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Senior Commissioning Agent

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Responsible for execution of building commissioning process including new, retro, recommissioning, and continuous commissioning. Candidate should be familiar with construction administration process, sustainable design documentation process such as LEED, ASHRAE Level 1, 2, 3 Audits, WELL and B3. Certifications in measurement and verification techniques a plus. Assist in developing and ultimately leading a team of commissioning experts.

Hire location is flexible, most desirable would be Minneapolis, followed by Fargo, then Duluth.  The job is mostly on site so virtual but majority of work would be in Minneapolis and Fargo areas. 


  • Manage and execute commissioning services for large and complex projects across the region.
  • Primarily HVAC related but will also include plumbing, electrical distribution, lighting, fire alarm, security, nurse call and other systems.
  • Attend meetings with design and construction team to understand project goals and schedule to ensure commission activities are completed on time and on-task with project schedule.
  • Support in obtaining sustainability certifications such as B3, LEED, etc.
  • Support business development, developing value-added opportunities.
  • Review equipment submittals and shop drawings for overall compliance with the design intent, owner’s requirements, and function testing requirements.
  • Perform pre-functional inspections and field observations of equipment and systems. Assist in resolution of problems that would inhibit timely start-up of equipment.
  • Write pre-functional and functional test procedures based upon industry standards.
  • Perform functional testing of building MEP systems with or without assistance of installing contractors to determine that the equipment is functioning in accordance with the design documents.
  • Help team diagnose and resolve equipment and/or system problems. Coordinate retesting of building system until problems are resolved.
  • Attendance and regional industry conferences, keeping up with emerging systems technology.
  • Participate in owners’ operation and maintenance staff training. Review operating modes, sequences of operations and specifics of equipment, operations, and maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • 8+ years of Cx experience
  • Strong at facilitation, team building, and collaboration in a construction environment.
  • Robust project and client management experience.
  • Preferred credentials but not required:
    • AABC Commissioning Agent (CxA) or (BCxA), ASHRAE Commissioning Process Management Professional (CPMP), (CCP) or NEBB Building Systems Commissioning Certification (BSC).
    • Degree in engineering, environmental science, architecture, or related field.
    • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Existing Building Commissioning Professional (EBCP)

Additional Qualifications & Attributes:

  • Desire to further develop knowledge, skills and abilities and advance in the commissioning industry.
  • Desire to mentor others.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products.
  • Proven ability to maintain excellent integrity and ethical standards within the role.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires regular sitting, talking, hearing, and vision. Frequent walking and standing will be required, as well as, occasional climbing/balancing, reaching with arms, crouching/crawling, feeling/touching, and lifting/carrying objects weighing over 20lbs.
No sponsorship available for this position.  

Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program

Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty

Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance

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