Start-up & Commissioning Project Manager

<strong>McKenney&rsquo;s has been going strong for more than seven decades. Our culture values people and ideas, and we work together to deliver the most innovative solutions to our customers. We help you grow in your career through training and support, and as an equal-opportunity employer, we provide comprehensive benefits and give you a firm foundation for the future.</strong>

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 Commissioning Project Manager&rsquo;s primary role is to ensure mechanical and plumbing system performance meets project requirements by managing startup and commissioning efforts while serving as a liaison between construction project managers and other Commissioning personnel. &nbsp;This includes managing the implementation of the pre-construction planning efforts, supporting the execution of the commissioning process and managing the documentation of start up and commissioning for all assigned projects in accordance with project requirements and company objectives.&nbsp; This starts with participation in System Design Reviews, shop drawing review, Quality Risk Assessment, and other pertinent planning activities.&nbsp; It also requires direct interaction with Construction Foremen and Project Managers, Owners, General Contractors, Electrical Contractors, Controls/Automation Contractors, Testing Adjusting and Balancing Contractors and 3<sup>rd</sup>&nbsp;party commissioning authorities in many cases.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Ensure all equipment installed by McKenney on assigned projects is started up and commissioned in accordance with project requirements and company objectives.</li> <li>Produce accurate estimates to perform startup and commissioning on prospective projects by collaborating with McKenney&rsquo;s preconstruction team. Identify financial implications of project-specific commissioning requirements at bid time.</li> <li>Participate in the design review process for all appropriate projects, incorporating best practices and lessons learned from previous projects.&nbsp;</li> <li>Schedule Commissioning field personnel to perform the day-to-day start-up, commissioning, and project work fulfilled by the group on assigned projects.</li> <li>Manage project &ldquo;Craft 6&rdquo; Startup and Commissioning budgets to meet project financial goals and accurately track rework costs.</li> <li>Develop commissioning plans from preliminary issuance through submission of the final commissioning plan.&nbsp; Submit internal RFIs to document questions or concerns over a sequence of operations.</li> <li>Coordinate commissioning test plans with EOR and 3<sup>rd</sup>&nbsp;party CxA as required for projects.&nbsp; Manage relationships with 3<sup>rd</sup>&nbsp;party commissioning agents.</li> <li>Provide regular project progress updates to construction project managers.</li> <li>Manage project action items and ensure timely completion by assigned parties.&nbsp; Coordinate resources with construction project managers to address issues.&nbsp;</li> <li>Perform regular job site walks to review installation quality and provide feedback to foremen and construction project managers.</li> <li>Develop and manage a schedule of equipment start-up and commissioning activities in collaboration with the construction Project Manager to ensure activities impacting the start-up and commissioning process are identified, prioritized and managed prior to arrival of Commissioning group personnel on any given project.&nbsp; Clearly identify dates when power and controls are required to meet OPS goals.</li> <li>Hold commissioning technicians, the GC, and other trades accountable for the startup and commissioning schedule.</li> <li>Schedule 3WLA meetings with technicians and construction PMs to manage schedule progress and identify roadblocks.</li> <li>Develop and maintain documentation and reporting on each unique equipment start-up and commissioning activity including associated costs for incorporation in estimating and project planning.</li> <li>Develop owner training agendas and schedules for each project including the assignment of roles and responsibilities for the training to the appropriate personnel.&nbsp; Appropriate consideration for the project and owner&rsquo;s requirements should be applied in this process.</li> <li>Organize, assemble, and issue final commissioning reports to all appropriate parties in a timely manner.</li> <li>Utilize Observations, Rework tracking, and CxAlloy to document and quantify repetitive deficiencies identified as part of the commissioning process.&nbsp; Manage the development and implementation of the appropriate training to reduce or eliminate occurrences of the most frequently documented deficiencies.</li> <li>Assist the Commissioning Operations Manager in developing long-term manpower plans based on anticipated workloads and work types.</li> <li>Assist Commissioning Operations Manager, and Commissioning Manager in the development and management of Commissioning technician training programs and needs.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p style="font-weight: 400;">WORKING&nbsp;CONDITIONS&nbsp;AND&nbsp;PHYSICAL&nbsp;EFFORT</p> <ul style="font-weight: 400;"> <li>Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office environment</li> <li>No or very limited exposure to physical risk.</li> <li>No or very limited physical effort required.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p>BASIC&nbsp;QUALIFICATIONS</p> <ul> <li>A degree in engineering or 10 years of MEP experience/vocational training</li> <li>Must have basic PC experience in Windows environments, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, Web-enabled applications, and database software</li> <li>At least 2 years of Commissioning experience on new or existing building construction projects</li> </ul> <h5>PREFERRED&nbsp;QUALIFICATIONS</h5> <ul> <li>A degree in Mechanical engineering with EIT or PE credentials</li> <li>Professional Commissioning Certification (ASHRAE BCxP or similar)</li> <li>Proficient user of CxAlloy</li> <li>At least 5 years of experience managing mechanical work</li> </ul> <p>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES,&nbsp;AND&nbsp;CHARACTERISTICS</p> <ul> <li>Must be a self-starter, with ability to work well as part of a team, independently and also pursue new opportunities in internal business units</li> <li>Solid reasoning, math, science, and technical skills</li> <li>Strong verbal and written communication skills</li> <li>High attention to detail</li> <li>Strong leadership skills, self-motivated, team-oriented and able to respond quickly to changing customer demands.</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>Must be persistent and able to attain results under adverse circumstances</li> </ul>