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CS Energy Construction Manager - NY in Syracuse, New York

The Construction Manager works alongside Project Operations and Field Management to foster great client relationships, develop our employees, and oversee the construction of safe, high quality, profitable, and on schedule renewable projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Passionately builds the team by attracting, interviewing, assessing, mentoring and retaining Top Performers

  • Provides on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

  • Leads and enforces the safety policies and procedures and addresses non-compliance among all employees, subcontractors, and vendors

  • Executes the project by use of the Quality Management System. Recognizes any potential patterns of rework, and develops solutions to eliminate it

  • Performs fundamental project management practices such as construction progress tracking, simple progress & financial forecasting, document management, problem solving, dispute resolution, design troubleshooting, and value engineering

  • Leads the development of the project schedule with the Project Manager and ensures the team is executing to the plan

  • Accurately develops and updates the Four Week Look Ahead schedule weekly and oversees the team and subcontractors such that they adhere to it

  • Works to beat the project cost budget. Implements effective cost controls over subcontractors, material, equipment, and other related expenditures

  • Trains the Project Team on planning, surveying, plan reading, productivity, efficiency, economical crew size, quality workmanship, and safety to ensure projects are expeditiously and profitably constructed

  • Utilizes daily huddles to promote communication, resolve issues and share ideas, so the projects are constructed expeditiously and profitably

  • Reviews all Daily Reports as well as Subcontractor's Daily Reports for accurate hours, time coding, production quantities, and activity summaries

  • Knows the key terms and conditions of the Prime Contract with the Owner; identifies and communicates deviations accordingly

  • Knows the key operational details of the subcontract and holds the subcontractors accountable to their agreement and the company's standards

  • This position is field-based at our project construction sites


  • 5 or more years of relevant construction industry experience with progressively greater responsibility

  • Master Electrical License is preferred

  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to lead a diverse group of individuals

  • Successfully led relatively complex construction projects

  • Robust knowledge of various areas of construction (electrical, earthwork, utilities, structures, mechanical, etc.)

  • Expert knowledge of OSHA Safety regulations

  • Excellent teamwork, communication, leadership, people skills, and solid time management are a must

  • Working Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and scheduling software

*All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment must take a pre-employment drug test and receive a negative result as a condition of hire.

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

*Show proof of full COVID-19 Vaccination.

  • CS Energy does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters and/or third parties in response to our job postings. Any unsolicited resumes become property of CS Energy and we reserve the right to pursue and hire any such candidate.

About CS Energy

CS Energy is an industry-leading renewable energy firm that develops, designs, and builds optimized projects in solar, energy storage, and emerging energy industries, with over 1.5 GW of solar and 300 MWh of energy storage projects installed across the US. CS Energy leverages strong relationships with solar developers, IPPs, utilities, off-takers, suppliers, and landowners to help our customers streamline the project development process, lower project costs, and create value for all stakeholders. Owned by American Securities, a leading US private equity firm, CS Energy has an experienced and committed management team and robust financial backing that enables us to be a trusted and long-term partner for our customers. CS Energy has achieved its success through attracting and retaining highly talented and motivated people who are passionate about the company’s success. We celebrate diversity in all areas of our company and are very committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are committed to doing right by our employees, our partners, and the communities in which we work so that everyone benefits from our efforts. Our company’s vision is based on the following principles: Safety, Quality, Integrity, Collaboration, Execution Expertise and Diversity. Some of our recent notable team achievements are:

  • Nations #1 commercial solar installer (Wood Mackenzie 2020)

  • Nation’s #10 solar EPC company (Solar Power World 2020)

  • Best Places to work in New Jersey Award recipient (NJBIZ 2020 & 2021)

  • Excellence Awards in safety for the past four years (Annual Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program)

  • Entrepreneur of the Year, Matthew Skidmore (Ernst & Young 2020)

  • Rising Star Under 40, Kevin Magayah (The Cleanie Awards 2021)

  • Utility-Scale Project of the Year, Rockport Maces Pond (Solar Builder Magazine 2021)

  • Top Solar Contractors, #2 Solar + Storage (Solar Power World 2021)

  • Great Place to Work Certified, May 2022-May 2023

  • Rising Star Under 40, Kevin Magayah (The Cleanie Awards 2021)

  • Utility-Scale Project of the Year, Rockport Maces Pond (Solar Builder Magazine 2021)

  • Top Solar Contractors, #2 Solar + Storage (Solar Power World 2021)

  • Great Place to Work Certified, May 2022-May 2023

CS Energy is an equal opportunity employer.


CS Energy has great benefits. We provide medical, dental and vision. Life insurance, 401(k) matching plan, EAP, wellness programs and many other optional programs are offered as well.