Building Commissioning Specialist
Minimum of one to five years, full-time experience with commercial (non-residential) HVAC systems. experience should include one or more of the following: design, construction, installation, maintenance, testing & balancing and troubleshooting operational issues.
Education / Knowledge
Minimum of two years HVAC technology degree from an accredited community college. Must commit to working toward certification as a Certified Building Commissioning Professional (AABC / ACG Commissioning Group). Must have a thorough understanding of the fundamental mechanical engineering principles as they relate to HVAC systems. Specialized knowledge of one or more of the following areas is encouraged: design (must have performed HVAC load calculations using the Carrier HAP program, Trane TRACE or similar software programs); installation methods in accordance with the SMACNA manuals; testing and balancing procedures in accordance with NEBB TAB Procedural Standards. Prefer the team member be able to verbalize the complete commissioning process as defined by ASHRAE Guideline 0-2005 or the Building Commissioning Association.
Skills and Abilities
Must be proficient in reading/understanding a variety of HVAC mechanical plans and also have a basic understanding of a variety of HVAC systems. Skills and abilities should include two or more of the following: Able to identify and clearly document design/construction conflicts with other trades; identify and clearly document mechanical construction deficiencies and derive recommended solutions from past experiences; TAB verification and carrying out assignments from conception to completion. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software programs including Outlook, Word and Excel. Must work within budgets.
Project assignments including commissioning plan reviews, perform site observations and assist in the TAB verification process. Must be capable of working on several projects, and maintaining accurate project logs
Expand on training and professional development, introduction to marketing activities including involvement with professional associations, and active participation in company initiatives. Work closely with the Project Manager.
Guidance / Responsibility
Ability to work independently, seeking guidance and direction periodically when required.