Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. – Senior Construction Manager (Summerside, PEI)

OVERVIEW

Together with Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (“Samsung”), the city of Summerside (“Owner”) is developing the utility scale solar and the battery generation project comprising of construction and operation of 21 MWac solar farm, 10MW/20MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) and the utility connection at 34.5 kV Line between the project site and the Summerside Electric substation (“Summerside Sunbank Project” or “Project”). Samsung is the strategic partner of the Owner for the Project and is performing development and construction advisory services to the City of Summerside for the Project during the development, EPC tender and construction phase of the Project.

JOB DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION

Samsung is currently looking for a Senior Project Construction Manager with an electric and/or civil engineering background to work on the construction of the Project. The project is located in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. The Construction Manager will be based full-time at the Project site working as Senior Construction Manager and site representative of Samsung reporting directly to the project director of SRE or a person nominated by the project director.

This is a full-time position and it is expected that the duration of the role will be for 19 months including the period for the project familiarization prior to the mobilization to the site, which is expected to be on around August 2021.

This highly visible technical management position will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to participate in the fully integrated PV solar plus storage project, working with well-established organizations and associated governments.

Responsibilities

  • Fully understand the Project requirement of Owner and detailed technical and legal conditions of EPC contracts for each PV Solar farm, BESS and Interconnection projects.
  • Help Samsung and Owner oversee project execution to ensure that all systems are installed on time, exactly according to the plan and contract.
  • Act as the primary onsite liaison and site representative of Samsung with respect to all project construction issues, including civil, electrical, mechanical and other technical aspects of the project.
  • Create and maintain daily, weekly and monthly reporting documents to measure key project performance metrics.
  • Oversee the activities of the EPC contractors, the subcontractors, and interact with third-party engineering, environmental and safety consultants and construction management consultant of the Project, if any.
  • Help ensure all pertinent codes, permits, and regulations are being followed.
  • Undertake comprehensive monitoring of construction practices to ensure quality and safety. 
  • Lead on-site project team meetings, participate in regular meetings with the EPC contractor(s) and with the project owner and communicate all important issues to management for review.
  • Confirm work completion for billing purposes, providing an associated report and photographs.
  • Maintain the highest standard of professional ethics and integrity.
  • Undertake ad hoc projects or tasks requested by the management.
  • Other duties as required and assigned.

Compensation
A competitive package consisting of base salary, variable pay and other incentives is available.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

Education/Certifications
Preference given to candidates with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical or Civil but other educational backgrounds considered.

P.Eng designation an asset but not strictly required.

Experience

  • At least 10 years’ work experience; ideally with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in solar project construction
  • Experiences in BESS integrated project preferred.
  • Knowledge of relevant federal, provincial and local laws and regulations, especially as they relate to construction practices, is essential.
  • Demonstrated experience managing project quality and schedules.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting.
  • Knowledge of performance measurement, risk management systems, safety and environmental protection, regulatory development and enforcement.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a strong ability to explain complex technical topics and systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally with EPC contractors as well their sub-contractors.
  • Excellent ability to ask questions and know when to seek guidance.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational time management skills with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Office (Excel and Word), on-line application systems, and data management systems.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

How to apply: Please send a resume via email at [email protected]  

Application Process

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada and any certification or documentation required to work at the construction site in the province of Prince Edward Island will be arranged with Owner in a timely manner.

We are looking to fill the position as soon as possible with intention to complete the process not later than early June to have the recruited construction manager familiarize with the project and prepare the detail works at project site prior to the mobilization to the site.

We thank all applicants in advance, but only those candidates short-listed for interviews will be contacted.