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Owners Rep Onsite Construction Manager
Utility Scale Solar Site
Long Beach, CA
Owners Rep needed with a Construction Management/Superintendent background to oversee an EPC building a utility scale solar site in Long Beach, CA! This is full time position with benefits. The first site to oversee the construction is approximately a 12 month project that the Owners Rep will work onsite Monday-Friday and able to go home EVERY weekend. Once this first project is completed, the Owners Rep/Construction Manager will be allocated to another CA project.
Scope of Responsibilities:
Collaborates with safety team members to ensure all safety goals are the highest priority
Review and approve JHAs for associated work onsite prior to work commencing
Provides excellence in the management and delivery of the project, in-line with the companys expectations.
Creates a culture of continuous improvement.
Prepare and manage the project execution plan, co-ordinate and host the project kick off meetings, and prepare and manage effective project close out.
Work with the Project Manager to ensure all contracts (prime and sub-contracts) are effectively managed, including change orders and documentation of variances.
Onsite owners representative: monitoring of utility scale solar construction completed by 3rd party EPC Contractors
Cultivate positive working relationships with 3rd party EPC Contractors
Manage the construction of utility scale solar projects to the 3rd party EPC contract and permit requirements including schedule, budget, scope of work, deliverables
Complete daily safety walks and submit a daily safety walk report to head of internal safety programs
Manage internal safety goals with 3rd party EPC Contractors
Attend internal and external meetings as necessary (e.g., daily, weekly).
Track project progress against the schedule and manage schedule remediation plans
Discuss daily objectives with 3rd party EPC Contractor and promptly report back perceived risks, and other issues/observations.
Verify and sign-off on various construction milestones (civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical) and update internal tracking software
Ensure thorough and quality work by verifying items against scopes of work and design plans to minimize punch lists and deliver the best-in-class assets.
Verify 3rd party EPC Contractors adhere to QA/QC plans
Work with in-house engineering to provide information and attend job walks to facilitate reports from 3rd party independent engineers.
Collect 3rd party EPC deliverables and either upload to an internal data room or send to the appropriate team member for sign off (e.g., test reports, progress reports, etc.)
Review electrical testing reports and commissioning plan/process/procedure prior to initial start-up
Review draft invoices with 3rd party EPC Contractor and sign off on work completed
First line of defense against proposed change orders; escalating to internal Project Manager as necessary
Proactively communicate and manage an ongoing punch list with 3rd party EPC Contractor, managing final punch list from Mechanical Completion to Final Completion
5+ years of onsite construction management experience
5+ years of solar utility experience
3+ years of contract management to ensure the 3rd party EPC is abiding by the contract and scope of work
Experience building 100MW+ solar utility sites is preferred
Open to commuting to the site weekly (and going home on the weekends)
Electrical, engineering and understanding of skill trades knowledge
BS degree is preferred
Compensation: $120k-$135k + 15% bonus + per diem (Monday-Friday. You will be home on the weekends)
Please contact Rob Jones at email@example.com or Chris Ruh at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional consideration. Thank you for your time and interest!