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Commissioning Authority

Your main responsibilities will include producing, testing and commissioning strategy plans, forms, procedures, manuals, and project close out documents. You should have technical experience in mechanical, electrical systems and experience in Estidama and/or LEED.

Commissioning Authority
Bachelors or Masters degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering, or equivalent professional experience
LEED AP and/or PQP credential

A commissioning certification

Severals 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;

Advanced Presentation and Communication skills
Experience in New Business Development

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 (Title-24, CMC, CBC, CEC, CFC etc..) and standards (ASHRAE)
Highly motivated and self-directed, with history of taking initiative to solve problems
Ability to forensically evaluate energy-consuming systems and detect and evaluate deficiencies.
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, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, and Project
Understanding and familiarity with Energy Pro
Understanding of site safety procedures

Salary range: depending on qualitication

Commissioning Authority LEED / Estidama

Alpin Limited is a provider of sustainable green building consultancy services, headquartered in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi.
The local team is composed of a diverse range of experts who lead their respective fields, including LEED APs, PQPs, CGPs, official sustainability trainers, commissioning authorities (CxA), construction managers, MBAs, and building physics PhDs.

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
Write 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
Write sequences of operations Perform measurement and verification of installed projects.
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 all Pre-Commissioning, Commissioning and Startup activities associated clients 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 walkdowns 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.


  • Position Mechanical Engineer
  • Job Category Construction / Facilities
  • Location United Arab Emirates
  • Education Masters Degree
  • Experience 5 - 10 Years
  • Reference Number CST-0576
  • Updated on Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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