Pattern Energy Group

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Manager, Site Construction

Manager, Site Construction

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MT-Reedpoint
Posted Date 
1/4/2018
Category 
Construction & Engineering
Job ID 
2018-1248

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, Tokyo and Mexico City.  Pattern Energy Group LP's corporate headquarters are in San Francisco.

Responsibilities

JOB PURPOSE

Provide oversight of construction activities onsite ensuring the facility is safely constructed in accordance with Pattern’s contract documents and specifications.  Work with the contractors and equipment suppliers to manage the activities and interface onsite between the various parties to ensure a safe, quality, timely execution of the project within the established budget.  Report to the Pattern Project Manager in a timely manner on safety, quality, schedule and cost throughout construction and assist in handover of the project to operations.


Key Accountabilities

The key responsibilities will include as a minimum the following:

 

  • Prioritize safety and quality and promote and support a strong safety culture across all activities and contractors on site.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of all contracts between Pattern and counterparties to ensure execution of the project.
  • Provide direct interface with site management personnel representing the construction contractors and equipment suppliers. Coordinate communications between the equipment suppliers and other contractors on site.
  • Work with the Pattern Project Manager to assemble an Owner representative team to represent Pattern’s interest on the project site.
  • Issue daily, weekly and monthly reports as required.
  • Keep daily records of activities onsite and key interface discussions, agreements between Pattern’s counterparties.
  • Act as the principal representative of Pattern on site and manage multiple stakeholders impacted by the construction activities including landowners, local community, local government and environment.
  • Maintain and track progress of the project schedule.
  • Utilize Pattern’s project management controls software and work with counterparties to ensure they are utilizing the software.
  • Work with Pattern technical support team to ensure the design and construction is in accordance with the various agreements and specifications.
  • Support activities with the local utility to ensure interconnection occurs in a timely manner to support project schedule.
  • Audit counterparties quality control procedures and execution of the work to those procedures. Work with the Pattern Project Manager to issue NCN’s and respond to RFI’s as required.
  • Host site visitors, including project lenders, independent engineering firms, Pattern representatives, local government and environmental representatives.

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, is desired or 20 years of relevant experience in construction trades.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete multi-million dollar construction projects on schedule and within budget. Field experience desirable.

Additional Requirements

  • Willingness to relocate as required for each project site location. This may require travel outside of the US.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and resolve multiple issues on multiple projects under demanding schedule constraints.
  • Thorough 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