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Commercial Project Manager

Company: Solar Alternatives
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Commercial Project Manager will use their industry knowledge to oversee a variety of activities. This person is the primary interface between Solar Alternatives, the client and all related internal and external resources and stakeholders post sale until 100% project completion. You are the primary coordinator and responsible party to ensure projects are installed profitably while maintaining the highest level of customer service. You will work collaboratively with a highly capable team of operations and design personnel. Together we shall continue to deliver clean energy to the world, one home and business at a time. The Commercial Project Manager reports to the Director of Operations. This is an exempt, Level D position. TARGET OUTCOMES

  • Deliver on time / on budget project
  • Create project schedule, budget and profit target based on estimate
  • Submit monthly project budget reports
  • Prevent unnecessary project delays, e.g., roof warranty continuance coordination process and tasks well in advance, ensure long lead time items secured well in advance
  • Deliver amazing customer experience measured by customer satisfaction scores
  • Complete post project budget and schedule analysis DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES General Responsibilities -
    • Overall project execution
    • Critical focus on delivering exceptional customer service, meeting & exceeding client expectations
    • Manage direct building activities on commercial project site related to permitting, inspections, and utility agreements
    • Manages and drives project execution and timeline for on-time / accurate completion
    • Coordinate internal resources (across divisions & departments) as necessary
    • Manage all scheduling, approvals/paperwork, contractual, subcontract, fiscal/payroll, etc
    • Send formal timely client updates, maintain up to date project status in Project Manager software
    • Project electronic & paper files are organized, up to date, purged of outdated info
    • Identify project specify safety requires, create and lead project safety plan
    • Drives continuous improvement of company operations through new ideas, innovation, system improvement and development, etc. Specific Tasks -
      • Read and fully comprehend project specific contract
      • Coordinates work between Design Engineer, the Director of Operations, and the Commercial Project Coordinator in assembling the submission package for the building permit
      • Produce Site Operations Plan, including the Project Safety Plan
      • Ensure execution & review work package & ready for work start
      • Coordinate scheduling work/crew allocation with homeowner/business/entity
      • Schedule equipment and material deliveries
      • Schedule/coordinate subcontractors, as necessary, manage all invoicing & paperwork
      • Formally coordinate, review & approve invoices for work in progress by subs
      • Oversee and support proper invoicing of client, timely receipt of payment, etc.
      • Attend the site during planning and construction, interface with CM, crew & client for smooth exec. Requirements REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
        • 2- or 4-year degree in Drafting, Technology or Engineering
        • Demonstrated ability to positively interact with and manage clients in all types of situations
        • High proficiency in Excel/Google-Sheets, showing high attention to detail
        • Demonstrated ability to perform spreadsheet analysis using Excel, showing high attention to detail, converting raw data accurate and useful conclusions
        • Project Management experience including managing schedules and Gantt charts.
        • Construction experience, including familiarity with structural, mechanical, electrical systems
        • Ability to read and interpret drawings, schematics and specifications
        • Capability of understanding and communicating basic code issues when necessary
        • Ability to perform work dependably and reliably according to work schedules and assignments including overtime, weekend, and overnight travel requirements
        • OSHA-10 Certification & smart phone PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
          • Direct prior experience as a PM in Construction Management and/or solar field
          • NABCEP Certification and/or completion of other solar training/certification programs Benefits HOURS, COMPENSATION + BENEFITS The typical workday is 8-10 work hours with a break for lunch, starting between 8 to 9 AM. Weekend and off hours will be required occasionally. Target starting annual compensation is $75 to $85k per year. Income compensation consists of both (a) base pay and (b) quarterly based structured bonus following job profitability analysis. Additional benefits include 401k up to 4% match, medical, dental and vision programs. Solar Alternatives is an award-winning leader in innovative energy technology and reliable, high standards service, engineering, procurement, and construction. Over 1000 clients in the commercial, residential, governmental and industrial space rely on Solar Alternatives expertise and energy management to control energy costs and achieve sustainability goals. Solar Alternatives is A+ rated at Better Business Bureau and Angie's List, and is an Employee Wellness Award Winner from LifeCity. Start a lifetime career to be proud of, and do well while doing good, at a growing company with a great future.

Keywords: Solar Alternatives, New Orleans , Commercial Project Manager, Executive , New Orleans, Louisiana

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