Senior Commissioning Engineer
Boston, MA 
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description
CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Commissioning Engineer based in our Boston, MA office. Take a look at the description below. If you think your skills and experience make you a good match for this position, we'd love to hear from you. We're looking for creative, curious, empathetic people to join our Living-Centered Design movement.
CannonDesign is an integrated design solutions firm focused on helping people continuously flourish. Whether designing for innovations in health, new scientific discoveries, equity in education or the next big idea in business, we use our Living-Centered Design approach to help organizations realize widespread change. Our ability to design transformational places, plans and strategies is why Fast Company named us a World Changing Company and one of the most innovative design firms in the world.
The successful candidate will be a member of our multi-disciplinary team, will lead and identify commissioning opportunities and strategies.
  • Work closely with office leadership, commissioning leadership, local and firm wide engineering, and marketing leadership to identify commissioning opportunities and to prepare strategies on how to win selected opportunities.
  • One-on-one interaction with clients and potential clients.
  • Develop, execute and document project commissioning plans.
  • Lead a commissioning team in project execution.
  • On signed projects, manage staff and track results for efficiency, quality of work and owner/client satisfaction.
  • Assist to recruit staff as needed to provide sufficient manpower to perform contractual services with profitable results.
  • Participate in firm wide distribution of Commissioning capabilities to allow staff to offer this service to their clients.
  • Develop Commissioning business and write proposals.
  • Serve as QA/QC resource on other design projects.
  • In state and out of state travel as needed.
  • Handle other responsibilities as needed.
  • Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Architecture or Construction.
  • Minimum 10 years HVAC design and field engineering and commissioning work experience required.
  • LEED AP, CEM, or commissioning certification preferred; Professional Engineer an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of commissioning including retro-commissioning, energy analysis, HVAC, building automation and building system monitoring.
  • Must have proven track record in business development for commissioning wins.
  • Experience in energy audits, lighting controls and electrical systems, project management and field work.
  • Must have experience in coordination of MEP disciplines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, conflict resolution, teamwork, organizational, and leadership skills.
  • Organization and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple and/or large projects.
  • Previous experience with MS Office, Revit, Navisworks, BlueBeam, BIM360.
  • We are relentless in our pursuit of client adoration (not simply satisfaction). Consistent delivery of the best service is what we are about.
  • We are committed to ensuring our practice is equitable for all employees, representative of the communities around us - and focused on the future of design. We advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts through the leadership of our DEI Council, Employee Resource Groups and other community advocacy initiatives.
  • We're about communication and transparency here. If you want to talk to someone about an idea you have, or a challenge that needs addressing, we're ready for you.
For a general overview of our benefits, please visit our careers page at
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As a condition of employment, all employees are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.
CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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