Director of Engineering & Energy Management - New Haven, CT

Reporting to the Director of Engineering & Energy Management with latitude to exercise a high level of independent judgment and initiative, the Commissioning Program Manager will develop and lead the university’s commissioning program, providing technical direction, management, and subject matter expertise in support of commissioning activities, including construction commissioning, building envelope commissioning, retro-commissioning, monitoring-based, and connected commissioning. The Commissioning Program Manager will interact with Yale’s planning and project management staff, operations personnel, and consulting professionals to standardize and promote highly effective commissioning activities to ensure performance criteria of projects is consistently met and in support of the University’s ambitious capital program and climate action commitment. Experience with commissioning firms, innovative comprehensive commissioning services, and managing projects and teams is expected.

Essential Duties

1. Lead and maintain the development of campus-wide commissioning policies, requirements, and standards for capital and non-capital improvement projects. Define team members’ roles and responsibilities, process flow charts, and deliverables across all project phases. Align commissioning processes and scope with Yale’s climate action commitment, including evolving sustainability requirements.

2. Collaborate with capital program planners and project managers on individual projects to define commissioning scope, select qualified commissioning agents, review project documentation and construction milestones for compliance with the commissioning program, and serves as primary subject matter expert and university representative for the commissioning program.

3. Collaborate with the broader engineering team and other Yale stakeholders to review the work of design professionals concerning the University objectives and design standards, operability and maintainability, and cost-effectiveness. Provide feedback and assistance to project managers and design professionals regarding all aspects of engineering design.

4 May perform other duties.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in engineering and eight years of commissioning experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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