Project Manager

Title: Project Manager

Purpose of the role: Control and Execution of Solar Projects

Preferred Qualifications: Construction Management Degree or Engineering Degree a must, Master Electrician, NABCEP Certified, PMP Certified preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineer
  • Minimum of 5-7 years PV commercial construction experience
  • Construction General Contracting and/or trade Electrical background a plus
  • Knowledge of PV systems, inverters and project financing
  • NABCEP certification, PV training, and/or applicable licensing a plus
  • High proficiency with MS Excel, MS Project, MS Visio, Procore software, Helio Scope, Energy Tool Base, in addition to standard MS office products

Salary: Based on Experience

Position responsibilities:

  • Responsible for execution of all contractual obligations to client based on Prime EPC Contract
  • Responsible for the review and finalization of Prime EPC agreement
  • Review and assist engineering in writing scope of work
  • Support pre-sales with all preliminary due diligence on project
  • 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 insure 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 relationships with governmental, environmental as well as engineering firms and consultants to prepare all necessary documentation for presentation to the proper authorities in order to obtain permits and licenses
  • 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 bases
  • 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 and project management plan
  • Defining important project milestones and deadlines
  • Ensuring project is on track through each phase
  • Develop, implement, and manage project budget and payment schedule based on contractual obligations
  • Determine internal & external support needs & costs
  • 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
  • Set up internal and external communications as they pertain to the project’s development and hold weekly status update meetings with all Stakeholders and Sponsors
  • Organize weekly on site project meetings with all Subcontractors performing work on project
  • 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
  • Perform, document and write report of all pre-existing conditions and site evaluation


  • Minimum BA/BS degree required- Construction Management, Engineering, or related field
  • Master’s Degree a plus

Travel: 30%

Location: Mahwah, NJ

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.