Commissioning Technician

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Atlanta, GA

McKenney's Inc.

<h4><strong>BUILDING A HIGHER STANDARD<br /></strong></h4> <p><strong><br /> Since 1948, our proven approach has ensured high-quality solutions at every stage of a building. But we know that providing the highest level of services takes the right people and a healthy environment. With this in mind, our focus is to improve the lives of our customers, employees and communities around us through all aspects of what we do.<br /> <br /> Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over seven decades of experience have made us the top choice in mechanical contractors, providing highly efficient mechanical systems and a full range of services that meet your unique needs.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: The role of the Commissioning Technician is to manage and perform startup activities and system performance evaluations on new construction and existing construction projects of all types to include documentation of pre-functional activities and the maintenance of action item lists.&nbsp;The Technician will also be an integral part of the final Commissioning team and will be required to participate in point-to-point system checkout as well as functional system testing activities and resolution of all operational deficiencies identified as part of this process.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Complete project reviews with the commissioning officer before starting a project.</li> <li>Manage and perform all pre-functional activities on a variety of project types and sizes.</li> <li>Document all pre-functional activities in our paperless Commissioning documentation systems.</li> <li>Maintain a current action item list in our paperless Commissioning documentation systems.</li> <li>Communicate job status with the project management team on a daily basis and report any issues that may impede job progress or schedule.</li> <li>Assist the Commissioning project management team with equipment and system startup scheduling.</li> <li>Maintain the startup crew manpower loading as needed to maintain the project schedule.</li> <li>Assist the Commissioning project management team with communicating technical detail to vendors or factory representatives as needed to repair manufacturers defects in equipment.</li> <li>Mentor Commissioning Group apprentices in the performance of assigned duties.</li> <li>Troubleshoot system problems, provide solutions and manage problem resolution through the Commissioning project management team.</li> <li>Assist Test and Balance and manufacturers&rsquo; representatives in resolving issues that impact the performance of the systems within our responsibility or scope of work.</li> <li>Supervise other Commissioning Technicians and Apprentices as applicable.</li> <li>Coordinate with other trades to keep the construction schedule on track.</li> <li>Assist the Senior level commissioning technicians with commissioning activities as applicable.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong><u>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Minimum 5 years mechanical HVAC equipment startup experience.</li> <li>High school diploma or GED.</li> <li>Must be able/available to travel 50% of time.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong><u>PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Experience in the construction industry, preferably with a mechanical contractor, TAB contractor or DDC controls contractor.</li> <li>At least 2 years experience managing mechanical related work.</li> <li>Experience in servicing boilers and chillers.</li> <li>Experience commissioning new construction and existing construction projects.&nbsp;</li> <li>MCAA 40-hour foreman training.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong><u>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Must be a self-starter, with ability to work well as part of a team or independently as required.</li> <li>Strong leadership skills, self-motivated, team-oriented and able to respond quickly to changing customer demands.</li> <li>Must have good communication skills.</li> <li>Solid reasoning, math, science, and technical skills.</li> <li>Must have a professional appearance.</li> <li>Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals.</li> <li>Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance.</li> <li>Must possess and maintain exceptional work ethic as well as uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others.</li> <li>Good computer skills.</li> <li>Proficient in the use of airside and hydronic test and balance meters and instruments.</li> <li>Must have a working knowledge of major HVAC equipment including large multi-fan air handling units, steam and hot water boilers, cooling towers and chillers.</li> <li>Must have a good working knowledge of the commissioning process.</li> <li>Must have the ability to effectively run a startup crew.</li> <li>Must be able to handle multiple priorities.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong><u>WORKING CONDITIIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORTS:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Work involves moderate exposure to elements, such as hot/cold temperatures, dirt, dust, and/or loud noises.</li> <li>Work environment involves some exposure to construction-related hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.</li> <li>Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds and some standing or walking.</li> <li>Work requires extensive local and occasional out-of-town travel to job sites and customer locations.</li> </ul> <br /> <p>Moving Safety Forward, our initiative for continuous improvements in our safety culture, reminds us that we are on a journey toward a zero-incident culture. In all we do, we must work to build a partnership with our employees, customers and business associates that empowers them all with the ability to do their jobs safely.</p> <p>McKenney&rsquo;s is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to age, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or gender identity. McKenney&rsquo;s is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.</p>