Manager, Project Construction

ConnectGen is seeking a Manager, Project Construction to lead the execution of assigned wind, solar, and energy storage projects from development handoff through commercial operations. This role is responsible for coordinating and managing all engineering and construction vendors engaged by the Company, as well as a site-based project team, to perform all activities required to deliver projects to commercial operations in compliance with safety, environmental, schedule, and budget requirements.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure the projects are constructed safely and with high quality, on time, within budget, and meeting all requirements by overseeing all construction project management and contract management
  • Ensure project compliance with the Company’s health and safety, and quality and environmental protocols and requirements
  • Support the pre-construction and procurement team in RFP processes
  • Collaborate with engineering, pre-construction, and development resources to ensure that the construction of a project is compliant with all approved designs, and all applicable standards, regulations, and permit requirements
  • Manage the timely review and approval of all submittals
  • Regularly report project costs and schedule, as well as the management and mitigation of variances
  • Manage the interface with interconnecting utilities, and ownership of relationships with all external stakeholders through construction process, including landowners, local community leaders and organizations, union and labor organizations, governmental agencies, and Independent Engineer
  • Lead monthly project meetings with contractors, review contractor and vendor billings, and manage change order requests
  • Participate in the contracting process with BOP/EPC contractors and key equipment suppliers
  • Manage a seamless transition from construction, through commissioning and commercial operation, to hand-over to asset management/operations team
  • Other job-related duties as assigned
Requirements
  • Thorough understanding of construction site safety, particularly with respect to energized electrical equipment
  • Knowledge of basic engineering principles and concepts
  • Strong inter-disciplinary communication skills, and ability to lead a small team, particularly in remote-working situations
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of software including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project (and additional experience with PrimaVera is preferred)
  • High motivation and passion to help create and efficiently deliver renewable energy projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a high-pressure environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to travel within North America by land or air, sometimes on short notice, and to visit prospective and active job sites (approximately 50% travel required)
  • Proficient in the English language
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction science, or a related field, or an equivalent blend of relevant professional training and experience
  • At least seven (7) years of relevant experience in in construction, with demonstrable experience in and knowledge of key practices and principles underpinning the construction of renewable energy projects
  • Proven experience in deploying utility-scale solar and energy storage is a plus
  • Familiarity with low, medium, and high voltage equipment operation and installation, and with SCADA systems, is a plus

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and any additional documents in one PDF file to jobs@connectgenllc.com.

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