Project Manager EPC in Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego County at CSI Electrical Contractors, Inc

Date Posted: 7/16/2021

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Job Description

Job Overview: 
As a key part of the integrated design build team, the Project Manager for the EPC Team
works to drive high quality, efficient and quick engineering, estimating, contracting, and execution of utility scale solar and BESS energy projects in California. The Project Manager is responsible for leading and managing the successful completion of a utility scale solar + BESS project. The Project Manager ensures the project is completed in a safe, quality, timely, and cost-effective manner. The Project Manager is the primary responsible individual for managing all project activities from the pre-construction stage through commercial operation and leads the client management responsibility.

Company Overview

Founded in 1990, CSI has emerged as a leader in highly technical and innovative electrical design and construction. We are a full-service firm with the resources and expertise to handle any commercial, industrial, or one-of-a-kind challenge. We are a trusted contractor to diverse industries, such as aerospace, biotech/pharmaceutical, education, healthcare, entertainment, hospitality, manufacturing, and retail, to name a few. Our services also include energy solutions and have earned a reputation as a premier provider of energy development, installation, and maintenance. In July 2019, CSI proudly joined the MYR Group family expanding our commercial and industrial reach. We’re proud to celebrate 31 years of commitment to do all things with excellence for our customers, ourselves, and our craft. We Build Better.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensures the project establishes a safety program and culture that is positive, respectful, and proactive at the project. Works with the Project Safety Team to continually review and improve the safety program.
  • Ensures the Project Execution Plan (PEP) is developed and implemented, trained, and proactively managed by the Construction Site Manager to prevent quality defects on the project and ensures supervision is proactively trained and utilizes our PEP to create a safe and efficient workplace, and to prevent reworks on the project and to provide a superior product to the client.
  • Develops and manages the client relationship during the project lifecycle with the goal of collaborating, serving, and building a mutual and trusting relationship. Proactively shares with the client project status and any events needing attention and provides solutions to the client.
  • Leads and ensures the upfront planning of the project and manages and ensures the development of and the adherence to the project schedule including engineering, permitting, procurement, construction, testing, and commissioning with the project team. 
  • Ensures the team is conducting effective meetings and reviewing the metrics, key performance indicators, and the dashboard to understand actuals versus planned as well as the associated productivity of the work.
  • Scenario plans, develops alternative work plans, and helps the team overcome schedule constraints during the project.
  • Develops and appropriately staffs the project organizational chart and ensures adequate resources are provided to the project to meet schedule and budgetary requirements.
  • Manages and owns all financial aspects of the project while coordinating with Project Controls.
  • Facilitates understanding of financials and cost to the project and construction team and ensures the supervision understands and is actively managing against budget.
  • Facilitates the transition of the estimate from the business development team to the construction team.
  • Establishes and owns the budget, cashflow, payment structure, and invoicing process.
  • Provides monthly project forecasting of financial conditions.
  • Ensures receivables are collected in accordance with terms with clients and payables with supplier.
  • Leads the change management process with client, vendors, and subcontractors.
  • Manages and controls the administration of the contract agreement between CSI and the client, as well as major supplier agreements, and ensures adherence to them by project team.
  • Ensures the growth and skill development of the project team on and off the project.
  • Brings the business development and construction teams together and leads the closeout process focusing on all critical aspects of the project and capturing lessons learned, project metrics, and
    considerations for future projects.
  • Communicates, collaborates, and updates leadership on overall project status and any help needed for improving safety, quality, schedule, risks, opportunities, financials, changes, people,
    and client relationships.
  • Works with purchasing team to coordinate equipment selection and ensure quality and timely delivery of all material and equipment to the project site.
  • Troubleshoots issues as they arise, evaluates alternatives, proposes solutions, and gains project team buy-in.
  • Makes recommendations to the leadership team which can possibly affect better safety, and higher quality and profitability.
  • Makes independent decisions and judgments to improve overall well-being of the project and the project team.
  • Responsible for observance and adherence of corporate policies and objectives.
  • The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind work assignments and to make reasonable accommodations as needed.
  • This position is classified as exempt meaning more than 50% of the employee’s time is spent performing exempt job duties consistent with this job description. If the employee finds the actual job duties change from those described herein, so the employee is not performing exempt duties more than 50 % of the time, the employee must immediately inform management.

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio).
  • Database experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Primavera 6 and Microsoft Project scheduling software.
  • Demonstrated experience in Construction Management and leadership.
  • Proactive attitude and initiative.
  • Excellent reasoning skills.
  • Ability to take ownership and accountability.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and display leadership skills.
  • Positive attitude and customer focus.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing job requirements.
  • Strong leadership abilities and interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.), both written and verbal.
  • Ability to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and solar industry practices, processes, standards, and their impact on project activities.
  • Extensive travel required, will be on site during construction phase.


  • The Project Manager preferably have a B.S. in an accredited Engineering, Business Administration, Project Management, Construction Management, related field and/or equal
  • 5-years or more experience with a proven construction related background and 3-years or more of self-perform construction experience. Experience in utility scale solar projects is required. 
  • LEED AP is recommended.
  • Cal OSHA 30-hour Construction training certification is required.
  • Can be a combination of trade, education, and relevant work experience.


  • Amazing Company Culture - We have a culture of trust, teamwork, performance, and commitment that drives our success.
  • Competitive Salaries - We pride ourselves in offering above industry average salaries based on talent and experience.
  • 401K Matching & Profit Sharing - We believe good work should be rewarded and provide 401k matching and profit sharing.
  • Awesome Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance - We provide a wide variety of insurance options to meet you and your family’s needs.

Our Values

  • We strive to do the right thing always. We are committed to being honest and trustworthy and we always deliver on our promises.
  • We have a deep respect for our customers, each other, and our families. We treat every project as our own and are driven to provide the best customer experience and final product.
  • We believe that building better includes making intentional investments in our people and communities. Because of this, CSI gives back a percentage of our profits to local and national charities that are
  • near and dear to our hearts.

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.


MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.


MYR Group and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement. All communication regarding candidates, submissions, and job openings must be done with through the corporate Talent Acquisition team only. Any violation of these terms may disqualify new agreements or terminate any existing agreement with MYR Group, Inc.


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