Site Construction Manager (Solar)

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Prospect House, 5 Thistle Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Suite 3/1, 58 Waterloo Street, G2 7DA, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Work experience
  • Fulltime
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At BayWa r.e. we’re the planet’s renewable energy champions. Together, we’re taking a fresh look at how power is produced, stored, and used to meet the challenges of climate change. A career with BayWa r.e. lets you drive change globally. With locations in 28 countries, we have over 3,000 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

BayWa r.e. UK Limited is part of the international BayWa r.e. group of renewable energy businesses, with our main office based in Edinburgh, and with other locations in Cork and Glasgow. The BayWa r.e. UK team focuses on wind project development, acquisition and construction, both in the UK and Ireland.  We are excellent listeners and offer a wide range of solutions, perfectly tailored to your specific requirements.

About the role

The Site Construction Manager (Solar) will be responsible for the delivery of allocated solar project(s). This will cover the construction and technical delivery of the asset, normally from pre-construction, construction and through to commercial operations.
The role is primarily site based and the Construction Manager will be required to travel to other solar projects as required.

What You Will Do

You manage the construction of our solar parks (Ground mounted, Tracker, Floating, Agri-PV) in the EMEA region with a focus on United Kingdom and Ireland, from the technical evaluation to the final commissioning. That includes but is not limited to:
  • You are responsible for the professional implementation of large-scale PV systems in quality, time and budget
  • You will be on site during construction
  • You have to perform quality check of work and services
  • You are the technical project manager and interface between Engineering Team and construction partners
  • You are the first point of contact on site for subcontractors and third parties
  • You have to make sure that the material delivery and construction aligns with the working schedule
  • You ensure the work is in compliance with local, national and international regulations
  • You are proficient in UK Health and Safety regulations including CDM.
  • You produce and issue a weekly construction progress report, inventory checklist and quality report
  • You will commission the park
  • You have to commence acceptances of subcontractors and with the investors
  • You will finally handover the project to Operation & Services

What You Bring

  • You are an electrician or have similar knowledge
  • You have relevant work experience in the management of international construction sites
  • You have fluent English skills
  • You are well versed in MS Office
  • You are assertive, communicative, team-oriented and delivery results through a well structured way of working
  • You have a willingness to travel throughout the UK, and potentially Europe.
  • Right to work in the UK

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Yearly Team Away Days
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Yearly Discretionary Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Mental Health First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides all employees with 24/7 access to telephone and online counselling
  • Access to an online benefits portal which includes travel and shopping discounts, healthy living advice & a financial well-being resource bank
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme 
  • Hybrid Working

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Diversity and Equal Opportunity
At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


We look forward to your application! 

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