Facility HVAC Engineer

Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Technician Job Number: Ms180921921 Compensation: $60-70 / hour

Job Description

Title:  Facility HVAC Engineer
Location:  Kalamazoo, Michigan
Hire Type:  Long-term, multi-year contract.  Onsite (not remote).
Target Pay Range:  $65.00 - $70.00/hour (W2 with benefits)

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary: 
The Facility HVAC Engineer (Start-Up Lead) is responsible for overseeing, implementing, and ensuring the safe and effective startup and commissioning of all heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems throughout a newly constructed pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

Job Duties:
  • Lead the start-up and commissioning of HVAC systems.
  • Responsible for safe start-up of systems. Perform safety risk assessments to identify and mitigate safety hazards.
  • Planning of daily activities and coordination of multiple startup activities. Approve and coordinate work to be performed each day for multiple systems in an area.
  • Conduct field coordination meetings using Organizational Risk Management boards to identify all hazards and determine mitigation strategies. Development of Safe Plan of Action for all tasks.
  • Valve and damper alignments
  • Lock-Out / Tag-Out
  • Post signage and barricades, as needed.
  • Completing installation documentation
  • Energization of utilities and equipment per written start-up plans
  • Commissioning of utilities and equipment per written commissioning plans.
  • Walk down of mechanical and process systems for acceptance by the commissioning team.
  • Troubleshoot equipment/system performance issues with support from the client’s Subject Matter Experts (SME) and engineering resources.

  • Approx. 10 years of field experience in the start-up and commissioning of HVAC systems within the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.
  • Ability to read and understand P&IDs and electrical single line diagrams.
  • Must have “hands on” utility energization and equipment commissioning experience.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact and collaborate with team members and external stakeholders is essential.
  • Ability to work onsite daily in Kalamazoo, MI.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.


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