Posted on: April 19, 2019
Arup is a global engineering company with over 16,000 employees.
The Americas region of Arup is a provider of multi-disciplinary
solutions for urban and infrastructure sectors. It operates in the
USA, Canada, Brazil and Colombia and has projects in most Americas
Our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique
ways -developing many of the world's most innovative and
sustainable buildings, transport and civil engineering projects.
Our integrated approach to engineering and design brings together
the best professionals to meet our clients' needs.
Arup is seeking several highly motivated Engineers with a range of
experience and expertise to join our team in Houston. As a
Commissioning Authority, you will work on a variety of
Commissioning projects in new and existing commercial and
institutional facilities. Projects will focus on identifying and
correcting inefficiencies in HVAC and domestic hot water systems,
central plants, lighting, process equipment, and building controls.
The ideal candidate thrives in an innovative and challenging
environment and has a passion for Commissioning , quality, energy
efficiency and problem solving.
Successful candidates will have a background in HVAC engineering,
direct digital controls, and energy efficiency strategies for large
commercial buildings and a strong desire to balance their
analytical and report writing skills with hands-on field work. The
ideal candidate will also be an inquisitive problem solver that
works well both independently and as part of a team and always
maintains attention to detail, accuracy, and quality.
As a member of Arup's Commissioning Group, you will play a key role
in executing an array of Commissioning projects.
--- Contribute primarily to Commissioning and occasionally to
retro-commissioning, energy efficiency retrofit, and demand
--- Help customers achieve required Commissioning tasks required to
secure a LEED rating.
--- Monitor HVAC systems with building automation systems and
stand-alone data loggers to troubleshoot operational problems or to
find inefficient control sequences.
--- Perform hands-on testing of HVAC, lighting, and control systems
in new and existing buildings
--- Write commissioning plans and field reports for new
--- Write assessment, detailed evaluation, and measurement and
verification reports and retro-commissioning plans for existing
--- Write sequences of operations Perform measurement and
verification of installed projects.
--- Perform design reviews and make recommendations for
--- Ensure development of consistent and high-quality project
--- Develop and maintain relationships with clients, customers,
utility representatives, and contractors
--- Coordinate with customers and contractors to review the project
scope of work and technical documents
--- Maintain detailed and accurate project records including data,
documentation, and progress reports
--- Develop and refine engineering methodologies, tools, and
--- Develop project scopes and plans and manage to timelines and
--- Stay abreast of relevant industry developments and technology
--- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical or Electrical
engineering, or equivalent professional experience
--- LEED AP credential
--- A commissioning certification (from University of Wisconsin or
Building Commissioning Association)
--- California-Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer (PE)
--- 7-10 years of HVAC and controls experience in design,
construction, energy evaluation and Commissioning
--- Understanding and experience with the practice of Commissioning
in accordance with ASHRAE Guideline 0 and other related
--- Understanding of complex HVAC, lighting, and control systems,
including an ability to evaluate and troubleshoot.
--- Knowledge of TAB procedures and theory.
--- Understand and familiar with governing codes (Title-24, CMC,
CBC, CEC, CFC etc..) and standards (ASHRAE)
--- Highly motivated and self-directed, with history of taking
initiative to solve problems
--- Ability to forensically evaluate energy-consuming systems and
detect and evaluate deficiencies.
--- Ability to work multiple large-scale projects simultaneously
while maintaining a high level of follow through and communication
with key stakeholders.
--- Dedication to completing projects on time and within
--- High level of attention to detail with ability to self-QC work
and work of others.
--- Strong facilitation, team building, collaboration, and problem
--- Highly effective communicator with clear and concise writing
and presentation skills
--- Ability to maintain organized, detailed and accurate project
--- High degree of professionalism with an ability to interact with
others at all levels
--- Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Visio,
PowerPoint, and Project
--- Understanding and familiarity with Energy Pro
--- Understanding of site safety procedures
Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes
your potential to achieve is endless. This is your opportunity to
Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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