ERS Electrical Building Commissioning Engineer


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Las Vegas, NV

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Job Description


Electrical Reliability Services (ERS) is looking for talented Electrical Building Commissioning Engineers to join our Commissioning Group nationally.  This exciting opportunity includes the ability to work remotely and has tremendous career growth opportunities.  We offer continued professional development at our state-of-the-art training facility, competitive compensation, lucrative overtime pay, and excellent benefits that are above industry standards. ERS is a subsidiary of Vertiv (formerly Emerson Network Power).  While ERS has been a leader in the commissioning of mission critical facilities for over a decade, Vertiv is committed to creating a world class Commissioning Group.  This is a large-scale effort to provide comprehensive services to our current customers and to expand our commissioning services nationally and internationally.  As part of its plan to grow the Commissioning Group globally, Vertiv recently hired a new Commissioning Vice President in 2018; creating exciting opportunities for Mechanical or Electrical Building Commissioning Engineers.

Perform and manage field commissioning procedures for electrical systems, including moderately complex systems including data centers and other mission critical facilities.  Manage and lead commissioning projects, as well as other commissioning engineers would be a plus. Be self-motivated and proactive on projects with limited supervision. Position is very mentally demanding and requires candidate to be self- aware.


  • Perform all aspects of commissioning of electrical power distribution system. 
  • Experience with generators, uninterruptible power systems, static switches, power distribution units, automatic transfer switches, switchgear with PLC/microprocessor control is preferred.
  • Perform commissioning design reviews.
  • Perform commissioning submittal reviews.
  • Understand contract documents (i.e. drawings and specifications).
  • Understand Sequence of Operation.
  • Develop pre-functional, functional, and integrated systems commissioning scripts.
  • Execute commissioning scripts.
  • Track and report commissioning issues throughout the project.
  • Develop and assemble final commissioning reports.
  • Operate safely in a construction atmosphere performing commissioning operations.
  • Play an important role in each commissioning project.
    • Perform as lead on small or moderately sized commissioning projects.
    • Be responsible for commissioning communications and updates.
    • Insure project schedules are being met.
  • Maintain strong client relationships.
  • Provide some project management.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate Bachelor Engineer (BSEE or BSME) and one-year minimum commissioning experience.
  • At least (1) commissioning project including Design, Construction, and Acceptance phase processes.
  • Graduate of applicable Commissioning Technical Training and two years minimum same or similar work experience.
  • At least (5) commissioning projects including Design, Construction, and Acceptance phase processes. 
  • High school education or equivalent and five years minimum same or similar work experience.
  • At least (8) commissioning projects including Design, Construction, and Acceptance phase processes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of ASHRAE commissioning industry standards and a Commissioning certification is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) process for New Construction and Existing Buildings and LEED Accredited Professional is preferred.
  • Knowledge and theoretical understanding of building electrical systems, including normal and emergency power distribution systems, critical power systems, generators, UPS’s and batteries, monitoring and alarm systems, automatic transfer switches, static switches, power distribution unit, metering, motor control centers, and interlocks.
  • Background and experience in operation and maintenance of all types of switchgear through 600V class.  Through the 15KV class preferred.
  • Knowledge of the National Electrical Code and various industry standards, such as OSHA and NFPA.
  • Plan, schedule, and perform work for mid to large size projects and program.
  • Complete projects consistently on time and under budget.
  • Cultivate effective relationships with existing and potential key clients, customers and contractors.
  • Requires a high degree of communication, supervisory, and organization skills.
  • Communicate effectively, in writing and verbally, with clients and peers.
  • Communicate technical or project related subjects accurately via email.
  • Performs well as part of a team of various groups and disciplines.
  • Good judgment, dependable, performs on projects with technical expertise.
  • Strong computer skills including editing, formatting in Microsoft Word and Excel, use of Internet for standards/products/ manufacturer research, and operation of computer-controlled test equipment.
  • Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays, and night work.
  • Must be available for out-of-town travel of up to several weeks at a time.  International travel may be required.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, and smell. Frequently required to sit, climb, and balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, basic color differentiation and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 The successful candidate will reflect and embrace Vertiv’s Values and Behaviors:


  • Acting Like an Owner
  • Assuming Positive intent in all employee interactions
  • Being passionate about your work
  • Challenging yourself in personal development
  • Being tireless in exceeding customer expectations
  • Assisting others to be successful as a team
  • Owning our own mistakes quickly
  • Talking with people and NOT about them
  • Creating a culture where people can be their best


  • Be self-aware and learn
  • Embrace the customer experience
  • Think and act broadly
  • Drive change and innovation
  • Leverage diversity for organization effectiveness
  • Foster collaborative relationships
  • Take intelligent risks

 The role is eligible to participate in a comprehensive and competitive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, disability, PTO, and 401k.

At Vertiv, we offer the stability of a global leader in a growing industry and the opportunity of a startup. We design, manufacture and service the mission-critical infrastructure technologies for vital applications in data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial environments. With $5.0 billion in revenue, a strong customer base and global reach in nearly 70 countries, our move to establish a standalone business enables us to deliver greater value to our customers and create new opportunities for our people.

Vertiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We promote equal opportunities for all with respect to hiring, terms of employment, mobility, training, compensation, and occupational health, without discrimination as to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression (including transgender status or sexual stereotypes), genetic information, citizenship status, national origin, protected veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to [email protected]

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Vertiv will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.