Construction Manager, Supercharger (Seattle)

at Tesla
Location Lynnwood, Washington
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


We are looking for a highly motivated individual to support the Supercharger deployment team. This person must have a construction background; general contractor's experience is highly valued. The role will oversee multiple construction projects and enforce budget, timeline, fit, finish, and safety requirements. A get-it-done mentality for all situations is expected.

Get the most world-class Supercharger sites built in the shortest amount of time for the least amount of money.
Provide related feedback to the deployment, development, and engineering team on how to design equipment and sites for better/faster/cheaper site builds. Help design and implement those improvements.
Coordinates the timely processing and approvals of all shop drawings to and from subcontractors and architects/engineers.
Coordinate with Project Managers to timely process change requests and change orders
Distribute drawing and design revisions, bulletins, etc. to Project Manager, Super and all trades.
Communicate effectively, both orally and written. Prepare weekly construction reports with photos, schedule, etc.
Expedites project close-out requirements including municipal sign offs, as-built drawings, final project photos, etc.
Maintain a high level of productivity. Balance a large number of concurrent tasks. Effectively prioritize efforts.
Foresee necessary work and organize and disseminate information as needed. Maintain project schedules.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or a related subject and 4-6 years of increasingly responsible estimating and project management experience, or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability
Thorough understanding of construction administration processes, including contracts, budgets, construction documents, change orders, schedules, RFIs, submittals, and material procurement.
Advanced knowledge of construction means and methods
Strong understanding of AC and DC power, transformers, circuit protection, single-line electrical and mechanical diagrams, and construction drawings.
Excellent written and spoken English. Must have the ability to discuss technical topics with a variety of audiences - contractors, engineers, and members of various divisions within Tesla.
Class A general contractor's license a plus but not required
Available for extensive travel (50%+), often on short notice.
Ability to obtain an U.S. passport.
Must have valid driver's license and clean driving record.

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