The Supercharger Installation Manager role entails active program coordination of all deployment phases of Tesla’s Supercharger projects, including construction feasibility diligence, layout and design, utility design and easements, permitting, construction, site commissioning, and closeout. The ideal candidate has relevant hands-on experience managing infrastructure projects (up to thirty projects at one time across multiple states/territories) and demonstrates a bias to action, logical problem solving, and mastery of a project’s details. Finally, the Installation Manager brings high energy and an optimistic approach to fully completing projects in a swift and quality manner.
- Manage all phases of design, entitlement, and construction of Supercharger sites within a given territory. A key performance indicator is the number of sites successfully opened for public use.
- Facilitate field site visits for due diligence on construction, engineering, utility, and cost. Provide site reports and sketches as needed.
- Review title reports for ownership, encumbrances, and easements; assess construction viability.
- Serve as the liaison with utility company personnel.
- Review and approve construction bids and change orders. Provide support as needed to the general contractor during all phases of construction
- Minimum 3 years project management, site acquisition, and/or site development experience. Prior work in electrical/telecom/retail development as a project manager is valuable.
- Ability to travel (50%) required.
- Established record of accomplishment managing and delivering multiple simultaneous projects ahead of schedule while adhering to the highest quality and standard.
- Advanced knowledge of site acquisition and deployment procedures, including regulatory and permitting processes.
- Working knowledge of power integration and utility design processes.
- Skilled in reading, understanding and redlining zoning and construction drawings, including utility designs and power distribution details.
- Accountable to cost implications of construction design options and able to make cost efficiency recommendations.
- Aptitude in communicating and building relationships with property owners, local jurisdictions, utility companies and other stakeholders throughout the project cycle.
- Ability to function autonomously, working independent of a support staff, without formal requirements documentation, in a fast-paced environment; ability to manage changing priorities.
- Entrepreneurial approach to accomplishing tasks with minimal resources• Self-starter approach to challenging the status quo; innovative ideas that improve our: designs, processes ,assemblies, costs, or the company as a whole.
- Ability to identify the critical path issues and institute remedies that shorten that critical path.