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Head of Owner's Engineers - BESS

Head of Owner's Engineers - BESS

A leading international renewable energy company is seeking a Head of Owner’s Engineers with expertise and experience in managing the design, construction, and commissioning of BESS projects.

Your Role:

  • Project Management oversight of design, construction, quality, and closeout of BESS power plants
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with clients, local representatives, vendors, EPC Contractor and other stakeholders.
  • Evaluate monthly contractor progress reports with an eye toward managing project risks and exploiting project opportunities.
  • Support preparing monthly reports for the project Owner and lenders based on contractor reports and first-hand observation of the project progress.
  • Present project progress, key findings, and recommendations to the project Owner and/or lenders as required.
  • Negotiate variation orders as required, managing scope, technical issues, and commercial commitments.
  • Responsible for working with the engineering and technical groups ensuring work outputs comply with standards and meets contract requirements.
  • Chair monthly site project/quality meetings with site contractors, subcontractors, and other consultants
  • Demonstrate leadership in environmental, health, and safety.

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Engineering, or related field of study. Electrical or Civil Engineering and PMP certification preferred.
  • At least five years of experience that includes a proven track record of managing large scale construction projects. BESS experience is required.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of fieldwork methodology.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of construction safety standards and practices.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of construction equipment, particularly cranes, load charts and rigging.
  • Ability to work towards and meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of an organization.