Renewable Energy Project Manager

Swinerton Inc. Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 weeks ago

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Primary Location:

San Diego CA

Additional Job Posting Locations:

Anchorage AK, Arlington VA, Billings MT, Boise ID, Cheyenne WY, Denver CO, Fargo ND, Layton UT, Minneapolis MN, Oklahoma City OK, Omaha NE, Philadelphia PA, Redwood City CA, Salt Lake City UT, San Jose CA, Seattle WA, Sioux Falls SD

Job Description Summary:

Overall management of construction project resulting in successful project completion.

Job Description:

SRE Renewable Energy Onsite Project Manager - 100% Travel

  • Able to perform all Assistant Project Manager's and Project Engineer's responsibilities (refer to position descriptions)

  • Effectively manage project risk on large utility-scale solar power plant projects; evaluate probability and severity of risk events as they are identified / anticipated and prepare mitigation plans with project team and SRE operations management.

  • In partnership with SRE superintendent team, plan, execute, and take responsibility for significant scopes of self-performed work, managing very large labor crews. Plan work, crew-sizing, productivity goals, and monthly spend. Execute work and track actual results, adjusting and refining forecasts to reflect actual production.

  • 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

  • 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 per the Prime Contract.

  • 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.

  • Work with Superintendent to develop safety plans and to implement safety procedures

  • 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.

  • Organize and lead regular meetings with Owner, and key project partners.

  • 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

  • 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

MINIMUM SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural degree or equivalent experience

  • 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.

  • Problem-solving ability and strong sense of urgency

  • Organizational and communication skills; must have strong people skills.

  • Strong computer skills with MS Office suite, as well as other industry-standard tools, such as Bluebeam Revu. CMiC experience a plus.

  • Fundamental knowledge of contract law and project accounting

  • Thorough understanding of all project management control systems (scheduling, cost control, procurement and estimating)

  • Able to travel extensively including lengthy jobsite-based assignments in remote / rural areas.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!


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Renewable Energy Project Manager

Swinerton Inc.