What does a Wind Energy Project Manager do?
Lead or manage the development and evaluation of potential wind energy business opportunities, including environmental studies, permitting, and proposals. May also manage construction of projects.
- Supervise the work of subcontractors or consultants to ensure quality and conformance to specifications or budgets.
- Prepare requests for proposals (RFPs) for wind project construction or equipment acquisition.
- Manage site assessments or environmental studies for wind fields.
- Lead or support negotiations involving tax agreements or abatements, power purchase agreements, land use, or interconnection agreements.
- Update schedules, estimates, forecasts, or budgets for wind projects.
- Review or evaluate proposals or bids to make recommendations regarding awarding of contracts.
- Provide verbal or written project status reports to project teams, management, subcontractors, customers, or owners.
- Review civil design, engineering, or construction technical documentation to ensure compliance with applicable government or industrial codes, standards, requirements, or regulations.
- Provide technical support for the design, construction, or commissioning of wind farm projects.
- Prepare wind project documentation, including diagrams or layouts.
- Manage wind project costs to stay within budget limits.
- Develop scope of work for wind project functions, such as design, site assessment, environmental studies, surveying, or field support services.
- Coordinate or direct development, energy assessment, engineering, or construction activities to ensure that wind project needs and objectives are met.
- Prepare or assist in the preparation of applications for environmental, building, or other required permits.
- Create wind energy project plans, including project scope, goals, tasks, resources, schedules, costs, contingencies, or other project information.