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Commissioning Engineer (Mechanical) in Charlotte, NC at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 4/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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, highly motivated Mechanical Commissioning Engineer for our Charlotte, North Carolina. You will demonstrate your commissioning 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 mechanical 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 career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Commissioning Engineer (Mechanical)

Job Responsibilities

As a Commissioning Engineer, you will travel to sites throughout the US and will work directly with client personnel at state-of-the-art mission critical facilities. This position will involve reviewing design criteria, specifications, drawings, equipment submittals, and other documentation pertinent to commissioning. In this role, you will develop and administer functional testing of mechanical systems, functional testing of DDC/PLC control systems and sequences.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicate with clients and the project team (EOR, CMs, MEP trades, etc.)
  • Perform System and equipment troubleshooting
  • Daily interaction with management team and oversight of engineers on project team
  • Develop and coordinate Commissioning Plans, consistent with firm standards
  • Develop and coordinate functional testing of multi-stack equipment and multi-redundant system configurations within a trade
  • Review design criteria, specifications, drawings, equipment submittals, and other documentation pertinent to commissioning
  • Write and administer Commissioning Plans, Scripts and Systems Manuals consistent with firm format
  • Participate in / Ensure / Oversee QA/QC process for your work and the work of others
  • Assist senior engineer and/or senior designer in the on-going determination of project scheduling requirements, manpower requirements, and project budgets
  • Perform construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned projects including conducting field inspections and subsequent detailed inspection reports

Commissioning Engineer (Mechanical)

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, effective communication skills, conflict resolution, and the ability to effectively work in a fast–paced, challenging environment.

Commissioning Engineer requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, preferred (exceptional candidates may substitute significant years of experience, including commissioning of large mechanical systems for industrial, data center, pharmaceutical processes, or laboratory clean rooms)
  • A minimum of 5 years field experience in hands-on testing, validation and troubleshooting of large Mechanical systems
  • LEED commissioning experience, a plus
  • Experience with ASHRAE and/or PECI Cx and RETRO-Cx procedures and protocols, a plus

Commissioning Engineer (Mechanical)


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 commissioning and engineering design 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 includes:

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

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