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Consultant Engineer - Boiler & Machinery (East Coast, Australia)

Engineering Job ID 2023-13620 Primary Location: Sydney, Australia 03/11/2024
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FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 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.

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 currently have an opening for a Boiler & Machinery Consultant Engineer based on Australia’s east coast. This is a full-time position, reporting to Sam Ricardo, 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.


  • Primarily interact with high hazard FM Global clients in the Chemical industry with addition work likely within the Power Generation, Forest Products-Pulp & Paper, Mining and similar industries.
  • Use expertise to consult with clients to protect their facilities against mechanical and electrical breakdowns, fire, and many other hazards.
  • Develop strong client relationships to advise on risks associated with client businesses.
  • Develop and implement risk improvement strategies.
  • The role will work from both an office location and home office, and travel to clients' facilities regularly (approximately up to 60-80 nights per annum), including overnight & international travel.

Essential requirements

  • 5+ years engineering experience in the chemical industry, and time spent working in the ammonia and fertilizer industries an advantage
  • Exposure to Process Safety Management
  • Knowledge through the life cycle of large industrial facilities including asset integrity planning and maintenance strategies..
  • Must possess some knowledge of electrical and mechanical equipment and systems such as rotating equipment, boilers, generators, pressure vessels system interrelationships and knowledge of safety devices.
  • Demonstrated experience to understand basic machinery and equipment along with hands on exposure.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, including fluency in English language.
  • Good analytical, interpersonal, problem-solving skills
  • Efficient time management ability with work independently
  • 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

Nice to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering is preferred, bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering may also be considered.

What is on offer:

  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment
  • 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.

Although we value relevant experience and qualifications, we also believe in the potential for growth and learning; if you don’t meet all the criteria in the ‘nice to have’ section, we encourage you to apply and reach out for a conversation.

If you are interested in learning more about FM Global, our culture and some of our initiatives, don’t hesitate to visit the links below

- VIDEO Insure Your Career at FM Global


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

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