Construction Manager

Purpose: Responsible for construction and field activity management for utility and commercial PV projects within the Americas.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Construction Management (CM) resource and processes
  • Direct PV plant construction including contracts, schedule, budget, and interconnection
  • Monitor and supervise project-specific materials & services, safety & quality
  • Develop and assign resources
  • Drive QA/QC, Safety, and CM process
  • Direct the contracting and activities of subcontractors and consultants
  • Provide project feasibility analyses
  • Manage and provide written status reporting on project progress
  • Improve profitability and construction efficiency


  • 7 years of hands-on construction management experience with a minimum of 5 years of utility/commercial solar installations
  • Commercial electrical, contractor, and/or construction business management background


  • **Master Electrician or NABCEP Cert. highly preferred
  • 5-6 years of Solar installation experience
  • Any combination totaling 4 years from the following categories of experience: Work experience in solar PV installations, commercial building construction, remodeling, or tenant improvements
  • College or vocational course work in the area of construction project coordination, building construction, architecture, or closely related field
  • 5-6 years of supervisory experience in a building construction trade
  • Knowledge of all phases of building construction, including work commonly done by the various building crafts
  • Knowledge of electrical, roofing, and structural systems
  • Hands-on experience as a professional electrician in the solar industry is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of building materials, tools, and machines
  • Supervisory ability
  • Ability to read blueprints and specifications for building trades
  • General computer, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Significant utility-scale CM experience a plus
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to grow business relationships and effectively engage all stakeholders
  • Ability to find solutions and resolve issues
  • High level of professionalism, excellent oral and written communication, detail-oriented
  • Superior time management and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with basic office tools
  • High proficiency with MS Excel, Project, and Procore software, and/or ability to become highly proficient
  • Familiarity with Procore, PVSYST, Salesforce, Box
  • OSHA 30-hour certification
  • Must have a valid and current driver’s license

Bachelor’s degree is preferred – Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related preferred

Ability to support projects in the Northeast

Up to 95%

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to traverse and inspect all areas of the Jobsite in all types of weather; this may include walking, climbing, reaching, bending, crawling, or stretching.
  • Exposure to characteristic construction site dangers.

Core Development Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.