Commissioning & Turnover Coordinator

Job Details

LocationDetroit, MI, Canada
Job TypeFullTimeRegular
Degree RequiredDegree

Job Description

On behalf of our civil infrastructure client, working on a large multinational project, we are currently recruiting for a Commissioning & Turnover Coordinator to join their team.


  • Report to the Commissioning and Startup Manager
  • Reviewing engineering documents to implement and execute commissioning practices, tools, techniques, and programs in accordance with the project contract
  • May serve as lead on small to medium-scale projects and/or a supporting role in a medium to large-scale complex project worldwide
  • Prepare project-specific written commissioning procedures for Final Phase Execution (FPE)
  • Confirm proper operation of all systems and equipment
  • Confirm effective application of all strategic commissioning tools, techniques and programs
  • Analyze and make independent recommendations regarding solutions to problems with varying complexity in accordance with organization and/or project objectives and guidelines
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Plan and organize own work assignments, as well as carry out tasks from management staff
  • Assist in onboarding new team members through coaching and/or other orientation practices
  • Execute a detailed and integrated Startup process and plan
  • Report discipline progress against scheduled activities
  • Coordinate craft and equipment support for commissioning activities
  • Understand current capabilities of automation tools and ensure they are being utilized to the full benefit of the department and project
  • Sponsor and promote participation in the completion of training programs so adherence to operations guidelines and specifications is ensured
  • Continually improve personal technical, commercial, and organizational knowledge and skills
  • Display working knowledge of project schedules
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following and ensuring adherence to established project safety procedures, work permit procedures, work order procedures, federal, state and local regulations, lockout/tag out (LOTO) procedures
  • Review project schedules and develops work plans to support project milestones


  • Accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in an engineering field of study
  • Ten (10) years of experience in operations, mechanical, electrical, distributed control systems (DCS) or instrumentation and controls (I&C) commissioning and start up
  • Recognized professional certification or registration in the applicable field, as required
  • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors
  • Job-related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines
  • Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner
  • Understand project schedules
  • Ability to speak/read multiple languages
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, equipment (computers, faxes, printers, scanners, etc.)
  • Ability to build effective relationships with client, engineering, construction, and vendor personnel


  • Some locations may have additional or different qualifications in order to comply with local requirements
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