Sr. Project Manager (Construction)

We are currently seeking an experienced, Senior Project Manager who will oversee wind, Solar, and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) projects from development, through construction, commissioning, and turnover to Operations. The successful candidate will lead construction planning activities, define EPC scopes of work for projects, lead the Request for Proposal (PFP) process, and act as an Owner’s Project Manager for active construction projects. This position will report to the Director of Project Management.  The role requires the ability to manage various renewable projects and willingness to travel periodically to project locations. To succeed in this position, the candidate will need to demonstrate an aptitude for efficiency, problem-solving, and resourcefulness, with a deep commitment to the bottom line without compromising quality.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Define and document RFPs and scope of work packages.
  • Lead the EPC selection and facilitate the contract negotiation.
  • Act as the Owner’s Representative for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contract Management for utility-scale wind, solar and battery projects in the US.
  • Review and manage EPC Contractor schedules, budgets, scope, subcontractors, EHS plans, and permit compliance.
  • Review utility interconnection processes for construction projects and related documentation needed for project interconnection and testing.
  • Responsible for Risk Management and capturing Lesson Learned during Construction activities.
  • Manage engagements with project stakeholders and act as a representative of the company for interactions with landowners, local governmental agencies, customers, contractors, equipment and materials suppliers, and other stakeholders.
  • Support permitting and jurisdictional approval processes, as needed for project construction.
  • Coordinate with EPC contractors and equipment vendors to ensure adherence to and compliance with contract terms and delivery of contractual deliverables in accordance with the project budget and schedule.
  • Manage and coordinate activities of internal team of engineering, procurement, legal, finance, and accounting, as well as deliverables of EPC Contractor, project stakeholders, and regulatory and permitting authorities.
  • Ensure project quality control and safety practices are implemented by conducting on-site inspections as needed.
  • Lead project status update meetings with energy off-takers, utilities, EPCs, and finance counterparties, facilitating discussions with a detailed project plan.
  • Manage the collection, organization and filing of all project documentation, both internally and for external third-party stakeholders and project financing needs.
  • Provide project updates and reporting on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Lead the coordination of project turnover from Construction to Operations for assigned projects.
  • Assist with the development of internal operating policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Degree in engineering, project management, construction management, or equivalent or at least 10+ years professional experience in a construction project management role.
  • Require familiarity with wind and solar project construction, design and technical standards.
  • Project Management Institute PMP certification preferred.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel, CPM scheduling, and Microsoft Project or Primavera P6.
  • Superior communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.
  • Superior stakeholder leadership skills required.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, including an ability to maintain calm and effective exchanges by all parties during stressful situations.
  • Familiarity with NEC and NFPA code requirements preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills demonstrated by clear and effective project plans and executive level reporting that ensure timely action and decision making in time-pressured scenarios.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Procore, and MS Teams.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to various project locations up to 30%.
  • Mature, proactive, resourceful, and hands-on with good initiative.
  • Independent and meticulous worker who can work well with minimal supervision.
  • Fast worker with ability to work well under stress.
  • Strong technical skills and problem-solving ability.

What we offer:

  • A competitive base salary
  • Paid vacation and paid holidays
  • 401k with a non-discretionary company contribution
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Participation in Company bonus plan
  • An opportunity to be part of a growing team in a dynamic industry