Burns & McDonnell Staff Commissioning Engineer in Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota
Be an employee-owner for one of the largest commissioning teams in the country. Bring your talents, creativity, and communication skills to the Burns & McDonnell commissioning team ranked #2 in commissioning by Consulting Specifying Engineer magazine. Our diverse project portfolio, coupled with the technical abilities of our nationwide staff has enabled us to execute work across the world on projects and programs with construction costs over $1B for multiple markets including: Federal, Aviation, Mission Critical, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Central Plants, and Higher Education.
Burns & McDonnell has an exciting opportunity for a Staff Commissioning Engineer with a desire to grow personally and professionally.
We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial mindset to join our national team with a passion to work alongside engineers, architects, construction teams, and owners to make their projects more successful.
As an employee-owner you will work within a multi-discipline team to manage jobsite commissioning activities, client expectations, scopes of work, develop proposals and coordinate resources for your projects. You will interface with owners and facilities managers to develop and implement a commissioning process which will achieve their goals and make them successful. We are looking for highly motivated individuals with facilities, construction, or engineering backgrounds who have experience in Digital Control Systems, Building Automation Systems, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Life Safety, Building Enclosure, Security, Communications, or other Specialty Systems.
The Staff Commissioning Engineer will perform the following:
Execute commissioning, retro-commissioning and energy related projects.
Plan, schedule, and perform work for small to mid-size projects and support project teams for large projects and programs.
Participate in meetings with owner, operation and maintenance, design and construction personnel to understand project goals and schedule to ensure commissioning is properly coordinated.
Prepare commissioning plans, specifications and checklist and functional test documentation based on Burns & McDonnell standards.
Review design, equipment submittals, operation and maintenance manual, start-up reports, checklists, and training programs.
Perform site visits to coordinate commissioning, evaluate new and existing systems, witness equipment start-up and testing.
Perform functional testing of highly technical systems. Document commissioning results and performance shortfalls.
Collaborate with owner, operation and maintenance, design and construction personnel in recommending remedial measures.
Assist with the development and refinement of methodologies, tools, and standards in support of a growing national and worldwide commissioning practice.
Assist with training operation and maintenance personnel to maintain commissioned systems and perform a continuous commissioning program.
Ability to travel up to 50 % of the time as projects dictate.
All other duties, as assigned.
Want to join a high performing group that will take an interest in your career growth? This position will allow you take on roles that include technical leadership, project management and business development.
BS in Mechanical, Electrical or Architectural Engineering from an ABET accredited university is required.
Mechanical, electrical and/or enclosure commissioning experience required.
A minimum of 3 years of direct commissioning or related experience in startups of a variety of facility systems and subsystems including building automation system controls, mechanical, electrical, life safety and building envelope systems.
Certified Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred.
Certification in the Commissioning Process, Energy Management, and/or LEED Accreditation a plus.
Strong facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.
Highly effective communicator with clear and concise writing and presentation skills.
High level of attention to detail.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
Understanding of site safety procedures, including electrical safety.
Experience with different types of stand-alone monitoring equipment including flow meters, temperature loggers, electrical meters, and others a plus.
Understanding and familiarity with energy modeling a plus.
Experience in ASHRAE level energy audits and development of energy savings calculations from retrofits and energy measures identified during retro-commissioning a plus.
Experience in combined heat and power/cogeneration, central utility plants, data centers, healthcare facilities, laboratories, water/wastewater facilities, building automation system controls, building envelope, test & balance, NETA electrical testing, renewable energy and other specialties a plus.
Successful completion of OSHA 10-hour Safety Training Course is required within the first 3 months.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Department of Defense security clearance.
Primary Location US-MN-Minneapolis/St Paul
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Req ID: 200838