Sr. Pre-Construction Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Construction

EDF Renewables North America, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables, is a leading North American independent power producer boasting over 30 years of experience across a broad spectrum of services. Our mission is to deliver renewable solutions to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future.

The position is responsible for managing the overall pre-construction efforts (BoP EPC strategy, costing tools and a team), day-to-day operations and deliverables of the Pre-Construction group pertaining to the BoP costs estimating, constructability review, scheduling, and coordinating of request for proposals and EPC contractor’s relationship for the Grid Scale Power Group.


·20% - Collaborate with key stakeholders including, development, resources assessment, contracts management, implementation, project finance, generation, peers throughout North America, and others to determine project schedules and BoP costs estimates.
 20% - Coordinates and serves as liaison with engineering and project teams to ensure all project attributes are fully evaluated and accounted for, including the engineering team’s constructability reviews and estimates.

·15% - Manages, participates in, and evaluates third-party EPC bids, key performance indicators, safety, and various other critical metrics to ensure successful a pre-construction phase.
 15% - Manages the RFP (request for proposal) process and coordinates with the project team. Reviews the specifications and scope of work documents produced by the project team in the support of various activities including request for proposals; due diligence; estimating and contracting activities.
 15% - Provides a detailed handover of the project due diligence efforts to the project team. This includes preparing risk analysis with a mitigation plan focused on project constructability (costs; schedules; risks; and market analysis).
 10% - Manage the Pre-Construction team, who are responsible for performing or supporting due diligence reviews, site visits, micrositing, estimation, analysis with a specific focus on constructability for the Wind or Solar + Storage projects (costs, schedules, risks, contracting split, and market analysis).
 5% - Other duties as assigned (Do not delete from job description)

Supervision of Others: 6-9

Qualifications: (Degree/Certifications/License/Experience/Specialized Knowledge/Skills)

Education/Experience –

  • Requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in engineering or equivalent required.
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience including extensive, comprehensive and diversified knowledge in construction, including knowledge of relevant codes, standards, construction practices and engineering principles required to construct a renewable energy plant.
  • Prior experience managing a team.
  • Previous experience in the energy field (solar preferred).
  • Extensive experience with EPC Contractors.
  • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities –

  • Requires knowledge of various Microsoft programs including but not limited to Word, Excel, Visio, MS Project, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal communication, leadership and management skills.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, ability to work well with others and be a good team player.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with geographically disperse, cross functional and various team members (i.e. engineering, construction, program management, developers, etc.)
  • Physical Requirements:

    Ability to sit, stand, walk on uneven surfaces, visit job sites.

    Working Conditions:

    Approximately 75% of the time is spent in the office environment, utilizing computers (frequent use of Database software, MS Office Suite, SAP, Tableau+, etc.), phones, and general office equipment. Approximately 25% of the time is spent in the field nationally and internationally, visiting potential and existing projects, recognizing and assessing the sites, and meeting with project team members.

    We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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