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AECOM Senior Project/Technical Solar Manager in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Senior Technical Solar Manager to join our growing Energy Team.

This position will perform project management and technical tasks on a variety of projects focusing on solar renewable energy projects, including energy storage. The successful candidate should be a dynamic, self-directed individual with an excellent understanding of managing and executing solar projects (due diligence and construction) and designing solar projects.

In addition, the successful candidate should have

  • Current and relevant contacts in the solar PV sector

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, creative problem-solving, collaboration and leadership skills

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate expectations and requirements with both clients and team members

  • An ability to apply acquired expertise and knowledge to solve business challenges and provide coaching to peers and team members

  • A track record of leveraging relationships to expand work with existing clients, identify new clients and recruit and retain in-house staff

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

The responsibilities of this role also include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Interface regularly with the clients to identify project needs, communicate engineering solutions, and strengthen client relationships.

  • Working with interdisciplinary technical leads in coordinated successful execution of projects

  • Coordinating internal resources and third parties/subcontractors for the execution of projects

  • Supporting changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs to minimize risk

  • Reporting and escalating to management as needed

  • Maintaining project documentation control

  • Develop cost estimates to determine ROI

  • Write technical reports to communicate findings to clients and stakeholders

  • Review solar engineering design packages

  • Review energy production modeling

  • Developing and maintaining good client relationships across the portfolio

  • Lead and support development of technical proposals.

  • Training others to learn project management skills

  • Help recruit and build a team of professionals to support the growth strategy

DCS—Energy

AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or closely related engineering field

  • 6+ years of relevant experience in energy services or related industry with:

  • Renewable energy assessment, design, or development (solar, wind, or energy storage)

  • PVSyst or Helioscope (energy production modeling)

  • Knowledge of solar array layouts, equipment layouts.

  • Single line diagrams

  • Demonstrated experience managing large, complex projects in multiple locations

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in utility scale, commercial and Industrial scale solar project design and construction

  • Familiar with module and inverter OEMs, and US based constructors.

  • Working knowledge of utility transmission and distribution in California

  • Demonstrated experience leading a diverse team of professionals including, but not limited to: project managers, construction managers, project controls professionals, estimating, public outreach, procurement professionals, environmental profession

  • Fluency Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft Excel

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this role

  • Sponsorship is available for this role

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Energy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 268100BR

Additional Locations US - Albuquerque, NM - One Park Square, US - Austin, TX - 111 Congress Avenue, US - Minneapolis, MN Suite 1100 800 S LaSalle Ave, US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive, US - Phoenix, AZ - 7720 North 16th Street, US - San Diego, CA - 401 West A Street

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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