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CAREERS

More Than Just A Job, It's A Passion

If you are driven, self-motivated, and are passionate about renewable energy, we would love to get you started on fulfilling solar career. Find out what it’s like to work at one of the fastest growing solar firms in New Mexico and apply to OE Solar!

 

OE Solar, New Mexico's leading solar company, offers a generous compensation, as well as benefits, package that includes: 

  • PTO (and more than 10 days of paid holidays) 

  • Medical Insurance

  • Flexable Schedules

  • Jury Duty Compensation

  • Bonuses

 

Solar is a constantly growing and there is never a dull moment in the industry. You can make your mark in this exciting industry with new ideas by joining  OE Solar. Each member of our team is valued and plays an essential role in our company. We'd love to have you on board. Apply to work with OE Solar today! 

To read more about our diversity inclusion values, you can read our equity statement here

Our Culture:

Work Hard Play Hard

Here you will find a diverse background of talented individuals all working toward the same goal: to help New Mexicans go greener and save money. We regularly have company outings, give back to our community, and attend industry events.

At OE Solar in Albuquerque, we thrive when solving problems and embrace the chance to do so together, as a team. We show our support of one another by working hard and when the job is complete, we celebrate. If you are looking for an enjoyable career that makes a difference, with like-minded people, come make a positive environmental impact with OE Solar!  

OE Solar team

Taking Care Of Our Own

In addition to our generous compensations packages. We also offer excellent benefits for employees and families. Start your career with OE Solar today! 

PTO

Our paid-time-off plan allows you to relax, so you come back to work rejuvenated. 

Healthy Work Environment

We are a group of people who genuinely enjoy being around one another. We have fun company gatherings and provide a great work environment between get togethers!

Available Positions

Field Project Manager

The Construction Field Project Manager will work directly in support of the Project Manager and in cooperation with our government contracts and commercial entities. The Field Project Manager coordinates all site construction activities and supervises all field personnel and subcontractors to safely complete the project on schedule and within budget. This is an onsite position at various 2MW-6MW Solar Farms across the state of New Mexico. The scope of work involves design-build community solar farms.  The Field Project Manager is held responsible for the quality of production and will perform the duties of the Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) and the Quality Control (QC) Manager from time to time.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review the final approved design drawings and technical specifications and approved submittals for compliance with the contract as outlined within the specifications before beginning work

  • Conduct a pre-construction site investigation of the existing conditions

  • Issue a stop work orders if any unsafe work conditions and procedures are observed

  • Lead weekly project progress meetings and daily safety tail gate meetings and participate in the Preparatory Meetings for each Definable Feature of Work.

  • Coordinate all production activities with the QC Manager and report to the Project Manager

  • -Gather and oversee all certified payroll forms and submissions from supervisors.  Ensuring all are filled out correctly each day.  Organize and get them to the Project Manager daily.

  • Maintain close coordination between the Owners regarding specific project concerns and production procedures unique to the project

  • Prepare contractors production reports daily for distribution

  • Examine and inspect work progress, equipment, and construction sites to verify safety and to ensure that specifications are met

  • Read specifications, and blueprints, to determine construction requirements or to plan procedure

  • Estimate material or worker requirements to complete jobs

  • Supervise, coordinate, or schedule the activities of employees and subcontractors

  • Collaborate with managerial or technical personnel, other departments, or contractors to resolve problems or to coordinate activities

  • Order materials, coordinate heavy equipment and/or supplies

  • Locate, measure, and mark site locations or placement of structures or equipment, using measuring and marking equipment

  • Record information such as personnel, production, or operational data on specified forms or reports

  • Schedule work to employees, based on material or worker requirements of specific jobs

  • Maintain the construction schedule

  • Provide Project Manager with up to date regarding all site activities

  • Prepares all Request for Information (RFI) and/or Clarification to the Architect for field issues

  • Comply with all company and E.E.O.C. policies

  • Maintain a continuous high standard of quality control

  • Coordinate material deliveries and subcontract work in accordance with progress schedule and adjust as necessary due to changes

  • Resolve, or assist Job Superintendent and foreman in resolving, design and detail problems with owners, design agents, suppliers, and subcontractors.

  • Prepare periodic percent completion data for job cost report and monitor printouts to correct errors

  • Assure that details and submittals are received, submitted, corrected, approved and returned to the suppliers and subcontractors to assure delivery of materials and equipment to support progress schedules. Supervise submittal control data

  • Monitor the maintenance of as-built drawings as required on projects. Assure maintenance of a permanent record set, or that “as-built” information is transferred to permanent record set

  • Attend training seminars on estimating, management, and construction techniques as the PM/Owners request

Requirements:

  • 7 years experience in vertical/ground-up construction industry required

  • 5 years of Solar Farm experience required

  • Ability to communicate with clients, subcontractors, and vendors during job site visits/meetings

  • 3-5 years experience with Design-Build, As-Built, and Tenant Improvement construction projects required

  • Experience reading construction blueprints and specifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in project management, Construction management, or related discipline preferred but not required

  • NABCEP Certification Preferred

  • Proven ability to work in team environment and multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Strong organizational and scheduling skills

  • -Strong Leadership training and abilities to motivate and guide teams and employees

  • Proficiency with spreadsheets, Microsoft Outlook, and other construction industry software

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift

 

Work Location: On job Site

Commercial Project Manager

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in related field (Engineering/Construction/Business degree or commensurate experience). PMP certification or MBA preferred and 5 years minimum experience in project management, construction management, renewable or traditional power generation. 

  • Experience managing and leading multiple projects of various sizes. 

Required Skills: 
 

Position Summary 

The Commercial Project Manager is responsible for managing commercial projects for Solar EV chargers and Battery Energy Storage systems for start to finish.  This includes ensuring the timeline is meet, projects are pushes, interconnection agreements submitted, permits obtained, RFI’s complete, Applications for payments submitted on site and all other tasks associated with the successful completion of our EPC projects. 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities  

  • Ensure all project engineering accountabilities are completed on time and in compliance with all technical, commercial, safety and regulatory requirements and will meet or exceed performance targets. 

  • Develop and maintain project schedules. 

  • Develop project budgets and cost spend plans. 

  • Provide project leadership as overall technical lead understanding all aspects of the project 

  • Read all specs and job requirements 

  • Provide leadership and guidance to a multi-discipline project team to ensure quality engineering deliverables are submitted to the project contract requirements. 

  • Will require periodic travel. 

  • Execute the Procurement strategy for sourcing, evaluating, and contracting photovoltaic equipment and services for development, engineering, construction and operations to support the new build projects. 

  • Work closely with the engineering, development, construction and operations teams in analyzing various procurement options for projects and assure procurement activities are performed consistent with established schedules and budgets. 

  • Develop and maintain contacts and relationships with major equipment manufacturers and suppliers and major contractors providing services to the industry. 

  • Manage all subcontracts or work with General contractors to ensure a successful project 

  • Implement the process of measuring vendors and contractor’s performance and for monitoring risk exposure. 

  • Provide progress reports and other status updates to clients and management as required. 

  • Create full project development schedules and high-level construction and interconnection schedules, to establish reasonable and achievable construction start and commercial operation dates. 

  • Perform site visits  

 

Other Responsibilities 

  • On-site customer management & coordination with other trades 

  • Act as point person for establishing operational procedures for project management as well as play a pivotal role in the evaluation of new employee positions, improving the recruiting and hiring process and responding to and managing operational employee needs. 

  • The above efforts are crucial to the successful completion of the project and profitable growth of the company. 

Functional Skills 

The Project Manager will develop human resources, training processes, policies and best practices. They should be able to operate in the following manner: 

  • Independently and provide effective collaborative and management support across the organization 

  • Coordinate material procurement & logistics 

  • Execution Orientation, Although the PM should be able to step back and see the big picture, it will be necessary to get involved in the day-to-day operations. The PM should have a hands-on orientation and be able to dive into organizational issues and facilitate a collaborative approach to problem-solving. 

  • Leadership Skills, The PM will have a strong Project Management presence and will be able to work well at all levels of the organization. They will demonstrate integrity and must have unquestionable ethical standards and behavior. 

  • Performance Driven, The PM will have an eye for the bottom-line impact of operations and sales/bidding process. They will also lead the implementation of training and development activities of personnel that have a measurable impact on business results (i.e. installations, operations & management). 

  • Organizational Development Skills,  Being a highly motivated team player they will contribute to an atmosphere in which people work together, enthusiastically and effectively, in producing outstanding results and therefore lead to the candidate's an organization's success. 

 

Other requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel and manage remote installation sites 

  • Clean criminal history and ability to pass a federal background check 

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, if/when required 

  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem solving ability. 

  • Possess integrity and commitment to compliance. 

  • Strong project management skills including budget adherence and cost control measures. 

  • Commitment to project success. 

  • MS Office/Project literacy and strong verbal and written communication skills are critical. 

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