Construction Manager

Title: Construction Manager
Supervisor: PM
Purpose: Responsible for construction and field activity management for utility and commercial PV projects within the North East Tristate area

Position responsibilities:

  • Lead the Construction Management (CM) resource and processes
  • Direct PV plant construction including contracts, schedule, budget
  • Monitor and supervise project specific materials & services, safety & quality
  • Develop and maintain project schedules via MS Projects
  • 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
  • Improve profitability


  • 10 years hands on construction management experience with a minimum of 5 years utility/commercial PV
  • Commercial electrical, contractor, and/or construction business management background


  • **Master Electrician or NABCEP Cert. highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineer highly preferred
  • 5-6 years of Solar installation experience
  • College or vocational course work in the area of solar construction project coordination, building construction, architecture, or closely related field
  • 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 solar CM experience a plus
  • Strong organizational and communication skill
  • 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
  • OSHA 30-hour certification
  • Must have valid and current driver’s license


  • NJ, NY – Tristate area 


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree - Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related preferred 

Travel: up to 75%

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.