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Commissioning Engineer

  • Job type: Job Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : Job Reference: SO_92048NMM
  • Location: Location: USA, Virginia, Fairfax
  • Sector: Sector: Design & Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Built Environment
  • Salary: Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: Date Posted: 05/08/2016
This vacancy has now expired.


Spencer Ogden is seeking a skilled commissioning engineer to work on a variety of residential and commercial facilities. The ideal candidate will act as a lead for projects, has a solid understanding of all phases of commissioning, and has worked on a number of LEED certified projects.


*Attend meetings with the design and construction team to review the project goals and schedule to assist with commissioning activities at appropriate times in the construction process.
*Review specifications and design documentation to ensure the systems can be properly commissioned and maintained.
*Review project submittals for consistency with the design intent, basis of design and the owner's project requirements.
*Develop the commissioning verification sheets and test procedures.
*Provide field verification through witnessing and testing to ensure project quality and adherence to design.
*Facilitate issue resolution between multiple types of project team members: owners, engineers, facility operations staff, and contractors.Provide technical, communication and leadership skills necessary to effectively present findings and corrective actions to the client.
*Prepare final commissioning report and systems manual.
*Manage multiple projects simultaneously, often under aggressive deadlines.
*Manage project budgets according to prescribed financial metrics.
*Ensure client/customer satisfaction for tasks are performed.
*Foster effective and positive business relationships with all parties throughout project phases.
*Develop and maintain relationships with contractors and field personnel to develop additional businesses for the group.
*Cultivate new client relationships and accounts.


*Professional Engineering License; LEED AP Certification from US Green Building Certification Institute; CBCP from Association of Energy Engineers or Building Commissioning Association Certified Cx Professional preferred.
*5+ years' experience in any one of the following areas are ideal candidates for positions in the commissioning field: Commissioning; Mechanical or Electrical Design; Construction Project Management; Control System installation or maintenance; HVAC testing and balancing; Facilities operations and/or maintenance.
*Strong controls and instrumentation knowledge.
*Proficient in MS Office software, especially with Excel spreadsheets.
*Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
*Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and business relationships.


BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Facilities). Combined work experience in facility management and construction may be substituted for BS in engineering.

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.