Commissioning Manager (Data Centres)

At Hickory, we don’t believe in standing still, for over three decades we have continually invested in researching and developing systems and products to improve the way we build. Our philosophy is ‘MADE for LIFE’ – it’s a commitment we honour, each day. Everything we do and everything we build is ‘MADE for LIFE.’ Whether it’s refining our patented, prefabricated building products, developing more efficient and sustainable construction practices, or bringing expertise inhouse to supply critical components, we always believe there is a better way. As a result, Hickory have become one of the most diverse property companies in Australia.


  • Work-Life Balance: Enjoy a balanced work-life schedule with a standard 5-day work week.
  • Continuous Career Advancement: Unlock your potential through ongoing career development and growth prospects.
  • Employee Wellbeing: Access our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for valuable support and resources.
  • Travel Perks: Benefit from exclusive travel perks, including discounted flights and hotel rates.
  • Expert In-House Team: Collaborate with our dedicated structures and facades team.
  • Family-Friendly Policies: Receive paid parental leave to support your family needs.
  • Supportive Culture: Thrive in a nurturing team environment that values both collective and individual achievements.
  • Diverse Opportunities: Gain exposure to a wide range of roles and industry leaders in our leading market company.


  • Review Commissioning Scripts and collaborate with Subject Matter Experts for input.
  • Recommend scripts for client approval.
  • Monitor the Commissioning Schedule to ensure alignment with site progress.
  • Track and report on the status of Commissioning Scripts.
  • Perform general project administration duties as assigned by the Project Manager.
  • Coordinate project information through regular meetings and written communication.
  • Assist in establishing project and communication protocols to meet client expectations.
  • Attend meetings to address technical issues and assign resolutions as needed.
  • Conduct routine site inspections.
  • Assist with the procurement and onboarding.
  • Develop a detailed Commissioning Equipment list.
  • Analyze OFCI Equipment drawings to ensure compliance with commissioning standards and requirements.
  • Develop a detailed commissioning schedule in coordination with the project Scheduler.
  • Provide monthly reports on commissioning activities.
  • Manage various entities to conduct required equipment testing (e.g., FWT) before delivery to the site.
  • Attend and contribute to various design review meetings.
  • Compile a commissioning integration plan for approval.
  • Maintain a log of all issues during the commissioning phase for closeout as required.
  • Oversee the Commissioning Agent throughout the project lifecycle.



  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project or construction management.
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering or Project/Construction Management.
  • Construction experience, particularly in services.
  • Data Centre experience.
  • Strong ability to manage deadlines effectively.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in project information management tools.


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