FM Approvals Engineering Technician
Company: FM Global
Posted on: November 18, 2021
More information about this job: Overview: FM Approvals is an
international leader in third-party testing and certification
services. We test property loss prevention products and services
-for use in commercial and industrial facilities -to verify they
meet rigorous loss prevention standards of quality, technical
integrity and performance. How? By employing a worldwide
certification process that 's backed by scientific research and
testing, and over a century of experience.
The FM APPROVED mark is recognized and respected worldwide. Our
certification instills confidence and commands respect in your
Responsibilities: Perform assigned tests, investigations or
experiments. This may require minor modifications in test setups or
procedures as well as subjective judgments in measurement.
Selects, sets up, and operates standard test equipment and records
technically sound test data within budgetary and time constraints.
Fabricate and construct necessary testing apparatus from existing
components. Set-up and tear-down operations for routine
investigations and tests.
Trouble-shoot all problems and take corrective actions. Use
specialized equipment and apparatus to collect data, calculate or
record results, prepare reports and/or technical data. Prepare and
present clear and concise data in a prescribed format.
Provide requested advice in areas of specialization to superiors
and peers and technical directions to subordinates. Increase your
knowledge of testing procedures and related technological advances
so as to contribute to personal development and the achievement of
personal and unit goals and objectives. Keep the supervisor
informed of the status and progress of all work in process and of
any significant developments affecting assigned projects
Qualifications: Education: High School / Trade School or Military
Experience (Eng Tech): 3 years general mechanical or electrical
experience and 1 year laboratory experience
Skills/Knowledge: Laboratory testing, product assembly, equipment
repair, mathematical computation or data tabulation, use of
laboratory test equipment and computer literacy.
Good mechanical skills with familiarity of common hand tools and
power tools, ability to work independently.
Excellent communication and customer service skills (both orally
and in writing) and the ability to work effectively as a member of
a team are required.
Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently.
Ability to understand and follow English instructions
Ability to push, pull, lift and carry up to 50 pounds (unassisted)
on a regular basis; up to 75 pounds occasionally.
Ability to safely and efficiently operate power equipment such as:
cranes, fork lifts and other material handling devices, use
ladders, operate tools such as, but not limited to, table saws,
portable saws, hammer drills, screw guns and impact wrenches and be
certifiable for the use of a respirator.
Candidate must possess good balance to regularly step on and off
equipment and work from ladders and platforms to perform various
Must have good understanding from experience or training in root
cause analysis providing ability to analyze facts and find problem
Work environment involves fire, smoke, heat and the use of
adhesives and binders.
We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including career
long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, 401 (k),
pension, flexible schedules, rich health and well-being programs,
generous time off allowances, volunteer days and so much more!
FM Approvals is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to
attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.
Please note that all FM Global visitors, including external
candidates interviewing for open positions will be required to be
vaccinated and should be prepared to provide proof of
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