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Construction Administrator (CA)/Commissioning Engineer (cx) - CMTA

CMTA, 800 East Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas, United States of America ● Richardson, TX, USA Req #1146
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
CMTA, a Legence company
CMTA is one of the fastest growing engineering firms in the U.S. with nationally recognized expertise in sustainable, high performance building engineering. We are a collaborative, competitive, innovative, and energetic group of engineers and team leaders who incorporate a holistic approach towards consulting engineering, performance contracting, and zero energy projects. We focus on finding engineers whose personalities lead them to excellence, and we provide exceptional opportunities for our employees.

Job Description:

CMTA Dallas, a Legence company, seeks a highly successful and motivated construction administrator / commissioning engineer with five years or more experience in mechanical and/or electrical construction projects to join our team.  The successful candidate will serve as a representative for CMTA during all phases of construction with support for mechanical and electrical project engineering team while working to achieve the goals CMTA has set forth related to Building Science Leadership. 
The successful candidate will be responsible for review of contractor’s installation quality and make regular inspections/punch lists while keeping the project scheduling moving.  Attendance at owner, architect, contractor (OAC) meetings will be required to help solve problems related to the mechanical electrical systems being installed/operated and construction phasing.  OAC meetings will be a mix of in-person and virtual/remote meetings.  Also, work with shop drawings, submittals, RFI’s and review drawings against project specifications.
This position also involves technical field commissioning and retro-commissioning with a focus on Building Science Leadership.  Specific tasks will include implementation of technical commissioning and retro-commissioning processes and standards, review of project design documents, preparation of commissioning plans, attendance at project meetings, inspection and functional testing of installed equipment and systems, and preparation of commissioning and retro-commissioning reports.
Work Conditions:
This position will require the associate to travel throughout the state with overnight stays sometimes necessary.   Some projects may be located outside the state.  When on jobsites, the associate will be working in all types of weather which may, at times, include extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, snow, etc. Minor lifting may be required along with climbing ladders, crawling, and working in tight spaces. Prolonged standing may also be required.
Desired Experience:
  • 2+ years combined building systems commissioning and retro-commissioning experience
  • 4+ years combined HVAC and controls experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent
  • Commissioning or retro-commissioning certification preferred
  • CxA/CCP preferred
  • Mechanical and/or electrical design experience preferred
  • Test and balance certification a plus
  • Strong communication, project management and organizational skills
  • National standard commissioning and retro-commissioning processes (i.e. ASHRAE, ACG, NEBB, LEED, BCA).
  • Mechanical (HVAC) systems: unitary systems, air distribution (fans, ducting, VAVs), refrigeration systems, chilled water plant & systems, hot water heating plants & systems, steam heating plants & systems, geothermal HVAC, dedicated outside air systems.
  • Electrical systems: power distribution, lighting and lighting controls, emergency power, UPS, metering & sub-metering, renewable energy systems.
  • Plumbing systems: domestic hot water heating, grey water systems.
  • Building automation systems, diagrams, points and sequences.
  • Test and balance process and procedures (air & hydronic).
  • Review and comment on Owner’s Performance Requirements (OPR) and Basis of Design (BOD) documents.
  • Read and interpret construction plans and specifications, particularly for MEP/FP systems
  • Verify equipment/system installations comply with construction documents and manufacturer’s installation instructions.
Desired Education
  • Mechanical, Electrical engineering degree is required OR
  • MEP project management experience with a mechanical or electrical contracting company.
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Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
About Legence
Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit https://www.wearelegence.com/.

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Offers of employment for this role may be contingent upon successfully passing a background check and/or drug screen. Execution of screens will vary based on role requirements and Company policy. All background checks and drug screens will be done in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • CMTA, 800 East Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas, United States of America
  • Richardson, TX, USA