FuelCell Energy, Inc.

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Project Manager - Power Generation

Project Manager - Power Generation

ID 
2017-1571
Job Locations 
US-CT-Danbury

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About Our Company

 

FuelCell Energy is transforming the world’s energy landscape by delivering clean and efficient solutions for the supply, recovery and storage of energy.  We thrive on innovation as our fuel cell power plants provide answers to some of the industry’s biggest challenges, such as generating a virtually pollutant-free and affordable supply of electric power within cities, reducing carbon emissions from coal and gas-fired power stations, and producing hydrogen for transportation, industry and utility-scale energy storage.  Our unique mission requires a diverse, energetic and creative workforce, and our shared passion for a cleaner energy future is the foundation of our Company’s culture. We take pride in what we have accomplished and are dedicated to providing innovative solutions that address energy, environmental and economic challenges for power users and communities world-wide.

 

With SureSource™ installations on three continents and millions of megawatt hours of ultra-clean power produced, FuelCell Energy is a global leader with environmentally responsible power solutions. 

 

Join our team and contribute to a brighter, cleaner energy future.

 

Responsibilities

The Project Manager is responsible for executing full scale Turn-Key Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Power Generation projects.  

 

Specific duties include:

 

  • Provides project management and supervision of all contracts associated with the project from contract execution through commercial operation. Such contracts may include sales contracts with clients, long term lease agreements, power purchase agreements, and subcontracts and purchase orders with general contractors, engineering firms, equipment suppliers, etc.
  • Identifies and interprets commercial and technical project requirements and translates requirements into internal production documents that are distributed to engineering, procurement, and finance defining the project and equipment allowing for fabrication
  • Review contracts, identifying project risks, execution concerns, and validating that the scope of work is fully defined, sufficiently detailed, and reflects the budgeted values
  • Develop Request for Proposal (RFP) documentation and packages, solicit bids, and reviews the resulting proposals ensuring completeness, adequacy, consistency, and adherence to project requirements. Following the review, proposals are objectively reviewed and ranked and provide recommendations to executive management for approval to move forward with the recommendation
  • Negotiate subcontracts, purchase order terms and conditions, and change orders with contractors, suppliers, and trade labor supporting project requirements
  • Responsible for all aspects of the project through its completion including all internal and external reporting, notifications, communication, financial planning, invoicing, scheduling, logistics, engineering, permitting & approvals, construction, and testing meeting contractual obligations and internal process requirements
  • Acting single point of contact for all project related communication with all levels of Management and all personnel involved in project support, including but not limited to: i) internal engineering, construction management, procurement, logistics, legal, finance, and service, as well as ii) external clients, land owners, owner’s engineers, general contractors, trade labor, utilities, inspectors, and government officials
  • Monitors and reports on project status specifically regarding schedule adherence and budget
  • Leads multi-function teams in a matrix organization and responsible for developing strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinates with water, gas, sewer, communication and electrical utility providers on utility layouts, related engineering activity, and approvals to construct and operate
  • Ensures all project milestones are met on time and on budget
  • May, on occasion, support sales and marketing and / or project development by supporting site walks and introductory client / host facility meetings
  • Limited travel (10%) domestic and international is required
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a valid passport and travel without restriction internationally is required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned

 

Qualifications

Education:     BSME / BSEE Preferred.   Advanced Business degree a plus

 

Experience:    Minimum 5+ years as a Project Manager or 8+ years Project Engineering experience on Power Generation projects.  Combined heat and power experience preferred

 

Candidate must have::

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Demonstratable team leadership skills
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Construction project management preferred
  • Stakeholder relationship management skills
  • Computer skills needed to create documents, schedules and communication updates

Work Environment:

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently or occasionally required to:

  • Sit, stand, walk, climb a ladder or balance
  • Stoop, crouch and step over obstacles
  • Lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Work in outdoor conditions that includes inclement weather, heat and humidity
  • Work in an environment with dust, loud noise and/or vibrations
  • Wear steel toed boots and other PPE such as hard hat, safety glasses
  • Use a computer
  • Travel by car, plane or other forms of public transportation

Equal Opportunity Employer - Vet/Disability

 

We offer a competitive compensation package as well as comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, company-paid life/disability insurance, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan and generous paid leave.

 

Employment with FCE is subject to pre-employment drug-screen and background investigation.

 

No agency submissions please. Resumes submitted to any FuelCell Energy employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the FuelCell Energy Recruiting team for this position will become the property of FuelCell Energy and no agency fees will be paid.

 

FuelCell Energy, Inc. is committed to ensuring that its application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all U.S. job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

 

If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please send an email with your resume to jobs@fce.com or contact us by calling 203-205-2070. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed.

 

NOTE:   This dedicated phone line and email address are designed exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be acknowledged.  A response to your request may take up to two business days.