Job Number



Project Director - Solar Energy


Ramsey, Minnesota


Heavy Civil

Date Updated

Jul 12, 2017

Job Description

Our client, an established privately owned $200M Heavy Civil/Public Works Contractor seeks a Project Director with a Four Year Technical Degree and 10+ years’ experience in Heavy Civil Construction. They rank in the Top 10 Solar Contractors and operate in multiple regions across the United States with a focus on Renewable Energy (ie. Solar, wind), Aviation, Site Development, Waste Water Plants and Underground Utilities. This candidate must have extensive experience in solar, earthwork, underground utilities and site development and be able to manage multiple sites simultaneously. This position is based in their regional office in Ramsey, Minnesota.


Job Summary:

The right candidate will be responsible to develop, grow and maintain profitable segments, from the project lead stage through preconstruction, construction and closeout. Ensures operational excellence in the execution of all required policies and procedures by the segments employees while maintaining a relentless focus on meeting and exceeding customer needs and expectations. Responsible for building and implementation of a business plan for success of segment and company goals.

Essential Functions:

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • High degree of professionalism and strong work ethic.
  • Outstanding ability to plan, coordinate, set goals, and provide leadership in the execution of complex construction projects.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, confidence, and commitment to personal leadership development.
  • Ability to create and motivate staff to attain the goals of the segment.
  • Serve as a role model and promote professional behavior.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and follow-through skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability work effectively with all employee levels.
  • The ability to present information, communicate and interface with industry, customer, corporate and employee levels.
  • Team player with proven delegation and motivational skills for multiple operations.
  • Superior attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Ability to work well in teams as well as independently with minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency with reading blue prints and plans
  • Proficiency in budgeting, and production.
  • Effective in making objective decisions and presenting information to support decisions or recommendations.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office programs including Word, Excel and Outlook preferred.

Education and Experience:

  • GED or High School diploma as a minimum.
  • BS degree in construction management preferred.
  • Fifteen (15) + years of Heavy Civil / Horizontal Construction experience required.
  • Ten (10) years of management experience required.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To apply, please email cover letter, resume and project list to the email provided. Also, please include on your project list detailing type and size, location, and your personal involvement in these projects.

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