Burns & McDonnell Renewable Project Manager - Energy (Phoenix) in Phoenix, Arizona
The Burns & McDonnell, an industry-leading employee-owned engineering, consulting, and construction company, has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to assist us to continue to develop and expand our depth of bench in providing Owner’s Engineering services to renewable energy (solar energy and energy storage) clients in our Phoenix, AZ regional office!
The Project Manager will be responsible for business development, proposal efforts, and execution of projects. The Project Manager will lead projects in a dynamic and customer-oriented manner based on Burns & McDonnell's core values of safety, client satisfaction, commitment, dedication, integrity, and overall outstanding service. The Project Manager will be responsible for fostering a culture of proactive communication, continuous improvement, and a focus on serving our customers and increasing our customer base.
This individual should be experienced in design, construction, commissioning, diagnosis, testing, and troubleshooting of renewable energy projects including engineered equipment and balance of plant.
The Project Manager will be accountable to lead project teams to develop and deliver projects to make our clients successful. The project scope will range from project development, due diligence of existing project developments, RFP development, bid phase support, design reviews, and performance testing support. In addition, this individual will be expected to interface and communicate with customers and key stakeholders on a regular basis. Visits to sites, customers’ facilities, suppliers, and other miscellaneous travel to facilitate business growth is expected.
Leading proposal efforts for renewable (solar energy and energy storage) Owner’s Engineering proposals.
Developing scope, schedule, and budget for proposal efforts; negotiating refinements to scope, schedule, and budget with client upon award.
Coordinating, as necessary, with permitting authorities, customers, and design leads to drive a customer solution within the required project standards.
Coordinating a multi-disciplined engineering team to complete required tasks.
Setting and maintaining project schedule. Monitoring and managing team to meet project deadlines
Setting and maintaining project budgets. Requesting and developing Change Order documents as required.
Serving as the primary interface between client and technical team.
Must have the ability to multi-task among several projects at one time.
Efficiently coordinating with discipline leads to drive site plans, racking plans, building plans, one-line drawings, BOP plans, substation plans, and other conceptual engineering documents and deliverables as required by the project scope.
Managing approved bidders list, preparing requests for proposal, managing bid tabulation, and driving total installed cost evaluation of procurements.
Providing streamlined project information and detailed bill of material to estimating.
Driving efficiency in bid efforts. Effectively utilizing software and implementing practices and tools to improve the conceptual design and estimating efficiencies.
Maintaining current knowledge of emerging solar technologies including pricing, and prevailing commercial information (delivery, major terms, etc.).
Participating in industry conferences and publications to further expand Burns & McDonnell’s presence in the renewable energy market, including the development of white papers and presentations at conferences.
Conduct project status meetings with clients as required.
Travel to client offices/project sites as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering (electrical, chemical, or mechanical preferred) or related field from an accredited curriculum. Minimum 7 years related experience, including 3 or more years managing engineering projects.
Previous consulting engineering experience strongly preferred.
Project development, project management, or renewable energy experience a plus.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Due to the dynamic nature of the renewable energy market, the ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies is a must.
Willingness and ability to utilize IT to streamline work processes and approaches.
Experience with estimating or designing electrical systems is preferred.
Knowledge of and competence in PVSyst preferred.
Knowledge of photovoltaic systems, NEC requirements, and construction practices is preferred.
The position requires the ability to effectively multi-task and manage numerous projects/tasks simultaneously, frequently within an aggressive and compressed schedule.
The ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial, as well as the ability to maintain the project schedule and achieve target due dates.
Job Project Management
Primary Location US-AZ-Phoenix
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Req ID: 212824