• Plan Review Consultant I

    Location US-OH-North Olmsted
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  • Overview - External

    For nearly two centuries, FM Global clients have relied on our unmatched expertise in creating engineering-driven risk management solutions. FM Global is the world's largest commercial property insurance and risk management organization specializing in large properties. More than one in three Fortune 1,000 company, as well as leading international corporations, benefit from FM Global's superior financial strength, risk management skills and extensive expertise in loss prevention engineering and research.


    Responsibilities - External

    Under limited supervision, analyze and review moderate to complex plans using FM Global Operating Standards and Operating Requirements as the authoritative source to identify all deficiencies and reasonably conclude physical and human element exposures for fire, equipment and natural hazard perils. Correspondence and recommendations will be presented to the client following established guidelines (procedural, technical, quality, timeliness).


    Assimilate and fully comprehend the full scope of the project under review, beyond the set of plans submitted, if needed, to identify other review opportunities not initially presented by the client.


    Thoroughly review previous correspondence (reports, letters, e-mails, etc.) and as needed, communicate clearly and effectively with the Designated Service Provider, assigned project engineer(s), clients, and contractors to develop a comprehensive understanding of the project.


    Identify alternate protection, construction and/or occupancy solutions to the proposed design that could better suit the client needs and reduce cost to complete and offer these to the client.


    Electronically review project and plan information, consult with contractors and clients to understand deficiencies and influence changes, and obtain missing/corrected information to ensure timely completion of the reviews while providing the best service to clients by minimizing re-work and project delays.


    Identify cases where deviations may apply and discuss with the manager for approval.


    Identify and persuade possible risk improvement opportunities during plan review and project handling

    Qualifications - External

    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Applied Science or equivalent

     3+ years’ experience, with experience in:

    • Reading/understanding technical, construction, and fire protection drawings and specifications
    • Using CAD software and computer-based calculation tools; experience with building information modeling is a plus
    • Providing/reading/reviewing design specifications for new construction, fire protection systems, water supplies, roofing systems, and occupancy hazards