Solar/Electrical Project Manager



Prosper Recruitment are working in partnership with an industry leading Specialist Energy Engineering company who deliver design, installation, commissioning and registration across a broad market sector, with a track record of successful delivery for commercial, industrial, educational and healthcare customers.

Focusing on energy conservation, renewable technology and the integration of mechanical & electrical services into both new and existing buildings our diverse range of skills ensures we deliver best value and a quality installation.

Due to continued growth, our client is looking to recruit an experienced Solar/Electrical Project Manager who can manage the development and construction of multiple solar PV projects across the UK for major private and public sector organisations.

The Role:

Responsible for implementing the delivery of multiple solar PV systems and ensure that milestones and key deliverables are achieved throughout the lifecycle of a project.

You will be ensuring projects are completed on time, within budget and to the highest quality.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

Coordinate and manage a project from contract award right through to handover

Develop project programmes, monitor progress and report to client and Watt Energy Saver Directors

Procure subcontract labour, materials and ancillary items

Set up contracts with the supply chain, negotiate terms

Preparation and monitoring of project budgets and control overspending

Liaise with DNO to manage G98/G99/G100 applications for connections

Ensure PV installations are completed by subcontractors within the programme schedule and budgets as per contract

Confident delivery of briefing and coordinating activities on contracts

Ensure compliance of quality and safety of works at all times

Troubleshooting issues relating to PV installations

Effective management of multiple sites and respective site managers

Continuously monitor and maintain excellent levels of H&S on site

Create & review RAMS, CPPs and other H&S documents

Be fully responsible for the daily operations of the project delivery team

Accurate and regular reporting of project performance

Attend and report on meetings throughout the project(s)

At project completion provide a detailed review of performance against budget, identifying areas for improvement

Provide 'red-penned' as installed drawings for our design team to CAD

Collate information for O&M Manuals

Site surveys to be undertaken as required

Flexible travel to and from sites across UK is required

Skills & Experience:

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in construction management and electrical works and be able to demonstrate a proven track record in delivering electrical projects.

Minimum 5 years construction project management

1 years Solar PV experience advantageous

18th Edition Electrical Regulations Qualification would be advantageous

NVQ or City & Guilds in electrical installation would be advantageous

Ability to read and understand electrical designs from specifications and surveys

SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme)

Must understand site H&S requirements and demonstrate understanding of current legislation & regulations

ECS card or CSCS

Excellent organisation and communication skills are essential

Driving Licence

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