Construction Project Manager

St. Paul MN
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Novel Energy Solutions is looking for a dedicated, ambitious, and experienced Construction Project Manager to plan, direct, and coordinate all activities pertaining to the construction and maintenance of our projects in accordance with company policies and governmental regulations. Instructions for applying:

  • Please put the name of the position you are applying for and the words "Interview Me" in the email's subject name.
  • Your resume must be submitted in PDF format.

What You'll Do

  • Organize, plan, direct, coordinate, and report onsite construction activities.
  • Lead the construction effort from estimating, management and scheduling 
  • Manage all sub-contractors and crew members for timely completion, quality; ensures the project is built according to plans, specifications, schedule, and budget. 
  • Negotiate pricing with suppliers and subcontractors to fall within industry market pricing and provides competitive customer bids.
  • Develop and maintain quality relationships with Utility Companies and provide timely communication regarding schedule, inspections, energization, and interconnections.
  • Read, interpret and understand all project documentation such as insurance, permitting, and project scheduling  
  • Document delays/changes; sets up staging areas as needed
  • Maintain and monitor quality standards
  • Report to the management team all projects progress, new issues, resolutions, and budget and schedule compliance on a consistent basis
  • Act as a troubleshooter on current projects 
  • Provide and arranges timely and efficient mechanical and technical customer service during the project’s warranty period.
  • Assure compliance with Company safety policies and OSHA and/or MSHA safety standards 
  • Seek cost savings through vendor negotiations, market analysis, and eliminating waste.
  • Maintain a culture of continuous improvement, accountability, and problem-solving

Our Ideal Candidate Has

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or a related field 
  • Two years minimum of supervisory experience in construction and/or renewable energy
  • Experience working on solar construction
  • Proficiency with Gantt charts and/or SmartSheets
  • Experience dealing with subcontracts, subcontractors, and/or self-perform work 
  • Proficiency with reading blueprints, specs, contracts, subcontracts, and purchase orders 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

Bonus Points

  • OSHA 30 certification 
  • Experience with Viewpoint by Vista software
  • PMP Certification 

Novel Energy Solutions is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.