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Project Manager

Project Manager

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JDR Published: 29th November 2017
Job Type


Title: Project Manager  

Industry: Energy / Renewables 

Location: United Sates 

Salary: $140k - $200k 

Summary: Site based project management of Utility scale wind, solar, battery storage or transmission projects. . Flexible Travel Home program - Project Manager ONLY :  Work is 21 days site based (includes days off) and 7 days offsite (location of choice); flexibility in the program exists for individual circumstances, travel home program is established at the beginning of a project and is in effect for the duration of the project; utilizes additional per diem funds for travel.

The Role 

  • Safety Accountabilities: 

    • Leads by example to show that safety is the most important function, ensuring that all employees follow safe practices while working.
    • Accountable to continually reinforce safe behaviors and correct “at risk” behaviors.
    • Ensures Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s) occurs before scopes of work commence.
    • Adheres to and ensures all site team members understand standard operating procedures.
    • Ensures new hires receive job- and task-specific training prior to work commencing. (PM, Super’s and CM’s)
    • Leads and support the site team in technical, quality and safety, utilizing systems in place.

    Client Relationship Management Accountabilities:

    • Provides excellence in the management and delivery of the project, in-line with the client’s expectations.
    • Strengthen and continually maintain client relationship.


    • Manages the project plan, hosts kick off, and close out meetings for the project.
    • Manage project required construction permits as a prerequisite for project inception
  • Budget:  

    Allocate budget, costs to date, forecasts cost to completion, procurement and materials management.


    • Develop Contracts and Change orders.   
    • Manage purchases of project related materials and equipment.
    • Maintains a full understanding of all contractual obligations for the project and documentation of variances.
    • Ensures that the overall terms of the main contract are passed on to the subcontracts.


    • Directs, guides, and coaches discipline managers to ensure activities on site are understood and following established processes through quality checks.
    • Follows processes for systems and communication lines on site and ensure implementation is consistent.
    • Communicates variances to clients and executive management. 
    • Manages site personnel.
    • Create a culture of continuous improvement.
    • Utilizes Safety Management Systems (SMS), Quality Managements Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and technical procedures.
    • Performs audit functions to ensure compliance.
    • Provide a positive and engaging work environment by:
      • Align individual and team objectives to department and company objectives;
      • Manage and support employee development and growth;
      • Provide regular and direct feedback on performance and goal progress.


    • Manages quality control program to ensure processes are implemented according to the plan and are consistent.


    • Provides the required documents, drawings and other forms to active projects for monitoring and maintaining the EMS.
    • Supports developing projects to complete all required permitting activities before commencement.
    • Ensures training is provided and certifications are maintained on field staff to comply with EMS requirements.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Advanced level of knowledge in:

      • Estimating work efforts
      • Change orders
      • Project Permits
      • Leadership
      • Team building
      • Mentor and facilitator
      • Decision making
      • QA/QC Processes
      • Development of processes and procedures
      • Continuous improvement such as Lean, Six Sigma, Total Quality Management
      • Understanding environmental concepts including permit requirements
      • Interpreting state rules and regulations
      • Project Finance
      • Contract Management
      • Sub-Contractor and vendor and materials management
      • Construction drawing review
      • Drawing Quantity Takeoff
      • Engineering management
      • Communications, leading meetings, engaging teams, public speaking, presentations
      • Reporting
      • Writing skills
      • Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PPT, Outlook, Visio)
      • Scheduling software (MS Project, Primavera 6)
      • Job costing or accounting software

For more information and to apply, please get in touch with or call 646 813 1982. Jack specialises in placing Electrical Engineering candidates in the Utility space. If this role isn’t for you, please feel free to give her a call to discuss other opportunities within the space

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