Solar Construction Manager (Owners Rep); 4 + years Solar or ESS Exp Req Job at Summit Energy Group, LLC – Los Angeles, CA

Job description

Solar Construction Manager; Minimum 4 years Utility Solar or ESS Construction Management experience + Bachelors Degree.

Summit Energy Group, LLC is a consulting firm based in Montana that provides Construction and Project Management staffing and services across the US to some of the largest Renewable and Infrastructure Owner/Developers in the World. We are looking for a Construction Manger that can work on behalf of our client (the Owner) on a project in CA. This job is a great opportunity for a driven manager to put their mark on one of the largest Solar + Storage projects built in the world.

Per diem, Work Vehicle and Monthly Travel Allowance also offered as benefit for those that qualify.

Job Description:

Work as Owner Representative on one of the nation’s largest solar and battery energy storage projects.
To act as the Owner’s representative to oversee all aspects solar and ESS plant construction including: interconnect, site work, owner purchased material, safety, startup and commissioning, and project close out. This position is responsible for the overall management of the team and assigned projects, to ensure compliance within required budgetary, scheduling, and safety goals. Employees in this role coordinate and administer construction work performed by EPCs or subcontractors and/or vendors at the project site as assigned by the owner. Employees in this role administer and manage the engineering, procurement and construction oversight-activities necessary to construct, start-up, and commence commercial operations.


This is an onsite assignment near Mojave, CA.

Education Requirements:  Four-year Electrical – Mechanical -Civil Engineering degree, Construction Management Degree, or Associates degree in related technical or management fields.

Experience Requirements: Construction Management, professional career in construction with past experience in Industrial or power and solar markets. A background in electrical and utilities is preferred. A four-year minimum experience in Utility Scale Solar or ESS is required.

Required Skillsets:

· People management

· Organization

· Computer skills MS word, Excel and MS PowerPoint

· Communication to third parties and executives

· Schedule and planning management

· Construction means and methods knowledge

· Management means and methods knowledge

· Solar plant construction and startup knowledge

Job Responsibilities:

· Works collaboratively with resources and sub suppliers in various disciplines to determine project priorities, schedule and work plans to meet milestones

· Manages sub tier suppliers to the requirements outlined in contracts or purchase orders as the lead manager and administrator.

· Manage onsite company representative staff

· Reporting daily, weekly and monthly on progress, indicators, and recovery plans to upper management

· Ensures projects are efficiently, effectively and safely implemented in accordance with department procedures, local regulations, contracts and policies

· Verifies constructability, ensures proper resource allocations, assesses field status and resolves issues as needed

· Leads project meetings and reviews budget, schedule, quality, risk tracker, and contingency allocations

· Interfaces with project’s designated management committees or third parties, and acts as lead Company representative of project activities

· Manage execution requirements stipulated in the Interconnect Agreement, Purchase Power Agreement, and Independent System Operator to achieve back-feed, sync and commercial operation

· Manages walk down of planned work, validates acceptance of completed work to design requirements, approves contractor payment requests

· Supervises activities and/or coordinates activities or groups, such as safety programs, engineering, construction, budget, and analysis and contract administration

· Oversees commissioning activities to meet corporate objectives, with limited project management, scheduling and estimating resources

· Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Related keywords: construction manager, construction, construction management, Solar Manger

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $65.00 – $75.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Follow State, Client and Jobsite COVID plan.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $65.00 – $75.00 per hour


  • Health insurance
  • Relocation assistance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Follow Client and Jobsite COVID plan.

Application Question(s):

  • Have you worked on other Power or Utility Projects/Fields



  • Utility Scale Solar or ESS: 4 years (Required)

Work Location:

Work Remotely:

About the Company

Company: Summit Energy Group, LLC –

Company Location:  Los Angeles, CA

Estimated Salary:

About Summit Energy Group, LLC -