Viridium Associates

Construction Project Manager, Antofagasta, Chile

Job Summary


Viridium Associates






Full Time





Close Date:




Not Applicable


Antofagasta, Chile

Address To:

Jane Seidel



Category: Solar Power
Construction Project Manager, Antofagasta, Chile, €40,000 - €75,000 +Bonus
My client is leading company specialized in the solar industry, developing, financing and operating power plants in Europe, Us, Latam and Asia. So far they have developed and delivered circa 800MW across and they are still developing expansion plans, looking know into the Chilean market, were they need a Construction Project Manager to be based in Antofagasta, Chile, and to manage projects in the north of the country.
Position Overview: 
They are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Project Manager to assist the Projects Director and to be the link between him and the power plants.
Building and Constructing power plants
Due Diligence relating to specific projects, potential contractors and new projects
Manage and assist operations activities
Responsible for plants performances
Lead and deal with subcontractors
Ensure all deals meet revenue and margin expectations
Establish and maintain positive working relationships with clients, other work units, local representatives, subcontractors, unions and other stakeholders
Demonstrate leadership in the area of safety; which requires observing and enforcing safety rules and practices, holding people accountable for safe work behaviours, and promptly correcting conditions and unsafe behaviours which may lead to accidents
Performs all management duties including, but not limited to, budgeting, hiring, performance reviews, coordinating and scheduling work, salary recommendations, discipline, ensure employees report to work fit for duty, leadership, grievance resolution, coaching & counselling
Ensure the timely preparation and distribution of construction reporting requirements and integration with project reports
Office and documentation activities (budgets, administration, business plans...)
Strong educational background, undergraduate degree in engineering: civil, electrical or mechanical. 
Core Requirements:-
Minimum 2-5 years experience solar experience, with a proven track record in the development and construction of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects
Minimum of 5-10 years of experience as a Project Manager.
Demonstrated negotiation, problem solving and organizational skills.
English and Italian, Spanish is a plus.
Willing to travel 80% of the time to the projects.
General Requirements:-
Demonstrate effective leadership skills
Demonstrate financial skills such as the budget process, how to interpret and understand financial reports, and financial evaluations
Demonstrate effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Demonstrate ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e‐mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management)
Demonstrate success in project management.
Key Skills:-
Solar PV, strong engineering and/ or business related background, experience in construction of commercial and large-scale solar PV projects , experience with EPC and O&M contracts, team leadership. Spanish, English, Chile.
For more information please send a Word copy of your CV to, call us on +44 (0) 203 005 5560, or visit No PDFs please. We can only respond to applicants with relevant experience as detailed above