• Solar Construction Site Manager

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood seeks a Site Manager for EPC/Solar construction projects valued between $25-30 million per project.

    In this mission-critical role, the individual will oversee all craft employees, engineering disciplines, daily reporting, subcontractors and third-party vendors. The ideal candidate will have multiple years of solar construction project experience and experience managing up to 12-13 Direct supervisors. These projects will primarily be located in the VA/NC area.



    • Manage daily onsite field operations and contract administration including safety, personnel, subcontract scheduling, non-standard material procurement, equipment, and schedule.
    • Support safety plan development.
    • Chair / lead daily, weekly and monthly onsite meetings with the construction teams, subcontractors and client representatives as required.
    • Contract management: identify potential change orders including scope, field conditions, ability to perform as-bid with means, and methods.
    • Manage subcontractor and vendor relationships; identify and mitigate potential risk and cost-overrun exposure.
    • Plan with project superintendents and the project director applicable equipment types, personnel skill sets, means, methods, and updating schedules.
    • Maintain accurate cost accounting, schedule impacts, and fully-authorized change order logs, and updated communication logs.
    • Submit monthly cost to complete projections to the project manager.
    • Prepare and submit monthly progress reports on overall site performance as it relates to cost, schedule, safety, and quality.
    • Manage the contract value amount and schedule changes as they are affected by weather, changed conditions, authorized and pending change orders, and accurate quantities completed.
    • Report weekly quantities completed accurately to the project manager.
    • Complete accurate weekly budget changes.
    • Verify, sign and reconcile all change orders every 30 days (upstream to the customer and downstream to vendors and subcontractors).
    • Update change order log to verify current contract amount.
    • Coordinate all equipment and material acquisitions through procurement.
    • Accurately track and record subcontract-committed costs.
    • Accurately track and record purchase order-committed costs.
    • Manage the preparation and execution of the project closeout process.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Must have minimum of 10-12 years experience on large scale Industrial construction projects, with at least 5 years specifically on solar construction projects ($25-$30Mn)
    • Previous supervisory experience is required, managing large teams (Superintendants & Craft personnel)
    • Will have advanced knowledge of construction principles/practices
    • Demonstrated ability to manage all  activities related to a project, including but not limited to: estimating, cost controls, scheduling, invoicing, payroll, HR issues, etc.
    • Demonstrated track record of job-site safety excellence
    • Must be OSHA-30 certified
    • Strong work-ethic; desire to work in a team environment; self-starter and self-motivated; able to meet strict deadlines
    • Will possess strong problem-solving, organizational, written and verbal communication skills, to prepare proposals, letters, emails, legal contracts, technical presentations, consultation, and project reporting
    • Commitment to continuously act in an environmentally and socially conscientious manner to maintain the dependability, integrity, and safety of our work sites and systems
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, MS Excel and Viewpoint

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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