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Project Director, Project Delivery

Lead as Project Director, Project Delivery in Asheville, NC, United States for Pine Gate Renewables. Manage project requirements, contracts, and team members for large-scale solar projects.

Pine Gate Renewables
Pine Gate Renewables
Asheville, NC, United States  UTC-05:00   On-site   Full Time   251-500   2 months ago

Pine Gate Renewables is a leading renewable energy company focused on project development and strategic financing of solar and storage projects throughout the United States. The company’s Pine Gate Impact initiative contributes to multiple non-profit organizations aimed at improving the environment and local communities. Headquartered in Asheville, NC, Pine Gate Renewables made the Inc. 5000 list in 2021, placing at #37 and named to Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list in 2021. Pine Gate Renewables works every day to achieve its mission to “Get Solar Done.” For more information, visit pinegaterenewables.com.

Pine Gate is growing and needs your help building world-class power plants. As the Project Director, you will manage contract requirements, client relations, and deliverable project requirements. You will establish and monitor performance metrics, project schedules, risk profiles, and cost performance of the project by aiding in the development of company systems and best practices. This position is responsible for supporting the execution of day-to-day operational aspects of multiple large-scale solar projects, supporting the management of the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (“EPC”) contracts, and mentoring junior project managers.

What You’ll Do

  • Primary lead on all commercial aspects of each project. Each project may require multiple contracts, such as solar EPC, substation EPC, equipment procurement (modules, GSU, etc.), interconnection, etc.
  • Coordinate and lead negotiation of project specific contracts, drawing support from other departments and management, as needed.
  • Close management and reporting of project scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Review Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) plans.
  • Review Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) plans.
  • Ensure contractors are meeting safety standards and are regularly conducting related inspections and reporting.
  • Perform internal and external stakeholder management.
  • Perform all project communications and reporting.
  • Engage In client and community relations.
  • Evaluate current project management standards and practices and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Manage key project team members, in concert with their respective functional managers, regarding project related activities and issues, for example, Project Engineer, Project Buyer, Site Manager, etc.

Must-Haves

  • 10-15 years of experience in project management and/or construction management of large-scale projects or programs
  • 5 years of experience in project management and construction of large-scale projects or programs
  • Proficiency in negotiations of contracts
  • Proficiency in reading utility-scale solar design plans and equipment specifications
  • A solid understanding of major electrical equipment such as switchgear, VAR systems, reclosers, and MV transformers
  • Knowledge about PV solar equipment including PV modules, combiner boxes, solar trackers, inverters, DAS/SCADA equipment, communications hardware, meteorological sensors, etc.
  • Required software: Microsoft Office
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation and management skills
  • Software: Procore (preferred)
  • Knowledge of ISO, PJM and Utility interconnection process is a plus. (preferred)
  • Project management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent (preferred)

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related degree

Working Environment and Physical Demand

  • Ability to travel; between 40-45%

Pine Gate Renewables believes in taking care of our employees by offering benefits that support their physical, mental, and financial well-being. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401k, Paid Time Off, paid holidays, training, and development, giving back to the community, remote work options, dog-friendly offices, and much more. Pine Gate Renewables is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Pine Gate Renewables does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies.

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About the role

Apr 02, 2024

Full Time

Company

Sep 29, 2024

On-site

Asheville, NC, United States

Senior

UTC-05:00

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