Construction Manager

  • Dependent on Experience.
  • United States Illinois Joliet
  • Contract
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy
  • Onshore Wind
  • Solar
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Job Title: Construction Manager - Wind and Solar Projects (12–24-month contract)

Location: Joliet, IL

Company: Independent Power Producer

About Us: A leading renewable energy company dedicated to driving the transition to
sustainable energy solutions. With a portfolio of cutting-edge utility scale wind and solar
projects, they are at the forefront of the renewable energy revolution. We are seeking a highly
skilled and experienced Construction Manager to join the team and oversee the construction of
grid-scale wind or solar projects.

Job Description:
Position Overview: The Construction Manager will be responsible for the successful planning,
execution, and completion of grid-scale wind or solar projects. This role requires a seasoned
professional with extensive experience in the renewable energy sector, particularly in managing
large-scale wind or solar construction projects. The Construction Manager will ensure that
projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality and safety standards.
Key Responsibilities:
• Project Management: Lead and manage all aspects of construction for grid-scale wind
or solar projects, from site preparation through commissioning.
• Scheduling and Planning: Develop and maintain detailed project schedules, ensuring
timely completion of all construction phases.
• Budget Management: Oversee project budgets, control costs, and ensure financial
objectives are met.
• Team Leadership: Supervise and coordinate the efforts of the construction team,
subcontractors, and suppliers.
• Quality Control: Implement and enforce strict quality control procedures to ensure all
construction activities meet industry standards and project specifications.
• Safety Management: Promote and enforce a strong safety culture, ensuring compliance
with all health and safety regulations.
• Stakeholder Communication: Maintain effective communication with project
stakeholders, including clients, engineers, local authorities, and community
• Risk Management: Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to ensure
project success.
• Regulatory Compliance: Ensure all construction activities comply with relevant
regulations, permits, and environmental guidelines.
• Progress Reporting: Provide regular progress reports to senior management and clients,
highlighting key milestones and any issues encountered.

• Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
• Minimum of 8 years of experience in construction management, with a focus on grid[1]scale wind or solar projects.
• Proven track record of successfully delivering large-scale renewable energy projects.
• In-depth knowledge of construction methods, materials, and regulations specific to wind
and solar projects.
• Strong leadership and team management skills.
• Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
• Proficiency in project management software and tools.
• PMP or similar project management certification is a plus.

What We Offer:
• Competitive hourly rate plus der diem and benefits.
• Opportunity to work on innovative and impactful renewable energy projects.
• Collaborative and dynamic work environment.
• Professional development and career growth opportunities

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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