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Construction Manager - Remote (USA)

Are you ready to build America’s clean energy future with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is an American energy technology and manufacturing company. We are pioneering a new class of iron-air batteries to enable our electric grid to run on renewable, reliable, and affordable energy, every day of the year. 

Form Energy has been recognized by TIME as “One of the Best Inventions of 2023” for its battery technology and by MIT Technology Review as a “Top Climate Tech Company to Watch”. We are making rapid progress on our mission of delivering energy storage for a better world, and are growing just as rapidly to meet demand. Our team has more than doubled in size in the past year, and continues to expand every day. We have signed contracts with leading electric utilities across the United States. Pilot production of our iron-air batteries has already begun, and later this year, production will take off to high volumes at our new factory in West Virginia. 

Working for Form Energy is more than just a job, it’s a chance to be part of something extraordinary. And right now might be the most exciting moment in the company’s history to join. We are assembling a team of some of the most talented and motivated individuals across the country. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, our team is determined to deliver on our mission and transform the energy landscape for the better.

Feeling energized to make a meaningful impact on the world? Then keep reading - you’ve come to the right place.

Role Description

Form Energy is hiring an experienced Construction Manager to manage the deployment and construction of projects utilizing Form’s multi-day storage product. This role reports to our Senior Director of Project Engineering. As part of the Project Engineering team, you will lead deployment and drive construction projects to a timely completion. You will also work closely with suppliers and contractors to execute the construction projects. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission! 

This role requires frequent travel to Form’s project sites.

What you'll do:

  • Oversee and direct construction projects from mobilization through commercial operation 

  • Manage contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers to ensure that project scopes, schedules, specifications and quality standards are met

  • Coordinate and solve multidisciplinary technical field issues with contractors

  • Be responsible for construction safety and enforce safety practices  

  • Manage project sites and coordinate all deliveries and sequencing of construction activities 

  • Communicate project needs, changes, and status to internal and external stakeholders

  • Identify opportunities for design and constructability improvements 

  • Define and set up processes for construction documentation, including RFIs, logs, punch lists etc.

  • Ensure that all onsite work complies with regulatory requirements, codes and standards, best practices, and other contractual requirements

What you'll bring:

  • 8+ years of experience in commercial/industrial construction, including 4+ years in renewable energy or energy storage projects

  • Expert knowledge of construction management processes, means, and methods, including construction management software tools 

  • Experience with reading and developing construction schedules (Primavera P6 or equivalent) 

  • Background and experience with major EPC or large capital construction projects is preferred 

  • Resourceful and collaborative team player capable of working effectively with internal engineering teams and external stakeholders in a fast-paced startup environment

  • Attention to detail and excellent project management skills 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Ability to travel and work at remote project sites 80-90% of the time

  • Eligibility and willingness to apply for General Contractor license in multiple states  

  • Valid Driver’s license in good standing

Applications will be accepted until the job is filled.

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Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here. 

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed. 

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.

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Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

United States

Skills

Construction Management Contractor Management Project Management Quality Control Safety management

Tasks
  • Communicate project needs
  • Coordinate technical field issues
  • Ensure compliance with regulations
  • Ensure construction safety
  • Identify design improvements
  • Manage contractors and suppliers
  • Manage project sites and deliveries
  • Oversee construction projects
  • Set up construction documentation processes
Experience

8+ years

Restrictions

Frequent travel required

Timezones

America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9