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Project Manager

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    $120,000 - $160,000 (DOE)

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    Rhys Elliott

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    5 months ago

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Our client is a solar industry leader looking after a number of disciplines including commercial, industrial and utility-scale solar and pride themselves on providing valued renewable energy solutions.

Summary of Role

The Project Manager leads the project teams and works in partnership with our Superintendents to oversee the build of safe, high quality, profitable projects while beating the estimated budgets and improving the total Operating Profit margin over the original bid as well as fostering great client relations and developing employees internally.

This position is responsible for safe work plans, client negotiations, risk management, cost estimation, contract management, and execution strategy. In addition, the Project Manager is responsible for the business side of the project, managing the full P&L as well as business development.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads the project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities, and project milestones.

  • Manage and oversee field operation and engineering processes and procedures.

  • Drive enforcement of safety protocols by the project teams.

  • Oversees the execution of the project with the Quality Management System.

  • Utilizes daily huddles to promote communication, resolve issues, and share ideas, so the projects are expeditiously and profitably constructed.

  • Leads the development of the project schedule with the Superintendent and ensures the team is executing the plan.

  • Maximizes cash flow by ensuring the team is adhering to the project invoicing schedule and ensures the team accurately documents and submits all receivables, quantity as-builts, change orders, and claims.

  • Produces complete subcontracts and ensures all subcontractors execute the agreement and the company’s standards. Ensures the required documentation is received in a timely manner.

  • Estimates, prices and negotiates owner initiated extra work, change of scope items, and contract deletions to maximize profits.

  • Manage project and program issues and risks to mitigate impacts.

  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools, and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization.

  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues, communicating across leadership.

  • Assist in dispute, negotiation, arbitration, or litigation, as needed.

  • Actively develops client relations to generate opportunities for new work.

  • Actively participates in Marketing and Pre-sales department activities to develop capture plans, teaming strategies, technical approach, and bid strategies.

  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plans

  • Monitor staff performance and perform detailed performance reviews

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field

  • 5+ years of experience or equivalent. Track record of achievement and career progression.

  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across, and down the organization.

  • Experience leading, motivating, and managing various project and program team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding the team accountable for performance.

  • Successfully led and managed complex portfolios valued at $30 million

  • Demonstrated success in the Project Management function of a construction firm.

  • Proven success in managing subcontractors and developing and executing innovative project changes.

  • Success developing cost to completes, costing and pricing Change Orders, and maximizing profits.

  • Demonstrated ability to read, understand, and interpret contract and insurance documents and forms, and make appropriate recommendations.

  • Background in project start-up meetings, subcontractor and vendor buyouts, owner estimates, sub/vendor requisitions, and cost to complete.

  • Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close.

  • Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from senior leadership, team members, and peers.

  • Entrepreneurial with a well-rounded business perspective.

  • Excellent teamwork, communication, and people skills a must.

  • Has a solid time management system and demonstrates excellent organizational skills

  • Working Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Project, SharePoint, P6 Primavera, and BlueBeam software with experience presenting to Senior Leadership.

  • Demonstrated decisiveness in resolving project issues, making decisions, and identifying priorities.

  • SharePoint, P6 Primavera and BlueBeam software: 1 year (Required)

  • Construction Management: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Retirement plan

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