Design & Commissioning Manager

at PCL Construction
Location Denver, Colorado
Date Posted November 24, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


The future you want is within reach.

At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.

We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of.

The Design Commissioning Manager role is responsible for maangeing the design and commissioning efforts for solar farm construction activites ensuring project plans and schedules are followed and project scopes are executed effectively, safelym and within budget.

Here's how a(n) Design & Commissioning Manager for our US Head Office office contributes to our team:

Supervise and manage all cold and hot commissioning activities.
Co-ordination of multiple parties to ensure efficient and safe execution of commissioning activities.
Supervise troubleshooting activities during PV testing and performance testing during commissioning.
Ensure the field team submits timely and accurate test results.
Ability to analyze test results and provide recommendations for any results with unacceptable variances to predicted values.
Responsible for the development of manuals and commissioning plans documentation.
Responsible for the accurate and timely commissioning of MET station, communications, and SCADA systems.
Attend site walks, quality & commissioning kick off meetings, and training sessions, and provide technical assistance during project execution as required.
Works with local utilities and grid operators with the development of connection and energization documentation.
Provides input on commissioning schedule development and implementation to the project team.
Postsecondary diploma/engineering degree/trade licenses in a related discipline or relevant industry/trade background
7 to 10 years of progressive experience with 2 years of experience in utility-scale solar project construction.
Knowledge and application of health, safety, and environment principles/procedures/ legislation.
Knowledge of utility-scale solar construction industry, including building materials, construction specifications, methods in conjunction with procedures, safety, and quality management practices for more complex projects or scopes.
Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritizes direct report tasks for prompt execution.
Manage and lead the start-up commissioning process.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders and decision-makers.
Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Ability and willingness to travel for out of town commissioning projects.


Based on contract requirements and project size, direct and indirect reports may include a combination of students/interns, site engineers, project engineers.
This includes mentoring and coaching of more junior staff.

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The salary range for this position is between $105,800 and $136,900 per annum, based on experience and qualifications.

PCL combines numerous pay and benefit strategies to provide a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. The total rewards package includes an employee share purchase offering, discretionary annual performance bonus, comprehensive benefits & wellness programs, retirement plan plus matching and career development programs.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

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Together, we can build success and a better future. Let's get started!

Employee Status: Regular Full-Time

Company: PCL Construction Enterprises, Inc.

Primary Location: Denver, Colorado

Job: Design & Commissioning Manager

Requisition: 1549

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