M&E Commissioning Manager, Killarney, Kerry

Job Description

Our client, an international construction organisation who specialise in key building projects all around Ireland, the UK and Europe, requires a M&E Commissioning Manager in Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland.


Position Overview:

The M&E Commissioning Manager will be responsible for overseeing the commissioning process of mechanical and electrical systems within the construction project. This role involves coordinating with various stakeholders to ensure that M&E systems are installed, tested, and commissioned according to project specifications, quality standards, and regulatory requirements.



  • Comprehensive Oversight: Review technical content, ensuring contract compliance. Produce detailed commissioning plans, programs, and test trackers. Review and approve subcontractors’ commissioning RAMS.
  • Effective Communication: Facilitate communication between stakeholders. Manage daily commissioning meetings. Proactively resolve commissioning issues. Ensure timely closure of issues with agreed deadlines.
  • Detailed Reporting and Documentation: Generate weekly progress reports and dashboards. Monitor equipment tagging processes. Collate and manage test documentation for FAT. Produce schedules of key issues and observations.
  • Team Management and Technical Expertise: Lead and manage commissioning teams. Review design drawings and technical submittals. Manage labour during testing and commissioning activities.
  • Holistic System Integration Focus: Collaborate on BMS and FA interfaces testing. Assist in preparing commissioning documents (L1-L4). Support O&M Manuals for commissioning testing. Ensure system integration readiness for testing at different levels.
  • Strategic Support: Aid in executing Building Services Strategy Plan and objectives, ensuring alignment with pre-construction strategies.
  • MEP Package Management: Support tender and award of MEP packages, taking responsibility for integration within the project team.
  • Testing and Commissioning Oversight: Coordinate activities, ensure compliance with site requirements, and align Building Services programs with the Construction Programme.



  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering discipline (e.g., Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineering) provides a strong foundation for understanding technical aspects of construction and commissioning.
  • 6 years’ experience managing large and complex MEP projects, from estimation to handover.
  • Demonstrates technical proficiency, effective interpersonal and commercial skills, and commitment to safety, health, and quality management systems.
  • Understanding of the MEP supply chain market and operational dynamics.
  • Knowledge of ASHRAE testing levels 1-5, expertise in BSRIA and CIBSE guidelines.
  • Possession of a project management certification (e.g., PMP or PRINCE2)advantageous.



  • Competitive Salary – €80,000
  • Company Vehicle/Car Allowance.
  • Generous contributory pension.
  • Health & Life Insurance.
  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
  • Professional membership and subscription fees covered.
  • Five-plus weeks annual leave not including bank/public holidays.


About Us:

  • Established in 2004, Alpine Recruitment Group is a dedicated recruitment solutions business with offices in Ireland and the United Kingdom.
  • We offer our services in permanent, temporary, contract and executive recruitment.
  • We are the partner of choice for leading main contractors, developers, and consultants in Ireland & overseas.
  • Our team of consultants with industry backgrounds treat career-seeking candidates with the same high service as our clients.
  • We aim to develop authentic business partnerships that extend past the initial recruitment process.
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  • Salary €80,000
  • Location Munster
  • Contract Full Time
  • Last update 21 February 2024
  • Job Ref ARDUB47

Alpine Recruitment Group