Borrego Solar Systems, Inc., a leading national engineering, financing, design, construction, operation and maintenance firm concentrating on the development of solar energy systems for the commercial, utility, and public sectors, seek an Assistant Project Manager to join our team in Chicago, IL
Teamwork, integrity, a passion for sustainable energy, and an ability to generate and manage change is what drives our company’s success. We are seeking an experienced, motivated and well organized professional whose dedication and leadership will help propel the company to achieve its most important goals.
About the Position: The Assistant Project Manager typically has a minimum of 3 years of experience in construction, engineering or design/build projects. The Assistant Project Manager works in close coordination with project managers to support the execution of projects.
Position responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
1) Support project managers on a variety of technical, commercial and logistical tasks, including permitting, RFI’s, technical assessment, customer interaction, and utility coordination.
Prepare manuals and other technical documents (pre-mobilization checklist, close out checklist, close out manuals, O&M handoff checklist, etc.).
Prepare interconnection applications and manage the utility interconnection process.
Prepare AHJ permit packages and manage the permitting process.
Prepare bid documents and manage subcontractor bid / buy out process.
2) Prepare and submit construction requisitions.
3) Organize and carry out assigned duties with limited guidance.
Take initiative to establish detailed requirements of a task and provide a complete solution or response.
Provide clear and accurate communications to colleagues on status of work and expected completion.
Work effectively with diverse teams to accomplish primary objectives.
4) Investigate project issues as directed by PM; examine alternatives and present potential solutions.
Prepare and submit Requests-for-Information (RFI’s). Distribute responses to appropriate parties.
Coordinate with project engineers, vendors and subcontractors as directed by PM.
5) Support department improvements and Regional Operations Director initiatives.
In conjunction with the ROD or Senior PMs, develop and improve processes.
Provide suggestions and feedback for potential areas of improvement.
Other duties as assigned.
Desired Skills and Experience:
2+ years of experience as a member of a construction team, preferably as an Assistant Project Manager
Resourceful, “Don’t worry, I’ll figure it out” attitude
Ability to work well in teams
Biased towards action
Level headed particularly when feeling pressured
Desire to grow a career in the construction business generally and the renewable energy business specifically.
Open to new work ideas
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