Project Manager - Solar
GEMCO Solar Inc. - Mississauga, ON

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This position reports to the Senior Project Manager. The core responsibility of this position is to play a key role in the management of turnkey solar system integrations (PV and Solar thermal) in both retrofit and new construction projects with consistent execution standards and project management capabilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the Senior project manager to define scopes of work for projects
  • Be involved with preliminary budgets.
  • Conduct preliminary review of potential projects with the internal sales force
  • Conduct preliminary site review of potential projects to assist the sales team with the development of quotes/proposals.
  • Work with the Engineering Consultant regarding design strategies.
  • Submit designs to Owners/Consultants for approval where applicable.
  • Responsible to ensure job number and contract paperwork is in place prior to commencement of job. Delegate to Senior Administrative Assistant as needed.
  • Liase with Client’s with respect to status of projects.
  • Coordinate scheduling of design meetings with Client/ trades and outside environment. Delegate to Senior Administrative Assistant as needed.
  • Identify need for/ status of and methods of obtaining licenses/ permits.
  • Be responsible for the submission of rebate forms and building permits.
  • Deal with Authorities having Jurisdiction.
  • Conduct preliminary review for access for materials, equipment etc. for projects.
  • Review/Arrange/Coordinate and access for materials, crane etc. for jobsites.
  • Attend site meetings in conjunction with Senior Project Manager/ Team Leader as needed.
  • Liase with Team Leader to ensure that all project details are relayed for the commencement of site works.
  • After completion of site works, assume responsibility for commissioning of Energy System.
  • Liase with Client to assist with the submission of rebate applications.
  • Ensure progress and final billings have been sent.
  • Conduct postmortem on construction budget versus actual and present back to Senior Project Manager.


  • Minimum of 5 years experience related to general contracting, solar systems, HVAC, plumbing or electrical.
  • Has a demonstrated track record of managing successful projects including design, policy, procedures and operational planning development
  • Has strong management and organizational skills
  • This position will be required to have a regular site presence on projects being managed
  • Related post secondary education (Engineering Degree or Technical Diploma) or equivalent experience related to Construction Management and Project Management (PMP designation would be an asset).
  • Strong budgeting, reporting and project control knowledge required for successful setup and implementation of important business aspects
  • Demonstrated track record of improving operational efficiency and building effective relationships with customers
  • Microsoft Project, Auto CAD, Microsoft office including excel and word