Project Controls Manager

Posted 02 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy Recruitment
Contact NameKelsee Tedder

Job description

Project Controls Manager - Solar


  • Enforce Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) policy in all his/her responsibilities and ensure that external third parties (EPC firms, consultants.) operate in a manner acceptable to HSE standards
  • Schedule management, financial forecasting, QA/QC, progress reporting, CAPEX formation, Bid Analysis
  • Collaborate with Project Management Teams (including Program Directors, Program Managers, and Project Leaders) in the development, review, and forecasts, and estimate-at-completion (EAC) and associated reporting and analysis
  • Work with Developers, project managers and finance teams to create project specific work breakdown structures and manage level 1 project and portfolio schedules.
  • Create and manage capital expenditure project estimates, forecasts, budgets and cashflows for all projects.
  • Collaborate with engineering and finance teams to optimize project designs to maximize the project rate of returns.
  • Review EPC bid tabs and project cost to formulate and forecast future project costs and extrapolate industry trends.
  • Work with project accounting, finance and project management teams monthly project budget and loan draw reconciliation.
  • During the execution of the Project, continuous review of the several Project Control tools, Project Company and EPC teams, including
  • Monthly and Weekly Reports, KPIs, commissioning support, Contractual analysis to cover possible EOTs, risk analysis,…
  • Review and identify EPC critical paths and if necessary, recovery schedules to determine compliance with project objectives.
  • Manage the collection, organization and filing of all project documentation, both internally and for external third-party stakeholders.
  • Assist with the development of internal operating policies, standards and procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in engineering, project management, construction management, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Planning, Scheduling, estimating and budgeting of large projects.
  • Detailed knowledge of the EPC project delivery method is mandatory.
  • Proficiency in Primavera Planning & Scheduling Software and tools related to project control (including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite tools).
  • Detailed and process oriented with a self-driven demeanor.
  • Require familiarity with photovoltaic solar design and technical standards as well as design optimization processes.
  • Experience wind renewable energy a plus.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel, CPM scheduling, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as Adobe Acrobat
  • Superior communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, capable of leading efficiently and outperforming assigned objectives.
  • Excellent organizational skills demonstrated by clear and effective project plans and executive level reporting that ensure timely action and decision making in time-pressured scenarios.
  • Energy storage knowledge a plus

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.