Sr. Project Manager

Purpose: Control and execution of project management related to commercial and utility-scale PV solar projects. The Senior Project Manager manages the flow of information between the field and office to ensure that each project is constructed in accordance with the contract documents, paying close attention to deadlines and deliverables. The Sr. Project Manager may oversee multiple construction projects simultaneously, each at varying stages.

Position Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Organize and facilitate internal/external communications as they pertain to project development; hold weekly status update meetings and onsite project meetings with all Stakeholders, Sponsors and Subcontractors
  • Implement all corrective actions scope of work and issue work orders to Subcontractors
  • Follow through of all warranty claims and keep record of preventive and corrective work
  • Perform preliminary site visit for evaluation of build out and feasibility of design
  • Responsible for the implementation of all OSHA safety procedures
  • Design the following: Site Specific Safety Plan, Staging Plan, Flagging Plan, Traffic Control Plan, Fall protection plan, Emergency Response and Rescue plan
  • Perform, document, and write Site Hazard Analysis, report of all pre-existing conditions and site evaluation
  • Responsible for execution of all contractual obligations to client based on Prime EPC Contract and review and finalization of Prime EPC agreement
  • coordinate and integrate the activities associated with the engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, and warranty elements of the project team, including the activities of all third-party organizations.
  • Prepare and approve final cost budgets for entire build out based on estimation and procurement cost budget submittal of estimated values and actual cost
  • Review and redline all internal engineering designs for project; oversee all outsourced design engineering work – Mechanical, Electrical and Civil Engineering and ensure contractual obligations are met and implemented into design
  • Review and finalize all Scope of Work, Professional Service Agreements and Subcontractor agreements
  • Assist in selection of subcontractors, award RFP contracts and assign work for subcontractor to perform build out per approved design
  • Responsible for managing every aspect of construction projects —from the early development stage beginning after project assignment from sales and through to the final stage and warranty period
  • Responsible for final QA/QC inspections of systems
  • Responsible for all MV interconnections and documentation submittals to Utility and Township
  • Responsible for all permitting applications through State and Federal government agencies, submitting and obtaining building permits from Townships. Act as liaison and manage
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  • Coordination of all necessary construction inspections with state and Federal agencies
  • Oversee each phase of a project, including, but not limited to, coordination with internal Project Team(s)
  • Assign workload and action items to project team on weekly basis
  • Determining the necessity of subcontractors or third-party vendors, and taking the appropriate courses of action to ensure the completion of project milestones within deadlines and within approved budgets
  • Responsible for all project scheduling and cost control
  • Develop, implement, and manage project execution plan, project management plan, project budget and payment schedule based on contractual obligations; escalate & collaborate with the Director of Operations for resolution of problems that cannot be resolved within the project structure.
  • Analyze and review project performance metrics, schedule, budget, and cost; anticipate and/or mitigate project plans are developed to minimize impacts to the project.
  • Develop an understanding of relevant state, county and city codes, procedures and regulations required by the local planner and building departments
  • Develop an understanding of power companies’ electrical requirements and interconnection agreements
  • Acquire appropriate Internal approvals prior to submitting letters of intent and/or purchase orders
  • Evaluate all RFP’s and approve PO’s
  • Responsible for proper project invoice management based on subcontractor award and Professional Service Agreement



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Construction Management or related discipline a must.
  • Minimum of 10-15 years PV commercial construction experience
  • Master Electrician strongly preferred or strong background in electrical.
  • PMP and NABCEP candidates strongly preferred. If not possessed at time of hiring, PMP and NABCEP certifications must be obtained within 2 years of employment.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of commercial construction practices and skills, with experience in solar or other renewable technologies preferred.
  • Knowledge of PV systems, inverters and project financing
  • High proficiency with MS Excel, MS Project, MS Visio, Procore software, Helio Scope, Energy Tool Base, in addition to standard MS office products
  • Strong time management and organizational skills. Must be able to manage multiple tasks and have excellent follow-up skills with both internal and external customers.


Physical Demands:

  • Conducts work in both a field-type environment and in a professional office setting with local travel to jobsites to conduct inspections.
  • Physical working conditions may involve the following:
    • Lifting up to 50 pounds.
    • Periods of being on ground and construction site which may include, climbing ladders, standing, or walking on uneven ground, and being exposed to outdoor climates.
    • Extended periods of sitting, walking, standing, reaching, and/or bending.
    • Extended periods of reading fine print on a computer or in paper-based format.



  • Mahwah, NJ – Hybrid 3 days per week
  • Consideration may be given for remote work if candidates are not local to Mahwah, NJ
  • extensive travel to job sites as required.


This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.