Consultant Engineer - New Zealand Resident

NZ-For Remote Worker
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, working from a home based office in Auckland, New Zealand. 


Only applicants who are New Zealand Residents, or who have unrestricted working rights in New Zealand will be considered for this position.



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 New Zealand. 


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). 




Qualifications - External

Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Civil or Structural preferred, though all disciplines will be considered)


Minimum 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.


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



  • 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.


Closing date for applicatons - 5pm Friday 26th January