Project Manager, Solar

9 months ago
Full time role
Remote · United States... more
Remote · United States... more

Job Description

You are a detailed-oriented, proactive, highly organized self-starter with a background in construction project management of renewable energy assets looking to further a career in project management in the sustainable infrastructure field from the owner’s perspective.

What you will be doing at Generate Capital as the Project Manager, Solar:

  • Support pre-closing due diligence activities on solar
  • Participate in EPC selection and contract
  • Act as the Owner's Representative on a variety of projects by managing EPC firms and engaging with developers, consultants, engineers, and other project stakeholders
  • Understand site-specific design details and support/manage engineering review and energy model development
  • Manage all aspects of the EPC agreement, including official notices, change orders, RFIs, pay applications, construction status updates, safety, milestone achievement, certificates, commissioning,
  • Tightly manage project-level budgets and milestone payments, which includes internal reporting and forecasting
  • Ensure project quality control by coordinating on-site inspections, coordinating with 3rd party providers if
  • Attend project progress meetings
  • Act as the internal subject matter expert on all aspects of
  • Identify, track, manage, and report on project risks
  • Update internal data systems and ensure all project-level documentation is accurate
  • Coordinate after-action reviews/lessons learned/continuous improvement
  • Assist with the development of internal operating policies, standards, and
  • Communicate project progress, risks, and issues both internally and externally
  • Manage relationships with all stakeholders
  • Ensure compliance with company safety program
  • Ensure appropriate closeout of projects and handover to Generate Asset Management Team

Candidate qualifications & core characteristics:

  • 5+ years’ experience in construction project management, with significant exposure to commercial and utility solar PV projects
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational skills, and follow-through
  • Strong written and oral communicator capable of “code switching” to meet the needs of a given situation
  • Some knowledge of GAAP project accounting and basic finance concepts is preferred
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Prior exposure to Salesforce or other CRM helpful.
  • A 4-year degree or equivalent work experience and certifications
  • Relevant training and certifications such as prior/current trade licensure, OSHA10/30, NABCEP, PMP are preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple objectives simultaneously and prioritize appropriately
  • Strong familiarity with construction and electrical codes
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Expertise in EPC contract negotiations
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawing sets
  • Unimpeachable integrity and glowing references
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including empathy, intuition, and listening as well as strong writing, editing, and basic design
  • High level of self-awareness and humility, with excitement about confronting uncomfortable situations or new challenges
  • Intellectual agility, curiosity, and creativity; problem-solving is your default mode
  • Entrepreneurial spirit: flexibility, comfort with risk, recognition that “perfect can be the enemy of the good”

Generate’s compensation packages are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Salary decisions take into account a wide variety of factors including, but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, geographic location, and other business and organizational needs. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is $120,000 - $150,000. In addition, the compensation package may include a discretionary bonus and other benefits, including health care benefits, retirement benefits, benefits permitting paid days off (including sick leave, parental leave, and paid time off or vacation benefits), and other benefits that must be reported for federal tax purposes. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at the top of this range. 

Generate Capital is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or handicap, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


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