Commissioning Engineer

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Raleigh, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 23 Mar 2017
Vacancy Type SHRA
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time Limited? No
Time-Limited Appointment Length
Title Engineering / Architectural Supervisor
Band Level Contributing
Working Title Commissioning Engineer
Salary Range $46,932 - $116,822
Anticipated Hiring Range $70,000 - $74,000
Salary Grade Equivalency 77
Position Number 00061357
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 448901 - Bldg Maint & Oper-Cent Shops
Department Facilities
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The 900+ positions of the Facilities Division service the students and staff of the University’s teaching, research/administrative space and 2, 240 acres of infrastructure. The Facilities Division provides design and building services, maintenance, custodial, landscape, solid waste removal, utility, mail, and motor pool services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The goal is to deliver cost effective services to the University, ensure completed projects and maintenance that conform to codes and regulations, while minimizing University liabilities and disruptions caused by the maintenance, repair, building, and equipment modifications to the University.

Essential Job Duties

The primary purpose of this position is the overall leadership and management for building system commissioning and retro-commissioning functions on Campus. Position will also supervise a team of technicians and will provide technical instruction and guidance to these technicians in performing building systems repairs

Commissioning is – A systematic process of ensuring that new building systems perform interactively according to the documented design intent and the owner’s operational needs, and that specified system documentation and training are provided the facility staff.
Re-commissioning – Facility has been delivered using the Commissioning Process. This may be a scheduled recommissioning developed as part of an Ongoing Commissioning Process, or it may be triggered by use change, operations problems, or other needs. Retro-Commissioning: The Commissioning Process applied to an existing facility that was not previously commissioned.

The program will include new buildings, building renovations, as well as periodic commissioning of existing buildings with a priority on high energy consuming facilities and lab buildings. This position leads, directs, and manages the commissioning program for the University. It includes managing consulting engineering, private commissioning firms, controls vendors in the performance of commissioning scopes, as well as leading an in house commissioning team in the performance of the work. This position requires close coordination with engineers, architects, and technical personnel in other Facilities Departments as well as outside design firms.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education

Bachelor’s Degree in the Engineering discipline related to the area of assignment and two years of related Engineering experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Architect Supervisor: Bachelor’s degree related to the area of assignment and two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Licensed to practice architecture or landscape architecture by the North Carolina Board of Architecture or the North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Note: This applies only to Facility Management jobs at the Contributing level: Graduation from a technical college with a major in Construction Management Technology, Architectural Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Building Construction Technology or other related technical degree and four years of progressive experience in industrial or facilities maintenance and/or construction work including some supervisory experience; or five years of progressive experience in Engineering-related work including some supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Departmental Required Skills

Experience with building automation and HVAC systems in a Facilities Management environment.

Ability to effectively communicate complex information to a variety of audiences at different levels within an organization.

Ability to plan and direct the work of others.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Graduation from a four year college or university in engineering or a related field and three years experience with building automation and HVAC systems in a Facilities Management environment.

At least two years experience in a Facilities environment developing competence in some of the above areas to include commissioning projects. Supervisory experience is preferable.

Required License or Certification

Valid Driver’s License required.
NC State Driver’s License required within 60 days of hire.

Special Instructions
Job Open Date 03/17/2017
Must Be Open Until
Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date
Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at . Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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