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Project Manager - Construction (NY)

Company: CS Energy
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Project Manager leads the project teams and works in partnership with our Superintendents to oversee the build of safe, high quality, profitable projects, while beating the estimate budgets and improving the total Operating Profit margin over the original bid. The Project Manager's role is key to fostering great client relations and developing our employees.

This position is responsible for safe work plans, client negotiations, risk management, cost estimation, contract management and execution strategy. In addition, the Project Manager is responsible for the business side of the project, managing the full P&L as well as business development.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Manages and oversees field operation and ensures all engineering processes and procedures are followed, including enforcing safety policies and procedures
  • Passionately builds the team by attracting, interviewing, assessing, mentoring and retaining Top Performers
  • Oversees the execution of the project with the Quality Management System. Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues
  • Utilizes daily huddles to promote communication, resolve issues and share ideas, so the projects are expeditiously and profitably constructed
  • Prepares detail project plan, estimates, prices and negotiates owner initiated extra work, change of scope items, and contract deletions to maximize profits.
  • Leads the development of the project schedule with the Superintendent and ensures the team is executing to the plan, meeting project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Produces complete subcontracts and ensures all subcontractors execute to the agreement and the company's standards. Ensures the required documentation is received in a timely manner
  • Maximizes cash flow by ensuring the team is adhering to the project invoicing schedule and ensures the team accurately documents and submits all receivables, quantity as-builts, change orders and claims
  • Actively participates in Marketing and Presales department activities to develop capture plans, teaming strategies, technical approach and bid strategies
  • Actively develops client relations to generate opportunities for new work
  • Assist in dispute, negotiation, arbitration or litigation, as needed
  • Assist with special tasks and other projects as needed

    Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, or Construction Management, or related field
    • 5-7 years of experience successfully leading and managing complex portfolios valued at $30 Million Dollars
    • Prior experience building greenfield projects is required; experience with renewable projects (specifically solar or energy storage) is highly desired
    • Proven ability to read, understand and interpret contracts, insurance documents and forms, and make appropriate recommendations
    • Proven background in project start-up meetings, subcontractor and vendor buyouts, owner estimates, sub / vendor requisitions and cost to completes
    • Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget
    • Previous success at training and mentoring Field Teams (Assistant Project Managers, Field Engineers, etc.) is required
    • Excellent teamwork, communication, leadership, people skills, and solid time management skills are a must
    • Must be open to100% travel to project sites, or relocation
    • Must have a valid U.S. Driver's License
    • All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment must take a pre-employment drug test and receive a negative result as a condition of hire.
    • Show proof of full COVID-19 Vaccination
    • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis
    • CS Energy does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters and/or third parties in response to our job postings. Any unsolicited resumes become property of CS Energy and we reserve the right to pursue and hire any such candidate.

      About CS Energy

      CS Energy is an industry-leading renewable energy firm that develops, designs, and builds optimized projects in solar, energy storage, and emerging energy industries, with over 1.3 GW of solar and 300 MWh of energy storage projects installed across the US. CS Energy leverages strong relationships with solar developers, IPPs, utilities, off-takers, suppliers, and landowners to help our customers streamline the project development process, lower project costs, and create value for all stakeholders. Owned by American Securities, a leading US private equity firm, CS Energy has an experienced and committed management team and robust financial backing that enables us to be a trusted and long-term partner for our customers.

      CS Energy has achieved its success through attracting and retaining highly talented and motivated people who are passionate about the company's success. We celebrate diversity in all areas of our company and are very committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are committed to doing right by our employees, our partners, and the communities in which we work so that everyone benefits from our efforts. Our company's vision is based on the following principles: Safety, Quality, Integrity, Collaboration, Execution Expertise and Diversity.

      Some of our recent notable team achievements are:
      • Nations #1 commercial solar installer (Wood Mackenzie 2020)
      • Nation's #10 solar EPC company (Solar Power World 2020)
      • Best Places to work in New Jersey Award recipient (NJBIZ 2020 & 2021)
      • Excellence Awards in safety for the past four years (Annual Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program)
      • Entrepreneur of the Year, Matthew Skidmore (Ernst & Young 2020)

        CS Energy is an equal opportunity employer

        Benefits

        CS Energy has great benefits. We provide medical, dental and vision. Life insurance, 401(k) matching plan, EAP, wellness programs and many other optional programs are offered as well.

Keywords: CS Energy, Buffalo , Project Manager - Construction (NY), Executive , Buffalo, New York

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