Solar Construction Manager

Gravity IT Resources

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 Construction Manager


 On construction site for duration of project, mainland U.S.

Reports To:

Sr. Project Manager, Engineering and Construction

Preferred Background:

Engineering, Construction Management, professional career in construction with past experience in Industrial or power markets.  A background in electrical and utilities is preferred.

Required Skillsets:


  • People management
  • Organization
  • Computer skills MS word, Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Communication to third parties and executives
  • Schedule and planning understanding
  • Construction means and methods knowledge
  • Management means and methods knowledge


Job Description:

To act as the Owner’s representative to oversee all aspects of plant and facilities construction including: interconnect, site work, owner purchased material, safety, startup and commissioning, and project close out. This position is responsible for the overall management of the team and assigned projects, to ensure compliance within required budgetary, scheduling, and safety goals. Employees in this role coordinate and manage construction work performed by contractors and/or vendors at the project site. Employees in this role manage the engineering, procurement and construction oversight-activities necessary to construct, start-up, and commence commercial operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with resources and sub suppliers in various disciplines to determine project priorities, schedule and work plans to meet milestones
  • Manages sub tier suppliers to the requirements outlined in contracts or purchase orders as the lead manager and administrator
  • Manage onsite company representative staff (Inspectors)
  • Reporting daily, weekly and monthly on progress, indicators, and recovery plans to upper management
  • Ensures projects are efficiently, effectively and safely implemented in accordance with department procedures, local regulations, contracts and policies
  • Verifies constructability, ensures proper resource allocations, assesses field status and resolves issues as needed
  • Leads project meetings and reviews budget, schedule, quality, risk tracker, and contingency allocations
  • Interfaces with project’s designated management committees or third parties, and acts as lead Company representative of project activities
  • Manage execution requirements stipulated in the Interconnect Agreement, Purchase Power Agreement, and Independent System Operator to achieve back-feed, sync and commercial operation
  • Manages walk down of planned work, validates acceptance of completed work to design requirements, approves contractor payment requests
  • Supervises activities and/or coordinates activities or groups, such as safety programs, engineering, construction, budget, and analysis and contract administration
  • Oversees commissioning activities to meet corporate objectives, with limited project management, scheduling and estimating resources
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


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