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Assistant Project Manager

Durham NC

Job ID: 2019-1538


Strata Solar is a national leading developer of commercial and utility-scale solar farms ranked amongst the top five solar producers in the US. We understand that our employees are the lifeblood of the company. We strive to align company goals with those of our employees. We're constantly innovating to make a difference for our customers, our employees, and our planet. Our mission is to make a difference by developing cost-efficient alternatives to traditional energy sources, without long-term dependence on government subsidies. We’re leading the industry in sustainable energy careers. We hope you’ll join us.



Strata Solar, a leading solar developer and contractor is in search of a high motivated Assistant Project Manager (APM). The ideal candidate will harbor a passion for executing a quality project, and upholding the Strata motto “First Time Right”. The APM’s job is to work with a Project Manager to oversee a portfolio of projects from engineering conception through completion and closeout, interfacing with both subcontractors and the client.



Maintain and ensure customer satisfaction by delivering a quality project in compliance with all contractual requirements.

Assisting Project Manager with Contract negotiations in regards to schedule, scope of work, and schedule of values.

Analyze and monitor job costs and maintain accurate reports.

Create and maintain project budget forecast and costs to ensure projected profit margins are met or exceeded and relay financial health to upper management.

Work with Scheduling team to provide weekly report and updates to Clients.

Provide administrative support for the Project Manager.

Responsible for oversight and distribution of document management and administration.

Tracking of deliverables from engineering, procurement, and project execution teams.

Interfacing with local permitting office to determine permitting requirements and managing the submission and obtaining of permits through closeout.

Work with the subcontracts team to develop and issue RFPs, define agreements. and schedule with awarded subcontractors.

Track, review and process Change Proposal Requests & Change Orders.

Hold weekly update calls with the subcontractors and customer to ensure project is on schedule and no issues at the site to relay to project management team.

Interface with Project Construction Manager and Project Superintendent on a daily basis to assure schedule and budget are being maintained.

Visit project sites as required, to meet with subcontractors, site execution team, utilities, and the customer.

Assist the Project Manager with coordination of Utility closeout and inspection requirements through receipt of Final Completion.

Manage the preparation and execution of the project closeout documentation.

Assist the Project Manager with maintenance and submission of project weekly reports to upper management and project owner.

Work with the Independent Engineer, if applicable, to address any concerns or punch-list items generated to achieve Final Completion by the project owner.

Work with O&M to ensure they have accepted turnover from Construction.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

While the position does not have direct personnel supervisory requirements, integration with the larger team and enforcing accountabilities for the position and from those the position integrates with are essential.



Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

2 - 3 Years Construction Experience on relevant projects.

Must be Geographically mobile and able to relocate within a region.

Strong work ethic and desire to work in a team environment.

Experience building relationships with Owners.

Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Must be willing to travel.


Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

Work is performed in an office environment and in the field.

Must be able to sit, stand, bend, twist and lift up to 20 pounds.

Unrestricted Driver’s License.


No third party solicitations or resumes will be accepted for this or any other Strata Solar position.



Posted January 10, 2020

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