Power Engineer

CA-ON-Thornhill
Job ID
2014-5247
# Positions
1
Work Location
Works from an office location
Employee Type
Regular
Category
Engineering - Engineering

Overview - External

FM Global works to protect assets and minimize the potential for losses for our clients worldwide through a unique combination of engineering, underwriting and claims. We conduct hands-on research and deploy on-the-ground engineers to ensure our products and services remain the best available and directly support risk management processes and objectives.

As such, FM Global is a leading commercial and industrial 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. For over 175 years, clients have worked with FM Global to develop robust property insurance and engineering solutions to protect their business operations from equipment breakdown, fire, natural disasters and other types of property risk. We employ more than 5,100 employees worldwide, including 1,700 loss prevention engineers.

 

FM Global is looking for a Power Engineer for the role of electrical specialist and power generation servicing specialist who will be based in our Toronto or Vancouver office.

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The ideal candidate will be an electrical engineer with specialization or experience in the power industry.

Responsibilities - External

The person in this position will deal directly with FM Global clients in physically protecting their power generation facilities against mechanical and electrical breakdown, fire and many other hazards.

 

Initially, assignments will be of limited scope and complexity giving you the opportunity to learn. You will gradually begin assessing risks at larger complex industrial properties.

 

You will work with minimal supervision and must be capable of working independently.

 

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 25-30% of the time, dependant on location.

Qualifications - External

Successful candidates have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years experience in power generation equipment maintenance and operation
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written
  • Good analytical, organizational, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Efficient time management ability with minimal supervision
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proficient in MS Office products

The job title for this position will be Consultant Engineer (Equipment Hazards).

 

For the Consultant Engineer position a P.Eng./ing. license is required.

Candidates working toward their P.Eng./ing. license will start as a Loss Prevention Consultant.

  

For additional information on our organization and about what benefit this job opportunity could bring to you please visit our website and career center at: www.fmglobal.com

 

To apply provide a cover letter, resume, university transcripts (for 2006 and later graduates) and references.