Commissioning Engineer

TRC Companies, Inc.
Arlington , TX

Job Description

General Description of Position:

This position reports to the Regional Manager, Field Services and this individual functions as the responsible electrical commissioning engineer on assigned projects and provides overall project planning, coordination and supervision of construction, commissioning and testing activities to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.

 Essential Functions of the Position:

Act as resident engineer on projects of any magnitude.
Interpret complex plans and specifications and apply available information to ensure that all project design requirements are satisfied.
Review project plans and schedules for constructability.
Plan, perform and document the commissioning of various control and power circuits to ensure the intended operation and safety of equipment and personnel are met.
Takes a lead role in resolving construction problems, procedures, and methods through working with the customer and TRC engineering personnel, inspectors, contractors, and suppliers.
Maintain familiarity with appropriate engineering and construction codes to ensure compliance with applicable codes.
Prepare and/or monitor complex construction and commissioning schedules to ensure timely completion of the work.
Prepare and/or implement outage and energization plans, and detailed commissioning plans.
Institute, direct and document changes to the work when required by differing site conditions.
Conduct on-site design or investigation work to ensure adequacy of contractor’s methods.  Evaluate contractor’s procedures, starting and completion times, and staffing requirements for each phase of construction.
Prepare and institute programs for testing of equipment and materials and start-up of systems.
Review and approve detailed test reports of various types of electrical equipment.
Responsible for creating and managing client and subcontract change order requests and generating construction related change orders.
Receive and inspect equipment to be installed on the project and approve for payment.
Maintain familiarity with work rules applicable to various collective bargaining crafts employed on project.
Checking completed job for adequacy of design and documentation.
Perform complex economic analyses of engineering alternatives.
Serve as project engineer or project manager on assigned projects.
Promote efficient flow of information and ensure complete and accurate record keeping.
Prepare, conduct and document daily site safety meetings (tailboards) in accordance with client and TRC safety policies and standards.  

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Required Experience

 Position Requirements:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience – A Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited school or University is preferred; and five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certificates, licenses, registrations – P.E. preferred.
Ensure that the Company’s QA/QC Procedures are adhered to when instituting field revisions.
Be familiar with the Company’s drawing system and design and construction standards as well as applicable industry codes and practices.
Must have good PC skills and experience with Adobe and Microsoft programs.
Physical Demands – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, overtime holidays and night work.
Must be available for out-of-town travel of up to several weeks at a time.