Project Manager (Naperville)

Title: Project Manager

Job Location: Aurora, IL but will travel to based off the job sites/locations for the solar installers

Salary: Base pay $67,500-78,400 – based on solar experience


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance,
  • 401K
  • Vacation Leave
  • Holiday Leave, & more!

Job Description: The Project Manager is vital to the framework of WCP Solar. The person in this position will primarily be responsible for delivering every project on time, within budget, and to a client’s specifications. To accomplish this, it is necessary that they have a sufficient background in business, engineering, management, budgeting, and analysis.

Job Duties:

  • Work with Company Officers to establish a viable budget for projects and ensure that they are completed within said budget.
  • Conduct site visits to obtain accurate information about the job site necessary for system design.
    Manage a team of engineers to produce accurate calculations and system designs.
  • Oversee the permitting process and ensure that projects obtain all necessary permits required prior to the start of construction.
  • Communicate efficiently with the Warehouse and Construction teams to ensure efficiency and minimize mistakes.
  • Prepare a comprehensive Bill of Materials for each project.
  • Contribute information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews.
  • Resolve problems that may arise throughout project completion.
  • Communicate project progress with Company Officers and Customer Service Manager.
  • Coordinate with the Warehouse team and third parties/vendors to reduce excess purchases and waste.
  • Enforce disciplinary policies for employees under your authority.
  • Ensure material availability and allocation.
  • Manage relationships with clients when necessary.
  • Enact risk management techniques to reduce risk during project progression.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation from contraction to completion.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or other related concentration. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Project Manager, or related position.
  • Must have a smartphone.
  • Needs steel toe boots and clothes to dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Proven experience in managing a team of at least three employees to complete a task efficiently and accurately.
  • Solid organizational skills with emphasis on attention to detail and multi-tasking ability.
  • Strong math and budgeting skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong time-management and leadership skills.
  • Innovative and creative mindset – always seeking to improve.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
  • Experience with project management software preferred.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt quickly to change.
  • Must pass the background check and 10-panel drug-test.

Apply today or call, 630-836-2200 for more information.

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