Pattern Energy Group

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Construction Project Manager

Construction Project Manager

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-CA-La Jolla
Posted Date 
12/19/2017
Category 
Construction & Engineering
Job ID 
2017-1245

More information about this job

Overview

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Pattern Energy is an independent, fully integrated energy company that develops, constructs, owns and operates renewable energy projects and transmission assets across North America, Japan and parts of Latin America.  The company focuses primarily on wind, solar and transmission, with limited investments in other generation technologies.

The Pattern Energy team has a history as one of the top North American renewable energy and transmission providers in the industry. The team is dedicated to delivering the highest value for its customers, partners, financial supporters and the communities in which it works, while exhibiting a strong commitment to promoting environmental stewardship and corporate responsibility.

Pattern Energy operates in the United States, Canada, Japan, Mexico and Chile, with offices in San Francisco, Houston, San Diego, New York, Toronto, Santiago, Tokyo and Mexico City.  Pattern Energy Group LP's corporate headquarters are in San Francisco.

Responsibilities

JOB PURPOSE

Provide technical support of development activities and project management overview of the construction of wind farms across the United States and Mexico.  Provide due diligence review of all project construction related documents, contracts, and field work.

 

Key Accountabilities

The key responsibilities will include as a minimum the following:

  • Provide technical due diligence of wind generation projects during development phase.
  • Review construction documents for completeness and compliance with utility interconnect agreements, power purchase agreements, land lease agreements, environmental permits, and good industry practice.
  • Work with Pattern’s preconstruction and development groups in the development, solicitation and award of construction services for various projects.
  • Provide overview of interface with major equipment suppliers. Ensure division of responsibility is coordinated between various stakeholders, EPC contractor and turbine supplier.  Ensures schedule and delivery provisions of major equipment agreements are compatible with project needs and EPC contract documents.
  • Execute the construction of the projects, be accountable for the safety, quality, cost and schedule of the project. Serve as the lead negotiator for scope and schedule specifics of the project
  • Provide overview of project interface with interconnect utility. Ensure documents and drawings required by interconnect and power purchase agreements are provided in a timely manner.  Review monthly progress report to utilities.
  • Participate in the management of third party technical engineering support of project work, particularly relating to the design and performance of major equipment.
  • Manage Independent Engineer’s review of active construction projects. Ensure timely approval of design documents and resolves technical issues relating to project design.  Review and comment on Independent Engineer’s due diligence reports for active construction projects as well as development opportunities.
  • Provide project interface with Pattern management and construction lenders. Furnish monthly reports and status updates as required.

Qualifications

Experience/Qualifications/Education

Educational Experience

  • Ten years' progressive responsible experience in the power industry with significant wind energy experience.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering (civil or construction management), is desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete multi-million dollar construction projects on schedule and within budget. Field experience desirable.

Additional Requirements

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Bilingual in English in Spanish.
  • Ability to prioritize and resolve multiple issues on multiple projects under demanding schedule constraints.
  • Through understanding of construction contact concepts, language and terms.
  • Knowledge of basic engineering concepts. Familiarity with transmission and distribution equipment, overhead and underground cable installation, reactive power compensation equipment, and SCADA systems helpful.

Technical Skills

  • Facility with typical computer software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint)

 

Pattern Energy Group, LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.