Project Management and Engineering

Project Manager

This position will work in our Project Management and Engineering (PME) team and is responsible for the direct management oversight and on-schedule, on-budget delivery of assigned projects.

Opportunity

Adapture Renewables, Inc. is an expert in developing, financing, engineering, building, and operating utility-scale photovoltaic systems and battery energy storage systems. Drawing upon an extensive knowledge base, we realize projects with speed, flexibility, and high quality. Our Project Management and Engineering (PME) team is looking for a talented Project Manager to help support the efforts of our fast-growing company. Adapture Renewables, Inc. is owned by KIRKBI – the private holding and investment company of the Kirk Kristiansen family founded to build a sustainable future for the LEGO® brand through generations.

Overview

This position will work in our Project Management and Engineering (PME) team and is responsible for the direct management oversight and on-schedule, on-budget delivery of assigned projects. The ideal candidate establishes project objectives and procedures, maintains liaison with project stakeholders, and directs and monitors Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) and financial activities by providing direction to project engineers, supply chain and logistics coordinators, administrative and finance staff, on-site construction managers, and contracted EPC-turnkey services. This role will manage multiple, medium to large utility-scale projects and associated project delivery staff or may be the primary project manager on a single large project in varying regions. The candidate will ideally be based near our Bay Area home office.

Core Responsibilities

  • Monitors company and EPC contractor safety and quality goals on assigned projects and ensures compliance with the same
  • Manages EPC turnkey solutions and oversees the planning, design, and construction process for all assigned projects
  • Manages budget and schedule goals of assigned projects, from project inception through project hand-off to the Asset Management team
  • Performs regular risk analysis and cost forecasting and reporting for assigned projects
  • Manages key deliverables from the Project Management team in charge of design, procurement, and construction
  • Leverages knowledge of system delivery milestones to capture reduced construction costs wherever possible
  • Acquires initial budget, scope and schedule sign off/buy-in from all project stakeholders
  • Coordinates resource availability and operational needs to ensure achievement of established project goals
  • Facilitates bid and procurement process with EPC contractors and equipment vendors.
  • Coordinates with Legal department for initiation and completion of EPC and vendor agreements and subcontractor task orders
  • Monitors final budget, contract review, schedule, and signature acquisition process for all assigned projects
  • Creates, oversees, and tracks all schedule aspects for assigned projects, from pre-approval through project close-out to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Oversees document management and administration for assigned projects
  • Develops and maintains meeting minutes for reoccurring meetings
  • Directs work of one or more assigned Construction Managers on a per project basis and manages/supports them in the scheduling of work
  • Negotiates and manages contractor change orders
  • Resolves conflicts by collecting and analyzing information, interpreting differences between base line contract work, change order work and new work, and providing recommendations to resolve
  • Develops and maintains periodic status reports to keep management and project stakeholders informed on project progress
  • Works with the Senior Project Manager to create Construction Management Procedures for project team application
  • Proactively participates and tracks the PME “continual improvement process”
  • Develops best practices to improve remote collaboration tools with field personnel and implements as needed
  • Collaborates with company departments to develop improved business processes

Qualifications and Experience

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented professional with 6-12 years in planning/scheduling and project management
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to perform work with minimal supervision, handle competing priorities and deadlines effectively, manage the pressure of constant interruptions, and respond well to last minute, high priority, time and business sensitive projects
  • Ability to schedule, organize, direct, and coordinate a diverse team to maintain efficiency and facilitate group decision-making, team building, and conflict resolution
  • Knowledge of commercial electrical systems and NEC parameters
  • Experience with medium to large utility-scale projects and direct to utility interconnection
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Smartsheets, and similar project tools
  • Responsive, proactive and positive
  • Work in a fun and open office setting and occasionally on construction sites
  • Job duties will require travel throughout United States 5-10% of the time

Benefits Package

  • 401(k) plan with company matching contribution
  • Competitive health, vision, and dental benefits
  • Attractive personal time off and company holiday package
  • Work-from-home policy
  • Salary commensurate with experience

Note

Qualified candidates only. No search firms. Adapture Renewables, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity.

How to apply

Send cover letter and resume to careers@adapturerenewables.com. No phone calls.

Our contact details

Adapture Renewables, Inc.
www.adapturerenewables.com
1901 Harrison Street, Suite 1630, Oakland, CA 94612