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Renewable Energy Project Manager - Utility Scale (PV)

Project Management

Full Time

Texas, US

Posted this week

About the Job

Salary - $100000 - $130000/Year


Multiple Locations – CA, TX, WI, MI, UT, FL


The Project Manager will directly supervise Assistant Project Managers, Project Engineers, and Administrators, as well as manage all aspects of utility-scale solar projects including project planning, budgeting, buyout, project controls / reporting, scheduling, risk management, etc.


  • In partnership with superintendent team, plan, execute, and take responsibility for significant scopes of self-performed work, managing very large labor crews. Plan sequencing, crew-sizes, productivity goals, and monthly labor spend. Execute work and track actual results, adjusting and refining forecasts to reflect actual production
  • Work with Superintendent to develop safety plans and to implement safety procedures
  • Oversee preparation of project billings; seek to maximize cash flow in and reduce pay cycles through diligent & strategic billing preparation. Prioritize the collection of aged receivables and review their status regularly in Owner meetings and conversations
  • Present and negotiate change orders with owner for timely resolution
  • Negotiate cost-effective subcontract and material purchases
  • Set up and implement job procedures and techniques to assure timely buyout, shop drawing approval and material delivery
  • Keep project on schedule
  • Maintain timely and accurate reporting to management, particularly with regard to cost forecasting and estimated cost at completion
  • Manage, train, and supervise project team according to Company policy; act as mentor to younger employees to encourage professional growth and career development
  • Review contract conditions; ensure compliance with all contract terms
  • Supervise documentation of all significant project events, e.g., accidents, delays, Change Orders
  • Direct preconstruction services and activities
  • Negotiate, prepare and issue subcontract bid packages
  • Effectively manage project risk; evaluate probability and severity of risk events as they are identified/anticipated and prepare mitigation plans with project team and operations management
  • Maintain quality control (integrity and excellence of completed project), including development and implementation of Site-Specific Quality Management Plan (SSQMP)
  • Avoid or mitigate claims and conflict
  • Complete all job close-out procedures
  • Conduct warranty follow-up (typical 2-year warranty period)
  • Complete project with full or enhanced fee
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned
  • Develop and maintain good relationship with Owner, Architect and Subcontractors; develop strategies and skills to build a strong partnership with the Owner, while still ensuring prompt owner notification of impacts and preservation of rights
  • Extensive coordination with material suppliers to ensure timely deliveries and to develop solutions to logistical and supply-chain challenges
  • Negotiate and coordinate with local Contract Labor Provider to ensure sufficient manpower resources at most competitive commercial terms
  • Organize and lead regular meetings with Owner, and key project partners


  • Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural Bachelor’s degree required
  • Field construction management experience (5-8 years, including supervisory skills)
  • Leadership ability – able to pull together team members from diverse backgrounds in a remote environment and organize them into a cohesive, high-performing project team
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office suite, as well as other industry-standard tools, such as Bluebeam Revu. CMiC experience
  • Fundamental knowledge of contract law and project accounting
  • Thorough understanding of all project management control systems (scheduling, cost control, procurement and estimating)
  • Strong understanding of Utility-scale PV plant construction means, methods, sequencing, and techniques
  • Understanding of utility & ISO interconnection sequence & durations
  • Able to travel extensively including lengthy jobsite-based assignments in remote/rural areas
  • Must have strong people skills
  • Detail-oriented, motivated self-starter

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 - $130,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Application Question(s):

  • Work areas vary, and may require extensive travel. Are you able to work on-site for the duration of the project?


  • EPC Solar (PV) Construction Project Management: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Posted this week

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