United States of America
26 days ago
***SEEKING PRE-CON MANAGERS WITH EXPERTISE IN RENEWABLES FOR A SENIOR LEVEL ROLE AND 100% REMOTE OPPORTUNITY MANAGING GROWING US PORTFOLIO***
We have been hired by a fully integrated energy company that develops, constructs, owns and operates renewable energy projects and transmission assets to find a Senior Pre-Construction Manager that can successfully manage and oversee all the Pre-Construction aspects of Utility-Scale Wind and Solar renewable energy, high-voltage transmission line and energy storage projects across North America.
Complete cost analysis and budgetary estimates for the engineering, procurement and construction of the facilities in North America as well as managing the preliminary engineering for the projects.
Manage and Develop Request for Proposal’s (RFP’s) that will be issued to potential contractors for the competitive bidding process.
Engage in close coordination and constant communication with the development, construction and operations teams located across North America
Work in teams with environmental, resource analysis, procurement, initiation and transmission groups.
Provide Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) cost estimates, commercial and technical due diligence and support of solar, wind, transmission and energy storage projects to the development team during development/pre-construction phase.
Review developer construction related documents for completeness and compliance with utility interconnect agreements, power purchase agreements, land lease agreements, environmental permits, and ensure good industry practice.
Coordinate with development team to understand the geotechnical, civil, electrical, and major equipment supplier specifications for project estimates and RFP’s.
Manage preliminary engineering to support preconstruction development and contractor section phase
Responsible for leading the RFP process, in conjunction with the Capital Procurement Manager, with qualified contractors and vendors so bids can be accurately evaluated.
Responsible for evaluating thorough comparison metrics to determine most commercially and technically responsible bidders. Must ensure RFP’s establish basis of scope and pricing from contractor/supplier.
Develop construction project cashflows and milestone completion dates
Must be capable of developing a contracting plan on how to build and schedule the project
Works with the project stakeholders to review and approve components of the bid package, submittals and decisions through the process.
Prepare and present pre-RFP meeting and review process with project development team
Have sufficient knowledge of construction to manage a project into the early phases of construction as required.
Manage the turnover process from preconstruction to the construction execution team
Manage other staff at the manager and associate levels.
5 years of progressive experience as a Pre-Construction Manager in the renewable power industry with significant wind/solar/transmission experience at the pre-construction phase.
10 years or more work experience since graduation in a related field (Construction planning; pre-construction; Construction PM)
Knowledge of basic engineering concepts associated with renewable energy facilities (geotechnical, civil, structural, electrical).
Knowledge in engineering and cost estimating of utility-scale energy storage projects
Ability to work within a cost analysis database that allows for evaluation of past project build costs to effectively estimate future build costs in a targeted market.
Ability to simultaneously prioritize and resolve multiple issues on multiple projects under demanding schedule constraints.
Knowledge of trending constructability costs in the wind and solar market
Proficient in typical software applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project.
Must be willing and capable of traveling across North America as the role requires.
Experience specifically in solar project development, pre-construction and/or construction.
Direct experience with project and engineering management for wind/solar/ transmission
Experience in medium voltage and high voltage work. This includes MV collections systems, substations, switchyards, and transmission lines.
Prior site and estimating experience are advantageous.
Relevant and specific software experience, such as Primivera or estimating software (e.g. CostOS).