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Plan Review Consultant I

Apply Now Job ID 2019-9184 Date posted 10/31/2019

Overview - External

At FM Global you have the power to influence outcomes and make a difference in the future. Yours, your clients’, and the company’s. When you join our team as a Plan Review Consultant, you can leverage your engineering background and experience to help clients neutralize potential disaster—saving property, businesses and lives.

With FM Global’s nearly two centuries of knowledge and experience behind you, you’ll work with some of the world’s most influential organizations, helping them understand risk and protect their assets. And you will have the resources to build a rewarding career


The Plan Review Consultant will review construction and protection plans submitted by clients and contractors based on the FM Global Property Loss Prevention Data Sheets, identifying all deficiencies and reasonably foreseeable physical and human element exposures for facility hazards perils.

In addition, the Plan Review Consultant will review available file material and previous correspondence (reports, letters, e-mails, etc.) and, as needed, communicate with assigned field and project engineer(s), clients, and contractors to better understand the project.

The reviews are completed in a manner which provides the best service to clients by minimizing re-work and project delays.


Educational/ Work Experience: Bachelor/ Associate degree in Engineering, Applied Science, Technical Writing or other degree type coupled with a background in sprinkler or construction design/project management. Candidates with equivalent work experience will also be considered.


  • Reading/understanding technical, construction, 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 a plus (not required)
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Analytical with sound engineering foundation in engineering techniques and skills, logical application, and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, and eager to learn
  • Results driven
  • Decisive problem solver
  • Team player
  • Efficient time management, planning, and organizational skills
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