• Electrical Engineer

    Location US-RI-West Glocester
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Work Location
    Works from an office location
    Employee Type
    Engineering - Engineering
  • 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

    The person in this position will be responsible for planning, conducting and directing testing and analysis of electrical equipment including electronic process control and measuring equipment submitted for FM Approval. He or she will work in FM Global’s state of the art facility in West Glocester, RI, USA.


    Duties will include, but are not limited to, the development of proposals, preparation of test plans, supervision of tests, project management, documentation of results, preparation of written reports and other complex tasks associated with third party certification.


    The working environment includes both the office and laboratory. Overnight travel, to consult with customers, attend technical conferences and to conduct and monitor tests at test facilities, is typically less than 20%.

    Qualifications - External

    BS in Electrical or Electronic Engineering and a minimum of 3 years experience with process control and measuring equipment. Familiarity with design safety and installation standards for electrical equipment particularly those used in hazardous/classified locations (e.g. FM Approvals Standards, ANSI, IEC, AUS/NZ, EN, and National Electrical Code) is desired. Successful candidate should have demonstrated project management skills, superior written and verbal communication skills, and computer proficiency with programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook.


    Candidate must have the ability to read, write and speak English proficiently and the ability to understand and follow English instructions.


    Candidate must possess outstanding relationship management skills including:

    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Excellent communication skills (both orally and in writing)
    • Active listening skills to understand the points being made when someone else is speaking and giving full attention to the speaker
    • Effective speaking skills to convey direction, information and technical concepts
    • Ability to work effectively as a strong and supportive member of a team
    • Demonstrated skill in organizing work, setting priorities and planning