Senior Commissioning Engineer - Fire Protection

Job Title: Senior Commissioning Engineer - Fire Protection
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Qatar
REF: 41908
Contact Name: Kristina Khusseyn
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago
Job Summary: To lead commissioning fire/life safety program related document reviews, construction site inspections, and system testing; and to properly document all work activities completely and legibly. Duties will include both office work and construction site work, and will require supervision of assigned Commissioning Engineers. .
Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
 Interface and coordinate with Qatar Civil Defence or Local Authority, Contractors, Engineers, and Clients to obtain all required certificates for occupancy with regard to Fire Protection and Fire Life Safety.
 Manage Testing and Commissioning Program for this discipline.
 To apply the company commissioning approach and philosophy to on-going projects.
 To be cognizant of business opportunities with current clients both in terms of new work and current contract changes in scope
 To understand and apply the project contract to the execution of the work
 To utilize the master commissioning document library for creation of project specific inspection checklists and test forms under the guidance of a Commissioning Manager
 To understand and apply the project Commissioning Plan in the execution of the work
 To independently conduct commissionability reviews of project documents
 To independently conduct construction progress inspections
 To independently conduct commissioning inspections and execute commissioning
tests based on documented procedures
 To identify system conditions that are abnormal, to determine their cause, and to recommend corrective actions
 To execute work in a manner compliant with the project budget and schedule
 To perform all other activities as required of a Commissioning Engineer
Other Tasks & Responsibilities:
 To actively participate in project Commissioning Meetings
 To participate in group training activities and to train assigned commissioning
engineers in an on-going fashion
Job-specific Competencies:
 Ability to create, review, or approve a Testing and Commissioning Plan, Method
Statements, Testing and Commissioning Procedures, Data Sheets, Testing Criteria,
Testing and Commissioning Reports, and/or validate or invalidate testing and
commissioning results for this discipline.
 Complete understanding of NFPA and other codes regarding Testing and
Commissioning requirements for Fire Protection Systems, Fire Alarm Panels,
devices, equipment, and other related Fire Life Safety requirements.
 Ability to work safely on active construction sites and to follow health and safety policies. Inspections will require work off of ladders and work near operating mechanical equipment and energized electrical equipment.
 To be competent in the use of all commissioning test equipment utilized in your area of expertise.
 Good working knowledge of MS Office software including Excel, Word, Outlook, and Project
 Excellent people skills
 Bachelor's Degree (4 year)
 Mechanical Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Construction Project Management
Professional Memberships or Affiliations:
 Membership in Fire Protection/Fire Life Safety organization, and/or professional commissioning organization preferred (Building Commissioning Association,
Commissioning Specialist Association, etc.)
Languages:  Excellent verbal and written English communications skills required
 Arabic verbal and written skills beneficial
Professional Certifications:
 Commissioning provider certification preferred (CCP, CPMP, CSA Grade 2, etc.)
 Sustainability program certification preferred (Estidama, LEED, BREEAM, QSAS, Green Star, etc.)
Experience Required:
 8 years commissioning experience in area of expertise
 International and GCC work experience preferred
 Prior experience working directly with Qatar Civil Defence on Fire Protection Systems is highly desirable.
 Prior experience working on Mega Projects in the GCC is highly desirable

We look forward to receiving your application.
For more information, please contact Kristina Khusseyn at