News

September 8, 2020
We are hiring again – Commissioning & TAB Consultant
The candidate will work in the Commissioning service group and report directly to the Commissioning Project Manager. This position is expected to contain significant site work throughout Metro Vancouver and we anticipate the candidate will work remotely for periods of time. We have a number of interesting and challenging projects that we anticipate the candidate to work on, which are in the following work areas:

New Construction Commissioning

  • Develop commissioning documents including the Owner’s Project Requirements (OPR), Commissioning Plan, Commissioning Report, and Systems Manual.
  • Perform submittal reviews against OPR and Basis of Design, and conduct construction document design reviews.
  • Complete field reviews independently to verify installation and start-up checks.
  • Draft functional performance test procedures, and conduct on-site functional performance testing of HVAC&R, domestic hot water, lighting & lighting controls, building automation systems, and on-site renewable energy systems.
  • Review building automation system trend logs to validate ongoing performance.
  • Draft final commissioning reports and systems manual reports.

  Existing Building Commissioning & Energy Audits

  • Perform re/retro-commissioning investigations and energy audits including site visits to obtain operating data on equipment, conduct targeted functional performance testing, and review building automation system trend-logs and programming to identify faults and energy saving opportunities.
  • Identify energy saving opportunities, and perform energy calculations and cost/benefit analyses of energy saving opportunities.
  • Implement ongoing commissioning plans, complete reviews of energy data, maintenance logs, and building automation system trend-logs.

Testing Adjusting and Balancing

  • Review mechanical drawings and specifications to understand TAB requirements.
  • Perform air and water balancing on applicable systems in accordance with project requirements.
  • Prepare TAB reports and corresponding with project team.

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills, experience, and attributes:

  • Minimum 5 years direct experience performing commissioning or TAB work.
  • University degree or technical diploma in engineering, engineering technology, or HVAC systems.
  • Knowledge of ventilation and hydronic systems
  • Hands-on technical skills to identify and troubleshoot issues with building systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise with contractors, consultants, project managers, and owners.
  • Familiar with commissioning processes as outlined by ASHRAE, LEED, BCxA, NEBB, and others.
  • Familiar with LEED and other green building rating systems.
  • Proficient in MS Office and Excel.
  • Extremely Organized.
  • Self-motivated – ability to work on your own with minimal supervision.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Professional attitude in dealing with colleagues and clients.
  • Comfortable working in mechanical rooms and using ladders.
  • Sufficient resources, such as stable internet connection, to facilitate working from home when required.

Interested applicants are encouraged to send a cover letter and resume in pdf format to careers@kane-consulting.ca, include “Commissioning and Tab Consultant Position” and your name in the subject line. We thank you for your interest and we will only be contacting applicants that have been selected for an interview.