• Research Technician

    Location US-RI-West Glocester
    Job ID
    2018-8091
    # Positions
    1
    Work Location
    Works from an office location
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Category
    Training
  • 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

    Provide technical support  in the performance of  Research and Approvals tests conducted at the FM Global Research Campus, primarily in the Large and Small Burn Laboratories, under the direction of  the General Foreman.

    Qualifications - External

    High School/Trade School diploma, 3 years general mechanical or electrical experience, construction background with equipment operation a plus. Be able to commute to the FM Global Research Campus,  West Glocester RI:

    Must be able to fulfill the physical requirements of the job:

     Physical Requirements of all Laboratory Technicians

    Applies to all Labs, LBL, SBL, Remote Test Site, Earthquake Lab,  and Campus Work Areas

     

    Ability to lift 50 pounds

    Ability to climb stairs and ladders

    Ability to work at heights

    Ability to operate vehicles ,  lift trucks, fork trucks,  other vehicles

    Must be able to work while wearing full Firefighter’s Turnout gear with SCBA  for an extended period of time in a wet and smoky environment.

    Must be able to obtain certification  for using a personal respirator and  work while wearing one  for an extended period of time in a wet and smoky environment.

    Must not be claustrophobic and be able to work in tight and cramped spaces.

    Must have a current US Driver’s License.

    Must be able to communicate effectively in English.

    Must be able to work while wearing a Fall Protection Harness.