Solar Project Manager Employment Opportunity – Tetra Tech

Job Title:    Solar Project Manager
Organisation: Tetra Tech
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
US:
Tetra Tech is
a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction
management, and technical services based in the USA. The Company supports
government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on agriculture
and economic growth, water infrastructure, environment and natural resources,
land tenure and property rights, democracy and governance, climate change
adaptation, gender and youth inclusion, and energy.
Job
Summary:
The Solar Project Manager will offer support in the design,
installation, and maintenance of sustainable solar solutions in health
facilities in Uganda. The Solar Project Manager is responsible for coordinating
solar projects by preparing, planning, scheduling, directing, and managing
installation teams to complete multiple concurrent solar projects in health
facilities in Uganda. This will include commissioning, warranty, inspections
and providing project close out documents. The Project Manager is responsible
for ensuring customer satisfaction and successful completion of the
installation of solar systems.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Coordinate with the home office the overall
implementation of project activities.
·        
Provide technical leadership and supervision of
staff and consultants.
·        
Prepare or supervise energy assessments of health
facilities, provide input for designing and deploying solar and/or hybrid
renewable energy systems.
·        
Manage project costs and budget for each
installation.
·        
Schedule and facilitate final inspections,
commissioning and project closeout.
·        
Generate, update, and maintain project schedules
and review weekly.
·        
Work closely with the engineering teams,
designers, subcontractors, installation crew & electricians, and health
facilities staff.
·        
Manage remote monitoring systems overseeing the
technical performance of solar systems.
·        
Carry out site surveys, construction meetings,
client meetings.
·        
Ensure adherence and compliance with local
building and electrical codes.
·        
Develop long term sustainability plans for decentralized
renewable energy systems in resource constrained settings.
·        
Develop and lead training sessions on maintenance
and sustainable operation of solar systems at health facilities.
·        
Prepare work plans, progress reports, financial
reports, logistics, and other documents.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in electrical engineering, renewable energy, construction management; or
equivalent in combination of education and or experience in solar installations
and construction management.
·        
At least five years’ experience in solar
installations.
·        
Excellent communication and customer service
skills required.
·        
Previous experience working and managing projects
in Uganda.
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of electrical
and building codes.
·        
Highly organized and skillful at working on and
prioritizing multiple activities simultaneously.
How
to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified candidates should apply online by clicking on the web link below.

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