Senior Commissioning Project Manager | Sacramento, CA 

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Farnsworth Group is seeking a Senior Commissioning Project Manager in the Sacramento, CA area. This position reports to the Director of Commissioning.

We are looking for an entrepreneurial-minded leader who enjoys the challenges associated with working in teams, project leadership, and complex projects. A successful candidate exhibits a strong work ethic, broad range of technical knowledge, intellectual curiosity, excellent communication skills, and the ability to influence and motivate people.

Job Activities:

  • Manages complex or large commissioning projects.
  • Client manager responsible for satisfaction of key strategic clients.
  • Evaluates and improves our commissioning and project management processes.
  • Advises management on opportunities in marketplace and upcoming trends in area of expertise.
  • Provides Quality Control for commissioning reviews of design documents, equipment submittals, shop drawings, and test and balance reports.
  • Develops or provides Quality Control for Functional Performance and Integrated Systems Tests for large, complex MEP systems.
  • Leads field testing efforts and manages commissioning issue resolution.
  • A working knowledge of the LEED v4 and v4.1 rating systems is a plus.
  • A working knowledge of Monitoring Based Commissioning platforms (sky spark, copper tree, etc.) is a plus.
  • Experience in Net Zero Energy or other High-Performance Building projects involving Measurement and Verification implementation is a plus.
  • Experience with Building Enclosure Commissioning tests, workflows, and field coordination is a plus.

Specific Requirements include:

  • BS Degree in Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Construction Management.
  • 5+ years of experience in commissioning or a technical consulting field such as facility design, engineering, energy audits, construction management or related area.
  • Strong knowledge of building systems including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and control systems.
  • Previous commissioning experience with government facilities, higher education, k-12, health care, mission critical, and/ or commercial facilities.
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to build successful partnerships and collaborative teams both internally and with other organizations.
  • Previous experience with winning teamwork, leadership, and highly collaborative environments.
  • Strong background with using software and tablet devices to maximize site observations and efficiency of commissioning tasks.
    Ability to travel nationally. 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Registered professional engineering license and/or commissioning certifications.
  • Previous experience with retro-commissioning of existing facilities.
  • Energy engineering experience including energy auditing or energy modeling.
  • Additional Certifications: PMP, CEM, Federal projects experience.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:

  • 401(k) with 100% Company Match up to 5%
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
  • Professional Development and Training
  • Wellness/Fitness Reimbursements
  • Mentoring Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion:

Farnsworth Group is a collection of employees with unique backgrounds and perspectives that all come together to make us a better Company. It is our goal to recruit, hire, develop, retain, and promote a diverse group of people. Join us…and let’s make a difference, together.

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