The RoleWe are looking for a hands-on Project Manager to drive exciting and innovative microgrid projects in various location across the West Coast. This is a great role for someone looking to play a leadership role at a fast-growing PE backed business. This role will report to our Vice President, Execution. The role is based in California.
Serve as the project manager for individual microgrid construction projects for our customers from contract signature to commissioning
Ensure our internal company functions (i.e. Business Development, Engineering, Service) are aligned throughout the project execution process
Prepare project schedules, operating rhythms and sequence of operations to ensure all stakeholders (Customers, subcontractors, Material/ Equipment vendors, and local regulatory agencies) are informed and engaged
Evaluate and manage 3rd party agreements and relationships with subcontractors and vendors
Drive pre-construction activities including take-offs, bid solicitation, bid review, subcontractor negotiations and building final project budgets
Track project costs and schedules to ensure project is delivered on-time and on-target
Proactively identify and resolve conflicts and develop and implement viable solutions.
Inform the build out of our Project Management function to keep pace with our company’s rapid growth
To be successful in this role you should:
5+ years of experience in Construction Management, general contracting, logistics, engineering, energy industry or military experience
An understanding of building code and regulations
Excellent communication skills 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
Some experience with logistics or project management software
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
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.