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Commissioning Project Manager

Company: Bernhard
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Bernhard's core mission is delivering innovative engineering, construction, and energy solutions that empower our clients and promote a sustainable future. Bernhard is comprised of four divisions: Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering and Development, each with a distinct identity and service offerings. The intersection of our capabilities enables Bernhard to provide turnkey Energy-as-a-Service ("EaaS") solutions to our clients. At the same time, our divisions continue working in the market sectors and communities that the Company has traditionally served. Bernhard's vision is to be the leading EaaS provider in North America through delivery of excellent, high value service and innovative solutions for our clients.
Purpose and Essential DutiesThe Commissioning Project Manager manages a team of commissioning agents and technicians to execute multiple commissioning projects concurrently. The Commissioning Project Manager will provide leadership and oversight to the commissioning team to ensure that the commissioning scope of work is executed in an efficient and accurate manner. Commissioning Project Manager will frequently interact with owner, owner's representatives, contractors, engineers, and architects to fulfill the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
Commissioning Project Manager's responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinate with clients, external resources, and internal team members to ensure that the client requirements have been accurately documented and communicated to all parties.
  • Manage all incoming project information from clients, internal and external stakeholders; and distribute to commissioning agents and technicians to ensure that the commissioning scope or work is executed in an efficient and accurate manner.
  • Develop and continuously track project talent resources and metrics to ensure that the project is delivered on time, and on budget.
  • Establish and deliver a process for frequent tracking and reporting of project status and execution for communication to the client and to internal/external stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all communications originated from team members to client representatives, contractors, and outside consultants is properly documented and achieved.
  • Develop and negotiate commissioning fee proposals for new commissioning projects, including labor hours estimates.
  • Manage resource utilization on multiple projects to ensure that project financial targets are met.
  • Provide training and mentoring to commissioning agents and technicians
  • Provide input to the director for development and maintenance of commissioning standards and processes.
  • Interact directly with owners and clients to manage expectations
  • Assist the Director in development and marketing of new opportunities, including participation in new project interviews and pursuing new opportunities with current clients.
  • Develops and writes the owner's project requirements.
  • Leads the commissioning design review process.
  • Reviews the commissioning specifications and plan.
  • Reviews the development of functional tests for the project to ensure accuracy. Participates in the execution of functional testing as required to assist the Commissioning Agent with problem solving.
  • Attends project commissioning meetings as required to assist the Commissioning Agent.
  • Schedules and coordinates commissioning activities with multiple parties
  • Participates in owner training with the Commissioning Agent.
  • Supervises the work of Commissioning Agents and Technicians.
  • Upholds BTME's owner advocacy philosophy and organizational core values.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Required Education, Experience and Qualifications
    • 10+ years of commissioning or related experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, automatic temperature control systems, or building operation management experience.
    • Associate or Bachelor degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field.
    • Able to interact with the owner, contractor and design team in a professional manner.
    • Proficient in using software to accomplish work tasks such as Microsoft Word, Excel and online commissioning software such as CxAlloy.
      Preferred Education, Experience and Qualifications
      • Registered Engineering Intern (EI) or Professional Engineer (PE) licensure preferred.
      • Commissioning Certification (e.g. NEBB, ACG, BCxA, ASHRAE, etc.)
        Physical/Work Environment Requirements
        • The Commissioning Project Manager will be required to participate in the execution of commissioning tasks in the field with the Agents/Technicians. As such the project manager should be able to perform the physical requirements of system testing such as climbing ladders, accessing equipment in confined spaces, and working in unconditioned or exposed environments.
        • Required to transport and operate commissioning tools such as flow hoods, pressure and temperature measurements tools, etc.
          Travel Requirements
          • The Commissioning Project Manager will travel as needed depending on project demands, typically averaging 25% to 40% of the time. Bernhard is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and participate in the e-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.
            To staffing/placement agencies: We are not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and placement agencies (whether submitted through this website or sent directly to an employee of Bernhard LLC or its operating companies) unless a written agreement is in place between the agency and Bernhard, LLC ("Company") and an authorized Company representative makes a written request to the agency to assist with a requisition. Similarly, no fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of the Company, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.
            If you are an agency and would like to be considered for partnership with Bernhard, LLC please send your company's information to

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