Construction Manager, Charging Infrastructure


April 20, 2021

The Role
We are looking for a highly motivated Construction Manager to support the Supercharger deployment team in Northern California. This person must have a construction background; general contractor’s experience is highly valued. The Construction Manager will oversee multiple construction projects and enforce budget, timeline, fit, finish, and safety requirements. A get-it-done mentality for all situations is expected.
  • Build the most world-class Supercharger sites in the shortest amount of time for the least amount of money
  • Provide 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
  • Coordinate the timely processing and approvals of all design 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.
  • Expedite 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.

  • 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 a U.S. passport
  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record

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Employee Benefits
  • As a full time Tesla employee you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you and your dependents.
  • Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare PPO and HSA plans (including infertility coverage)
  • 3 medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution
  • Vision & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage)
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and employee discounts