Commissioning Provider

at Emanuelson-Podas, Inc.
Location Hamel
Date Posted April 14, 2021
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified



The Commissioning Provider will leverage expertise to lead multiple building commissioning (Cx) projects from award through acceptance/occupancy in accordance with industry best practices and project guidelines. Achieving high levels of client satisfaction and quality while maintaining schedule and project budget are paramount.

Preferred candidates will have a minimum of 5 years of practical, hands-on experience with commercial HVAC, electrical, or building automation systems as an engineer, designer, programmer, or installer.


  • A 2-year technical degree in building sciences and/or a nationally recognized Commissioning Certification is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel (approximately 40-60%) is required. Projects will be local within Minnesota, but also throughout the United States.
  • Extensive HVAC and/or controls background. Candidate must possess the knowledge and capabilities to perform investigation of Energy Management Control Systems / Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems and to recommend and implement advanced control strategies.
  • Thorough understanding of construction documentation including drawings and specifications.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving aptitude.
  • Desire to learn continuously and enhance technical and professional skills.
  • Previous experience implementing low-cost Energy Conservation Measures is preferred.
  • Skilled with building automation and computer software, including Excel and Word to effectively compile well designed and organized documents.


  • Read and follow project specific specifications as pertaining to commissioning.
  • Conduct design review of project documents for conformance to design requirements, LEED, Minnesota B3, and other sustainability programs.
  • Complete field inspections, witness equipment startups, and test and balance activities.
  • Generate and maintain records of site observations, testing processes, and checklists.
  • Develop and maintain positive professional working relationships with clients, architects, engineers, and contractors.
  • Stay current with appropriate engineering and construction codes.
  • Analyze and interpret trend analysis reports and provide recommendations for system improvements.


  • Lifting/Moving: 50 lbs. occasionally, 20 lbs. frequently.
  • Climbing/Balancing: Frequent work on step ladders, extension ladders, scaffolding, and uneven surfaces.
  • Walking: Extensive walking frequently required throughout a regular or extended workday.
  • Stooping/Bending/Crawling: Frequent requirement and often necessary in confined spaces.
  • Reaching: Frequent reaching overhead, horizontally and below feet.
  • Driving Vehicles/Air Travel: Frequently required.

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