Building Commissioning Agent - San Francisco

Want to work in an exciting city while helping UCSF to make a global impact in medical research and health care? Currently, UCSF is expanding by 2.04 million square feet while renovation, modernization, and energy optimization projects are reshaping our existing 7 million square feet. We want you and your commissioning skills to help us continue making a global impact in health sciences so all may benefit. In Facilities Services, we create an exceptional physical environment to support research, the community and all the health sciences. We are in need of a Building Commissioning Agent (71569BR) who will help us optimize our key systems and help troubleshoot various projects.


Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and / or equivalent experience and training.

  • Professional Engineering License required.
  • Five to seven years of relevant experience.
  • Thorough knowledge associated with independently performing the full range of professional engineering work.
  • Experience and knowledge of commissioning, HVAC, lighting, and BMS systems.
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical code, Environmental Health, and Safety Management regulations as they relate to the design and execution of projects and incorporating sustainable development practices.
  • Ability to work collaboratively; identify challenges and barriers and recommend resolutions.


  • Under the general direction and guidance of the Assistant Director of Building Commissioning and Automation, the Building Commissioning Agent is responsible for independently overseeing and self-performing the commissioning scope as directed.
  • Projects will vary from small renovations to large-scale new building construction.
  • The Building Commissioning Agent provides mechanical engineering consulting and troubleshooting support for facilities procedures, playing a lead role in optimizing operational efficiencies of the HVACR, central plant and distribution systems.
  • He/She/They will also actively participate in developing and updating campus commissioning guidelines and standards plus turnover to operations processes.
  • The Building Commissioning Agent consults other University departments as needed.
  • In addition, the Building Commissioning Agent will develop retro-commissioning scope, plans, and estimates, as well as review maintenance plans to improve reliability.

If interested, please apply here. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by emailing us here. We are looking to fill this role immediately!  We look forward to hearing from you!