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Project Manager

Job description

Our client is hiring a Project Manager who will support and assist in the construction of community solar and other Distributed Generation (DG) solar and energy storage projects. Primary role is to represent the interests of the client as the long-term Owner and Operator of our solar energy storage assets. 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide support to Operations team and VP of Operations by monitoring construction and operations activity.
  • Ensure construction of solar projects adhere to design and contract documents and assure a consistent high-quality record of field activities.
  • Assure contractors and other partners adhere to established budgets and schedules.  Uphold US Solar quality standards and influence contractors to deliver high quality products and installation.
  • Assist in enforcing job site safety and participate in US Solar’s Zero Injury safety culture.
  • Uphold and defend the interests of internal and external project stakeholders; including independent engineers, finance counter-parties, etc.
  • Manage coordination with interconnecting utilities and other Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs).
  • Assist in the administration of project accounting including invoice and Change Order management.
  • Assure high quality and consistency of documentation during pre-construction by reviewing drawings, RFIs, submittals, and other project documents.
  • Attend meetings with external parties and participate by creating agendas, recording and distributing meeting minutes, and in establishing permanent record of verbal commitments.
  • Support tasks related to management of subcontractors, consultants, and vendors, including the creation and administration of Requests for Proposal (RFPs).
  • Support US Solar developers in the evaluation of potential sites for constructability.
  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Construction Management, or Engineering field
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role or utilizing similar core proficiencies.
  • Solar PV or Electrical experience and knowledge preferred but not required.
  • Ability to do minor in-state traveling (<25%)