Director, Construction, West Coast

  • Nexamp
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Aug 14, 2021

Job Description

Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is making a difference in our environment excite you? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Let’s make a difference together. Join our team! 


The West Coast Regional Construction Director is an experienced project manager who thrives in a fast-paced environment, is passionate about building and growing a successful team, and is always trying to find a better, more efficient way to get things done. This person is committed to ensuring that the team is operating efficiently and effectively and is moving in the same direction. The Regional Construction Director will be driving the successful completion of key performance indicators within the region, as we continue to build and grow our portfolio of operating assets.


  • Responsible for the planning and execution of all construction operations within the geographic region.
  • Build, coach and retain a growing construction team of top performers that will be operating across a vast geographic area.
  • Fully understand the region and company’s key performance indicators and annual goals, and develop a plan to ensure success.
  • Continuously manage and develop relationships with key contractors across the region to manage risk across the portfolio.
  • Understand and participate in the project development process, as needed, to provide construction expertise and mitigate construction risk.
  • Collaborate with business development, engineering and procurement to ensure all projects stay on schedule with regard to regulatory and construction timelines.
  • Understand and be able to analyze key construction cost drivers, both locally, as well as across the industry, to assist in budget and ROM preparation.
  • Actively participate in project engineering reviews, to provide value engineering and construction expertise.
  • Be the expert in contract administration and construction management and coach, train and mentor team members to become SMEs
  • Actively involved in new market development and establishing new sub-contractor bases within new regions.
  • Lead by example and enforce company and regulatory safety policies and procedures; address non-compliance among all employees, subcontractors and vendors.


  • 10+ years of construction management experience, preferably in the solar industry, with deep knowledge of civil, electrical and utility construction
  • 5+ years of managing people, preferably in a remote environment
  • Utility scale solar experience preferred but not required
  • Experience managing budgets and schedules with a track record of success
  • Experience in contractor vetting and the project bid process
  • Knowledge of OSHA Safety standards; OSHA 10 is a minimum requirement
  • CSLB license preferred
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • 4-year college degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or similar field required
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Project and various other construction management tools
  • Maintains professional licenses in trade (i.e. PMP, CSL, NABCEP PV, etc.)
  • Valid and current Driver's license
  • Willingness to travel at least 50% if required

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application. We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply.

At Nexamp, our mission is building the future of energy, so it is clean, simple, and accessible for all. We believe a diverse team brings different perspectives and experiences, thus benefiting our work. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. By encouraging a culture where ideas and decisions come from all people, we believe it will help us grow, innovate, and be a part of environmental and social change.


Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp Offers! This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401 (k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance with company contribution; Flexible Paid Time Off; Commuter Benefits and Cell Phone Reimbursement. We provide healthy snacks, coffee, in-office and online yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!


Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.



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