Senior Project Manager / Project Director

Company Information

Our client is a leader in its field with a strong focus on the development and management of utility-scale solar energy projects. Working on the transition currently being made globally to move towards alternative energy that is low carbon, our client hosts a highly entrepreneurial work environment focused on pushing the boundaries within the energy landscape.

The Role

Our client seeks a Senior Project Manager who will oversee the execution of projects in line with the Owner EPC agreement and will have a team on-site to assist with all work tasks.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of EPC contracts with the company owner
  • Support the legal team and management with negotiations
  • Manage relationships with owners and work on ensuring projects are completed in compliance and on schedule
  • Be responsible for project budget and safety as well as quality
  • Manage all cost and scheduling goals
  • Regularly report to management with project progress
  • Take part in performance and staffing management and conduct annual reviews and training through collaboration with HR
  • Work with HR on interviewing, recruitment and new hire recommendations
  • Coordinate the schedules of staff to accommodate the work load
  • Establish relationships as needed with Authorities, Regulatory Agencies and professional organizations
  • Make sure that all subcontractors are in compliance with permits and laws
  • Take part in interconnection agreements’ negotiations and execution
  • Ensure communications with relevant electrical transmission authorities
  • Manage the system design and construction process
  • Oversee all RFI and submission processes in a timely manner
  • Coordinate with the procurement team on all contract associated purchase orders and invoices
  • Create and put into place needed strategy for subcontractor and consultant procurement
  • Work with the organization’s supply chain to ensure all materials are managed in a timely manner
  • Be responsible for the project schedule in all stages with weekly reports given to executives as well as regular meetings with the owner and subcontractors to update on project status
  • Organize pre-construction activities
  • Manage all living arrangements for staff as needed (e.g., transportation, housing)
  • Monitor all safety and quality assurance plans for compliance
  • Monitor and manage the commissioning of plants in all stages from the initial commissioning to the handover to customer
  • Manage all close outs of projects including financial closeout and demobilization
  • Work with the sales, development and finance teams for the development of future projects

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction, and/or Business
  • Master’s degree is not required, but is a plus
  • Spanish speaking not required, but is a plus
  • Extensive experience in a supervisory or group lead position
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Knowledge and prior experience with MS Project required
  • Extensive experience in commercial contracting, commercial construction, general contracting or commercial electrical contracting
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Personnel management skills
Job Category: Operations
Job Location: Remote

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