Commissioning Engineer

Job Title: Commissioning Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Salary: UAE Dirhams15000.00 - UAE Dirhams20000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00017127
Contact Name: Kristina Khusseyn
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Commissioning Engineer - LEED / Estidama

The Role

  • Review of design documents (MEP), testing and commissioning site inspections
  • Review of commissioning forms, procedures, manuals, and project close out documents.
  • You should have technical experience in mechanical engineering, ASHRAE (Energy, Ventilation, Commissioning and Thermal Comfort) and experience in Estidama and/or LEED.
  • Applicants must reside in the UAE and have valid UAE driving license!

Is a specialist provider of sustainable green building consultancy services.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Contribute primarily to Commissioning and occasionally to retro-commissioning, energy efficiency retrofits, and demand response projects.
  • Help customers achieve required Commissioning tasks required to secure an Estidama/ 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
  • Support Commissioning manager in development of commissioning plans and field reports for new construction projects
  • Write assessment, detailed evaluation, and measurement and verification reports and retro-commissioning plans for existing facilities
  • Perform design reviews and make recommendations for improvements
  • Ensure development of consistent and high-quality project deliverables
  • 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 standards
  • Develop project scopes and plans and manage to timelines and budgets
  • Stay abreast of relevant industry developments and technology advancements
  • Oversee Pre-Commissioning, Commissioning and Startup activities associated client's projects. -ensure prudent and optimal execution of a plan complete all testing activities including component level, system level and integrated facility level testing
  • Perform due diligence reviews of sub-contractor testing and pre-commissioning methods and schedules providing advice on acceptable methods and opportunities for optimizing schedules to minimize overall duration of the project schedule
  • Provide technical input on solutions to issues with facility operation identified during the commissioning and startup process to the responsible engineer
  • Assist the project as required in preparing the overall commissioning and startup procedures and manuals
  • Monitor sub-contractor performance
  • Assist the owner in managing the turnover processes including site walks for both Construction to Startup and Startup to Client turnovers, including development, tracking and resolution of punchlist items.
  • Prepare and give presentations to management, the client or others as directed
  • Perform other duties as directed in support of project activities
  • Be able to perform ASHRAE Ventilation Rate Calculations (ASHRAE 62.1)


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering, or equivalent professional experience
  • LEED AP and/or PQP credential
  • A commissioning certification is an added benefit
  • 2-5 years of HVAC and controls experience in design, construction, energy evaluation and Commissioning
  • Knowledge of current sustainability standards: LEED, BREEAM, Green Star, QSAS, or Estidama;
  • Excellent written & spoken English;
  • Presentation and Communication skills
  • Understanding and experience with the practice of Commissioning in accordance with ASHRAE Guideline 0 and other related guidelines.
  • 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 (Abu Dhabi Code, CMC, CBC, CEC, CFC etc..) and standards (ASHRAE)
  • Highly motivated and self-directed, with history of taking initiative to solve problems
  • 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 budget.
  • High level of attention to detail with ability to self-QC work and work of others.
  • Strong facilitation, team building, collaboration, and problem solving skills
  • Highly effective communicator with clear and concise writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to maintain organized, detailed and accurate project records
  • High degree of professionalism with an ability to interact with others at all levels
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint,
  • Understanding and familiarity with Energy Pro
  • Understanding of site safety procedures

We look forward to receiving your application

For more information please contact Kristina Khusseyn on +971 4 446 9828
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