Project Controls

Join Sol Systems as a Project Controls in Washington, DC. Support utility scale development, analyze project schedules, and ensure positive economic impact on communities.

Sol Systems
Sol Systems
Washington, DC, United States  UTC-05:00   On-site   Full Time   101-250   2 months ago

Sol Systems seeks a full-time Project Controls to support our utility scale development business. The Project Controls will build, analyze, maintain, and evaluate project schedules in all phases of the solar project lifecycle. The individual will use the schedule knowledge to update, analyze, and advise appropriate team members of the project spend forecasts.

Sol Systems is a leading solar energy firm based in Washington, DC, dedicated to building a more sustainable future. Founded in 2008, the company deploys renewable energy infrastructure across the United States, with a specific focus on ensuring that these projects have a positive economic impact on the communities in which they operate. The company has financed or developed over $2 billion of solar energy assets to date. We work with some of the largest corporations in the world to achieve a carbon-free and sustainable future. Sol has been founder-lead throughout its 15 years of operations, and is backed by KKR, one of the largest private equity firms in the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be Sol's subject matter expert in scheduling.
  • Build and maintain template schedules using the Critical Path Method to be applied to projects in Sol's development pipeline.
  • Generate schedules to support project acquisition activities.
  • Assist internal Project Developers as they build and track project schedules.
  • Analyze construction schedules, helping identify risks, changes in the critical path, and other changes during construction.
  • Work alongside Project Managers to identify and report risks to key milestones based on actual vs scheduled progress.
  • Support budget management tasks during pre-construction and construction, updating spend forecasts based on schedule changes in the EPC or Owner Furnished Equipment contracts.

A successful candidate will possess the following competencies, skills and attributes

  • BA/BS in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or equivalent field.
  • At least three years working with a project scheduling software such as Microsoft Project or Primavera and using Critical Path Method.
  • At least three years working to support budget management.
  • PMP Certification is ideal, but not necessary.
  • Experience working in renewable project development or construction is a plus.

Location & Hours

This is a full-time role and will be based in our Washington, DC office.

Commitment & Compensation

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. In addition, Sol Systems provides health insurance, retirement benefits, partial gym reimbursement, education benefits, parental leave, paid vacation, sick and federal holidays, and the opportunity to work in a unique and dynamic environment.

To Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements.


We hope to hire for these positions immediately and will review applicants on a rolling basis.

Sol Systems is an equal-opportunity employer, and does not discriminate based on gender, race, ethnicity, orientation, creed, or other traits. Sol Systems supports and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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About the role

May 18, 2024

Full Time


Nov 17, 2024


Sol Systems

Washington, DC, United States

Mid Level


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