Renewable Energy Project Manager - 1898 & Co. (Brea)
Company: Burns & McDonnell
Posted on: November 21, 2022
The Renewable Energy Project Manager will support a broad range of
studies, engineering, and other consulting services to support the
development, analysis, design, and construction of renewable energy
projects, such as site selection, development, and feasibility
studies, Owner's Engineer support, and independent engineering
assessments. The project manager will be required to work with
numerous entities in the industry from investor-owned electric
utilities to independent power producers. This project manager will
be a seller-doer, conducting sales and marketing activities and
executing projects. The project manager will spend time directly
engaged with clients to identify new work, prepare proposals,
establish project objectives, formulate project approaches, and
manage/oversee a team of consultants/engineers to meet the project
objectives and provide the client with useful and actionable
The project manager will be responsible for, and manage, all
aspects of projects from business development, scope and fee
development, staffing plan development, project oversight and
execution, quality management, and financial performance
responsibilities. The project manager will support and lead both
on-the-job and classroom training efforts for less experienced team
members. Key responsibilities will include:
Business development: Develop new, and manage existing, client
relationships through client marketing and project interactions;
identify new sales opportunities with clients; lead all aspects of
proposal development and submission including project planning,
budgeting, and scheduling; establish critical project objectives
and performances with client; lead contract preparation and
Project execution: Lead all aspects of project execution including
scope, schedule, and budget; ensure quality control of
deliverables; analyze and communicate project status, risks,
schedule, and costs to all internal and external stakeholders; lead
multi-discipline teams of engineers and analysts; plan, organize,
and communicate project personnel needs to department
Leadership: Mentor and train less experienced staff on technical
and business aspects of projects and the industry; serve as a
recognized industry-leader in renewable generation planning and
engineering; support company initiatives.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in engineering or related field from an
accredited program. Advanced degree is a plus such as an MBA or
Minimum 7 years related experience with a broad and deep
understanding of renewable generation, specifically wind and/or
solar, including 3 or more years managing engineering or
Deep and broad base of knowledge of the electric utility industry,
specifically regarding development, design, and construction of
renewable generation facilities, specifically focusing on wind
and/or solar generation, and of electric utility systems and their
Extensive experience with development, design, and construction of
wind/solar generation projects, experience with energy storage a
Proven ability to lead, educate, and train a team of engineers and
analysts in regards to renewable generation studies and design
Proven ability to lead multi-discipline teams of engineers and
General business and financial calculation knowledge.
Effective Project Management skills.
Ability to work with existing and new clients to identify new
projects, articulate to the clients our ability to perform those
projects, and translate that into the sale of consulting
Ability to communicate with various business contacts to understand
their needs and translate them into a scope of work that meets
their desired outcomes.
Ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines and to be
effective in on-site work environments.
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, including
identification of critical path items to ensure deliverable
deadlines are met.
Ability to focus on the big picture to effectively and efficiently
provide services that meet client needs, while also having the
ability to identify and analyze details that are critical to
Willingness to learn new service offerings as client needs and the
market requires changes to the service offerings provided by our
Willingness and ability to develop a broad set of service offering
types to allow for flexibility to go where the work is.
Willingness to cross sell other services offered by Burns &
McDonnell outside the project manager's core set of services.
Willingness to negotiate with clients for new service
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PPT).
Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of
industry, government and public contracts on project-related
Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Professional Registration preferred.
Ability to travel.
Job Project Management
Primary Location US-CA-Brea
Other Locations US-CA-San Diego
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
About 1898 & Co.
1898 & Co. is a business, technology and security solutions
consultancy where experience and foresight come together to unlock
lasting advancements. We innovate today to fuel our clients' future
growth, catalyzing insights that drive smarter decisions, improve
performance and maximize value. As part of Burns & McDonnell, we
draw on more than 120 years of deep and broad experience in complex
industries as we envision and enable the future for our
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Req ID: 211031
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