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Posted on: August 27, 2020
Deadline: September 10, 2020
Grade: I


Reporting directly to the Manager, Commissioning and Infrastructure Project, the incumbent is responsible for the assignment and coordination of the day-to-day activities of internal and external commissioning agents. He/she proactively identify elements of a project that may negatively impact building services or occupants and take action to resolve issues. The incumbent also ensures technical documentation and training sessions are in place to facilitate the transfer of a project to the Property Management group with a focus on customer service.

Primary responsibilities

  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate commissioning resources activities in the area of Property Management related to project work; perform site visits and review project deficiency lists.
  • Maintain technical documentation to effectively communicate procedures and new system requirements to operational staff; monitor and control the accuracy of equipment data entry in the CMMS (Maximo) and schedule training sessions and walk through for staff, occupants and university officials.
  • Review construction documents including but not limited to architectural, electrical, mechanical and shop drawings; understand project scope requirements and identify impacts to building occupants, services and/or operational staff.
  • Prepare and revise the Project Commissioning Plan ensuring the completeness of document deliverables; maintain a log of deficiencies and establish follow up mechanisms to ensure issues are resolved timely and effectively.
  • Participate in design meetings, review and understand University standards; establish equipment lists and CMMS asset numbers adhering to the Property Management nomenclature and meet with Architects, Engineers and Project Managers to discuss project deliverables and review status.
  • Communicate Commissioning procedures and best practices with agents; plan and schedule review sessions to discuss ‘lessons learned’ from other commissioning projects.
  • Perform other duties as required by the Manager, Technical Coordination and Process Improvement and Operations Director.


  • Diploma of Collegial Studies (three year Technical DEC) in Mechanical Systems for Buildings or in a field related to the primary responsibilities and four to seven years of related work experience.
  • Good knowledge of building design an asset; good ability to read and understand the drawings and specifications.
  • Good experience of computerized building controls (Siemens, Regulvar, AirCuity, Talos and CIMCO).
  • Good knowledge of equipment and systems operation and integration, and of their maintenance requirements.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written French and English to communicate effectively with clients, contractors and Concordia members.
  • Good knowledge (Intermediate level) of Word (to create, format and edit documents), of Excel (to create, format and edit spreadsheets; use formulas) and Outlook; good computerized reports generation skills.
  • Good analytical skills, problem resolution and prioritization skills, and ability to work autonomously.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a proven ability to work in a team environment.
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of computerized CMMS system (i.e.: Maximo)
  • Project Management skills. Excellent organization and prioritization skills, with a demonstrated ability to bring tasks to successful completion on budget and within stipulated timelines.
  • Superior leadership and communication skills in order to build strong teams.
  • Commitment to excellence in providing quality service to internal and external customers.
  • Available, on occasion to work extended shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays as necessary to meet event needs and in the case of emergencies.
  • Will require use of respiratory and hearing protection; enrollment in the Respiratory Protection Program and Hearing Conservation Program.
  • Physical ability as attested by successful completion of medical evaluation to the University’s satisfaction. (e.g.: to lift, carry and move, without assistance, up to 11 kg (25lbs)).


$27.53 - $41.39 per hour



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by September 10, 2020. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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