Commercial Solar PV: Assistant Project Manager

Recruiter
namastesolar
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 04, 2017
Closes
Oct 18, 2017
Role
Marketing
Industry
Software
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working at Namaste Solar: Namaste Solar is a 2016 Outside Magazine "Best Places to Work" award winner. Since 2005, Namaste Solar is a trusted designer and installer of PV solar systems for both residential and commercial customers nationwide. We do business differently. We pride ourselves on transparency (even salaries are disclosed) and giving back (company-sponsored volunteer days and donations to local charities like homeless shelters or the Humane Society). We are committed to positive social change, and prioritize "doing the right thing" for our stakeholders. Namaste Solar is a Certified B-Corp and a WorldBlu certified democratic workplace.
Job Description: Our Commercial Assistant Project Managers will bring their talents and high performance to our team to ensure the successful, high-quality execution of commercial solar projects per design documents and contract requirements. The candidate for this role will be a collaborative team player with exceptional communication skills and can work autonomously and self-directed.
This is a home-based role and can be located anywhere in New England.
Success Factors:
Success in this job role will depend on your ability to handle a variety of requirements.
  • Ability to travel 50% - 70%
  • Ability to work autonomously and self-directed
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Project Management and Budgetary tools and software
  • Effectively assist and support the Regional Project Managers and the Regional Operations Manager
  • Provide weekly onsite oversight of subcontractors on commercial/utility scale solar PV projects
  • Compile and manage supporting documentation such as weekly reports, lien waivers, pre-commissioning documentation, QA/QC reports, punch lists, safety/accident documentation, etc.
  • Participate in ongoing management of all aspects of project
  • Assist in commissioning activities
  • Attend pre-sales bid conferences and site walks
  • Deliver materials to site
  • Full understanding of all prime contract and sub-contract details and ensure all requirements are met
  • Assist in the management of client, site, and subcontractor relationships
  • Daily management of internal and external site resources
  • Prepare final project documentation and engage in project handoff/closeout to customer
  • Engage in "Lessons Learned" meetings
  • Provide leadership and clarity during times of conflicting priorities
You don't need to have these, but you'll be even more prepared for the job if you have:
  • PMP Certification
  • NABCEP Certification
  • Commercial Scale Solar project experience (+1MW)
  • Equipment Operation Certificates/Licenses
How to Apply
We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please tell us how.
Please write us a cover letter to include with your resume to let us know why you want to work here. We will review as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.
Working at Namaste Solar: Namaste Solar is a 2016 Outside Magazine "Best Places to Work" award winner. Since 2005, Namaste Solar is a trusted designer and installer of PV solar systems for both residential and commercial customers nationwide. We do business differently. We pride ourselves on transparency (even salaries are disclosed) and giving back (company-sponsored volunteer days and donations to local charities like homeless shelters or the Humane Society). We are committed to positive social change, and prioritize "doing the right thing" for our stakeholders. Namaste Solar is a Certified B-Corp and a WorldBlu certified democratic workplace.
Job Description: Our Commercial Assistant Project Managers will bring their talents and high performance to our team to ensure the successful, high-quality execution of commercial solar projects per design documents and contract requirements. The candidate for this role will be a collaborative team player with exceptional communication skills and can work autonomously and self-directed.
This is a home-based role and can be located anywhere in New England.
Success Factors:
Success in this job role will depend on your ability to handle a variety of requirements.
  • Ability to travel 50% - 70%
  • Ability to work autonomously and self-directed
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Project Management and Budgetary tools and software
  • Effectively assist and support the Regional Project Managers and the Regional Operations Manager
  • Provide weekly onsite oversight of subcontractors on commercial/utility scale solar PV projects
  • Compile and manage supporting documentation such as weekly reports, lien waivers, pre-commissioning documentation, QA/QC reports, punch lists, safety/accident documentation, etc.
  • Participate in ongoing management of all aspects of project
  • Assist in commissioning activities
  • Attend pre-sales bid conferences and site walks
  • Deliver materials to site
  • Full understanding of all prime contract and sub-contract details and ensure all requirements are met
  • Assist in the management of client, site, and subcontractor relationships
  • Daily management of internal and external site resources
  • Prepare final project documentation and engage in project handoff/closeout to customer
  • Engage in "Lessons Learned" meetings
  • Provide leadership and clarity during times of conflicting priorities
You don't need to have these, but you'll be even more prepared for the job if you have:
  • PMP Certification
  • NABCEP Certification
  • Commercial Scale Solar project experience (+1MW)
  • Equipment Operation Certificates/Licenses
How to Apply
We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please tell us how.
Please write us a cover letter to include with your resume to let us know why you want to work here. We will review as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.