of engineering principles
  • Valid driver�s license
  • Physical ability to climb commercial ladders (ex. inspect roofs), lift >25 lbs., and some clients require working in confined spaces. 
  • Proficient in MS Office products

You will be expected to work independently and should be willing to operate from your home office and travel to client sites on a regular basis.

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 Global 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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