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ERCOT Construction Manager

Company: Vistra
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

If you have what it takes to become part of the Vistra family and would like to start a promising career with a global leader, take a look at the exciting employment opportunities that are currently available and apply online.

Job Summary
The Renewables Construction Manager (RCM) is responsible for all field related issues of renewables construction projects, from breaking ground to commercial operation, for the Luminant fleet, which includes solar, energy storage, and other renewable technologies Luminant may develop,. The RCM will be responsible for oversight of the EPC contractor during all aspects of the project to ensure safe, on-time and on-budget project completion in accordance with design specifications and Luminant fleet standards.

The construction manager will be responsible for all field related issues for the project from breaking ground to commercial operation. The CM will be responsible for oversight of the EPC contractor during all aspects of the project and ensure all Vistra responsibilities are met on schedule during construction.

Job Description
Key Accountabilities

--- Manage all aspects of construction project at the project site including budgets and schedules. Ensure all safety protocols and procedures are followed and maintained.

--- Prepare cost estimates, budgets, and work timetables for any scope of work not included in the EPC contract

--- Interpret and understand the main EPC contract and technical information to work with main contractor through commercial operation

--- Report work progress and budget matters to management via standard processes and procedures

--- Collaborate with engineers, contractors and the operations team at site (if applicable)

--- Work with main EPC contractor to understand schedule and justify percent complete

--- Understand and approve monthly invoices from the EPC contractor for payment. Communicate with executive management using weekly and monthly reports

--- Respond to work delays, emergencies, and other problems and coordinate with Owner's Engineers to answer any RFI's from the contractor

--- Comply with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other regulations

--- Work with operations staff for plant turnover

Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements

--- 6+ years of power generation, construction or equivalent energy industry experience, prior experience in a project management

--- 10+ Years in Construction Management in large power plant projects

--- Renewable Energy Construction Experience Required

--- Knowledge in Quality Standards (ANSI, ACI, NEC, etc.)

--- Ability to manage large contract scope

--- High school diploma or equivalent

--- Experience gained through college degree programs and/or certifications is applicable to above skills

Key Metrics

--- Utilize sound judgement and construction expertise to understand key deliverables in the EPC contract and interface directly with contractor on all contract needs including working with the EPC contractor to ensure the project is on schedule and under budget

--- The position will require the ability to manage and coordinate multiple groups of the project from operations staff to the Owner's Engineer (OE) to ensure all deliverables are met

--- Manage OE to coordinate drawing reviews and RFIs

--- Manage and negotiate all change orders to remain within budget

Job Family
Engineering Services

Vistra Corporate Services Company

Irving, Texas


We are a company of people committed to: Exceeding Customer Expectations, Great People, Teamwork, Competitive Spirit and Effective Communication. If this describes you, then apply today!

If you currently work for Vistra or its subsidiaries, please apply via the internal career site.

It is the policy of the Company to comply with all employment laws and to afford equal employment opportunity to individuals in all aspects of employment, including in selection for job opportunities, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military service, protected veteran status, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance submitting an application or would like to request an accommodation, please email us at to make a request.

Keywords: Vistra, Irving , ERCOT Construction Manager, Professions , Irving, Texas

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