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Pre-construction Manager

Remote
about 1 month ago
Full time role

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Scale Microgrid Solutions (“Scale”) is a fully integrated distributed energy platform focused on designing, implementing and financing innovative distributed clean ...

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Job Description

The RoleWe are looking for a Project/Pre-Construction Manager. This position is accountable for driving pre-construction activities for our distributed generation projects, which typically include solar, natural gas generation and energy storage resources. This is a great role for someone looking to play an important technical role at a fast-growing PE backed business. This role will report to our Vice President, Execution. This role is based in California and includes moderate travel within California (primary area of operation are between San Francisco and Los Angeles). 

Responsibilities:

  • Drive pre-construction activities including take-offs, bid solicitation, bid review, subcontractor negotiations and building final project budgets.
  • Liaison between the business development, engineering, and project management teams to ensure internal stakeholders are aligned throughout the pre-construction phase of each project.
  • Grow Scale’s existing partner base by building relationships with new and existing contractors and vendors.
  • Drive material procurement across multiple projects with a focus on meeting schedule deadlines and staying within budget.
  • Produce detailed and accurate scopes of work to aid in contractor pricing. Ensure internal and external stakeholder requirements are captured in the scope.
  • Use industry knowledge and experience to create early-stage project budgets based on conceptual scope.
  • Prioritize and execute budget development, contractor pricing, and material procurement for multiple projects in various geographic locations, simultaneously.

In order to be successful in this role you should have:

  • 5+ years of experience in Construction Management, general contracting, logistics, engineering, energy industry or military experience, with an emphasis on budgeting, cost estimating, and procurement.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with equipment vendors and contractors specifically in the electrical construction and distributed energy field.
  • Knowledge of building codes and regulations
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Initiative, be able to work autonomously and comfortable representing SMS in customer-facing situations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related field preferred

Some of the core virtues embraced by Scales' employees include:

  • Do the Right Thing
  • Act Like An Owner
  • Hustle
  • Demand Results
  • Go Together
  • Evolve or Disappear

We offer a competitive compensation package and a comprehensive benefits program including medical benefits, paid vacation and holidays, and 401K matching.
About Scale Microgrid Solutions Scale Microgrid Solutions (“Scale”) is a fully integrated distributed energy platform focused on designing, implementing and financing innovative distributed clean energy solutions. Through its leading technical expertise and access to scale capital, SMS helps its customers transition to a decentralized energy future by providing and financing sustainable, cost-effective, and resilient power solutions. SMS has its own proprietary microgrid solution which provides customer with cheaper, cleaner and more reliable power, and also partners with third party developers to acquire and/or finance a broader range of distributed energy assets. We raised $500MM from Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, to fund our business plan and accelerate growth. We are growing quickly and looking to augment the team with highly motivated entrepreneurial talent.  About Warburg PincusWarburg Pincus is a leading global private equity firm with nearly $60 billion in assets under management (AUM). Its active portfolio of more than 180 companies around the globe is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography. Warburg Pincus is a growth investor and an experienced partner to management teams seeking to build durable companies with sustainable value. To learn more about Warburg Pincus, please visit https://www.warburgpincus.com/. Scale strives to attract and retain a workforce that reflects the composition of our customer base and communities. We are committed to providing a work environment that provides everyone equal access and opportunity to contribute and drive meaningful outcomes. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply and will consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Scale Microgrid Solutions (“Scale”) is a fully integrated distributed energy platform focused on designing, implementing and financing innovative distributed clean ...

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