Commissioning Authority/Engineer

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IMEG Corp.
Rock Island, IL, United States

Phone: 309-245-1716
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Commissioning Authority/Engineer


Chicago, IL 

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Job Description:

Are you Ready to Engineer Your Career?  At IMEG Corp., one of the largest design consulting firms in the U.S., we strive to provide exciting and rewarding career opportunities to our team members.  We work hard and are passionate about what we do but also love to have fun along the way.  We celebrate the ability to be a firm of nearly 1800+ employees in the US and beyond who still provides a local office approach and feel to each of our employee-owners.  From opportunities to get involved and give back locally through our Community Involvement Committees to the ability to partner with exciting clients, we take our jobs seriously but have a great time in the process. 


As a company, we believe in investing in our team members and providing an environment for expansive growth. We put people first.  We are proud to say we are a 100% employee-owned organization and take pride in our commitment to being a great place to work.  We support this commitment through work-life balance, flexibility, continuous training and development opportunities, and community impact. We reward innovation, hard work, and support a culture of sustainability.


IMEG Corp. is growing, and we’d love to have you join our team!  We are currently seeking a Commissioning Authority/Engineer in our Chicago IL office .  As an Commissioning Authority/Engineer you will be responsible for the full range of Commissioning (Cx) responsibilities on smaller, less complex building projects or serves in a supporting role to senior staff on larger complex building projects.  Tasks include preparing Cx plans and specifications, master equipment lists, web-based project management and documentation (Cx Alloy), Cx design reviews, lead construction meetings, and perform site observations, develop pre-functional checklists and functional tests, perform functional testing with contractors/owners, issue management, write Cx and related reports, and post occupancy follow-up activities.


Some key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manage or support multiple commissioning projects including client interface, team coordination, and, schedule and budget management.
  • Perform Cx reviews of construction (MEP) documents and equipment submittals. Perform technical analysis of building operation (controls, sequences, etc.).
  • Proactively communicate with a wide range of client stakeholders.
  • Work effectively as a team member.
  • Develop commissioning plans, reports, pre-functional, and functional test procedures.
  • Perform jobsite field observations, write detailed field reports, and lead Cx meetings.
  • Assist with functional testing of systems.
  • Ability to travel 30% of the time estimated average.  Travel will depend on project needs and may vary widely.
  • Contribute to improving Cx processes and creating best practices.
  • Assist in expanding IMEG’s Cx services through targeted marketing efforts.


Key skills and abilities needed for the position are:

  • Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, Outlook and PDF editors (Bluebeam, Adobe), plus
    additional online project management software tools.
  • Strong oral and written skills and a proven ability to interact professionally with a wide a range of clients (Owners and their Facilities Staff, A/E, Contractors). 
  • Solid understanding of HVAC and electrical system designs and operations.
  • Working knowledge of building automation and lighting control systems.
  • Working knowledge of Cx Industry Standards (ASHRAE, ACG, BCxA) and code requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand construction documents (mechanical, controls, plumbing, and electrical drawings, specifications, etc.).
  • Proficient understanding of electrical and fire/life safety systems.
  • Knowledge of construction industry safety practices and procedures. 
  • Troubleshooting of field devices and control hardware and software is a plus.


Education and experience requirements are:

  • Undergraduate degree in mechanical or electrical engineering.  Other degrees will be considered.  Alternatively 3+ years of professional work experience, preferably as a Commissioning Authority or in the MEP consulting environment.  Alternate work experience such as relevant construction, controls or balancing contractor will be considered.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and standards (CEC Title 24, ASHRAE, IECC, IMC, NEC, etc.).
  • Recognized Building Commissioning Certification preferred (or ability to earn certification).