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Senior Commissioning Agent

Charlotte, North Carolina
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Watch your commissioning expertise come to life in landmark projects around the world when you partner with Syska Hennessy Group!

As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, we specialize in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We are currently seeking a performance-driven, motivated Senior Electrical Commissioning Engineer or Agent. This role will be based out of Charlotte, NC.

You will demonstrate your engineering skills and by leveraging the firm's technology centric competitive edge you will work with design engineers, vendors, contractors, and client personnel to design, test, make operational, optimize, and validate Electrical systems in multiple 24x7 mission critical plants, pharmaceutical, healthcare, power generation or similar environments.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your commissioning career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it is everything you will need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Job Responsibilities

This position will involve developing and coordinating functional testing of multi-stack equipment and multi-redundant system configurations within a trade. You will review criteria, specifications, drawings, equipment submittals, and other documentation pertinent to commissioning.

Additional Responsibilities:

Write and administer Commissioning Plans, and Systems Manuals consistent with Syska format
Participate in / Ensure / Oversee QA/QC process for your work and the work of others
Assist senior commissioning engineer or project manager in the on-going determination of project scheduling requirements, staffing requirements, and project budgets
Perform construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned projects including conducting field inspections and subsequent detailed inspection reports

Job Requirements

To succeed in this role, your experience would include commissioning or designing of large Mechanical systems for industrial, datacenter, pharmaceutical processes, or laboratory clean rooms. Your technical strengths must be complemented by self-motivation, relationship building skills, and effective communication skills.

Commissioning Engineer requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or required years of experience, including commissioning of large distribution systems for industrial, datacenter, pharmaceutical processes, or laboratory type facilities.
A minimum of 5 years field experience in hands-on testing, validation and troubleshooting of large Electrical systems
5 to 10 years of relevant experience in the MEP field
Possesses basic understanding of proper system selection
Exhibits basic understanding of the practical application of LEED principals to building designs
Exhibits thorough understanding of applicable codes
Experience with ASHRAE, BCxA, and/or PECI Cx and RETRO-Cx procedures and protocols, a plus


As a Commissioning Engineer with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing the commissioning practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy Group includes:

Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Health Wellness Programs, including flu shots and biometric screenings
Tuition Reimbursement
Training and professional development courses
Professional development incentive bonuses
Opportunities for community outreach through internal employee networks
A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
Transit/parking program
Monthly business phone stipend
Work from home Fridays

At Syska, we have cultivated a community that supports learning and provides guidance for professional development and further our culture of excellence. We promote an environment that is committed to embedding diversity and equality into the core of our business and culture. We empower our employees so they can take ownership for their work and development and strive to continually improve themselves and our firm. Syska is a place where you can build an exceptional career and have a lasting impact on the world.

COVID-19 vaccination required for new hires

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  • Job Reference: 705446692-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Syska Hennessy Group
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent