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Job Information

AECOM Data Center Commisioning Manager in Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico - Federal District, Mexico City

Job Summary

AECOM Mexico is in need of a Commissioning Manager to join our proposal team for a major data center construction management project. The Commissioning Manager works with data center architects, engineers, construction managers, network engineers, data center operations teams, and finance teams to streamline and improve delivery of data center capacity. This role executes against scope, schedule, and budget to deliver the latest generation of data center technology to Microsoft’s online services. This role is responsible for ensuring that the project is commissioned in accordance with Microsoft's standards and directly manage the process for projects in the region and support other commissioning projects in other regions.

This role will demonstrate experience in a team environment, experience running, designing, and commissioning enterprise scale services and platforms, technical depth in cloud platforms, with deep understanding of the interactions of the critical infrastructure. In addition, this role will demonstrate ability to ensure highly resilient and scalable service designs through partnership with other members of the service team.

Primary job function include the following:

  • Empower a culture of safety, security, and compliance in all aspects of data center construction, commissioning, and operations

  • Act as a safety leader during the acceptance and operations phase and drive the safety culture through the organization

  • Develop and maintain global and regional strategy for testing and commissioning of required data center equipment and mission critical systems

  • Standardize commissioning process through automation and drive improvements into commissioning program to deliver higher safety and quality while reducing schedule and cost

Business processes

  • Reports to the CO+I regional commissioning lead

  • Primary responsibility for regional commissioning projects with secondary responsibility for all other CO+I commissioning projects

  • Create and/or maintain best practices to identify and incorporate quality and cost-effective solutions

  • Manage contracted commissioning agent assigned to data center construction projects

  • Development of commissioning procedures and standards

  • Construction site inspections to review QA/QC and commissioning process

  • Drive the project commissioning process including scope and schedule

  • Travel required


  • Regularly review construction progress, QA/QC, commissioning progress, issues, and KPI metrics to report to management

  • Coordinate meetings and activities of vendor project managers including integration of lessons learned

  • Manage client representatives and partners to define and align on scope, schedule, and budget

  • Attend scheduled owner / architect / contractor (OAC) and other project meetings, and report as necessary

  • Report project progress on scope, schedule, and budget weekly or as required


  • Responsible for developing, managing, and reporting on scope, schedule of the commissioning process for CO+I projects

  • Manage commissioning process

  • Provide report of commissioning process to management on a regular basis

  • Work independently in support of the CO+I program

Strategy and development

  • Manage data center commissioning project delivery strategy in alignment with the CO+I roadmap strategy

  • Refines practices/policies and develops methods/techniques for driving solutions including development of commissioning procedures

  • Provides input to long-term delivery strategy and incorporates requirements into project execution plans

Vendor management and contract compliance

  • Provide vendor oversight and performance management (scorecard driven)

  • Preparation of RFPs, PERs, and other project approval tools and templates

Minimum Requirements

  • 8 years experience in data center commissioning and facility maintenance or operations

  • Degree required - BSEE, Associate in Engineering Technology or equivalent industry experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Electrical and Mechanical Test Equipment

  • Construction QA/QC

  • Project management

  • Commissioning

  • Data center operation and maintenance

  • Understanding of UPS systems, switchgear, generators and critical mechanical systems

  • Able to develop and write detailed commissioning scripts

  • Issue identification and resolution management

  • English Language skills

  • Technical writing skills

  • Must be able to obtain a government clearance.

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), MS Visio, MS Project

  • Commissioning Certification

  • OSHA 10 or higher qualification

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Quality Assurance / Quality Controls

Business Line PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Mexico

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242317BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

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