Our high growth and leadership position in the renewable energy business offers outstanding opportunities to individuals seeking an exciting work environment in one of the most important industries for the 21st century. First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants, as well as a provider of complete solar generation solutions for U.S. utilities. Our culture is one where teamwork, continuous improvement, achievement of results, and environmental responsibility are core values. We are seeking new associates who are motivated to contribute their talents to making cost-effective solar energy an important part of the world’s energy mix.
Primary Job Functions:
Basic Job Functions:
Responsible for site construction, management of civil, mechanical and electrical subcontractors, compliant with contract terms & conditions, installation, schedule, logistics, safety, quality, and constructability of all aspects of photovoltaic projects. Responsible for the delivery of all site-specific contractual obligations in the construction of solar photovoltaic power plants, as well as identifying areas for continuous cost reduction.
**Position is for a local Tampa and surrounding area resident only. No per diem will be paid**
10 years of experience in construction management of multiple-discipline construction projects.
Utility background a plus
Jurisdictional and construction project experience in the Tampa, FL area preferable
Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Engineering/Construction/Business Degree).
General Contractors License preferred
Advanced Certifications (PMP, Construction Management or related) a plus
FA / CPR / OSHA beneficial.
A personal commitment to a safe working environment for their employees.
Working knowledge of power generation required
Individual must be knowledgeable of state and city codes and regulations required by the local building department.
Candidate must have proven track record of accomplishment working as a Manager leading and supporting multi-discipline teams.
Ability to guide and lead the construction effort from estimating, management and scheduling skills to complete the project.
Basic understanding of construction sub-contracts, insurance, permitting and project scheduling.
A strong focus on customer service and satisfaction.
Willingness to do whatever it takes to accomplish an objective.
Computer proficiency including MS Office Suite
Ability to document and report job progress clearly.
A willingness to embrace personal development and the ability to lead by example.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and reports the on-site construction management activities of a specific project tem with regard to large photovoltaic projects.
Responsible to manage sub-contractors to insure the project scope awarded is built in full conformance with the plans, specifications, schedule and budget.
Supervise, coordinate and direct site supervisor/superintendent staff.
Perform other CM management functions as assigned. Projects include complete development of large photovoltaic projects from ground up to final commissioning and acceptance. Some commercial projects and site development as well.
Identify means and methods to reduce costs, minimize risks, and increase speed of execution.
Periodic travel will be required
US Physical Requirements:
Project Site (non-craft) Requirements:
Will sit, stand or walk short distances for up to the entire duration of a shift
Will climb stairs on an occasional basis
Will lift, push or pull up to 27 pounds on an occasional basis
Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis
20/40 vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required
Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures
May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis
May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis
Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective jacket or apron and arm guards)
Office Physical Requirements:
All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. First Solar is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.
Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check band any other tests that may be required.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: First Solar is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.
Construction Management of Multiple-Discipline Construction Projects -
Associate: Construction Management (Required) -
Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check, pre-employment drug screen, and any other test that may be required for the role.Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check, pre-employment drug screen, and any other test that may be required for the role.
Website : http://www.firstsolar.com/
we believe that clean affordable solar electricity is an essential part of the worldwide energy mix. Our proven energy solutions have diversified the energy portfolio and reduced the risk of fuel-price volatility, while delivering an LCOE that is cost competitive with fossil fuels.