Senior Pre-Construction Manager

Senior Pre-Construction Manager

  • Location

    United States

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Carmen Torredemer

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Carmen Espinós Torredemer

TGRC is working with an independent power producer looking for Senior Pre-Construction Managers who are passionate about renewables and ready to join their Engineering & Construction Group.

This position requires responsibility for managing and overseeing all the Pre-Construction aspects of Utility -Scale solar and high-voltage transmission lines and energy storage projects. This will include completing 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. This position will also be responsible for managing and developing Request for Proposal’s (RFP’s) that will be issued to potential Contractors for the competitive bidding process.

Key Accountabilities:

  • 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


  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree, with preference in engineering and/or construction-related discipline
  • 10 years or more work experience in Construction planning; pre-construction; Construction PM
  • 5 years progressive responsible experience in the renewable power industry with significant solar/transmission experience at the pre-construction phase
  • 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
  • Knowledge of trending constructability costs in the wind and solar market
  • Must be proficient in typical software applications including PM software
  • Open to remote working or relocation to San Diego
  • Must be willing and capable of traveling across North America as the role requires


  • Medical, dental, vision insurance