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Elemental Excelerator
Elemental Excelerator

Construction Manager



United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Hanwha Q CELLS USA Corp (“HQC US”) develops, invests, and delivers solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects through Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services in North America.
The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to deliver utility-scale power generation plants customized for local and regional energy markets. HQC US offers the full spectrum of PV solutions – from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investment. With proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, HQC US minimizes uncertainty and risk and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy.
The Construction Manager will manage utility-scale photovoltaic installation projects at all stages of work. This position reports to a Project Manager, as assigned, or another senior management personnel that the President of the Company may designate. This position may be expected to travel at least 75%, or as needed for the project.


  • Supervise and take responsibility for utility-scale photovoltaic installation projects at all stages of work;
  • Creating and implementing construction planning schedules;
  • Coordinating suppliers and construction companies on site;
  • Managing and monitoring building site logistics;
  • Assist in the negotiating and awarding of contracts for parts of building work;
  • Ensuring that building work (structural and civil engineering) is completed to schedule, within budget, and per code requirements;
  • Managing and monitoring subcontractors;
  • Handling all processes involving the building authorities up to the project handover;
  • Carrying out all building acceptance procedures as well as establishing and following up work to be carried out under guarantee;
  • Coordinate overall site safety management and compliance;
  • Coordinate installation with internal and 3rd party engineers;
  • Collaborate with team members when necessary to ensure effective communication and results; and
  • Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned by the Director of Construction.


  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Management, or another related engineering science
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience managing the construction of major projects, preferably in the building of power stations or supply networks, or other utility-scale construction projects
  • Solar PV or wind power project experience, preferred
  • Willingness to travel
  • Excellent skills in MS Project or comparable project management tool, and possess strong technical aptitude, including knowledge of software development methodologies and processes.
  • Strong in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Assertive, able to cope with pressure, a team player
The above-listed salary range is required by the California Pay Transparency Act and may differ depending on the location of those candidates hired nationwide. The salary range shared in the job description is for the listed position and only pertains to the candidate if they work in Irvine, CA. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to internal pay equity, skill set, education, licenses and certifications, geographic location, essential job duties and requirements, and the necessary experience relative to the job’s minimum qualifications. An additional discretionary bonus structure or incentives may be offered as part of the overall compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, dental, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.
· Stationary Position: frequently remains stationary up to 90% of the time and sitting up to 8 hours in a day
· Move/Traverse: infrequently bend, stand, stoop and/or walk
· Carry Weight: infrequently carry weight and/or lift objects (light to heavy) weighing up to 10 pounds
· Hearing and Speech: frequently communicates with the ability to hear and talk on a regular basis with employees, coworkers, and all personnel matters; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
· Sight: frequent use of sight to detect images on computer, office documents, and office objects near and far
· Climb: occasionally ascends/descends on stairway to get to office upper and lower floors
· Travel: review above travel requirement for this position
· Regular professional, office business setting
· Noise level ranges from low to moderate (if in office setting)
· Noise level ranges from moderate to high (if on construction worksite)
Hanwha Q Cells is proud to be an at-will Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status and any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Nothing in this statement shall imply implicitly or explicitly a guarantee of employment outside our at-will employment opportunity.