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Hanwha Qcells USA Corp (“HQC US”) develops, invests, and delivers solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects through Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services in North America.
The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to deliver utility-scale power generation plants customized for local and regional energy markets. HQC US offers the full spectrum of PV solutions – from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investment. With proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, HQC US minimizes uncertainty and risk, and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy.

SUMMARY

  • The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the execution of C&I solar EPC contracts through final completion. The PM will establish the project schedule, budget and resource requirements working in close collaboration with Sales, Engineering, Construction and Finance to ensure the correct materials are procured and arrive onsite, ensures that milestones and deliverables are met through the life of the project, and ultimately projects are completed maintaining the projected schedule and budget.

  • The right candidate must understand all the project phases including Interconnection, permitting and construction. They must track and report out budgets for their jobs and work with purchasing agents to obtain quotes and negotiate vendor agreements for materials and services. They must have the ability to interpret city and state building and NEC codes, as well as utility requirements to ensure the project continues smoothly.

  • This position reports to the Senior Director of Project Management. This position will be located out of our new Teaneck, NJ office. Ideal candidates will be within commutable distance of these locations, but a flexible or hybrid working option is open.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and manage C&I Solar EPC project schedule of engineering, procurement, and construction to ensure on time completion.
  • Plan and execute the procurement and sub-contracting strategy with the engineering, procurement, and construction department to ensure budget completion.
  • Manage the required permitting for projects with AHJ & local planning boards.
  • Support and cooperate with sales and proposals to win new EPC bids.
  • Prepare bid packages and SOW for sub-contractors with related parties such as engineering and construction.
  • Perform regular check-ins to gauge on-site project progress.
  • Serve as point-of-contact for customers/clients during execution of each project.
  • Provide progress reports and other status updates to client and management, as required.
  • Troubleshooting issues relating to installations, analyzing information, and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Review activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement, facilitate a “lessons learned meeting after project completion to document areas of improvement and excellence.
  • All other assignments and special projects, as requested by Management.
  • Regular attendance, in accordance with company's attendance policy and supervisory assignment, is an essential job duty requirement for this position

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree required; a degree in related field such as engineering, construction management or project management will be a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years of project management or construction management,required.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in solar or renewable energy industry
  • Experience working with Electric Utilities preferred.
  • Ability to travelrequired.
  • NABCEP Certification, preferred.
  • PMP Certification, preferred.
  • Fluency in MS Project or equivalent project management software.
  • Ability to read plan sets, do take offs, create Bill of Materials and procurement bids.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, comfortable in an office setting as well as on a commercial construction job site.
  • Excellent time management and financial management skills
  • Excellent ability to communicate among construction, technical and non-technical personnel, both internally and outside the company
  • Comfortable working in a fast-moving dynamic, environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Stationary Position: frequently remains stationary up to 90% of the time and sitting up to 8 hours in a day
  • Move/Traverse: infrequently bend, stand, stoop and/or walk
  • Carry Weight: infrequently carry weight and/or lift objects (light to heavy) weighing up to 10 pounds
  • Hearing and Speech: frequently communicates with the ability to hear and talk on a regular basis with employees, coworkers, and all personnel matters; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
  • Sight: frequent use of sight to detect images on computer, office documents, and office objects near and far
  • Climb: occasionally ascends/descends on stairway to get to office upper and lower floors
  • Travel: up to _20_% as needed

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Regular professional, office business setting
  • Noise level ranges from low to moderate (if in office setting)
  • Noise level ranges from moderate to high (if on construction worksite)

Hanwha Qcells is proud to be an at-will Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status and any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Hanwha Qcells will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at hr-usa@qcells.com.
Nothing in this statement shall imply implicitly or explicitly a guarantee of employment outside our at-will employment opportunity.

I hereby, accept and acknowledge this job description as my own and am committing to these responsibilities and required qualifications.

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