Strata Solar, LLC

Assistant Project Manager

Job Locations US-NC-Durham
Job ID
# of Openings
Project Management
Regular Full-Time

About Us

Strata Solar is a national leading developer of commercial and utility-scale solar farms ranked amongst the top five solar producers in the US. We understand that our employees are the lifeblood of the company. We strive to align company goals with those of our employees. We're constantly innovating to make a difference for our customers, our employees, and our planet. Our mission is to make a difference by developing cost-efficient alternatives to traditional energy sources, without long-term dependence on government subsidies. We’re leading the industry in sustainable energy careers. We hope you’ll join us.


Summary: The Project Manager will manage projects to company standards and drive high performance in project deliverables to utility scaled projects.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for managing 5 MW to 100MW+ solar construction projects from inception through project closeout.
  • Manage client and project expectations.
  • Responsible for external and internal reporting.
  • Manage direct reports, and multiple sub-contractors, for solar projects.
  • Coordinate with internal departments (safety, engineering, quality, supply chain, construction, etc.). 
  • Responsible for cost and scheduling goals and project schedule including: development, metrics, maintenance of the schedule to report weekly to executives on % complete, etc.
  • Champion company’s First Time Right process throughout the project.
  • Responsible for project budget, risk management, safety, and quality.
  • Ensure subcontractors are in compliance with all permits and laws, and mitigation measures on the project.
  • Maintain high level contact with permitting officials.
  • Oversee the management of the system design and construction process.
  • Make sure that all RFI’s and Submittals are responded to in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all Company procured materials are ordered and delivered to site in the required timeline.
  • Work with procurement team to identify and order long lead substation equipment negotiation and execute the contract associated Purchase Order/ associated invoices.
  • Work with Procurement team to identify and solicit contracting partners, hold pre-bid meetings, training sessions.
  • Manage subcontracts once executed including tracking deliverables, schedules, payments due, managing change orders, and providing notices or dispute resolution if required.
  • Manage punch list, demobilization and financial close out of project.


Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise PM/PC I on site, assist with interview and annual reviews.


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:


  • BS in Construction, Engineering, Business or related discipline preferred. Candidates with significant experience within the industry will also be considered.
  • 5-10 years of experience in project management and or operations.
  • Experience in solar or energy related projects of $10M+.
  • Experience dealing with subcontracts, subcontractors, and/or self-perform work.
  • Superior project management skills.
  • Strong process orientation.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Travel to onsite project 90-100 % of the time as directed by supervisor.


Physical Requirements/Work Environment:  Work is performed in an office environment and in the field. Must be able to sit, stand, bend, twist and lift up to 20 pounds.




No third party solicitations or resumes will be accepted for this or any other Strata Solar position. 


Strata Solar is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Strata Solar is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.


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