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Project Manager - Solar

Commercial Trade Source (FL) Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Project Manager – Solar

Project Managers are the primary on-site administrative leaders who work in
concert with Owners, Architects and Subcontractors to ensure that all work
complies with Solar project requirements to include quality, schedule and budget.
Among other things, they work in conjunction with their staff to oversee day-today
contract administration to include subcontract negotiations, review and
processing of change requests, processing of monthly monetary draws, final
review of shop drawings and weekly job site coordination meetings. PM’s enforce
implementation of contractor and subcontractor safety programs. They develop,
monitor and update project schedules as well as review project costs in order to
ensure overall compliance with approved budgets.

Manages pre-construction services by the following activities: reviews Owner’s
expectations/criteria, manages entire pre-construction process through to GMP or
Lump Sum contract, negotiates owner contract, coordinates with design team and
owner, establishes programs to comply with MBE requirements, reviews design
documents, identifies key subcontractors, promotes/participates in partnering
sessions, investigates site, analyzes labor market, identifies long-lead items,
develops bid packages, develops schedules, develops site utilization plan,
conducts pre-bid conferences, identifies project staffing requirements, provides
value engineering ideas, coordinates project budget/GMP development, develops
project procedures manual, coordinates and obtains permitting.

Manages project financial responsibilities by the following activities: manages the
development of a GMP or Lump Sum contract, maintains continuous knowledge
of job site expenditures/back charges, analyzes financial ability of subcontractors
to perform, prepares revenue projections, manages cash flow, develops and
maintains financial reports, develops and maintains labor cost reports, set up
project schedule of values, approves job expenditures, prepares and processes
monthly owners requisitions, manages change order process, assists in loss control
management, administers owner purchase program, manage project
assets, enforces company bonding and insurance policies.

Manages project start up by the following activities: studies owner contract,
negotiates subcontract language revisions for VP approval, establishes
responsibility matrix, develops scopes of work, reviews budgets and scopes with
estimating, develops purchasing schedule, obtains insurance and bonds,
establishes schedule of project meetings, develops QC program, develops loss
control program, and mobilizes on to site.

Maintains schedule by conducting the following activities: complies with contract
requirements, coordinates with corporate scheduling, prepares and distributes
detailed project schedules, prepares resource loaded schedules, prepare and
distributes monthly updates, develops look ahead schedules.
Manages project staff by conducting the following activities: recruits job site staff,
enforces company policy, provides professional development of staff, mentors,
provides leadership to team, conducts evaluations, participates in salary reviews,
provides direction to staff, conducts staff meetings, resolves conflict, and
promotes employee morale.

Manages project administration by the following activities: administers design
coordination of multiple projects/designers, administers document control,
administers RFI process, prepares monthly reports, implements and reports MBE
program, develops and implements crisis management plan, maintains partnering
initiative, maintains project management computer system (CMiC), obtains home
office approvals for waivers of policy, conducts project meetings, evaluates and
responds to project risks, and provides dispute resolution.

Manages field operations by the following activities: conducts trade
pre-construction meetings, coordinates subs and vendors, coordinates permit
inspections, maintains sub relationships, manages safety and QC program,
manages shop drawing and material expediting processes, manages daily clean
up and rental equipment, performs daily job site walks, coordinates specialty
inspections, and manages start-up and commissioning of equipment.
Promotes client relations by the following activities: interacts regularly with owner,
participates in client-promoted activities and complies with client needs.

Manages project closeout and post construction services by the following
activities: obtains certificate of occupancy and other government approvals,
submits “As-Built” drawings, submits operations manuals, completes punch list,
coordinates owner move-in and start–up, finalizes owner training programs,
obtains and delivers warranties and transfer Attic Stock, demobilizes field
operations, collects final payments and deposits, closes out subcontracts,
submits project history reports, terminates insurance and bond coverage,
completes asset transfer, obtains client referral, conducts post project debriefing,
archives project records, and administers warranty period services.

Promotes Moss and Associates by the following activities: participates in
company-sponsored events, task team committees, industry-related
organizations, teach/train employees, college and general recruiting activities,
company presentations, project PR events, and seeks out public relations
Participates in personal professional development by the following activities:
participates in training programs, continuing education, seminars and
conferences, professional organizations, and maintains licensing.


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 10-15 years of experience as a Project Manager within the Solar construction industry
  • Experience in hotel construction management and managing projects of $50M plus
  • Strong computer skills are a necessity, including familiarity with construction project management applications
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and are required to interface directly with owners’ representatives, the A/E team, building departments and other team members
  • Strong leadership skills are required including, but not limited to coaching, mentoring and the ability to build and maintain motivated teams
  • Highly developed project management finance skills are required
  • Prior Renovation experience A+

Job Benefits

  • Along with being one of the most reliable sources for steady construction
  • employment, we also provide:
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Education
  • Continued Safety Program
  • Tool Purchase Program
  • Safety Equipment
  • Referral Bonus
  • **Benefits do vary by state

For further information, please contact Jacqueline M. Riedel at 619-851-4627 or

3924 Pendleton Way
Indianapolis, IN 46226

Commercial Trade Source (FL)

Why Work Here?

Commercial Trade Source is among the most prominent construction staffing agencies in the United States.

CTS has been instrumental in changing the ideology of construction staffing by operating under the principles that relationships are built on trust, and partnerships are built on strong relationships. Based on these principles, CTS has quickly grown into one of the leading construction contract labor providers in the United States. With a highly proven track record, CTS has been recognized and awarded as a leader in the construction industry. The CTS difference is what makes us the frontrunner in this new approach.


Fort Lauderdale, FL