Journeyman-Industrial Mechanic

US-RI-West Glocester
Job ID
# Positions
Work Location
Works from a home office
Employee Type
Other Professional

Overview - External

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.

Responsibilities - External

Under the direction of the Campus Maintenance Supervisor and with oversight from the Mechanical Systems Specialist, works independently on assigned projects in all areas of operation and maintenance of mechanical systems/vehicles and related equipment. Maintains mechanical systems in order to maximize the availability of Campus operations.

Demonstrated knowledge of industrial safety guidelines and procedures as they apply to the mechanics trade

Understanding of and ability to work on both gasoline and diesel engines. 

Understanding of and ability to work on pumps, compressors, generators, and hydraulic systems.

Understanding of and ability to work on both 12 volt and 24 volt battery systems. 

Understanding of control systems

Being able to perform maintenance on vehicles such as lawn mowers, pickup trucks, vans, heavy construction equipment, lift trucks, fork trucks, etc

Must possess the following problem solving and troubleshooting attributes:

Day to day interaction with various issues and needs. To understand situations with components and subsystems, assess possible solutions and to resolve the issue in a timely and cost effective manner. Consult with subject matter when system complexity or unfamiliarity requires additional level(s) of knowledge.

Understanding and prioritize work according to the strategic value of systems to the entire campus operation.

 Knowing and understanding the equipment operation and discovering potential problems before they become serious. If a situation should arise, has the knowledge and ability to make repairs or assess needs beyond their ability and contact appropriate personnel.

System failure. Able to troubleshoot equipment including work on the computers controlling systems.

Ability to set priorities and to order equipment and repair parts.

Recognizing and understanding the value of customer service and satisfaction.

Must be flexible and be able to respond to changing priorities.

Must be able to work a reasonable amount of overtimes and to respond to needs on Weekends and to respond to after hours Call-ins.

Qualifications - External

Physical Effort (Specific) – Frequent kneeling, crouching, walking, climbing, working at heights, stooping, lifting >25lbs, carrying, pushing, pulling, turning, bending, reaching and handling; occasional crawling and balancing.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent 

Experience: 3 - 5 plus years experience as a Mechanic  in an industrial  work environment

Skills/Knowledge: Knowledge of controls, ability to read design drawings, blue prints and schematics and solve all types of problems on components and subsystems 

Good interpersonal skills. 

Must have a current US Driver’s License. 

Must be able to communicate effectively in English.