Project Manager - Solar Due Diligence - U.S.

US-CA-San Diego | US-OR-Portland | US-WA-Seattle | US-CA-Oakland | US-PA-Chalfont | US-MA-Medford | US-TX-Austin
Requisition ID
Business Area
Position Type
Permanent employment

Local Unit & Position Description

Brief Team and Position Summary:


The Project Manager will be responsible for supporting the strong growth of DNV GL Independent Engineering consulting services worldwide.  This position is responsible for providing technical consulting and producing independent engineering reports for Clients that are due diligence assessments of solar power generation projects.  DNV GL clients are often financial companies relying upon the report as part of their investment decision making process. The Project Manager will also be responsible for managing project budgets and schedules, and maintaining strong client relationships throughout the project lifecycle.


Tasks May Include:

  • Developing and concluding proposals for scopes of services related to due diligence work
  • Initiating and coordinating the technical review process among internal specialists
  • Performing portions of the due diligence reviews, including contract and financial model reviews
  • Coordinating input from technical specialists and writing of the due diligence reports
  • Following up on open issues with the Client, including coordinating input on such issues from internal technical specialists as necessary
  • Leading meetings with clients to discuss IE report questions and concerns
  • Coordinating construction monitoring by DNV GL, including performing audits
  • Supporting financial closing of projects relying upon the IE report and conclusion of project construction monitoring

Position Qualifications

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, business, or other relevant degree from accredited 4 year university
  • Master's degree preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years' of experience within the solar industry; or a minimum of 3 years' experience working in  construction, project management, including at least 1 year of experience in the solar industry
  • Previous project management experience
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Solar industry experience or training
  • An ability to establish and maintain good relationships with clients
  • Solid technical aptitude
  • Fluency in MS Office products
  • Requires the willingness and availability to travel up to 10% (domestic/international) of time for periods of typically less than a week
  • We conduct a pre-employment background check and drug screen. 


Opportunities Beyond Business

Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

DNV GL is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/H/V


Local employment conditions apply.


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Company & Business Area Description

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.


Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


DNV GL – Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification.

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