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Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Category:  Engineering (4447)
Typical Duties:
  • Work with, respond to, and take direction from principals-in-charge and director of commissioning
  • Works independently with limited direction.
  • Involvement with marketing activities to include business development, networking within professional associations, and active participation in company initiatives.
  • Mentor the professional development of junior Cx team members.
  • Preparation of fee proposals.
  • Manage contract, budget, goals, objectives and deadlines for commissioning projects.
  • Understands the Cx process as it relates to LEED, Title 24 Part 6 (California Energy Code) and Part 11 (CalGreen).
  • Able to verbalize the complete Cx process as defined by ASHRAE Guideline 0-2005 and Guideline 1-2007 or the Building Cx Association.
  • Lead and run the commissioning process for large, multi-discipline projects.
  • Work on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Utilize tk1sc"s web-based Cx software program for the commissioning process.
  • Reviews and approves OPR, BOD Cx Plan and Cx Specifications for all projects.
  • Creates, updates, and maintains the commissioning issues log on all projects (design, construction, functional testing).
  • Create, review and approve Pre-Functional and Functional Test forms on all projects. Develops Pre-Functional and Functional Test forms for new and updated systems.
  • Conducts site visits and Cx meetings during the construction phase of projects.
  • Witness and document TAB verification and functional performance testing procedures
  • Assists owner"s operation and maintenance staff to develop their understanding of building systems and design intent. Reviews operating modes, sequence of operations and specifics of equipment, operations, and maintenance.
  • Assists LEED professionals in preparing necessary documents for LEED certification.
  • Maintain positive professional relationships with all disciplines involved in the design, construction, and/or renovation of the project.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software programs including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.
  • Physical abilities include but are not limited to: lifting/carrying 50 pounds (occasionally) and 20 pounds (frequently), climbing stairs or ladders, looking up/down, negotiating construction sites while walking extensively, bending, stooping, and kneeling.
  • 8+ years of commissioning experience (retro-commissioning a plus)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Certification with accredited commissioning association. 
  • Significant experience with commercial (non-residential) HVAC, lighting/lighting controls and domestic hot water systems. Experience should include three or more of the following:Must have completed a minimum of 10 projects (100,000 s.f. per project) and act as the lead throughout a minimum of 10 or more of the following Cx activities: pre-design, design, construction, TAB verification, functional performance testing, final report. 
  • design, construction, installation, maintenance, testing & balancing (TAB), building automation temperature control systems, and troubleshooting operational issues.

  • Experience with three or more of the following: 
    * Design Build projects 
    * Commercial facilities 
    * K-12 Schools 
    * Colleges and Universities 
    * Hospitals, Medical, or Healthcare facilities 
    * Industrial facilities 
    * Laboratories and Research facilities 
    * Projects exceeding $20 million in construction value 
    * LEED certified projects 
  • Prior management or supervisory experience.
  • Prior experience with professional presentations.
  • Excellent technical skills and business acumen.
  • Ability to travel and work out in the field
  • Proficient in industry-related software
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness.
  • Business development/marketing experience  
Location  San Diego , CA
Minimum Experience (yrs):  8
Required Education:  Bachelors Degree

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