Project Manager

Location Minneapolis
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Your Opportunity

The role of a Project Manager is to manage the design and delivery of projects and maintaining and improving relations with current and future clients within our Energy business line.

Your Key Responsibilities

The Project Managers are the primary point of contact between our company and the client and are responsible for preparation of project plans, management of work in progress (WIP), cost control, schedule, management of the coordination of the project engineering and technical support staff and management of project scope, including negotiation of scope changes with the client.

Assist with estimating and responding to RFPs with work scopes for renewable energy projects utilizing your knowledge of renewable energy systems, including solar photovoltaic (PV) Arrays, Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), combustion generation, standby power, and knowledge of associated microgrid design principles.

Responsible for ensuring Project Management Framework is followed, including project reporting, management of project value versus project percent complete, and quality control/quality assurance procedures.

Responsible to ensure that proper Design Practices are followed as they relate to their Practices/Disciplines deliverables and act as a focal point for the Project Practice/Discipline Team Members.

Responsible for coordinating the peer reviews of said tasks including, third-party Practice/Discipline quality reviews of deliverables.

Accountability & Complexity

Plans, conducts, and directs complex assignments with a high degree of independence.

Assignments/projects are complex in nature and require the application of broad engineering knowledge in multiple disciplines.

Project Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of major initiatives/programs and projects that help shape the future direction of the organization.

Reviews and evaluates technical work of other professionals.

Leadership & Teamwork

Provides advice, direction, coaching and mentoring to other professionals and technical staff.

Contributes to annual employee Career Development & Performance Review (CDPR) process.

Participates in decisions made concerning the selection, training, evaluation, discipline, and advancement of staff.

Must exhibit leadership in one or more of the following specializations: business development, technical expertise, design, project management/client management or operations management.


Your Credentials and Capabilities

Able to discern complicated facts and disseminate practices, policies, procedures, and context on project/program development to internal and external clients.

Requires effective negotiation skills to define contract terms.

Must foster effective working relationships between colleagues, associates, clients, and officials.

Provide expertise to internal and external clients to resolve complex problems and issues.

Effective Knowledge

Requires broad general knowledge of electrical, renewable energy, utility power projects, including strong familiarity with other disciplines required for completion of such projects, including Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Services, Surveying and Geomatics, and Permitting

Apply knowledge of renewable energy systems, including solar photovoltaic (PV) Arrays, Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), combustion generation, standby power, and knowledge of associated microgrid design principles.

Exhibit originality in providing innovative, practical, and economical solutions.

Demonstrate broad technical knowledge and experience in multiple areas of specialization and/or business operations management within the organization.

Thorough knowledge of organizational directives, programs, standards, and administrative procedures is required.

Demonstrated experience with alternative delivery projects, such as Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC), and knowledge of renewable energy project design and development, including wind and solar, is desirable, but not required.

Education & Experience

Minimum education requirement of a BS in applied science or engineering with additional training in industrial and/or electrical utility engineering.

A minimum of 5 years of related experience.

A professional license in their discipline or a PMP registration is preferred.

Experience on solar/renewable energy power projects is required.

Must be willing and able to travel to industrial worksites to support project work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

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Please contact Nick Patrick directly at for more information on this or any other positions you may be interested. You can email your resume to

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

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