Solar Project Manager I

Lead Solar Project Manager I in Dallas, United States. Manage utility scale solar projects, client relationships, budgets, contracts, leadership, QA/QC, and environmental compliance. Requires 3+ years in Project Management and 2+ years in Solar EPC.

Renewable Energy Systems
Renewable Energy Systems
Dallas, United States  UTC-06:00 — UTC-05:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   USD 114k–134k   2 months ago

About Renewable Energy Systems

Company Overview

Renewable Energy Systems Limited

Kings Langley, England, UK


Business Model

Renewable Energy

Development, construction, and operation of large-scale renewable energy projects including wind and solar energy solutions.

Project development, energy production, and engineering services.

Locations & Geography

United Kingdom 🇬🇧, USA 🇺🇸, Canada 🇨🇦, and more

Company Culture

RES is dedicated to transforming the way the world produces and consumes energy, aiming for a zero-carbon future.

Collaborative, innovative, and focused on sustainable development.

Offers various opportunities for career advancement in renewable energy sectors.

Activities & Projects

RES has developed over 100 wind farms worldwide with projects totalling several thousand megawatts at various development stages.

RES focuses on innovative solutions in wind, solar, energy storage, and green hydrogen technologies.

Commitment to safety, environment, and sustainable development throughout its project lifecycle.

Career Opportunities

Diverse opportunities in engineering, project management, and renewable energy consulting.

Competitive benefits including health insurance, flexible working hours, and a strong focus on employee wellness and development.

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Twitter

Careers at RES

We are committed to building a workplace where everyone feels heard and respected, and extending our culture of care so that every individual can reach their full potential. We want you to have a sense of belonging and feel valued for your contributions and the perspectives you bring.


The Project Manager I – Solar manages site based project management of utility scale solar project.


Client Relationship Management Accountabilities

  • Provides excellence in the management and delivery of the project, in-line with the client’s expectations.
  • Strengthens and continually maintains client relationships.


  • Manages the project plan, hosts kick off, updates, and closes out meetings for the project.
  • Manages project required construction permits as a prerequisite for project inception.
  • Manages and maintains the project schedule from preconstruction to project close out.


  • Allocates budget, costs to date, forecasts cost to completion, procurement, and materials management.


  • Manages Contracts and Change orders.
  • Manages purchases of project related materials and equipment.
  • Maintains a full understanding of all contractual obligations for the project and documentation of variances.
  • Ensures that the overall terms of the main contract are passed on to the subcontracts.
  • Ensure the project team and all associated subcontractors understanding and adherence to the client contract, associated exhibits and project specific agreements.


  • Supports recruiting and hiring of outstanding talent
  • Directs, guides, and coaches discipline managers to ensure activities on site are understood and following established processes through quality checks.
  • Follows processes for systems and communication lines on site and ensures implementation is consistent.
  • Communicates variances to clients and executive management.
  • Manages site personnel.
  • Creates a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Manages rotation schedule to ensure proper staffing coverage at all times during project construction.
  • Utilizes Safety Management Systems (SMS), Quality Managements Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and technical procedures.
  • Performs audit functions to ensure compliance.
  • Provides a positive and engaging work environment by:
    • Aligns individual and team objectives to department and company objectives.
    • Manages and supports employee development and growth.
    • Provides regular and direct feedback on performance and goal progress.


  • Manages quality control program to ensure processes are consistent and implemented according to the plan.


  • Provides the required documents, drawings and other forms to active projects for monitoring and maintaining the EMS.
  • Supports developing projects to complete all required permitting activities before commencement.
  • Ensures training is provided and certifications are maintained on field staff to comply with EMS requirements.
  • Operates company assigned vehicle in a safe manner in all types of road and weather conditions.
  • Attends work regularly and punctually, as scheduled or expected.
  • Complies with Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct, and Company Policies & Procedures.


  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management or equivalent preferred.
  • Any combination of education and work experience (2 years’ work experience is equivalent to 1 year of education) required.
  • 3+ years in Project Management required.
  • 2+ years in Solar EPC preferred.

Advanced level of knowledge in:

  • Estimating work efforts
  • Change orders
  • Project Permits
  • Leadership
  • Team building
  • Mentor and facilitator
  • Decision making
  • QA/QC Processes
  • Development of processes and procedures
  • Continuous improvement such as Lean, Six Sigma, Total Quality Management
  • Understanding environmental concepts including permit requirements
  • Interpreting state rules and regulations
  • Project Finance
  • Contract Management
  • Sub-Contractor, vendor, and materials management
  • Construction drawing review
  • Drawing Quantity Takeoff
  • Engineering management
  • Communications, leading meetings, engaging teams, public speaking, presentations
  • Reporting
  • Writing skills
  • Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PPT, Outlook, Visio)
  • Scheduling software (MS Project, Primavera 6)
  • Job costing or accounting software
  • Functional competencies include building strategic partnerships, accountability, customer focus, system thinking, and excellence

Functional competencies include:


  • Presents, supports, and leads-by-example with a safety and quality-oriented attitude.
  • Leads by example to show that safety is the most important function, ensuring that all employees follow safe practices while working.
  • Accountable to continually reinforce safe behaviors and correct “at risk” behaviors.
  • Adheres to and ensures all site team members understands standard operating procedures.
  • Leads and supports the site team in technical, quality and safety, utilizing system in place.


  • Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations.
  • Manages one or more direct reports.
  • Participates in hiring and selection process to fill positions on the team.
  • Communicates regularly with direct reports on goals, accomplishments, and information on policies.
  • Demonstrates leadership and expertise in eyes of client group.
  • Employee Development:
    • Provides tasks and assignments that challenge and stretch employees’ responsibilities.
    • Conducts regular discussions with employee(s) on personal development. Comfortable with empowering others.
    • Conducts timely, effective performance reviews in accordance with RES guidelines.

Anticipated base salary range: $114,000 - $134,000.

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. This position is bonus eligible.

RES offers benefits that are effective first day of employment. These benefits include the following:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 4x pay Basic Life and Voluntary Life
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Accident, Hospital, and Critical Illness
  • 401 (k) plan with 6% company match
  • 4 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) and 10 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Green Car Reimbursement
  • Volunteer and Charity Matching
  • Paid Parental Leave and Paid Sabbatical Leave
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Discounts and Wellness programs
  • Wellness Reimbursement

Physical requirements and environment

The work environment and physical demands characteristics are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel Requirements

Domestic travel of 16% - 30%; valid driver's license required.

Rarely: Crouching, kneeling, and stooping are required. Occasionally: Carrying 16-30lbs., climbing, gripping, handling, pinching, pulling 16-30lbs., pushing 16-30lbs., lifting 16-30lbs., and walking are required. Frequently: Standing is required. Constantly: Reading, grasping, hearing, reaching, vision, repetitive motion, and sitting is required.

Rarely exposed to vibrations in the working environment. Occasionally exposed to extreme cold, extreme heat, humidity, wet, noise, and hazards in the work environment.

We maintain a drug-free workplace. Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation and drug test as a condition of employment.

RES is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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About the role

Mar 06, 2024

Full Time


Sep 06, 2024


USD 114k–134k

Dallas, United States

3+ years in Project Management

UTC-06:00 — UTC-05:00

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