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.

Pre Construction Manager

Job Title
Pre Construction Manager
Job ID
27526068
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 EPC Pre-Construction Services Mgr is responsible for managing pre-construction services during pre-award and pre-mobilization phases of EPC projects.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate pre-bid meetings and attend pre-bid site visits
  • Manage in-house engineering team in the development of solar power plant designs
  • Oversee in-house engineering team with energy production modeling
  • Complete detailed estimate project costs for multiple divisions, including detailed quantity take-offs
  • Develop project schedules inclusive of manpower loading graphs and cash flow/S-curves
  • Develop proposal documents for customer RPF responses
  • Facilitate and maintain effective working relationships with subcontractors and engineering during all phases of the bidding, analysis and estimating processes
  • Create and maintain effective working relationships with customers, authorities having jurisdictions and other outside parties through project permitting
  • Manage construction phase project teams through pre-construction activities
  • Manage construction teams in resolving design and or constructability challenges during construction
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards

 

Job Requirements

Principal Skills/Qualifications

  • Excellent proficiency with CAD design tools
  • Advanced knowledge of PVSyst, Helioscope and other power industry modeling tools
  • Advanced knowledge of solar project development
  • Excellent knowledge of Lean construction concepts and practices
  • Ability to concentrate on detail as well as overall project
  • In-depth conceptual estimating skills, including ability to understand, price define and explain estimate content and approach
  • Proven ability to organize and manage several projects at various stages of development
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite programs and estimating applications
  • Excellent knowledge of construction project management

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or similar field; combination of relevant education and experience considered in lieu of degree
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in estimating, electrical construction, construction engineering, and/or project management is required.
  • Solar and/or power industry experience preferred

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