Solar Project Manager – C&I – Kayunga, Uganda

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.

KeyDuties 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 schedulesand 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’sDegree 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 services kills 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.

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