A commissioning manager is the person who is responsible for supervising company projects and the overall operations within the organization. This position can be found in a variety of industries, primarily in the construction field and manufacturing industry. While the commission manager will often travel to the worksite in development, this is a position that will typically work inside of an office building. This position will typically work during set daytime, weekday hours, though extended hours may not be out of the question. Formal educational requirements are typically dependent on the organization. Some companies require a degree in a field such as construction management or business administration. Others require extensive experience within the field, and most require a combination of the two.
A commissioning manager will have many responsibilities, including hiring personnel, training personnel, monitoring the company’s budget, resolving issues, ensuring workplace safety, ensuring adequate training of personnel, ensuring completion of work prior to deadlines, monitoring product quality, analyzing costs, creating various reports, ensuring adherence to government procedures and regulations, replacing equipment, implementing planning strategies, interacting and negotiating with clients, assisting project staff, promoting company standards, ensuring accuracy, coordinating management staff, delegating tasks to various staff, participating in onsite operations, and acting as a leader at all times. The commissioning manager will often serve as a representative of the organization and should act in accordance with company standards at all times. This position requires a person who is attentive to detail, and possesses natural leadership abilities. A commissioning manager should have expert negotiation and decision making skills.
Commissioning Manager Tasks
Review sites and create metrics and goals to achieve design intent and ensure processes are optimized.
Manage clients and contractors to reach objectives.
Create reports and site-specific documentation about progress, completion and obstacles.
Verify equipment installations and environmental compliance.