Director, Commissioning in Long Beach

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Long Beach, California View on Map
  • Apply Before : November 3, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Director, Commissioning in Long Beach California. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Long Beach.


Position : Director, Commissioning

Work location : Long Beach, California

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!
Since 1979, tk1sc has been part of shaping the building landscape along the West Coast. From industrial development to warehouses, office, retail, higher education, community colleges, K-12, and healthcare, our experience spans over 40 years. Our 250+ staff is spread strategically across six locations, including Seattle, Irvine, San Jose, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Diego, and is committed to sustainably enhancing the built environment.
This Opportunity
tk1sc, a WSP USA company, is initiating a search for a Full-time Director, Commissioning  for our Southern California tk1sc offices. 
The tk1sc Director – Commissioning has responsibility for assisting the department Principal in the management of multiple commissioning projects.  This individual shall provide and participate in decision making for all project-related issues of mid-size or higher in revenue earnings as well as possess a full understanding of the client’s project requirements.  This position has a high level of responsibility of interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating multiple commissioning projects of mid-size or larger.  The Director – Commissioning plans, develops, coordinates, directly in mid-size and larger projects in scope and level of importance.  This individual engages in all aspects of the mid to high level complex projects, providing leadership and decision-making when required and has an advanced knowledge of the technical expertise required to implement the particulars of the project.  Strong contract administration skills are a must.
Your Impact

Comprehensive knowledge of own discipline/department for Medium to Large Fee Projects or Mid to High-Level complexity projects.
Actively participates in problem solving and making decisions on both a project and discipline specific level. 
Performs coordination at a higher level by reviewing drawings supplied by vendors, other team engineers, and the architects.
Ability to gather appropriate resources in order to solve problems.
Customarily and regularly directs the work of two or more other employees and exercises independent judgment and discretion in supervision.
Formally train multiple direct reports in a supervisory role.
Supports in development and execution of department specific training programs
Actively monitors and evaluates appropriate team specific staffing resource allocations to meet business needs.
Believes in and champions the firms’ core values and inspires others to do the same.
Ability to balance creative thinking and innovation with project budgets and schedule constraints.
Believes in and champions the firms’ core values and inspires others to do the same.
Encourages and rewards others at a project or group level for innovative thinking.
Ability to drive clients to make informed decisions on an overall project basis.
Consistently demonstrates proactive communication with staff, clients, and other team members; proactively seeks out to communicate orally and in written format about issues needing resolution.
Meets a high level of executive communication, including effective written and verbal communication and presentation.  Also has a high level of internal and external presentations to advance client decision making.
Significant experience with monitoring and successfully managing project costs versus budget for discipline and project while understanding the firm’s financial system.
 Independently and actively builds relationships with new and existing clients that develops small amounts of profitable new business.
Develops detailed project specifications for the Commissioning of including but not limited to MEP equipment and systems
Performs detailed design reviews of MEP design documents.
Prepares pre-functional and functional test procedures including but not limited to MEP equipment and systems.
Assists with coordination and management of project timelines and milestones.
Performs jobsite observations verifying installations, reviewing project documentation, field testing, developing, and managing project documents and reports for MEP equipment and systems.  


Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Minimum 10 years’ experience in the Commissioning discipline.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with department principal, clients and project team
Significant experience and knowledge of the commissioning process as it relates to ASHRAE Guideline 0, LEED, Title 24 Part 6 (California Energy Code) and Part 11 (CalGreen)
Relevant technical expertise in field testing of major and minor building systems
 Must have completed a minimum of 10 projects (100,000 s.f. per project) and act as the lead throughout a minimum of 10 or more of the following Cx activities: pre-design, design, construction, TAB verification, functional performance testing, final report.  
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software programs including Outlook, Teams, Word, and Excel
Proficiency with Bluebeam
Proficiency with cloud-based Commissioning Software
Basic ability to understand and recognize design problems.
Effective communication skills with a team-oriented attitude.
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Active Listening – Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
Applied Learning – Ability to participate in needed learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience.
Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
Customer Oriented – Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.
Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
Initiative – Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
Diversity Oriented – Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.

Preferred Qualifications:

Commissioning certification from either the Building Commissioning Association (BCA) or AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
LEED certification 
Proven ability to understand and recognize complex design problems.
Effective communication skills with a team-oriented attitude.
Ability to work well under pressure and provide solutions.
Ability to work well in a team environment.
Knowledge of Commissioning and related California Building Codes
 Knowledge of Green Building practices and LEED Rating Systems
Must possess a valid driver’s license.

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: 20%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
All locations: US-CA-Long Beach, US-CA-Los Angeles, US-CA-Riverside, US-CA-San Diego

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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