Associate Construction Project Manager, Gigafactory

Associate Construction Project Manager, Gigafactory

Department
Gigafactory
Location
Sparks, Nevada
Req. ID
71300
Job Type
Full-time
Tesla's Mission is to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy.

Description

The Role: 

As an Associate Construction Project Manager, you will be playing a critical role in building the world's largest factory. You will work primarily in the field managing trades and subcontractors and will be asked to work cross-functionally, interfacing with base build, construction engineering, and manufacturing engineering while tracking a project's schedule and budget. 

Responsibilities:

  • Understand construction and startup systems and sequences and review designs for constructability.
  • Troubleshoot walk down, and resolve control system issues that arise from the field.
  • Quickly respond to queries and resolve any technical barriers to completion.
  • Work with procurement team to create biddable work packages and verify contractor bids against cost/schedule estimates.
  • Develop communicate, and improve upon plans for logistics and other project plans.
  • Interface with engineering team, construction team, contracts, and commissioning team.
  • Learn the project control system devices, wiring, layout, and systems.
  • Develop templates and standards for future phases/projects.
  • Enforce and maintain high quality standards for engineering drawings and for field installations by contractors.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Instrumentation, Controls, or Chemical Engineering or evidence of exceptional ability.
  • At least 2 years of experience designing, building, and starting up control systems for large industrial construction projects in Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Refining, Pharmaceuticals, Semiconductors or equivalent high tech facilities.
  • Understanding of DCS, SIS, and PLC based control systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and manage changes to:
    • Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)
    • Instrumentation Datasheets
    • Installation methods/details
    • Wiring & Loop Diagrams
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Willingness to spend a high percentage of time in the field and to get hands dirty as needed to complete objectives or find the correct information.
  • Ability to work within a high-performance, cross-functional organization with extremely tight timelines and aggressive goals.
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