Openings at National Grid Renewables

National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, is a leading North American renewable energy company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy projects. As a farmer-friendly and community focused company, National Grid Renewables develops projects for corporations and utilities that seek to repower America’s electricity grid by reigniting local economies and reinvesting in a sustainable future. National Grid Renewables is part of the competitive, unregulated Ventures division of National Grid and has a portfolio of solar, wind, and energy storage projects located throughout the United States in various stages of development, construction and operation.

National Grid Renewables develops high value, competitive renewable energy projects. Our focus on communities and farmers means it’s not just about projects, but about the people we work with, both outside and inside our organization. National Grid Renewables Team Members embody our foundational culture of being entrepreneurial, creative, and nimble and take pride in supporting National Grid’s vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future for all.

Project Administrator, Construction

Job Title
Project Administrator, Construction
Job ID
27427785
Location
Bloomington,  MN 55437
Other Location
Description

National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, is a leading North American renewable energy company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy projects. As a farmer-friendly and community focused company, National Grid Renewables develops projects for corporations and utilities that seek to repower America’s electricity grid by reigniting local economies and reinvesting in a sustainable future. National Grid Renewables is part of the competitive, unregulated Ventures division of National Grid and has a portfolio of solar, wind, and energy storage projects located throughout the United States in various stages of development, construction and operation.

 

National Grid Renewables develops high value, competitive renewable energy projects. Our focus on communities and farmers means it’s not just about projects, but about the people we work with, both outside and inside our organization. National Grid Renewables Team Members embody our foundational culture of being entrepreneurial, creative, and nimble and take pride in supporting National Grid’s vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future for all.

The Project Administrator will assist Project Manager(s) with all project management duties - oversee and perform support functions concerned with a renewable energy project.  This may include both duties in direct support of a Project Manager (PM) or leading duties (potentially with direction from a PM) that help a project reach its goals   They can succeed project managers.

What You Will Actually be Doing: 

•        Contracting

o   Support of service and procurement contracts for both small and large scale projects – including creating PO’s, preparing Service agreements and Change orders

o   Management of contracts including tracking of deliverables – IE meeting delivery schedule and/or quantities, collecting Certification of Insurance, etc…

•        Budgeting

o   Assisting PM to build out budget cost codes for projects in development; track project budget updates from pre-NTP to COD

o   Assist PM with tracking cost and scope related changes for project budgets and executed contracts

•        Reporting

o   Assisting PM with project level and management level reports requirements – related to schedule, budget, and key issues

o   Create weekly and monthly reporting documents

•        Support Function

o   Meetings – assist with meeting agendas, taking minutes, tracking follow-on deliverables

o   Support of Construction Managers as needed with field related items, supplies and other support to ensure field teams have resources to meet project goals

o   Updating project milestone schedules based on PM and meeting feedback

o   Submittal & transmittal tracking and coordination

o   Maintenance and coordination of PM platform or other databases

o   Performing other administrative duties as needed in support of project development and construction

o   Work within other internal or external teams and disciplines to coordinate project related deliverables and key milestones

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The skills of a Project Administrator include:

• Planning & proactive nature
• Time management
• Collaborative Skills – communication, listening
• Adept at using computer technology; MS Suite Applications

• Multitasking
• Strong oral and written communication
• Punctuality and professionalism
• Organized and detail-oriented

 

What You Will Bring to the Role: 

•        Degree in Business or similar preferred

•        High School Diploma plus demonstrated experience in project support and a record of accomplishment.

•        Project Management qualifications, certifications, training and/or proficiency in construction/project management software programs

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