Job Opportunity Information

Position Title

Commissioning Engineer

Position Type



Weston, MA - USA



Added on

Tuesday, February 13th 2024

Deadline to apply


Job Description

Vanguard Renewables is looking for a Commissioning Engineer with the technical knowledge and project skills to plan and coordinate commissioning activities at our new project sites.  In this role, you will work with complex systems, collaborating with the construction commissioning teams to ensure the system is ready to perform per the design intent.


  • Work with Commissioning Team to develop a project specific commissioning plan for each project.
  • Coordinate with construction, commissioning, engineering, and operations teams throughout commissioning process.
  • Continually monitor activities for compliance with contracts, documentation and quality standards.
  • Provide field support as needed.
  • Oversee project commissioning completion milestone progress & deliverables.
  • Engage with management regularly, reporting on project status, activity, and achievements.
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal project stakeholders.
  • Understand, review, and manage project plans, specifications, and manufacturer’s data and commission project based upon that documentation.
  • Ensure that all equipment/facilities installed onsite is completed in a correct and safe manner, as per contract/project/Design requirements.
  • Other work assignments and special projects as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Process, Instrumentation or Control) or significant experience in practical maintenance activities
  • 2-5 years of construction, operations, commissioning, project management, and/or development experience.
  • Knowledge of relevant health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel and Project.
  • Experience in schedule and contract compliance, and change management.
  • Experience in developing test protocols (with test equipment where relevant).
  • Experience in applying test protocols in a practical environment.
  • Experience working in a defined process led environment.
  • Experience in detailed record keeping.
  • Advanced analytical skills to address problems, identify root causes, and generate potential solutions.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team setting.
  • Possess excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to report to the Weston, MA office in a hybrid work environment.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects at once.
  • Basic understanding of development & execution of change management process.
  • Experience of communication and liaison with Clients and Vendors
  • Experience with water, wastewater, or anaerobic development. Awareness of Vanguard’s mission in the context of global climate conditions.
  • Experience in construction and commissioning means & methods.
  • Ability to read and comprehend design blueprints and specifications.
  • Understanding of commissioning, including safe operating practices.
  • Flexible work hours while in the field, which can be extensive.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask.

How to apply

To apply click on the "Link to Opportunity" button or through the company's website (careers section).