SOLAR PROJECT MANAGER - CHICAGO, IL in Chicago, IL at Delta Construction Partners

Date Posted: 1/24/2020

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description


Delta Construction Partners is a national executive search firm for the nation’s premier electrical contractors and industry professionals. Delta has been retained by a confidential client to conduct a search for the position of Solar Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois.

Solar Project Manager Compensation & Benefits

Total compensation for the Solar Project Manager in Chicago, IL is between $90,000 and $115,000 depending on experience, and may be more than this range for candidates with exceptional experience and successful history of performance.

  • 401K & bonus program
  • Team members are given the chance to use their experience, knowledge, and skills to make a difference
  • There isn’t any bureaucracy - team members can make stuff happen
  • They strive to learn from mistakes and not punish people for them- this leads to an entrepreneurial and innovative mindset
  • They have a culture of continuous learning and development with many opportunities to improve skills and advance in the company

Solar Project Manager Duties & Responsibilities

  • Execute the procurement strategy for sourcing, evaluating, and contracting photovoltaic equipment and services for development, engineering, construction and operations to support the new build solar projects
  • Work closely with the engineering, development, construction, and operations teams in analyzing various procurement options for projects and assure procurement activities are performed consistent with established schedules and budgets
  • Develop and maintain contacts and relationships with major equipment manufacturers and suppliers and major contractors providing services to the solar industry
  • Implement the process of measuring vendors and contractor’s performance and for monitoring risk exposure
  • Provide progress reports and other status updates to client and management as required
  • Develop solar projects, simultaneously working with land development, permitting, business development, finance, legal, environmental, and engineering
  • Create full project development schedules and high-level construction and interconnection schedules, to establish reasonable and achievable construction start and commercial operation dates
  • Perform site visits

Solar Project Manager Qualifications

  • Strong employment stability
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience project managing solar and 2-5MW tracker systems
  • Proven track record of partnerships with private utility contractors/companies
  • Design Build experience

Preferred but Not Necessary

  • Bachelor’s degree

Please forward your resume to for immediate consideration, or call (727) 258-0285 for more information.

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