FM Global Information Session
Thursday, October 17, 2013
6:30 p.m. 2203K Student Union (Charles Carroll Room)
For More Information:
Engineering Co-op & Career Services
301 405 3862 CareerEngr@umd.edu http://fmglobal.com
Hiring mechanical or electrical engineers for full-time Consultant Engineer position.
FM Global is one of the world's largest business property insurers, with clients that include more than one out of every three FORTUNE 1000-size companies in more than 130 countries. For nearly 175 years, clients have worked with FM Global to developed robust property insurance and engineering solutions to protect their business operations from fire, natural disasters and other types of property risk. FM Global is ranked #583 among FORTUNE magazine's largest companies in America and was named "Best Property Insurer in the World" by Euromoney magazine. With US $6.3 billion in policyholder surplus, FM Global is rated A+ (Superior) by A. M. (Very Strong) by Fitch Ratings.
This position is for a home-based Resident Consultant Engineer in the northern Virginia area. The Washington, D.C. operations center, located in Reston, Virginia, handles inquiries for opportunities in: Delaware, Maryland, southern New Jersey, southeast Pennsylvania and Virginia.
At FM Global you have the power to influence outcomes and make a difference in the future - yours, your clients, and the companys. When you join our team as a Consultant Engineer, you have the ability to leverage your engineering background to help clients neutralize potential disastersaving property, businesses and lives.
With the companys nearly two centuries of knowledge and experience behind you, youll work hands on with some of the worlds most influential organizations, helping them understand risk and protect their assets. And you will have the resources to build a rewarding career at FM Global including 18 months of classroom and field based training to start.
If you enjoy variety, put your time-management and organization skills to use handling field visits, office work, and projects for large commercial occupancies and hazards. You will work with minimal supervision and must be capable of working independently.
Initially, assignments will be of limited scope and complexity giving you the opportunity to learn. You will gradually begin assessing risks at larger complex commercial properties by visiting client facilities and performing evaluations that accurately quantify foreseeable physical and human element exposures while working with client on-site risk management.
You will perform hands-on site assessments of the physical property 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 charged with ensuring that FM Global Engineering Standards are followed and, as necessary, must communicate the appropriate recommendations and/or engineering solutions to ensure client understanding and agreement for risk improvement so strong communication, listening and interpersonal skills are a must.
You should be willing to operate from a home office and will be expected to 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.