Senior Project Manager

Irvine, CA
Project Management – Project Management /
Full-time /
Remote
COMPANY OVERVIEW

174 Power Global (174 PG), headquartered in Irvine, California, is an affiliate company of the Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 firm among the eight largest business enterprises in South Korea. With approximately eighty professionals engaged in all aspects of development, execution, financing, and operations, 174 PG designs, builds, and manages utility-scale solar power plant and battery energy storage solutions. The company provides a decade of global leadership in solar PV to North America, combining best-of-world technology, processes, and partnerships to deliver customized solar PV and energy storge solutions to its customers. With proven capabilities across the solar and energy storge value chain, 174 Power Global minimizes uncertainty and risk, and helps customers achieve a higher return on their renewable and storage technology investments.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Project Manager for 174 Power Global will be responsible for on-time, on budget deployment of Utility Scale Solar Power Plants and battery energy storage solutions with potential integrated technologies throughout the United States and Northern America, as assigned. The selected candidate will manage project budgets, approvals, EPC contractor invoicing and provide Development RFP support. Working closely with internal and external stakeholders, the Project Manager will monitor and coordinate all pre-construction activities for projects authorized for design and construction.
This position reports to the Director of Project Management or another senior management personnel that the CEO of the Company may designate. This opportunity requires flexibility to support travel to multiple projects in various geographical regions, with an expectation to travel up to 50% of the year.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Lead and manage all projects from late stage development/pre-construction, through design development, through mobilization, through COD;
    • Ensure projects released for construction are completed on schedule;
    • Develop project budgets for Engineering and Construction and prepare monthly cash flow forecast;
    • Work with Program Controls to maintain master schedule of pre-COD activities, integrate schedules of PMs and Developers to identify resource needs and constraints;
    • Work with Program Controls to develop individual project schedules integrating all stakeholders’ tasks, (i.e., design, procurement, EPC, commissioning);
    • Document adherence to all project commitments;
    • Provide regular verbal and written reports on project progress and metrics;
    • Facilitate and document reductions in installed costs through hosting Value Engineering sessions on projects going into design for construction;
    • Facilitate and document lessons learned meeting with project stakeholders and suppliers as part of project closeout process;
    • Ensure that work is completed to specification, and per code requirements;
    • Supervise and take responsibility for utility-scale photovoltaic and battery energy storage solution installation projects when released from Development for EPC;
    • Assist in Procurement with bid development, supporting negotiating and awarding of contracts and monitor contracts for compliance;
    • Manage change order requests made by Suppliers and by 174PG, minimizing cost impacts;
    • Manage and monitor EPC contractors, and coordinate with other project stake holders;
    • For Owner, lead acceptance and commissioning process to verify plant complies with contractual obligations and design;
    • Build consensus on vendor requirements, collaborates to recommend/set a negotiation strategy, and facilitates/supports selection process;
    • Create various artifacts such as resource plans, project schedules, work breakdown structures, release/iteration plans, communication plans, risk management plans, issues logs, and action and decision logs;
    • Direct the work of project team members and guides team in prioritizing work based upon knowledge of customer requirements, project schedule, and various dependencies;
    • Assist with the development and support of local Project Management Office policies, procedures, and best practices;
    • Drive issues to closure and escalates obstacles to project sponsor as necessary;
    • Oversee implementation of project quality plan.
    • Implement changes in process, suppliers, and equipment from analysis of QA program; and
    • Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned by the Director of Project Management.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Management, or another related Engineering science;
    • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience managing the construction of major projects, preferably in the building of power stations or supply networks, or other utility-scale construction projects;
    • Solar PV, ESS, or wind power project experience, preferred;
    • High voltage electrical expertise, including Utility interconnections, preferred;
    • Willingness to travel, up to 50% of the time;
    • Certification in Project Management or Degree in Project Management, preferred;
    • Advanced proficiency in MS Project and Excel;
    • Competent in office software, Word, Outlook, Power Point and Visio;

KEY COMPETENCIES

    • Demonstrable skills in Project and Construction Management
    • Knowledge of Electrical System Design and Construction
    • Record keeping – Excellent skills in documenting meetings, decisions, site conditions and change order defense.
    • Management of internal and external resources in a matrix organization
    • Safety trained for field work – OSHA 30
    • Experience managing medium and high voltage design and construction.
    • Self-driven to exceed internal and external customer expectations with proven leadership and management skills.
$150,000 - $175,000 a year
Attention external recruitment firms, we will not accept any unsolicited resumes at this time. Please do not contact any internal member of our company to discuss the position or to solicit candidates.

174 Power Global provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.