BESS Project Manager

Posted 23 May 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Storage & DSR
Contact NameJames Doherty

Job description

I'm working with a Utility Scale BESS IPP that is on the search for an experienced Project Manager to take their projects from Pre-construction through to completion.


  • Oversees the project's design by coordinating both internal and external engineering resources.

  • Manages project scheduling, including hosting initial site kick-off and project closure meetings.

  • Ensures daily Job Hazard Analyses (JHAs) and Plan of the Day from EPC.

  • Monitors EPC progress, offering support for schedule recovery if necessary.

  • Handles design Request for Information (RFI) coordination.

  • Actively engages with landowners to meet their expectations.

Safety Responsibilities:
  • Sets a safety precedent by exemplifying safe practices and ensuring adherence among all team members.

  • Continuously reinforces safe behaviors and addresses any risky actions.

  • Ensures JHAs are conducted before work begins.

  • Upholds and ensures understanding of standard operating procedures.

  • Facilitates job-specific training for new hires.

  • Provides technical, quality, and safety support to the site team.

EPC Relationship Management:
  • Ensures project management aligns with our standards.

  • Focuses on enhancing and sustaining relationships with EPC partners.

Budget and Contract Management:
  • Manages project budget, cost tracking, procurement, and materials.

  • Ensures EPC compliance with contract terms and reviews change orders.

  • Facilitates field purchases and oversees contractual obligations.

  • Communicates main contract terms to subcontractors.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

  • PMP Certification preferred.

  • OSHA 30 certification is required.

  • 5-10 years of experience in Project Management

  • Valid driver's license and ability to obtain a passport.

  • Desire to grow professionally and take on additional responsibilities within the company.

Preferred Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of safety, leadership, team building, and decision-making.

  • Experience in contract compliance, project permits, and quality assurance.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and scheduling software.

  • Ability to manage subcontractors, vendors, and materials effectively.

Physical Requirements:

  • Work includes both field and office tasks, with occasional travel.

  • May require lifting up to 10 pounds and prolonged computer use.

  • Construction site visits may involve early or late hours and remote locations.

  • Compensation and benefits will be competitive and based on experience.

  • The position is located in Austin, TX.