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Solar EPC Project Manager or Director - Grid Power

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Origis Energy

Job Description

Join the Origis Energy Team!

Origis Energy is accelerating the transition to a carbon-free future by Reimagining ZeroSM. As one of America’s leading renewable energy and decarbonization solution platforms, the company continues to expand and reimagine its contribution to the world’s net-zero goals. Origis Energy puts customers first to deploy a wide range of sustainable solutions for grid and distributed power generation, clean hydrogen and long-term operation of solar, energy storage and clean hydrogen plants across the U.S.

The Origis team,regarded as one of the leading developers in the U.S., is committed to living five core values in all interactions both with each other and external stakeholders:

Solve for Tomorrow. A role with Origis Energy puts you at the forefront of the transition to clean energy. Are you ready to bring new ideas? Do you exist to find solutions? That’s how we revolutionize energy and build a carbon-free future - through unmatched service and relentless innovation.

Rise Together. To succeed here, you’ll collaborate with others and work as one team, across various teams includingsolar and energy storage development, financing, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operations, maintenance and asset management. Are you open to diverse perspectives and prepared to work seamlessly across disciplines to reach our collective goals?

Perform at Peak. We’re seeking team members who bring authentic energy and passion to every task. How can you use your natural strengths, genuine optimism and intelligence to make your greatest contributions to Origis?

Inspire & Grow. The Origis team is comprised of knowledgeable, passionate solar and energy storage experts who bring deep expertise and solution-driven thinking to clients. A successful Origis team member encourages others and sets a high bar for growth. We have a culture of continuous improvement because each team member takes the role of both learner and mentor.

Be Resilient. The spirit in which we tackle the energy challenges and objectives of our clients means we consistently stretch for the extra mile. We all take initiative and remain adaptable, overcoming obstacles by prioritizing respect.

Position Description

Origis Energy is seeking an experienced, technically focused Project Leader to be responsible for the complete execution life cycle of project(s) from Development thru to Operations. The Project Leader will report to the Managing Director of EPC and other departmental leaders to ensure timely and accurate project delivery.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management Duties:
    • EPC budget and cost management
    • Close engagement/support of internal Finance team
    • Project schedule management
    • EPC scope of work development
    • Project status reporting
    • Internal management presentations/updates
  • Engineering Duties:
    • Drive value engineering efforts
    • Manage multiple 3rd party consultants/engineers
  • Procurement Duties:
    • Major equipment selection evaluations
    • 3rd Party EPC bidding and contracting
  • Construction Duties:
    • EPC contract management
    • Coordinate with construction site teams
    • Interconnection Utility interface
    • Drive closeout and turnover coordination with operations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong technical solar background
  • Large utility scale solar experience ideal
  • BESS experience ideal
  • Comprehension of solar cost structure
  • Experience in EPC contract negotiations and management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Possess a "get it done" mentality
  • Energy storage experience a plus
  • Technical or Business degree required
  • Professional certification (PE, RA, or other) preferred

Location San Diego CA; Austin TX; Miami FL; remote considered for the right candidate

Travel Up to 40% travel as needed

Job Level Manager or Director depending on candidate - no direct reports

Origis Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOC). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences as that is what makes our employees unique. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.

Request for Support or Accommodations: As part of our effort to provide equal opportunity to qualified disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities, we are happy to offer support and special accommodations in order for you to successfully reach us with your interest. Please reach out to us at [email protected] if you would like to request help with your application.

Advice from our career coach

As a candidate applying for the Project Leader position at Origis Energy, it is important to showcase your technical expertise in the renewable energy industry and your ability to manage projects effectively from development through to operations. Here are some tips to help you stand out:

  • Highlight your experience in managing EPC budgets, project schedules, and scopes of work.
  • Demonstrate your ability to drive value engineering efforts and manage multiple 3rd party consultants/engineers effectively.
  • Showcase your experience in procurement, including major equipment selection evaluations and 3rd party EPC bidding and contracting.
  • Emphasize your skills in EPC contract negotiations and management, as well as your comprehension of solar cost structures.
  • Include any experience with large utility scale solar projects and energy storage, as well as any technical or business degrees and professional certifications you hold.
  • Show that you have a "get it done" mentality and can handle the responsibilities of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Be prepared to discuss your ability to coordinate with construction site teams, manage EPC contract relationships, and drive closeout and turnover coordination with operations.

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May 9, 2024


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