Commissioning Team Leader - Pittsburgh, PA

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Commissioning Authority who will join our team and focus primarily on work in the Science & Research sector with clients that are most often universities, health care systems, and private developers. These projects are complex environments including labs, cleanrooms, and other critical environments. High-quality commissioning is a critical part of what makes these projects successful and allows our clients to recruit and retain researchers and faculty. The ideal candidate is a strong advocate for an independent, third-party commissioning process, and has the mindset for acting as an owner's quality advocate throughout the project.  

This is a Team Lead role, requiring somebody capable of steering the commissioning process as the Commissioning Authority (CxA) from interview to closeout. To execute this successfully, the candidate has access to a team of subject matter experts ranging including commissioning technicians, indoor environmental quality testing agents, and skilled project managers. In addition to leading projects, this role will be a technical mentor for team members. BranchPattern has established itself as a leader in the building science services in the region, and this position will work closely with the Managing Principal of our region to take our impact to the next level. 


  • Lead the technical execution of commissioning and testing services
  • Manage, lead and mentor Project Managers, Commissioning Field Agents and analysts
  • Serve as project manager for complex commissioning and testing projects
  • Coordinate with Managing Principal and service committees on standards and quality control
  • Represent BranchPattern's commissioning and testing services
  • Maintain client relationships
  • Take accountability for the success of projects and the firm
  • Participate in project interviews and new client meetings
  • Lead project kick-off, coordination, and conflict resolution meetings
  • Ensure client satisfaction

 Desired Skills

  • 7+ years of experience in Building Design and Construction Industry
  • Certified ACG Commissioning Authority (CxA) or equivalent
  • 4+ years of TAB experience with air and hydronic systems
  • Proven track record of trouble shooting MEP issues
  • Outgoing individual who can earn the trust of others
  • Ability to apply technical expertise quickly and offer client’s strong solutions in the field
  • Experience managing schedules of complex projects
  • Skilled at conflict resolution and stress management

For more information contact:

Jessica Boesche –

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