Traditional And Renewable - Director of Construction - Houston

Houston, Texas Permanent USD165,000 - USD220,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Join one of the leading power producers in the Americas.
  • Multiple large scale Thermal and Renewable projects across the US

About Our Client

One of the leading electricity generators in America. Using Renewables, Traditional, Geothermal, BESS, etc with long standing and strong Commercial, Residential, and Industrial operations in a variety of competitive power markets.

Job Description

The Traditional And Renewable - Director of Construction - Houston, is responsible for:

  • Serving as the primary interface to the project management team and the client for all construction issues.
  • Establishing the scope, work plan and work schedule and ensure this is communicated to the Project staff and Department Managers.
  • Managing and leading the overall project including technical, financial, and client satisfaction.
  • Development, coordination, and execution of the design phase, construction phase, testing/training phase, warranty phase activities, final commissioning report and personnel.
  • Serving as senior advisor to management; influences highly complex decisions regarding the direction or operation of department.
  • Identifying and taking ownership for developing ideas for technical or business improvement initiatives that impact department/division.
  • Working on significant and unique issues and projects.
  • Regularly using independent judgement in the evaluation of intangibles or situations with minimal precedent or standards available for reference. Selects methods, techniques, and analytical approach and evaluation criteria.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have some of, or all the below experience & abilities:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent; Advanced business acumen - preference on Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.
  • Typically requires minimum of 12+ years in construction - field experience a must.
  • Expert knowledge with experience in ideally both Traditional and Renewable industry sectors - including combined cycle, Battery Energy Storage (BESS), and Solar - Preference on traditional power over renewables.
  • Someone with deep Construction/Technical background - must have come from a field background, ideally at an EPC, and then into an Owner/Operator.
  • Worked their way up through the ranks. Capable of managing multiple project teams, and handling dispute resolution.

What's on Offer

For the right Traditional And Renewable - Director of Construction - Houston there will be:

  • Competitive base salary up to $220k
  • Annual Bonus - 35%
  • Long Term Incentive Plan.
  • Strong benefits package.
  • Open to hybrid candidates in both Montgomery and Harris County. 3 days a week in the office, and/or travel to sites.
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Job summary

Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Construction Director
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
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Russell Sparkes
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Hybrid working