Director of Construction - Distributed Energy Resources

Ameresco   •  

Portland, ME

Industry: Energy & Utilities


8 - 10 years

Posted 47 days ago

Ameresco currently has a new opportunity based in Framingham, MA or Portland, ME for a Director of Construction to join our Distributed Energy Resource Team as a leader in the planning, scheduling and management of construction activities for our multimillion-dollar distributed energy production projects.


Provide day-to-day management and oversight of on-site construction management resources deployed to construct Distributed Energy Resource Projects.

Oversee the maintenance of up-to-date project constructionschedules for all projects under management. Identify, develop and implement project acceleration and schedule recovery strategies.

Supervise the preparation of regular project budget updates and forecasts of future costs for all projects managed.

Provide management level coordination with equipment vendors, labor subcontractors and professional services subcontractors in support of on-time, on-budget performance within the specified work scope and quality.

Conduct regular site-visits to projects in construction to review progress, performance and provide direction to on-site construction management staff and major subcontractor management.

Support engineering and design development teams with project scoping, cost estimating and scheduling.

Assist in developing project specific constructioncontracting strategies, review of bid packages, subcontractor selection and contracting.

Oversee the preparation of regular construction progress reporting tointernal company and external customer recipients.

Manage project expenditures and job cost accounting processes: including accuracy, documentation, approvals, payment reporting, and tracking.

Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, federal, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes.

Foster positive and effective business relationships at all levels and project phases.

Perform other duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum 7 years construction project management work experience focusing on complex facility infrastructure, industrial power, or distributed energy facility project delivery.

Additional Requirements:

Completion or progress toward engineering, technical, or industry-related education preferred.

Demonstrated work experience with medium voltage switchgear, industrial PLC controls, electric and absorption chillers, reciprocating generator equipment, and combustion gas turbines is preferred.

Proven experience with OSHA safety standards, mechanical and electrical systems development, engineering, and project management regulations, practices, and codes.

Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and foster positive business relationships.

Strong verbal, written, computer, technical communication and presentation skills.

Proficient computer skills including MS Word, Excel, MS Project, and cloud based construction management software such as Procore or equivalent.

Construction management certifications or state licensing.

Valid Drivers’ License in good standing, issued by resident state.

May be required to pass security clearance investigation.