Solar Project Manager

  • UGE International
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Aug 12, 2021
Full time role

Job Description

Summary

UGE's Solar Project Managers are responsible for managing multiple assigned projects in accordance with project contracts, schedules, budgets, and design specifications, as well as overseeing subcontractors and construction managers/coordinators.

Principle Responsibilities/Key Results Areas

  • Responsible for management and execution of multiple contracted projects and coordination of new projects under development.
  • Manage all aspects of construction including budget, schedule, contractor supervision, and client relationships.
  • Ensure projects are executed ahead of schedule and under budget.
  • Ensure overall adherence of contractors to contracts.
  • Use Procore software to maintain current status of budgets, invoicing, site images and commitments.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships and ongoing communications with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Represent UGE in stakeholder meetings during the construction phase of the project.
  • Oversee deployment team, including subcontractors and construction managers.
  • Responsible for delegating work as necessary to ensure efficiency.
  • Responsible for continuous risk evaluation and mitigation.
  • Work closely with the Procurement and Development teams during pre-contract phases, including negotiating EPC contracts.
  • Prepare and submit applications to various agencies/boards having jurisdiction over required permits and/or approvals.

Financial & Organizational Scope

  • Responsible for establishing and monitoring of project budgets.
  • Accountability for all key performance indicators for assigned projects.

Reporting Relationships & Interactions

  • Reports to the Senior Project Manager.
  • Manages multiple external parties as needed to complete projects successfully.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Self-starter, highly organized, resourceful, and comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Detail-oriented with a strong sense of responsibility and ownership of work product.
  • High degree of effectiveness working in a collaborative and open culture across cross-functional teams.
  • Strong preference for experience with Procore software or similar systems.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office suite, data management, and reporting.
  • Knowledgeable of authorities having jurisdiction over the permitting process.
  • Experience with drawing software tools, such as AutoCAD, is a plus.

Abilities

  • Manage multiple parties as needed to complete projects ahead of schedule and under budget.
  • Strong communication, presentation, negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Ability to simplify, summarize, manage, and solve complex issues and then report to senior management.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and juggle competing deadlines effectively.
  • Understanding of all aspects of the project, including engineering, technical, constructability, and schedule to achieve project success.
  • Ability to effectively coordinate and handle, under pressure, multiple projects with a high degree of independence and professional judgment to meet or beat project key performance indicators.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, interpret, and manage design, development, and construction documents, specifications, and bids, and recommend changes or additions.
  • Travel required: ~10%

Experience & Education

  • Four year technical degree preferred – Engineering, Construction Management or similar.
  • Proven track record with 2 -5 years of experience as a project manager in renewable energy construction projects..
  • Structural and/or Electrical engineering knowledge is a plus.
  • Construction project management of Commercial and Industrial renewable energy projects is a plus.
  • Project management certifications are an asset but not required (i.e. PMP or similar).
  • Experience working with clients in a rapidly evolving environment and developing creative solutions to meet conflicting needs.

Organization Type

Company

Organization Size

51-100

Sectors

Energy