Provide technical support of development activities. Manage project(s) from office location and/or remote project site and the construction of wind sites, concentrating on safety, schedule, budget, labor relations, customer satisfaction, costs and quality compliance. Responsible for holding and understanding specifications of job in regards to specific project. Serves as construction manager OR work with construction manager. Handle contract management – change orders, changes in scope, changes in field conditions, changes in ability to perform as bid with means and methods. Create and manage budgets. Manage contractor and vendor relationships including identifying and mitigating potential risk exposure and cost overrun exposure. Plan needed equipment and personnel and manage purchase orders. Manage and update reports, order logs, and communication logs. Manage costs of the project and projected changes based on weather change orders, etc. Complete due diligence of all construction practices, procedures, and construction documents.
Knowledge of basic engineering concepts. Familiarity with wind power generation systems and equipment, overhead and underground cable installation, reactive power compensation equipment, SCADA systems, cost analysis, constructability knowledge, safety, leadership, familiarity with equipment and creating / managing contracts and contract law.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering is required, preferably mechanical or electrical engineering or construction
Minimum of 10-15 years' experience in the construction industry – with direct experience in wind farm design or construction. Field experience is a plus.
PMP certification preferred. GWO (Global Wind Organisation) certified. WINDA (Wind Industry Training Records Database) registered.
Position Reports To
Construction Manager, Site Manager, Director of Wind Onshore
Career path moves from this role
Construction Manager, Site Manager