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Director of Technical Services

  • Location: Chicago, 60603
  • Compensation: $195,000-$215,000/yr
  • Job Type:Direct Hire

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiration Date: 25 July 2051
  • Job Ref: 23396
Per Se Group has an opportunity to work for one of the largest, 100% renewable energy companies with no fossil legacy in the world offering a wide portfolio of tailored energy solutions so that clients can meet their decarbonization goals.

As Director of Technical Services, you are responsible for supporting various aspects of the development and construction of renewable (Wind/Solar) and energy storage (BESS) projects in the US and Canada from site evaluation , layout, through contracting, legal and financial closings with construction support as needed. Projects vary in size from 100 MWac to 500 MWac.

Job Description
  • Direct activities for multiple projects with capital budgets in excess of $100M each including managing preconstruction consulting support to the development teams
  •  Lead the preparation of technical packages for equipment supply and construction services for the RFP process.
  •  Lead in the recruitment, hiring and training of the Technical Services personnel
  •  Lead the Root Cause Analysis to accurately determine failure modes.
  • Develop and present the organization's project, capital and operating expense budgets for all all projects in preconstruction
  • Responsible for the Safety and Environmental compliance of the organization's personnel and subcontractors in accordance with federal, state and local laws, and company policies
  •  Represent company within the industry (presentations to trade groups/advisor to industry boards)
Required Skills and Competencies
  • BS degree in Engineering or related discipline. MS or PE a plus
  • 10 - 15 years' exp in renewable energy projects (engineering and construction)l managing multiple       large utility scale energy projects and negotiating 3rd party contracts.
  • Ability to travel 10% - 25% (domestic and international)
  • Working understanding of cost accounting, budgeting and contract implementation.
  • Ability to climb vertical ladders up to 300 feet
  • Project management tools (MS Project, Primavera)
  •  Fluency in Spanish is a plus.


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