Resident Consultant Engineer - Western Australia

Job ID
# Positions
Work Location
Works from a home office
Employee Type
Engineering - Field Engineer

Overview - External

At FM Global, engineering data and scientific research combine with nearly two centuries of experience to give you the ultimate platform on which to build a resilient career. Working here, you don’t just work in property insurance. You prepare one out of every three Fortune 1000 companies to stand up to risk. To build resilience based on the expertise you—and FM Global—bring. And you give them what they need to climb back on their feet.


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 are currently seeking a degree qualified Resident Consultant Engineer interested in developing a career in loss prevention engineering to join our Australian Operations. This is a permanent full time position, based in Perth, Western Australia. 

Responsibilities - External


As a Resident Consultant Engineer you will develop strong working relationships with our clients and help them identify, quantify and reduce risks to their business.  You will advise on property protection and develop solutions supported by our extensive research base and unique scientific expertise.  In addition, you will act to support project activity for our client base as they develop their business opportunities and facilities in Western Australia. 


A Consultant Engineer at FM Global is expected to handle field, office and project work for clients within a wide range of industries (including manufacturing, warehousing and retailing) with minimal guidance and supervision. The role involves frequent domestic and some international travel (approx. 60-80 nights away each year).


The role requires individuals with excellent communication & interpersonal skills to liaise with a wide range of people, from operations through to senior management. 


Due to the nature of the businesses in Western Australia, additional training will be available to the successful candidate to branch into high challenge areas such as earthquake, windstorm analysis and possibly mining/power generation occupancies.

Qualifications - External

Bachelor's degree in Engineering. Minimum 2-3 years experience working in an engineering capacity with an interest in loss prevention, and can demonstrate effective project management skills and a high degree of autonomy and self-motivation. The candidate should have the ability to use software products to analyse and document engineering recommendations and services.



  • Strong organizational, communication, listening and interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Effective negotiation and “sales” skills.
  • Solid technical aptitude including a diverse knowledge of engineering principals.
  • Strong analytical thinker with logical application.
  • Decisive problem solver.
  • Efficient time management ability with minimal supervision.


You must have the right to work in Australia to be considered for this role (Australian citizen, permanent resident, NZ resident or hold a visa with permission to work in Australia).


Applications for this position will close at 5pm on Friday 29th September 2017.