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FM Global FM Approvals Electrical Engineer in Norwood, Massachusetts

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 marketplace.

Responsibilities

The person in this position will be responsible for planning, conducting and directing testing and analysis of electronic equipment. This equipment is used primarily in fire protection and explosion prevention systems submitted for FM Approval. They will work in FM Global’s Engineering and Research facility in Norwood, MA, with occasional travel to our 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, and supervision of tests. Additionally, 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 is typically less than 25%. Travel will be to coordinate with customers, attend technical conferences and to conduct and monitor tests at test facilities,

Qualifications

  • BS in Electrical Engineering and a minimum of 10 years of experience with fire alarm equipment.

  • Familiarity with associated codes and standards (e.g. NFPA, FM Approval Standards & UL) is desired. Ideally, the candidate will be certified to NICET Level 2, or be willing to pursue and acquire it!

  • The successful candidate should have demonstrated project management skills, and outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

  • Computer proficiency with programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook.

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.

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Location US-MA-Norwood

Job ID 2021-10566

# Positions 1

Work Location Works from an office location

Employee Type Regular

Category Engineering - Engineering

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