Director of Construction - Utility Scale Solar (PR-33911789)

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States    |  Remote Working Available
Salary: competitive
Sectors: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
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  • MUST relocate to Chicago (relocation assistance will be provided)
  • MUST have experience in utility scale energy projects (solar farms)
  • Preferred BS in Electrical Engineering, or comparable
  • Hybrid model: 2 days wfh, 3 days in office
  • Will report VP of Construction
  • Over $1M in projects
  • Will lead safety, quality, engineering, QA/QC, etc
  • Previously led teams of 10 or more
  • Strong cradle to grave experience
  • 10-15 years of experience
  • Will travel 25%-50% to site, travel will go down over time


  • Lead the Construction organization, including project management and field construction activities and personnel.
  • Direct activities for multiple projects with capital budgets in excess of $100M each.
  • Direct the construction consulting support to the development teams for all projects under development.
  • Direct the development of processes and procedures
  • Lead in the recruitment, hiring and training of Construction personnel
  • Lead the Root Cause Analysis to accurately determine failure modes. Identify and share lessons learned from projects to accurately improve overall project safety, quality, schedule and cost.

EOE Statement: Specialist Staffing Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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