Interior Windows

Open Position

Commissioning / HVAC Technician

ABP is looking to hire an exceptional Commissioning/HVAC Technician to join our growing firm. ABP is a nationally recognized independent commissioning and energy optimization consulting firm. We are dedicated to assisting building owners, developers, and design teams in the design, construction, and management of high-performance buildings. ABP’s projects cover large commercial developments, high profile and government projects, academic buildings, and more throughout the Mid-Atlantic area. ABP operates as a 10-person virtual company, with staff working from home throughout Maryland, Virginia, and DC, and meeting in person monthly.

Job Description

ABP has an immediate opening for a Commissioning / HVAC Technician with at least 4+ years experience in commissioning field work, and HVAC, Plumbing, ATC controls and/or Testing and Balancing. The Commissioning / HVAC Technician will serve as a valuable member of our team, working on multiple concurrent projects performing building commissioning services for both new construction and existing facilities for commercial, institutional, and educational buildings. The Commissioning / HVAC Technician will work closely in a team environment on multiple projects, but must be able to work independently when required, and adhere to schedules.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years of experience of building commissioning, HVAC, Automatic Temperature Controls, and/or Testing and Balancing

  • Strong fundamentals in HVAC, hydronics, automatic temperature controls and renewable energy systems design, installation and operations

  • HVAC: Hands-on experience in testing, start-up and troubleshooting of HVAC systems, including but not limited to cooling towers, chillers, packaged roof top units, ERUs, DOAS, AHUs, VRFs, VFDs, for hospitals, schools, commercial and institutional buildings.

  • Electrical (additional): Hands-on experience with equipment such as emergency generators, ATS, UPS, PDUs and power monitoring systems desired.

  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

  • Professional appearance and demeanor

  • Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously

  • Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges

  • Commissioning Certification by either BCxA, ASHRAE, AGC, ICB/TABB, AEE, or University of Wisconsin, and familiarity with LEED (preferred)

  • Experience with construction site work activity conditions and safety protocols is required.

  • Ability to build and maintain positive work relationships with the project team, vendors, contractors, and owners.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% of the time to project construction sites in the Mid-Atlantic (Maryland, Virginia, and DC mainly).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to independently create or review test procedures based on:

    • Contract Documents, specifically drawings and specifications,

    • Other design documentation such as Owner’s Project Requirements and Basis of Design,

    • Industry and standards-based best practices

  • Assist the Senior Commissioning Engineer in preparing checklists for installation verification and functional performance testing of equipment and integrated systems

  • Perform field verification of equipment installation and startup; document commissioning issues

  • Supervise or witness equipment startups, as needed

  • Oversee functional performance testing of both individual equipment and integrated systems

  • Assist in troubleshooting of commissioned equipment and systems when appropriate

  • Help maintain the Commissioning Corrective Action and Pending Issues Logs in CxAlloy and BlueRithm

  • Interface with design and construction team members to ensure commissioning activities are completed and documented and commissioning issues are addressed.

ABP is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.