Project Controls Manager

Number of employees

60

Alameda, CA, United States

Posted on: 2024-01-25

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Rondo Energy's mission is to eliminate 15% of global CO2 emissions in 15 years. 
To accomplish this mission, Rondo is deploying low-cost, zero-carbon Rondo Heat Batteries to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy and to significantly decarbonize industrial processes that are commonly thought of as "difficult-to-decarbonize". Our Heat Batteries charge from intermittent renewables to provide high temperature, continuous heat for customers safely, reliably, at an unprecedented 98% efficiency - and at a cost point that is lower than any other method.
Join our team and together we can reduce world CO₂ emissions by 1% in 10 years, and by 15% in 15 years! 

About Rondo Energy

Rondo Energy's mission is to eliminate 15% of global CO2 emissions in 15 years.

To accomplish this mission, Rondo is deploying low-cost, zero-carbon Rondo Heat Batteries to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy and to significantly decarbonize industrial processes that are commonly thought of as "difficult-to-decarbonize". Our Heat Batteries charge from intermittent renewables to provide high temperature, continuous heat for customers safely, reliably, at an unprecedented 98% efficiency - and at a cost point that is lower than any other method.

We are looking for an experienced Project Controls Manager. This role will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless coordination, communication, and execution of Rondo’s large-scale thermal energy storage projects. You will work closely with Rondo Project Managers, with a focus on project controls, budget monitoring, and reporting. This role is critical in deploying Rondo’s technology – and in accelerating industrial decarbonization!

Join our team and together we can reduce world CO₂ emissions by 1% in 10 years, and by 15% in 15 years! 

 

What You Will Do (key responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to): 

  • Lead the development and implementation of cost management programs for construction projects, including approved budget, total commitments, cost incurred and invoiced costs  
  • Coordinate project schedules, tasks, and resources to ensure timely project delivery
  • Support Project Managers in planning, organizing, and executing projects from initiation to completion
  • Ensure effective communication between team members, stakeholders, and customers to keep all parties well-informed of project progress. 
  • Maintain cost tools and reports to communicate metrics and performance to the project team and senior managers to make quantitative based decisions 
  • Perform estimate planning and full estimating including creating Basis of Estimate (BOEs), Material Take Offs, Quality Reviews and Benchmarking on a large scale EPC projects
  • Develop & maintain accurate and up-to-date project documentation, including project plans, schedules, and status reports
  • Create reports and/or dashboards to clearly communicate cost & schedule performance   
  • Track project tasks, milestones, and deadlines, updating project tracking systems in real-time including Microsoft Project and other tools. 
  • Perform trend analysis and actively evaluate project cost performance to identify potential risk areas and validate forecast 
  • Manage project budgets, expenses, and costs in collaboration with the finance team. 
  • Prepare reports on project status, key performance indicators (KPIs), and relevant metrics for management and stakeholders

 

What You Will Bring: 

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, engineering, project management, finance, or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated experience leading project controls, preferably within a related industry 
  • Experience in EPC-based deployments of advanced mechanical engineering technology 
  • Capacity to work within a high-performance, cross-functional, and fast changing organization with extremely tight timelines and aggressive goals  
  • A deep understanding of construction means and methods in the civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing disciplines  
  • Knowledge of construction estimating and scheduling software systems including Aconex, Oracle Unifier, P6, Bluebeam, CAD, and other construction packages 
  • A bias for being detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills 
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities 
  • Collaborative and action-oriented team player with a proactive attitude
  • The ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in project management software and the Microsoft Suite
  • This role requires up to 50% travel. 

 

What We Offer: 

  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits  
  • Dental & Vision Benefits   
  • Life Insurance and ADD   
  • Up to 13 paid holidays per year, in addition to a company week-long holiday in December  
  • Flexible time off policy 
  • 401(k) plan with company match 
  • Rondo HQ is close to Oakland airport - one block from the Bay - and has stunning Bay views!  

 

The estimated annual salary range for this role is $150,000 to $180,000. This role necessitates being on-site at our Alameda HQ with up to 50% travel to project sites. The role is eligible for Rondo's excellent benefits listed above plus additional compensation in the form of equity. Please note that some pay bands may have wide ranges of compensation to accommodate candidates' diverse sets of skill levels and experience. 

Rondo Energy is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where contributions are valued and celebrated, and our employees thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work. We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, or disability. Applicants will not be discriminated against based on these or other protected categories or social identities.  

Rondo is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process, please let our recruiting team know. 

We proactively work to design hiring processes that promote equity and inclusion while mitigating bias.  

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Rondo does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Rondo Energy does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners. 

 

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