Director of Construction - Renewable Energy

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Adams Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60603
United States
Job Description
Our client, growing global firm in the renewable energy field is seeking a Director of Construction to join their North American team at their downtown location. 


Our client offers:

  • Competitive Compensation Plan and Great Benefits

  • Great Downtown Location with hybrid 3-2 schedule

  • Stable book of business to be developed in the upcoming years



  • Manage multiple project teams of between three and six on site consisting of a Project Manager and Construction Engineers.

  • Oversee projects construction budget. Identify cost reduction opportunities and track cost performance against budget. Produce daily, weekly and monthly reports for internal and external customers, as well as KPI reporting

  • Monitor renewable energy generation projects in excess of $100M in various stages of development

  • Lead pay application approval process in accordance with the contractual terms including review and recommendation of change order approvals.

  • Observe construction quality to ensure that all work is installed in accordance with the plans, specifications, QA/QC requirements, code requirements, contract requirements and good construction practices.

  • Proficient at Root Cause Analyses to accurately determine failure mode and reason

  • Provide construction consulting support to the development team in several projects, including project estimate construction costs, schedule, and basic engineering.



  • 10-15+ years of experience in Project Management; concentration in the wind energy industry and industrial or utility construction is highly desirable

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline, Master’s preferred

  • Required P.E. registration

  • Ability to travel up to 50% 


United States