C&I Solar Project Manager

Irvine, CA 92602

Posted: 11/14/19 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry or Function: Renewable Energy Job Number: 69973 - APM Compensation: $70,000 $85,000 per year

Job Description

Job Duties:

  • Assist sales in securing solar project contracts including estimating, site evaluations, scheduling, budgeting, and risk mitigation.
  • Determine site specific requirements including labor, local AHJ requirements, safety requirements, utility interconnection, and permit costs.
  • Develop detailed project budget based on bill of materials, subcontractor and other costs.
  • Acquire necessary permits, and other required approvals to complete project scope.
  • Manage customer communication on a routine basis to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Develop and negotiate sub-contractor, consultant or engineering agreements based on the project scope-of-work necessary to fulfill project requirements.
  • Manage all aspects of the project schedule from project kickoff to project close-out including project retrospectives.
  • Monitor processes, materials, safety, job quality, to detect or assess problems.
  • Analyze information, and identify problem resolutions, recommend and implement corrective actions.
  • Provide timely management, financial or other relevant project information necessary to meet internal processes or controls.
  • Coordinate construction activities, inspections and interconnections with the customer, local jurisdiction, and the relevant utility.
  • Ensure projects are completed within scheduled timeframes and budget.
  • Coordinate project commissioning and handoff to systems support and/or O&M team.
  • Coordinate construction efforts with the construction management team.
  • Track progress through Revel Energy project management software.

Salary Range and Bonus Potential:

  • $70,000 - $85,000 per year



  • Basic Health and Dental, casual, entrepreneurial, comfortable, fun and proactive with an accountable, high performance, and results oriented work environment

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years of commercial construction experience with 2+ years of commercial solar project experience in sales, project management, or site supervision.
  • Successfully managed multiple 250kW+ commercial solar installations
  • Strong computer skills and detailed knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), and construction project management software such as Microsoft Project, Procor, etc.
  • Superb customer service skills - a high level of professionalism
  • Strong technical and business acumen to identify and solve project issues
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Impeccable time-management skills are a must in order to handle multiple projects simultaneously including prioritizing, organizing and planning effectively to meet all deadlines
  • Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a highly dynamic fast-paced environment
  • Must have a clean driving record and valid license.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen.
  • PMP Certification preferred.
  • General B Construction License preferred.
  • C-10 Electrical License / CA Journeyman certified preferred.


Educational Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in related field required.



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