Director of Project Management Commercial


The Director of Project Management Commercial for Sun Tribe Solar will lead internal project management teams responsible for managing the overall execution of behind the meter PV projects. The Director of Project Management Commercial shall be a subject matter expert in contract negotiations, construction work flows, and project level cash flow management. Additionally, the Director of Project Management Commercial shall have a proven ability to effectively manage a team of project managers and associated auxiliary roles. Ultimate accountability will flow to this position for department profitability and complete contract fulfillment while complying with STS industry leading safety and quality standards. This position will participate in long term strategy discussions for scalable expansion into new markets. This position will define and optimize work flows, develop internal processes, and be the point person for strategic problem solving.

The Director of Project Management Commercial will report directly to VP of Commercial Construction and interfaces regularly with: high value clients, internal project teams, accounting, and executive management. This position is expected to expand STS external partner networks by leveraging existing relationships and building new ones.


Team Leadership

  • Manage direct reports: project manager, procurement, assistant project managers, and project controls
  • Develop scalable project management work flows
  • Responsible for hiring decisions, interviews, and team recruitment
  • Resource scheduling and task assignments
  • Forward thinking vision preparing for thoughtful expansion

Solar PV Construction Subject Matter Expert

  • Point person for complex construction related problem solving
  • Internal point person for contract execution and contractual disputes
  • Provide final review and advise on all contracts executed by department

Internal Deliverables

  • Overall responsibility for department profitability
  • Develop and manage department level budget
  • Review, vet, and approve project level budgets
  • Report department level Key Performance Indicators to management
  • Track and report earned value per project
  • Oversee project level KPI reporting
  • Maintain global project schedule
  • Expected >10 simultaneous projects
  • Maintain and vet approved sub-contractor and vendor list
  • Advise business development departments
  • Constructability
  • Estimating
  • Scheduling
  • Define, oversee, manage, and implement department level special projects
  • Reinforce safety culture by coaching
  • Ownership of construction phase of STS proprietary project life cycle


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Safety and quality focused individual
  • Demonstrated success managing projects or teams in the commercial and/or utility scale solar PV space
  • Strong understanding of legal contract documents
  • Documented experience executing complex construction projects
  • Established contractor network
  • Experience in commercial electrical or construction management
  • High proficiency in MS Excel and MS Project
  • High level understanding of physical, electrical, and structural construction plans


Applicants should send a resume and cover letter directly to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Director of Project Management Commercial’

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Sun Tribe is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief.

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