Assistant Project Manager (Construction)

  • Green Job Crawler
  • Latham, NY
  • 27 Apr, 2020

Job Description


Who We Are: Borrego Solar’s mission is “to solve the world’s energy problems by accelerating the adoption of renewable energy.” To date we have installed more than 600 Megawatts of solar while maintaining a reputation for quality, deep staff expertise, and a focus on building long-term relationships based on trust and transparency. But being the largest private commercial solar and energy storage company in the United States is not enough. Solving the world’s energy problems means moving from Megawatts to Gigawatts across each of our three core businesses: Project Development, Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC), and Operations & Maintenance (O&M). And that is what we are going to do. Our 5-year goal is to be the leading solar and energy storage provider in the United States. Borrego’s past and future success is driven from our culture of teamwork, integrity, and a commitment to continuous improvement. Be a Part of Our Mission. Join the GigaWatt Revolution.

Summary of Position: The Assistant Project Manager will work in close coordination with project managers to support the execution of projects.

Position Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Support project managers on a variety of technical, commercial and logistical tasks, including permitting, RFI’s, technical assessment, customer interaction, and utility coordination.

Prepare manuals and other technical documents (pre-mobilization checklist, close out checklist, close out manuals, O&M handoff checklist, etc.).

Prepare AHJ permit packages and manage the permitting process.

Prepare bid documents and manage subcontractor bid / buy out process.

Prepare and submit construction requisitions.

Organize and carry out assigned duties with limited guidance.

Take initiative to establish detailed requirements of a task and provide a complete solution or response.

Provide clear and accurate communications to colleagues on status of work and expected completion.

Work effectively with diverse teams to accomplish primary objectives.

Investigate project issues as directed by PM; examine alternatives and present potential solutions.

Prepare and submit Requests-for-Information (RFI’s).

Coordinate with project engineers, vendors and subcontractors as directed by PM.

Support department improvements and Director of Construction's initiatives.

In conjunction with the Director of Construction or Senior PMs, develop and improve processes.

Provide suggestions and feedback for potential areas of improvement.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:

2+ years of experience as a member of a construction team, preferably as an Assistant Project Manager.

Bachelor’s degree.

Resourceful, “Don’t worry, I’ll figure it out” attitude.

Ability to work well in teams.

Desire to grow a career in the construction business generally and the renewable energy business specifically.


Borrego Solar’s approach to compensating our employees is unique and progressive. We offer a casual community-based workplace that is upbeat and hard working. We strive for quality workmanship and place a large emphasis on customer satisfaction. We promote from within and are looking for career minded individuals, looking to advance in the growing photovoltaic industry. We offer pay commensurate with experience along with excellent benefits including:

Competitive base salary

Potential for bonuses

Comprehensive benefits package including dental, vision, health, life, and disability insurance

Self-managed flexible work schedules and time-off policies

401(k) plan with company match and immediate vesting

Continuing education and professional development assistance

Borrego Solar provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetics, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal and local laws. In addition to federal law requirements, Borrego complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.