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Salary
Market related
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
240620
Posted
10 months ago

My client, a clean energy company, is currently seeking an innovative and motivated leader with at least 5 years of experience in utility-scale solar construction management.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: My client seeks an innovative and motivated individual who will have responsibilities during the construction process. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Collaborates with the safety department to ensure all safety goals are the highest priority. Provides excellence in the management and delivery of the project in line with the company's expectations. Creates a culture of continuous improvement. Prepare and manage the project execution plan, coordinate and host project kick-off meetings, and prepare and manage effective project closeout. Work with the Commercial Manager to ensure all contracts (prime and sub-contracts) are effectively managed, including change orders and documentation of variances. Onsite owner's representative; monitoring utility-scale solar construction completed by 3rd party EPC Contractors. Cultivate positive working relationships with 3rd party EPC Contractors. Manage the construction of utility-scale solar projects to the 3rd party EPC contract and permit requirements, including schedule, budget, scope of work, and deliverables. Complete daily safety walks and submit a daily safety walk report to the head of internal safety programs. Manage internal safety goals with 3rd party EPC Contractors. Attend internal and external meetings as necessary (e.g., daily, weekly). Track project progress against the schedule and manage schedule remediation plans. Discuss daily objectives with 3rd party EPC Contractor and promptly report back perceived risks and other issues/observations. Verify and sign-off on various construction milestones (civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical) and update internal tracking software. Ensure thorough and quality work by verifying items against scopes of work and design plans to minimize punch lists and deliver the best-in-class assets. Verify 3rd party EPC Contractors adhere to QA/QC plans. Work with in-house engineering to provide information and attend job walks to facilitate reports from 3rd party independent engineers. Collect 3rd party EPC deliverables and either upload them to an internal data room or send them to the appropriate team member for sign-off (e.g., test reports, progress reports, etc.). Review draft invoices with 3rd party EPC Contractor and sign off on work completed. First line of defense against proposed change orders; escalating to the internal Project Manager as necessary. Proactively communicate and manage an ongoing punch list with 3rd party EPC Contractor, managing the final punch list from Mechanical Completion to completion. Make sure that the company is being represented in accordance with my client's corporate values.

Core Competencies:

Proven ability to motivate others inside or outside the organization. Team player providing support to both team members as well as members of the extended team. Ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside or outside the organization. Strong proficiency in communication. The ability to solicit others for support for ideas and solutions. The ability to quickly identify the information needed to clarify a situation, seek that information from appropriate sources, and use skillful questioning to draw out the information to find a solution. Anticipate the implications and consequences of situations and take appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies. Demonstrate depth of technical knowledge and skill in utility-scale solar construction. Take initiative to identify what needs to be done to maintain project schedule and budget and ensure a plan is in place. Drive to complete thorough work; follow up with others to ensure that commitments have been fulfilled.

Minimum Qualifications:

OSHA 30 Certified. Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel. 5 years of onsite utility-scale solar construction management. Advanced knowledge of solar construction management processes, means, and methods. Expert knowledge of building products, construction details, and relevant rules, regulations, and quality standards.