Project Manager Renewables - Traveling
Posted on Mar 19, 2021 by Cupertino Electric Inc
Description Project Manager Energy Division / Renewables Group Initial Projects Midwest / Indiana - Illinois Cupertino Electric, a giant in the Electrical Construction Industry, is setting up shop in 4 separate regions, across the Midwest and Western states. We seek Construction Project Management professionals prepared to work as long-term travelers with per diem supplements if applicable. We have contracts for mega construction projects and planning for more. These are Solar / Renewable projects at Utility-Scale spanning a footprint of 100 s of acres. CEI is functioning as the GC, and self-performing nearly all of the work, so ideal candidates would have some GC (Civil a plus) and Electrical experience. We are aggressively recruiting the best Construction Project Management professionals in the industry: Our Energy Group at CEI builds projects from the field to the grid. Whether it s a solar, battery storage, substation, EV charging, microgrid, or converter station project, our skilled project managers, engineers, and field employees deliver when it matters most. We are offering this exciting opportunity to join the Renewables Division within our Energy Group working on complex construction projects, leveraging your Project Management experience. The Project Manager role is a critical role in the success of projects at CEI. Within the Renewables Division, PMs will function as a General Contractor and must be knowledgeable of all aspects of a solar project including Civil, Structural, Mechanical, and Electrical disciplines. Additionally, successful candidates will have a solid understanding of all aspects of EH&S. As a PM, you will be responsible for client satisfaction, financial success, and the professional training, growth, and development of your team members. PM s develop, implement, and lead complex commercial strategies with respect to client and subcontractor management with an emphasis on repeat business as well as profitability. PM s are expected to manage a variety of complex issues including, but not limited to, schedule delays, subcontractor claims, Owner claims and AHJ, utility, ISO coordination. This role must be capable of effectively leading and communicating with a diverse team of engineers, construction, legal and financial professionals, as well as creating comprehensive reports for leadership team review. Essential Functions: * Establish and maintain positive working relationships with clients, partners, and local labor * Understand, comply and enforce CEI standards and procedures * Responsible for project Profit and Loss, and understanding complex financial transactions * Ensure that project leadership is informed of any project risks, particularly with respect to impacts to project finances, schedule, or any impact to an outside party (client, AHJ, etc) * Prioritize CEI safety culture including actions that impact the project safety record * Responsible for ensuring project quality and compliance with engineered drawings, maintaining the project schedule, as well as construction permitting / permit compliance * Train, develop and lead a diverse team to achieve a successful project outcome * Responsible for communicating, tracking, and maintaining project production goals, including developing recovery strategies. Work closely and collaboratively with field leadership to achieve project goals * Responsible for ensuring commercial and technical contract compliance, and that construction complies with all applicable local, state, and federal codes * Maintain accurate project records including financials, as-builts, etc * Develop and implement complex commercial negotiation strategies Requirements: * BS in Construction Management or Engineering preferred, High School diploma or GED required * Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent preferred * Experience as General Contractor on large projects (>$10M) * 3 Years in renewable energy, PV preferred * Understanding of Civil, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical concepts and drawings * Ability to proactively identify and implement cost-saving strategies to support project(s) profitability * Outstanding communications skills combined with systems skills including the MS Office suite * Understanding of basic accounting principles Why join us? At Cupertino Electric, we re obsessed with helping our customers solve large, complex problems from designing and building one of the first semiconductor chip plants in Silicon Valley to beating construction schedules everyone else would find impossible. Whatever the challenge, we re up for it, and looking for passionate, driven people to deliver the power and possibilities for our customer s wildest dreams. Cupertino Electric, Inc.. Learn more at . Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. Cupertino Electric Inc. aims to make accessible to any and all users. 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