Project Manager - Electrical

Pittsburgh, PAPEAK Technical Staffing USA

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Our client is the leading Solar Developer & EPC Contractor focused on the development of solar power on commercial, institutional and industrial projects in the region. They are committed to expanding the use of solar and clean energy through an innovative approach to project design and financial engineering with an ‘ ROI-centric’ focus. This company assists clients, building owners, architects and engineers to turn unutilized and wasted rooftops into sustainable and profitable real estate.

Company services include project feasibility studies, computerized shade analysis, assistance with system design and layout, electrical designs, utility company requirements and coordination, CAD design services, remote monitoring services, financial analysis, grant applications, and tax strategies. Unlike other Solar Developers, this company also understands that the waterproof integrity of a client’ s building is first and foremost. They represent roofing and solar manufacturers alike and coordinate the design and specific detail requirements to maintain and even enhance roof warranties.

This comprehensive approach allows them to deliver a full array of professional services to our clients and manage a multitude of disciplines.

Job Description:

The Electrical Project Manager will oversee all aspects of a solar project installation including but not limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Preparing and administering contracts documents & drawings. Developing and administering project budgets, schedules, and performance standards. Preparing and delivering project presentations to the management team
  • Identifying, procuring and allocating all aspects of the project requirements including: permits, materials and labor to complete the installation. Maintain project notes and records for safe-keeping
  • Coordinating the installations and ongoing maintenance activities by working directly with client, engineer, architect, utility company, authority having jurisdiction, inspectors, subcontractors and the home office
  • Providing and developing project schedule (GANTT) and revising weekly as appropriate to meet needs of project
  • Keeping abreast of and considering requirements due to production requirements, need for operational and efficiency improvements, technological advancements, and other Company directed performance and reporting requirements


Job Qualifications:

The following are the minimum qualifications and essential functions for this position:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent) with 5 years of electrical construction project management experience (commercial preferred); however, a combination of experience and/or education will be taken into consideration
  • A thorough understanding of the National Electric Code (NEC) & a willingness to take classes to continue educating oneself in changes to the NEC
  • Ability to read and interpret complex business and /or technical documents: including but not limited to blueprints, electrical wiring diagrams, and architectural drawings
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports and detailed business correspondence
  • Ability to work with groups of people such as other departments and communicate known concepts
  • Ability to present to groups of departments
  • Ability to solve equations, apply technical mathematical concepts, and perform complex computations. Specialized field specific engineering mathematics highly desired
  • Ability to solve problems with a variety of concrete variables through semi-standardized solutions that require some ingenuity and analysis. Ability to draw inferences and follow prescribed and detailed procedures to solve moderately complex problems
  • Job environment includes often sitting at a desk or table as well as being on-site in plant/field/construction site. May also need to stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel and climb steps
  • Light lifting may be required using arms/hands
  • May be required to wear personal protective equipment including but not limited to: safety glasses, hearing protection, safety shoes, and protective clothing
  • Proficiency in speaking, comprehending, reading and writing in the English language is required
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills; ability to conduct a “ crucial conversation”
  • Employees will need to agree to criminal background check, drug screening, and obtain clearances