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Solar Director of Electrical Project Management and Procurement

Company: Moss & Associates
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

COMPANY OVERVIEWMoss is a national privately held construction firm providing innovative solutions resulting in award-winning projects. With regional offices across the United States, Moss focuses on construction management, solar EPC, design-build, and public-private partnerships. The company's diverse portfolio encompasses a wide range of sectors, including luxury high-rise residential, landmark mixed-use developments, hospitality, K-12 and higher education, justice, solar energy and battery storage, and sports. Moss is ranked by Engineering News-Record as one of the nation's top 65 general contractors, and the 3rd ranked solar EPC nationwide. Moss prides itself on a strong entrepreneurial culture that honors safety, quality, client engagement and employee development. Its employees consistently rank Moss as one of the best places to work.POSITION SCOPE AND ORGANIZATIONAL IMPACTMoss' Solar Director of Electrical Project Management and Procurement works with Owners, Architects, and Subcontractors to ensure that all work complies with Solar project requirements, including quality, schedule, and budget. They work with their staff to oversee contract administration, including subcontract negotiations, review and processing of change requests, monthly monetary draws, final review of shop drawings, and weekly jobsite coordination meetings. The Director will enforce the implementation of contractor and subcontractor safety programs as well as develop, monitor, and update project schedules and review project costs to ensure compliance with approved budgets.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and guide the Electrical Project management and Procurement team that performs market research, explores future technologies benchmarking, and establishes key vendor relationships to strengthen Moss's ability to stay ahead of the market and to respond and adapt as needed
  • Define spending visibility by category and future strategies to maximize cost-saving opportunities
  • Define supplier strategy for critical equipment, including distribution, contracts, and rebate programs
  • Partner with executive leadership on strategic direction and goals for department success
  • Negotiate national supply agreements and develop strategic partnerships with vendors
  • Responsible for developing purchasing strategies, contract negotiation, supplier relations, distribution channel evaluation, and ensuring procurement standards are upheld
  • Day-to-day management and mentorship of the procurement Electrical Project management team
  • Reviews design documents, identifies key subcontractors, investigates site, analyzes labor markets, identifies long-lead items, develops bid packages, develops schedules, develops site utilization plan, and conducts pre-bid conferences
  • Build and maintain key relationships with Operations and Estimating teams and collaborate with them to maintain relationships with vendors/suppliers at various levels to achieve and maintain favorable commercial terms, pricing, lead times as well as identifying risk items and developing mitigation plans to address such risk
  • Oversees project financial responsibilities and develops PFR, maintains PFR, develops LCR, maintains LCR
  • Sets up project schedule of values, approves miscellaneous job expenditures, prepares monthly owner requisitions, manages change order process, administers owner purchase program, manages project assets, and enforces company bonding and insurance policies
  • Oversees the facilitation of the scopes of work, filing system, JMIS/Iris System, purchasing schedule, obtains insurance and bonds, and QC Program
  • Complies with contract requirements, coordinates with corporate scheduling, prepares and distributes detailed project schedules, prepares resource loaded schedules, and develops look-ahead schedule
  • Mentors, provides direction to the staff, disseminates company policy/information, and promotes employee morale
  • Oversees document control, RFI process, and critical items list
  • Conducts trade pre-construction meetings, coordinates subcontractors and vendors, coordinates permit inspections, maintains subcontractor relationships, manages loss control (safety) program, manages shop drawing process
  • Interacts regularly with Owner and complies with client's needs
  • Supports Project Management in project closeout and post construction services, oversees certificate of occupancy and other government approvals, "As-Built" Drawings, operation manuals, completes punch list, coordinates Owner move-in and start-up, obtains and delivers warranties
  • Participates in company-sponsored events, participates in task team committees and participates in industry-related organizations
  • Support Project management with training programs, continuing education programs, participates in seminars and conferencesEDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, or related discipline. MBA is preferred
    • Minimum 10 years' experience as a Senior Electrical Project Manager or Electrical Project Manager in the Solar Construction industry with a general contractor
    • Ability to successfully and continuously lead a team of engineering professionals to meet and exceed project, discipline, and business unit goals
    • Strong computer skills are a necessity, including familiarity with construction project management applications
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and are required to interface directly with owners' representatives, the A/E team, building departments and other team members
    • ERP experience and experience working with CMIC a plus
    • Intermediate finance skills are required
    • Open to relocate to South Florida

Keywords: Moss & Associates, Fort Lauderdale , Solar Director of Electrical Project Management and Procurement, Executive , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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