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Project Manager- Commercial Solar

Advertiser: Solargain4.6 out of 54.6 overall rating (7 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
27 Aug 2019
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Engineering, Project Management

Project Manager- Commercial Solar

Company

Solargain is a dynamic, professional and ethical organisation specialising in solar power, battery storage and solar hot water solutions.  We are national based company and listed amongst the largest providers in the country. 

Solargain has invested in a highly skilled, dedicated Commercial division which has grown to be one of the market leaders in Commercial solar Australia wide.  With a growing commercial solar business, we are now looking to expand our team responsible for Victoria, NSW, and Queensland.

Role

Based in West Melbourne, we are looking for a customer-focused electrical/solar engineer and/or highly experienced CEC-accredited electrician looking to utilise their solar industry expertise and skills to manage a wide range of PV projects.

You will also be supporting our Commercial sales team, meeting with prospective commercial solar customers, advising them on renewable energy solutions that best meet their needs and providing design advice and costing analysis.

Reporting to the General Manager for Solargain’s Commercial division, we are looking for someone who is interested in a genuine long-term career with Solargain and see this role as a pivotal appointment to deliver on our growth strategy. 

The position is best suited to someone who is energetic and highly professional with the drive and skill-set to ensure timely delivery of high quality projects to our customers and partners. 

You will join a strong team of self-confessed solar addicts, consisting of highly experienced and qualified engineers, business developers, project managers and support staff.

Duties

  • Responsible for the on-time and on-budget delivery of commercial solar projects;
  • Management and co-ordination with customers, suppliers, installers and internal team members;
  • Responsible for electrical design works based on project design briefs; including preparation of control philosophy, electrical wiring diagrams, and switchboard construction drawings;
  • Responsible for PV design and costing, including selection of and procurement of equipment;
  • Assist with the preparation of tender documentation; collect information, assess material requirements and costs, obtain quotations;
  • Prepare detailed testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning plans;
  • Provide technical assistance to onsite installation team;
  • Carry out onsite pre-commissioning and commissioning requirements as per prepared plans, and to client satisfaction; and
  • Management of project timelines including coordination with external service providers.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience in the management and delivery of commercial solar projects (essential);
  • Electrical engineering degree and/or A-grade electrical certification (essential);
  • Experience in electrical subcontracting or construction industry (highly desirable);
  • CEC design and install certification (highly desirable);
  • Sound knowledge of industry and Australian regulations and standards;
  • A strong technical understanding of the distributor/retailer requirements in VIC, NSW and QLD;
  • Software competency/proficient in relevant software’s Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, HelioScope;
  • Knowledge of relevant Australian Standards;
  • Team orientated;
  • Professional & responsive, with a can-do attitude; and
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.

Remuneration

For the right candidate we are offering:

§ Generous base salary including vehicle allowance;

§ Participation in gross margin based commission; and

§ Company mobile phone and laptop.

Requirements

  • CEC design (essential) and install certification (highly desirable);
  • Construction Card and Working at Heights;
  • Drivers Licence;
  • Successful applicants will hold a current police clearance or be able to provide one within one month of commencing employment; and
  • The position is open to Australian citizens &/or persons that have a legal, valid right to work in Australia.

Culture

Solargain is a 100% Australian owned family business.  We encourage you to develop your career in an exciting industry with a market leading renewable energy provider. We strive to be the brand of choice for sustainable energy solutions.

How to Apply

This role is available immediately and we will be interviewing prospective candidates in September. Please click APPLY to submit your application. 

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Deana Cesari (General Manager, Commercial) on 0402 077 875.

Company

Solargain is a dynamic, professional and ethical organisation specialising in solar power, battery storage and solar hot water solutions.  We are national based company and listed amongst the largest providers in the country. 

Solargain has invested in a highly skilled, dedicated Commercial division which has grown to be one of the market leaders in Commercial solar Australia wide.  With a growing commercial solar business, we are now looking to expand our team responsible for Victoria, NSW, and Queensland.

Role

Based in West Melbourne, we are looking for a customer-focused electrical/solar engineer and/or highly experienced CEC-accredited electrician looking to utilise their solar industry expertise and skills to manage a wide range of PV projects.

You will also be supporting our Commercial sales team, meeting with prospective commercial solar customers, advising them on renewable energy solutions that best meet their needs and providing design advice and costing analysis.

Reporting to the General Manager for Solargain’s Commercial division, we are looking for someone who is interested in a genuine long-term career with Solargain and see this role as a pivotal appointment to deliver on our growth strategy. 

The position is best suited to someone who is energetic and highly professional with the drive and skill-set to ensure timely delivery of high quality projects to our customers and partners. 

You will join a strong team of self-confessed solar addicts, consisting of highly experienced and qualified engineers, business developers, project managers and support staff.

Duties

  • Responsible for the on-time and on-budget delivery of commercial solar projects;
  • Management and co-ordination with customers, suppliers, installers and internal team members;
  • Responsible for electrical design works based on project design briefs; including preparation of control philosophy, electrical wiring diagrams, and switchboard construction drawings;
  • Responsible for PV design and costing, including selection of and procurement of equipment;
  • Assist with the preparation of tender documentation; collect information, assess material requirements and costs, obtain quotations;
  • Prepare detailed testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning plans;
  • Provide technical assistance to onsite installation team;
  • Carry out onsite pre-commissioning and commissioning requirements as per prepared plans, and to client satisfaction; and
  • Management of project timelines including coordination with external service providers.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience in the management and delivery of commercial solar projects (essential);
  • Electrical engineering degree and/or A-grade electrical certification (essential);
  • Experience in electrical subcontracting or construction industry (highly desirable);
  • CEC design and install certification (highly desirable);
  • Sound knowledge of industry and Australian regulations and standards;
  • A strong technical understanding of the distributor/retailer requirements in VIC, NSW and QLD;
  • Software competency/proficient in relevant software’s Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, HelioScope;
  • Knowledge of relevant Australian Standards;
  • Team orientated;
  • Professional & responsive, with a can-do attitude; and
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.

Remuneration

For the right candidate we are offering:

§ Generous base salary including vehicle allowance;

§ Participation in gross margin based commission; and

§ Company mobile phone and laptop.

Requirements

  • CEC design (essential) and install certification (highly desirable);
  • Construction Card and Working at Heights;
  • Drivers Licence;
  • Successful applicants will hold a current police clearance or be able to provide one within one month of commencing employment; and
  • The position is open to Australian citizens &/or persons that have a legal, valid right to work in Australia.

Culture

Solargain is a 100% Australian owned family business.  We encourage you to develop your career in an exciting industry with a market leading renewable energy provider. We strive to be the brand of choice for sustainable energy solutions.

How to Apply

This role is available immediately and we will be interviewing prospective candidates in September. Please click APPLY to submit your application. 

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Deana Cesari (General Manager, Commercial) on 0402 077 875.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a project manager?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Have you completed a qualification in engineering?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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