Commissioning / Energy Engineer in Chicago

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Chicago, Illinois View on Map
  • Apply Before : November 3, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Commissioning / Energy Engineer in Chicago Illinois. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Chicago.


Position : Commissioning / Energy Engineer

Work location : Chicago, Illinois

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP, an award winning and innovative multi disciplinary engineering consulting firm, seeks a Senior Commissioning Engineer for our Chicago Office. WSP works closely with architects and owners from around the world on large, complex projects with a focus on sustainability and energy performance of the built environment.  


About the job
Our Engineers work on high quality, high-profile, national and international projects. You will actively execute energy audits, building commissioning and retro-commissioning tasks on projects and assist the design team to meet project goals.


The individual will work on multiple projects, interact directly with clients, deliver quality reports and complete projects on time and within budget. They will work in a team environment and share in WSP’s extensive technical expertise.
Your Impact

Commissioning and Retro Commissioning of MEP/FP and other major building systems
Working with systems such as steam, compressed air, chilled water, HVAC, plumbing, automation systems, security, and data/comm
USGBC / LEED and Energy Code Commissioning requirements
Document control, functionality verification, equipment testing and creation of checklists/punch lists
Conduct ASHRAE Level 1, 2, 3 energy audits
Identifying and evaluating energy efficiency measures, calculate the savings potential of measures, and prepare assessment reports.
Create formal documentation including field reports, test scripts, spreadsheets, etc.
Collect field data, perform system monitoring, technical analyses, commissioning and verification for energy efficiency projects
Trouble shoot or inspect buildings and equipment using data collection techniques and diagnostic tools
Gather/analyze data from utility bills, data loggers and building control systems
Develop and implement measurement and verification plans
Prepare written analyses and present recommendations for improvement in energy efficiency
Develop Systems Manuals and review and comment on contractor/owner training plans
Collect nameplate identification of equipment and organize it for input into computer maintenance management systems

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Construction-related field.
5 to 7 years of hands on systems commissioning experience  
Knowledge of the building design and construction industry with expertise in the building commissioning process is essential.
Technical knowledge of HVAC and building automation systems to evaluate and test the performance of these systems
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Strong organizational and computer skills are necessary
Certified Commissioning Professional, Certified Energy Manager, or other energy related or commissioning certification preferred

Preferred Qualifications 

Experience in HVAC design 
Energy modeling and energy code compliance for a variety of commercial building and mechanical/electrical system types
Green building certification (e.g. LEED, EGC).
Experience with onsite energy auditing

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 10%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: CHICAGO – N LASALLE ST
All locations: US-IL-Chicago

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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