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Construction Manager

Company: AES Corporation
Location: Glen Allen
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At AES, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.AES Clean Energy is currently seeking an innovative and motivated leader with at least 5 years' experience utility-scale solar construction management.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: AES Clean Energy seeks an innovative and motivated individual that will have responsibilities during the construction process. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:* Collaborates with the safety department to ensure all safety goals are the highest priority* Provides excellence in the management and delivery of the project, in-line with the companies expectations.* Creates a culture of continuous improvement.* Prepare and manage the project execution plan, co-ordinate and host the project kick off meetings, and prepare and manage effective project close out.* Work with the Commercial Manager to ensure all contracts (prime and sub-contracts) are effectively managed, including change orders and documentation of variances.* Onsite owner's representative; monitoring of utility scale solar construction completed by 3rd party EPC Contractors* Cultivate positive working relationships with 3rd party EPC Contractors* Manage the construction of utility scale solar projects to the 3rd party EPC contract and permit requirements including schedule, budget, scope of work, deliverables,* Complete daily safety walks and submit a daily safety walk report to head of internal safety programs* Manage internal safety goals with 3rd party EPC Contractors* Attend internal and external meetings as necessary (e.g., daily, weekly).* Track project progress against the schedule and manage schedule remediation plans* Discuss daily objectives with 3rd party EPC Contractor and promptly report back perceived risks, and other issues/observations.* Verify and sign-off on various construction milestones (civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical) and update internal tracking software* Ensure thorough and quality work by verifying items against scopes of work and design plans to minimize punch lists and deliver the best-in-class assets.* Verify 3rd party EPC Contractors adhere to QA/QC plans* Work with in-house engineering to provide information and attend job walks to facilitate reports from 3rd party independent engineers.* Collect 3rd party EPC deliverables and either upload to an internal data room or send to the appropriate team member for sign off (e.g., test reports, progress reports, etc.)* Review draft invoices with 3rd party EPC Contractor and sign off on work completed* First line of defense against proposed change orders; escalating to internal Project Manager as necessary* Proactively communicate and manage an ongoing punch list with 3rd party EPC Contractor; managing final punch list from Mechanical Completion to completion* Makes certain that the company is being represented in accordance with AES Clean Energy's corporate values.Core Competencies:* Proven ability to motivate others inside or outside the organization* Team player providing support to both team members, as well as members of the extended team.* Ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside or outside the organization* Strong proficiency in communication* The ability to solicit others for support for ideas and solutions* The ability to quickly identify the information needed to clarify a situation, seek that information from appropriate sources, and use skillful questioning to draw out the information to find a solution.* Anticipate the implications and consequences of situations and take appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies* demonstrate depth of technical knowledge and skill in utility scale solar construction.* Takes initiative to identify what needs to be done to maintain project schedule and budget and ensures a plan is in place.* Drives to complete thorough work; follows up with others to ensure that commitments have been fulfilled.Minimum Qualifications:* OSHA 30 Certified* Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel* 5 years of onsite utility scale solar construction management* Advanced knowledge of solar construction management processes, means and methods* Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards* Willing to be on the jobsite daily* Bachelor of Science degree preferred, but not a requirement* Must be willing to travel and spend 3 of 4 weeks onsite every month.AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.Safety comes first at AES. To protect the health and safety of our people, customers, communities and partners, and to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, AES requires all newly-hired people or current AES people applying for U.S.-based role(s), to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their date of hire. Except where prohibited by law or not specifically covered in a collective bargaining agreement, new hires and transfers will be required to provide proof of vaccination during onboarding and periodically thereafter. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities, as applicable.

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