Commissioning Technician

at Bernhard, LLC in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Bernhard’s core mission is delivering innovative engineering, construction, and energy solutions that empower our clients and promote a sustainable future. Bernhard is comprised of four divisions: Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering and Development, each with a distinct identity and service offerings. The intersection of our capabilities enables Bernhard to provide turnkey Energy-as-a-Service (“EaaS”) solutions to our clients. At the same time, our divisions continue working in the market sectors and communities that the Company has traditionally served. Bernhard’s vision is to be the leading EaaS provider in North America through delivery of excellent, high value service and innovative solutions for our clients.

Primary Purpose and Essential Duties

The Commissioning Technician works as a member of the commissioning team in order to confirm that building systems are designed, installed, and operated to meet the building owner’s project requirements and the design intent. Typical building systems to be commissioned include: building Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR) Systems, Building Automation Systems (BAS), Plumbing Systems, and Electrical Systems. Specific responsibilities include:

+ Generates pre-functional checklists

+ Project specific checklists are developed to verify that building systems have been installed correctly and are ready for testing.

+ Generates functional performance tests.

+ Project specific functional performance test procedures are developed based on the design intent and used to verify building system performance.

+ Performs functional performance tests.

+ Various system operating conditions are simulated to verify system controls function as designed.

+ Observes equipment startup and prepares reports.

+ Performs project site inspections and updates issues log.

+ Attends construction and commissioning meetings.

+ Schedules and coordinates commissioning activities with multiple parties.

+ Reviews contractor documentation.

+ Assists with owner training.

+ Assists Commissioning Agent with development of commissioning reports.

+ Upholds Bernhard TME’s owner advocacy philosophy and organizational core values.

+ Other duties as assigned.

This position is Full Time/ Non – Exempt and reports to the CX Director

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications

+ An Associate’s degree in HVAC Technology, Building Systems Engineering, Construction Management, or related field or a minimum of 2 years’ experience with building construction, especially mechanical, electrical, plumbing, automatic temperature control systems, and/or testing, adjusting, and balancing.

+ Proficient in using software to accomplish work tasks such as Microsoft Word, Excel and online commissioning software such as CxAlloy (or a willingness to learn the required software).

+ Effective verbal and written communication skills.

+ Detail oriented and willing to tackle various ongoing projects in a fast paced environment.

+ Well versed in the industry and the Company’s competitors.

+ Excellent multitasking skills, with the ability to perform duties outside of scope of work whennecessary

?Preferred Education, Experience and Qualifications

+ Associates in an Engineering related field or a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

+ Commissioning certifications such as CxA, BCxP, NEBB CxPP, or other.

+ Engineering Intern (EI) certification.

Travel Requirements

The Commissioning Technician will travel as needed depending on project demands, up to 50% of the time but typically averaging 25% or less of the time.

Physical/Work Environment Requirements

+ Able to perform the physical requirements of system testing such as climbing ladders, accessing equipment in confined spaces and working in unconditioned or exposed environments.

+ Required to transport and operate commissioning tools such as flow hoods, pressure and temperature measurements tools, etc.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that diverse candidates are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Bernhard, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Bernhard is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and participate in the e-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

To staffing/placement agencies: We are not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and placement agencies (whether submitted through this website or sent directly to an employee of Bernhard LLC or its operating companies) unless a written agreement is in place between the agency and Bernhard, LLC (“Company”) and an authorized Company representative makes a written request to the agency to assist with a requisition. Similarly, no fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of the Company, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC220445489

Posted On: Aug 05, 2022

Updated On: Oct 06, 2022