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Solar Project Manager

Columbia, MD


Bachelor’s degree in engineering, renewable energy, project management, or a related field.
Advanced degree or certification is a plus.s

Proven experience in managing solar energy projects, from conception to completion.  

Position Description

Solar Project Manager 

Job Overview: 

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Solar Project Manager to lead and oversee solar energy  projects from conception to completion. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning,  executing, and finalizing projects within deadlines and budget constraints. The Solar Project Manager  will work closely with cross-functional teams, contractors, and clients to ensure the successful  implementation of solar energy solutions. 


Project Planning and Execution: 

  • Develop comprehensive project plans, outlining project scope, goals, deliverables, timelines, and  budget requirements. 
  • Coordinate with engineering, procurement, and construction teams to ensure project milestones  are met. 
  • Implement and manage project changes, ensuring adherence to project scope and objectives. Stakeholder Collaboration: 
  • Work closely with internal teams, external vendors, and subcontractors to ensure effective  communication and collaboration. 
  • Liaise with clients, addressing concerns and providing regular project updates. Collaborate with regulatory bodies and local authorities to ensure compliance with permits and  regulations. 

Budget and Resource Management: 

  • Develop and manage project budgets, tracking expenses and ensuring cost-effectiveness. Allocate resources efficiently, ensuring optimal utilization and productivity. 
  • Identify and mitigate risks that may impact project timelines and budget. 

Quality Control: 

  • Implement and maintain quality assurance processes throughout the project lifecycle. Conduct regular inspections and audits to ensure compliance with industry standards and  project specifications. 
  • Address and resolve any issues affecting project quality promptly. 

Reporting and Documentation: 

  • Generate regular progress reports for internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date project documentation, including schedules, budgets, and  project status reports. 
  • Analyze project performance against key performance indicators and adjust strategies  accordingly.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, renewable energy, project management, or a related field.  Advanced degree or certification is a plus. 
  • Proven experience in managing solar energy projects, from conception to completion. Strong understanding of solar technologies, construction processes, and industry best practices. Excellent project management skills, including budgeting, scheduling, and resource  management. 
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain strong  relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and permitting processes in the solar energy sector. Proficient in project management software and Microsoft Office suite. 

Personal Attributes: 

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and guide a diverse project team. Detail-oriented with a focus on delivering high-quality results. 
  • Problem-solving mindset with the ability to adapt to changing project requirements. Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively. 

If you are a results-driven individual with a passion for renewable energy and a proven track record in  solar project management, we encourage you to apply and be part of our innovative and sustainable  future. 


Founded in 1994, Aurora Energy is a pioneer in the D.C. metro area solar industry and one of the most  trusted solar engineering, procurement, and construction companies in the region. We have completed  hundreds of projects for clients and focus on commercial rooftop, ground mount, and carport  installations.  

We are in Columbia Maryland, which is consistently voted one of the best places to live in the US. Aurora  Energy also offers the opportunity for partial remote work from such locations as D.C. or Northern  Virginia. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.  


  • Competitive Salary ($100,000 – $120,000) 
  • Health Care (medical, dental, vision) 
  • 401(k) 
  • Vacation 
  • Sick Days


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