Commissioning Project Manager


Epsten Group is looking for a Commissioning Project Manager with strong communication skills and to help continue the growth of our commissioning practice. We are looking for a detail-oriented, self-starter to join our energetic and growing company based out of Atlanta, Georgia. The position involves primarily the management of commissioning projects and completion of commissioning tasks for HVAC, building automation systems, lighting and lighting controls systems, and plumbing systems for both new and existing buildings. The position reports directly to the Principal/Director of Commissioning and shall be based out of the Atlanta office.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field and 5 years minimum experience in mechanical or electrical commissioning
  • 10 years in TAB or HVAC Controls is acceptable in lieu of an engineering degree
  • Proven track record of performing planning, functional testing, building performance investigation, and building systems troubleshooting for new and existing buildings
  • Extensive knowledge of MEP systems and controls installation and operation
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information to a wide audience, including contractors, architects, and engineers with varying degrees of technical knowledge
  • Must have proven report writing skills
  • Must have the ability to communicate roles and responsibilities to the project team
  • This position requires some limited domestic travel and potentially international travel, though minimal
  • Project experience with higher education, laboratory, and/or government facilities a must
  • Professional Engineer license a plus
  • CxA or CCP certification a plus

Essential Functions:

  • Planning, directing, and monitoring of commissioning activities for assigned projects
  • Responsible for project billing and hours tracking
  • Develop commissioning plans, commissioning specifications, and Owner’s Project Requirements (OPR) documents
  • Conduct design reviews of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing plans, and specifications
  • Create equipment pre-functional checklists and functional performance test scripts
  • Perform commissioning site visits and produce site visit reports
  • Perform functional testing and verification of equipment and systems in the field
  • Produce comprehensive commissioning reports for new and existing buildings including recommendations for improvements in existing buildings
  • Perform equipment and systems conditions assessments for existing buildings
  • Provide technical support to other project managers and junior engineers for building systems related issues
  • Troubleshoot HVAC and associated controls systems, electrical and plumbing systems
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. The staff member is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The staff member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Epsten Group offers employees a comprehensive benefits package with competitive salaries and more including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Time
  • Holidays
  • Alternative Commuter Benefit
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus

If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to