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Director of Construction

Job Title: Director of Construction
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York
Reference: D70
Contact Name: Dale Howell
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Job Published: June 12, 2017 15:48

Job Description

Our client is looking for an experienced Head of Construction, Oversight and Management to manage their under-construction Solar/PV projects and operational sites.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Set and obtain installation goals for solar PV projects ranging from 1MW to 20 MWs
  • Manage performance and productivity of installation subcontractors
  • Ensure jobsite safety
  • Maintain complicated schedules, develop project timelines, and manage people and materials to complete jobs on time and to budge
  • Negotiate ECP and subcontractor contracts
  • Manage procurement related activities
  • Value engineer various solutions for a specific site to accomplish best return


Key Requirements:

  • 5 + years of solar specific electrical construction, engineering and/or solar specific project management experience
  • Experience with AutoCAD, PVSyst, Suneye and other technical and solar specific tools are desired
  • Engineering licences
  • Ability to create and manage a schedule and budget
  • Engineering Degree
  • Ability to read, understand and edit electrical and structural plans
  • Knowledge of Universal Building Codes and building materials
  • Engineering/Electrical licences preferred but not required

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