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Group Leader - Commissioning

Group Leader - Commissioning

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US-MN-Saint Paul
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NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


NV5 has an immediate opening for a Commissioning Group Leader for our St. Paul, MN location. This is a leadership role and is accountable for the technical and operational performance, financial performance, and growth of the Commissioning department within the Midwest Region. He/she carries out these responsibilities by providing leadership in four “Focus Areas” -- Product Delivery; Staff Development; Financial Management and Sales.

For each of the four Focus Areas, the position demands close collaboration with others at all levels of the organization, as described at the end of each Focus Area description.


Product Delivery


  • Assign and monitor the performance of technical resources within the Group 
  • Coordinate resource availability with contract backlog; borrow or loan resources as required to ensure a balance of resources and backlog 
  • Manage the total flow of work through the Group’s workforce, ensuring compliance with client expectations of cost, schedule, and quality 
  • Support, ensure the application of, and provide for improvements to, corporate technical standards 
  • Develop, maintain, and apply rigorous program of quality assurance and quality control; be responsible for quality breaches; perform project post-mortems; design and apply corrective actions as required 

Success in this Focus Area demands collaboration and cooperation with RBUL; Regional Leadership team and Commissioning GL Peers, Project Management and Practice Development Leaders

Staff Development

  • Participate in the development of annual hiring plan as part of annual budgeting process 
  • Participate in Group hiring requisition process 
  • Assist with requisition development 
  • Participate in interviewing and candidate selection process 
  • Review and approve offer criteria 
  • Assist with the onboarding of new employees 
  • Develop staff resources in support of the requirements of the Function, Discipline, Service Lines and/or Market Sectors
  • Set and Manage Group Goals in support of Regional and Corp Goals 
  • Manager resources to ensure Group goals are achieved. 
  • Train, motivate, and provide mentoring and professional development for Group staff 
  • Manage individual employee performance review process for Group staff 
  • Conduct annual and interim performance reviews 
  • Monitor and assess progress toward performance goals 
  • Provide ongoing constructive feedback on individual performance 
  • Provide recommendations for annual compensation adjustments 
  • Provide corrective programs up to and including termination as required to maintain desired organizational standards 

Success in this Focus Area demands collaboration and cooperation with RBUL; Corporate Human Resources; and Practice Development Leaders

Financial Management

  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of timesheets by Group staff. 
  • Ensure monthly compliance with budget values for individual and group utilization 
  • Monitor progress of projects within the Group 

Success in this Focus Area demands collaboration and cooperation with RBUL; Corporate Finance; and Practice Development Leaders;


  • Work closely with Practice Development Leaders to develop clients in Commissioning market
  • Monitor project opportunities for the assigned Group 
  • Monitor Go/No Go deliberations for Group opportunities, participate as appropriate 
  • Participate in proposal preparation, as appropriate 
  • Participate in consultant selection interview preparation and rehearsals 
  • Participate in inter-geography pursuits as appropriate 
  • Monitor sales goal compliance 

Success in this Focus Area demands collaboration and cooperation with RBUL; Practice Development Leaders; and Corporate Administrative Services

A full-service engineering and design services provider, NV5 promotes collaborative and sustainable facility solutions that ensure occupant comfort, improve efficiency, reduce operational costs, and optimize facility budgets. Through our people's expertise in all facets of building engineering, architecture and construction, we create brilliant facility solutions for all types of clients.


Key Competencies

Success in this position requires a person who can adapt to a variety of personalities and business conditions. The person must possess skills in problem solving and critical thinking, and must be steadfast in the execution of assigned duties. The person needs to be an effective leader and collaborator with an ability to build and motivate teams, and a persuasive negotiator who can secure favorable terms with internal and external constituencies. The person must have an ability to manage conflict.


  • Ten years total experience in the technical consulting field, such as engineering, construction management, facilities management, architecture, sustainability, commissioning, or related field; one to three years in a management and leadership role. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the above-mentioned fields, or a combination of a Bachelor’s degree and demonstrated competency in one of the above-mentioned fields; master’s degree preferred. 
  • Certifications/Licenses:
  • Certified or registered for professional field in which qualified, such as professional engineer registration, registered architect, LEED AP with specialty, etc.



NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefit package:

Medical Coverage

Dental Coverage

Vision Coverage

401(k) Program Financial Consulting through Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Holiday Pay

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)



NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.