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Hill International, Inc. Lead Commissioning Agent in New York, New York

Hill International is an international construction consulting firm that provides program and project management, construction management, cost engineering and estimating, quality assurance, inspection, scheduling, risk management and claims avoidance to clients involved in major construction projects worldwide. Hill has participated in over 10,000 project assignments with a total construction value of more than $500 billion. Hill is a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HIL), and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (

The Lead Commissioning Agent will provide commissioning, retro-commissioning and energy related services for complex buildings and systems.


  • Develop and maintain working relationships with Clients, Consultants and other agencies of the project team.

  • Develop and refine methodologies, tools, and standards in support of an evolving commissioning practice.

  • Serve as, subject matter expert, and client coordinator for multi-discipline commissioning projects.

  • Attend Commissioning meetings and communicate professionally with clients and senior project leaders.

  • Provide direction and oversight of project team members.

  • Develop and execute commissioning plans, testing and reporting. Conduct on-site investigation and inspection of multi-discipline projects.

  • Maintain familiarity with appropriate engineering and construction codes. Remain current with industry trends and best practices.

  • Identify target clients and cultivate effective relationships with existing and potential key clients, customers and contractors to develop business.

  • Contribute to business development strategy, proposal development, customer interviews, and contract negotiation.

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant job experience.

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)

  • Obtained or in pursuit of a NYS PE license.

  • Commissioning certification(s) from industry organizations (CEM, CBCP, BCxP, BEAP, etc.)

  • LEED AP BD C certification is a plus

  • Demonstrated success in Commissioning and Project Management.

  • Strong leadership and planning skills

  • Demonstrated team relationship building abilities

  • Strong project management skills including the ability to schedule, estimate and write contracts

  • Strong analysis and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Familiarity NYC Local Laws related to energy and climate

  • Mechanical or electrical design experience in HVAC and controls. Functional working knowledge and problem solving ability for M/E/P/FP, and building automation systems.

  • Perform work in field environments including elevated areas, confined spaces, outdoors, mechanical rooms, etc. Perform physical activities as required to complete on site commissioning activities.

  • Able to travel for assignments to project locations. Occasionally perform Cx activities outside normal business hours as construction schedules or tasks require.



Hill International is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

_Note:_/This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties as required.


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Title: Lead Commissioning Agent

Location: NY-New York

Requisition ID: 20001749