Construction Manager - Maine based

BlueWave - Greater Portland Area, ME 04019
BlueWave - Greater Portland Area, ME 04019
BlueWave - Greater Portland Area, ME 04019
Job Description

BlueWave Solar is a B Corporation on a mission to revolutionize energy with simple, powerful solar solutions. Our team of experts is intensely focused on developing, constructing and managing community solar projects, and forging efficient client relationships that enable customers to participate in these projects. We are constantly innovating to keep pace with the evolving energy industry, and that spirit of innovation drives our company's dynamic culture.

Inclusion at BlueWave:

As a mission-driven B Corp, as environmentalists, and as humans, we hold ourselves accountable to creating a workforce that celebrates diversity on our team and within our communities. Our inclusive culture and core values inspire us to develop more innovative, bolder solutions to support our customers and partners in the solar industry. When you join BlueWave, you join a collaborative team doing all that we can to be transparent, sustainable, and inclusive as we fight for our shared vision of protecting the planet.

BlueWave has an immediate opening for a Maine Based Construction Manager who will report to the Managing Director of Construction and work along our Site Acquisition, Interconnection, Development and Finance teams. The Construction Manager will be responsible for participating in the procurement and management of EPC and other QAQC consultant services for large-scale PV solar ground mount arrays plus storage, co-agriculture, and floatable photovoltaics primarily in Maine and Massachusetts. This is a work from home position for someone who is located in Maine.

Is this you?

. Requirements:
  • Develop construction budgets in a timely manner
  • Assist with project design, including providing recommendations
  • Provide value engineering suggestions to save on construction and equipment costs
  • Set the proper tone for site safety
  • On site observations for reporting via daily and monthly reports
  • Conduct drone site observations (provided by BWS)
  • Account for EPC construction and equipment costs
  • Manage change orders
  • Document management of submittals, as-builts, RFI's, etc.
  • Interact with onsite construction personnel
  • Procure and manage QA/QC consultants


  • Minimum of 5-years' experience in managing all aspects of construction from design through to close-out
  • Preferably this experience includes at least three (3) years' experience in civil, and/or site construction, and/or electrical, and/or PV solar, and/or other renewable Energy experience
  • Knowledge of solar equipment (and procurement experience) including panels, inverters, racking systems, transformers and other electrical equipment that is installed on site
  • Knowledge of OSHA Safety standards, OSHA 10 is a minimum requirement
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Massachusetts's SMART program
  • Valid driver's license
  • Construction superintendent's MA &/or ME state licenses a plus
  • Ability to walk PV sites over potentially rough/uneven/wet/frozen site conditions
  • Knowledge of Massachusetts and Maine subcontractor/labor communities a plus
  • Electric utility construction a plus
  • Knowledge of Salesforce a plus
  • Knowledge of energy storage a plus

BlueWave is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and will do so by actively seeking to hire and promote diverse individuals throughout the company.

Providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment is critical to our identity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, handicap (disability), sexual orientation, gender identity/ or expression, genetics, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, military status or obligation, or other protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.



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