Thielsch Engineering

Construction Manager

Job Locations US-RI-Cranston
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Who We Are

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is a professional engineering firm that provides a complete range of consulting, design, and energy services to customers throughout the United States and internationally. Our multi-disciplined engineering and technical staff specialize in failure analysis, engineering design, process optimization, and condition assessment.  Our work demonstrates how creative collaboration can produce outstanding results for our clients and our communities.


Our Culture

At Thielsch, our customers come from all walks of life -- and so do our employees!  We hire amazing people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We can confidently state that we are successful as a direct result of our diversity.  From day one and throughout your career with us, you’ll find a workplace with a culture with expansive personal & professional development opportunities, cutting edge technology, a place where relationships are valued, and work/life balance is always a priority.

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our walls and out in our communities. We strive to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.


As the Construction Manager you will be responsible for providing project management leadership during design and construction through to final close out and project turnover. Experience as a key member of the project team of public and/or private sector photovoltaic system design and construction is required.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide daily management of renewable construction projects, including management of project budget and schedule.
  • Regularly monitor construction progress and costs incurred versus budget/forecast, and maintain a forecast of remaining costs and schedule through to project completion
  • Manage vendors, subcontractors, and any site superintendents to ensure safe, efficient project delivery within budget
  • Interface with customers to coordinate on-site activities and report on progress to ensure implementation at least meets if not exceeds their expectations
  • Secure and review subcontractor and vendor bids to determine implementation team and schedule while ensuring cost-effective, timely implementation
  • Coordinate with design team to ensure final design meets scope requirements while maintaining budget, performance requirements, and customer requirements.
  • Manage project expenditures and cost accounting processes
  • Assist development team with defining scope, estimating cost, material selection, and project scheduling
  • Maintain current information on available technologies and equipment, including pricing and availability.
  • Ensure compliance with safety standards and requirements


Frequent local travel expected for this position. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required


Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in one of the following: Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management or Project Management preferred
  • 5+ years of Construction Management/Site Rep Management experience in solar construction, or other related construction fields
  • Demonstrated experience overseeing and coordinating multiple, complex or a variety of projects
  • Demonstrated skill in organizing multiple tasks and managing time effectively to meet deadlines and balance priorities consistent with Company strategies and goals
  • Ability to adapt quickly, self-manage, have proactive work skills to problem solve, and be a team participant.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Health Care - United HealthCare, Delta Dental and Vision Service Plan
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time off (PTO)
  • Employer-paid Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Employer-paid Life and AD&D insurance; access to short and long-term disability insurance.
  • Tuition reimbursement, Professional development and more! 


Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an E-Verify participant and will conduct background investigations and pre-employment screening of candidates for employment Pre-employment activities will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of a job offer. 


Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an employee-owned company and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.


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