Construction Manager, Form Factory

Join Form Energy, Inc as a Construction Manager in Weirton, WV. Lead the planning and construction of a cutting-edge battery factory. Be part of a team transforming the energy landscape.

Form Energy
Form Energy
Weirton, United States  UTC-05:00   On-site   Full Time   251-500   46 days ago

About Form Energy

Company Overview

Form Energy, Inc.

Somerville, Massachusetts, USA


Business Model

Energy & Utilities

Development and commercialization of multi-day energy storage systems

Manufacturing and deploying iron-air battery systems

Locations & Geography

Operations and facilities across Massachusetts, California, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, USA 🇺🇸

Company Culture

Humanity, excellence, creativity; transforming the electric grid for a sustainable future

Innovative, mission-driven, and team-oriented

Encourages personal growth and career development

Activities & Projects

Iron-air battery systems capable of storing electricity for 100 hours

Development of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage technologies

Advancing sustainable and reliable energy solutions with low environmental impact

Contact Information

We are looking for an exceptional construction manager to own the planning and construction execution of our first-in-kind battery factory and beyond. This is an exciting opportunity to start from a blank slate and build large state of the art battery manufacturing factories at record speed.

This opportunity is based out of Weirton, WV and relocation assistance is available.

What you'll do

  • You are responsible for planning, scoping, contracting, budgeting, scheduling and driving the execution of a large portion of our battery factory construction.
  • You will lead construction of building core & shell, utilities, interior fit-outs, commissioning, manufacturing equipment tool install and utility tie-ins.
  • Drive to a record speed & efficient execution through fundamental understanding and simplification of scope, challenging requirements, effective contracting and sequencing strategies.
  • Extensive cross functional planning & collaboration with internal & external stakeholders (manufacturing, operations…). You are bringing the cross functional team together to secure the well coordinated construction project success.
  • Build strong partnerships with our trade partners. Provide them a clear & concise direction. Hold ourselves to the highest standards.
  • Coordinate with the engineering teams to prioritize engineering packages and incorporate constructability during design reviews to enable the most efficient construction execution.
  • Own defining scope of work, bidding, award, execution, project close out and punch lists.
  • Scrutinize bids & quotes to validate against cost and schedule.
  • Evaluate, negotiate and process change orders, invoices and RFIs.
  • Monitor progress against schedule & plan in the field.

What you'll bring

  • 5+ years of experience in engineering or construction management, delivering on industrial, manufacturing or complex commercial projects as a construction project manager.
  • Fundamental understanding of industrial construction engineering, scoping, planning, contracting, sequencing, reporting, budgeting and execution.
  • Exceptional commitment, work ethic and urgency.
  • Passion for building large scale manufacturing infrastructure.
  • Outstanding organizational, communication, leadership, interpersonal and decision-making abilities.
  • Experience managing conflicting objectives and compressed timelines within complex industrial project execution.
  • Degree in engineering, construction management or or equivalent.

Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.

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About the role

Apr 28, 2024

Full Time


Oct 18, 2024


Weirton, United States

5+ years


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