Project Manager - Solar Projects

PCL Construction Services, Inc.
Organization Summary

At PCL, you are more than just an employee. You could be part of a team that works hard, plays hard, and makes a difference in your community. PCL offers competitive compensation packages, and a chance to be an owner in our 100-percent employee-owned company. We not only reward you financially, but give you challenging assignments and a supportive work environment which promotes personal and professional growth. Whether you are looking for a corporate or construction career, exciting opportunities are waiting for you. Our people have helped us stand out as a leading general contracting organization, which is why we are always looking for new talent-individuals who can bring innovative solutions and thinking to every project.

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Location in MN
Job type

Annual salary is dependent on experience


This is a salaried exempt position. Our standard office hours are 7:30am-4:30pm.

Primary Duties

The Solar Project Manager provides overall administrative direction for one large or several smaller solar projects and assumes responsibility for the overall project performance including costs, schedule, quality and project status. This position involves subcontract negotiations, liaison with owners, engineers and subtrades and management of the technical and financial aspects of the contract.

  • Maintain excellent relationship with owner, architect, consultants, subcontractors, and public
  • Liaison with authorities and regulatory agencies
  • Set-up project reporting procedures
  • Develop and monitor the project schedule and budget
  • Establish construction plans and engineering methods
  • Negotiate issues of subcontracts and major purchase orders
  • Understand and enforce contractual responsibilities, contract documents and resolve disputes
  • Handle all change orders, including negotiating, processing and assessing cost and schedule impacts, and preparation of claims
  • Prepare/verify and monitor progress billings to owner and from subcontractors 
  • Review of productivity planning and monitoring
  • Provide performance status reports regarding cost forecasts, schedule and safety
  • Supervise, mentor, coach and training of project personnel
  • Ensure project profitability
  • Involved in all facets of project close-out
  • 5+ years of proven experience in project management from project pursuit to project close-out, overseeing large and complex commercial construction projects
  • 3+ years of experience in renewable energies, specifically solar projects
  • Degree in construction management, construction or civil engineering, or related field
  • Solar utility experience preferred with Utility Scaled and/or Commercial and Industrial solar projects
  • Mobile availability to work in different locations across the US
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Familiar with project management software programs
  • Knowledge of relevant construction law and codes
  • Ability to understand and employ engineering/construction plans/specifications, methods and procedures
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish a good working relationship with many different people, including owners, other managers, designers, supervisors, and trades people
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to solve problems related to construction, sequencing and staffing
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License
How to Apply

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Requisition #1800010M


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