Position: Project Manager

Staten Solar, with offices in the Silicon Valley, California and India, is an experienced EPC contractor and financier for solar PV projects. We are primarily focused on the solar market in eh United States and India and we have experience of over 100 MW of projects under our belt. It is our belief that the 21st century belongs to the clean energy revolution. We invite you to be a part of our rewarding journey.
We are seeking candidates who are motivated to contribute their talents to making cost-effective solar energy an important part of the world’s energy mix. This position is based at our Silicon Valley, California office.
Local Candidates are encouraged to apply.
Essential Duties:
Coordination of permitting for projects.
Coordinate with development and engineering to develop preliminary design budget.
Provide progress reports and other status updates to client and management as required.
Develop solar projects, simultaneously managing land development and permitting, interconnection, and off-take timelines.
Create full project development schedules and high-level construction and interconnection schedules, to establish reasonable and achievable construction start and commercial operation dates.
Coordination of installation schedules; management of staffing to ensure on time completion.
Technical Knowledge/experience with:
Project management.
Familiar with construction and supply contracts.
Understanding of budgets and financial models.
Able to establish and maintain good relations with clients.
Solid technical background of solar systems and/or components. This includes photovoltaic modules, racking or tracking systems, inverters, balance-of-system (AC and DC), transformers, switchgear.
Fundamental Qualifications:
Experience in solar industry preferred.
Fluent in MS Office products.
Capable of travelling to sites all around the state and performing site visits (expected to be about 30% annual time).
Written and verbal communication skills must be exceptional.
Proven track record of excellent/productive written skills for report preparation.
Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to write clear and detailed technical reports, presentations and emails.
Must be comfortable with the technical aspects of the job as well as business and client interactions.
Must have Project management skills and be a supportive team member, able to work in a collaborative environment as well as work on self-directed independent projects. Must be self-motivated with an ability to balance multiple projects under tight deadlines.
Education and Experience:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years’ experience in the planning, design and/or operations of photovoltaic systems.
Staten Solar is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Job Type: Full-time

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