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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Africa
Reference: DH29
Contact Name: Dale Howell
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Job Published: July 11, 2016 18:35

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the completion of preliminary engineering, detailed specifications and construction and supply contracts. 
  • Monitor and oversee all civil, structural, mechanical and electrical work on the project to ensure it meets contract obligations; maintain a hands-on approach to training and supporting sub-contractors’ in-field work efforts. 
  • Contribute to the development of detailed project management and construction plans and schedules, and direct the execution of work in accordance with approved contracts and ensure compliance. 
  • Maintain strong presence in front of sub-contractor(s), supporting and managing sub-contractors execution of work while maintaining high quality standards. 
  • Manage project construction activities ensuring Quality, Schedule, Cost, Safety, Environmental and Landowner requirements are met or exceeded. 
  • Take proactive lead position in learning specific technical details for solar PV project construction details, and develop effective relationships with contractors, suppliers, landowners and the community. 
  • Review project manpower requirements, to ensure adequate resources are in place for effective and timely execution of projects. 
  • Minimize potential problems by maintaining current knowledge of overall site project status. Review and be familiar with vendor requirements and assure that equipment is installed in a manner so as not to void warranties.
  •  Some travels are required based on the needs and locations of projects.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum education and experience requires an engineering degree and 8+years of technical, engineering and/or construction experience including a minimum of 5 years management of electric utility/cogeneration experience or 5 years of construction experience. 
  • Minimum 3 years experiences in people management. 
  • Demonstrated experience with EPC type projects is required. Experience in the engineering and construction of solar projects is a plus. 
  • Field experience in managing power projects is required. 
  • Be proficient in short and long range planning techniques. 
  • Have an electrical background
  • Ability to plan, co-ordinate, and analyze situations. 
  • Thorough understanding of construction contracts and associated paperwork requirements. 
  • Demonstrated efficiency in managing multi-disciplinary tasks.

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