Project Engineer (Solar)

Project Engineer (Solar)

Company: Pepper Construction


Location: Barrington, IL 60010

Job Description: With offices in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio, Pepper Construction is a national general contracting and construction management firm that primarily serves the private sector. Pepper Construction provides clients the experience and resources of a national company, combined with the hands-on approach of a local company. Pepper is currently seeking an experienced Project Engineer for our Solar Team. The ideal candidate will interact with a variety of staff at all levels while remaining flexible, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism, The Project Engineer will review, provide analysis, management, and supporting the field-based team with resolution of all coordination issues. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Project Management Manage all document control aspects of the project – engineering sets, RFI’s, Submittals, Quality assurance, non-conformance logs and closeout documents. Or additional contractual obligations as directed Ensure seamless coordination between utility company and project key stakeholders – owner, developer, Pepper and MV contractor to achieve project COD. Manage pay application approval process in accordance with the contractual terms including review and recommendation of change order approvals Monitor construction quality to ensure that all work is installed in accordance with the plan's specifications, QA/QC requirements, code requirements, contract requirements and good construction practices. Assist the Project Manager in Developing and presenting the projects construction budget. Work with internal and external stakeholders to identify cost reduction opportunities and track cost performance against budget. Produce daily, weekly and monthly reports for internal and external customers. Coordinate the production of weekly/monthly project progress reports and inform senior management on the project status. Manage the Project Closure and the Close Out process with the relevant lesson learned. Requirements Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or equivalent demonstrated experience. 2+ years of Engineering and Construction experience in Solar, Power Generation or large Renewable Energy facilities. Detail orientation sufficient to organize and effectively manage multiple tasks Strong teamwork orientation, initiative, communication, and problem-solving skills Experience managing multiple self-perform trades. Working Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, SharePoint, Asta Scheduling and Bluebeam, AutoCAD, Google Earth software Position requires travel to support projects throughout the Midwest approximately 50% of the time Pepper Construction is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Please note: Pepper does not sponsor work visas.

Job Type: Full-time

Company Description: At Pepper we see a world where our families and colleagues live and work in a built environment thriving in harmony with the natural world. Where economic opportunity is inclusive, and every person has shelter and equal access. As part of our Tomorrow Transformed commitment, we are raising the stakes on our civic and social responsibility to include caring for our planet. Our vision is a world in which buildings generate more energy than they consume. A workplace ecosystem that celebrates diversity, enhances human productivity and delivers restorative health benefits to its occupants. A community that benefits from the built world rather than one that is degraded by harmful chemicals used to construct, insulate and power structures. We have a responsibility to elevate the conversation and drive action. Pepper Construction’s mission begins with its people and our clients, advancing the climate conversation from “green building initiatives” to a more audacious goal of improving our overall quality of life. Pepper Construction was founded in 1927 by Stanley F. Pepper, whose original vision has inspired nearly a century of growth. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, we were part of the generation that helped build one of the world’s most iconic cities with unparalleled vision for projects such as The 1060 Project at Wrigley Field, Starbucks Roastery Reserve and the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital. Pepper has offices in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin. Mission: Our mission is simple, and it's lived out every day through our values. Our mission is to continuously improve people's quality of life through the built world. OUR VALUES: Safety Integrity Stewardship Diversity Partnership Leadership Enjoy life

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