What to Expect
The Wall Connector Deployment Manager role entails active program coordination
of all deployment phases of Tesla's own and operate Level 2 charging projects,
including construction feasibility diligence, layout and design, utility
design and easements, permitting, construction, site commissioning, and
closeout. The ideal candidate has relevant hands-on experience managing
infrastructure projects (up to one hundred projects at one time across
multiple states/provinces) and demonstrates a bias to action, logical problem
solving, and mastery of a project's tactical details. Finally, s/he brings
high energy and an optimistic approach to fully completing projects in a swift
and quality manner.
What You'll Do
Work collaboratively with the Development team to evaluate site prospects,
engage with host portfolios, and to perform due diligence.
Manage all phases of design, entitlement, and construction of Wall
Connector sites within a given territory. A key performance indicator is
the number of stalls successfully opened for public use.
Facilitate field site visits with third party vendors for due diligence on
construction, engineering, utility/house power, and cost. Provide site
reports and sketches as needed.
Review title reports for ownership, encumbrances, and easements; assess
construction viability and obtain approvals for right-of-way/easement as
Serve as the liaison with utility company personnel to determine optimal
points of connection and/or with host facility POCs for tapping existing
Meet with zoning/permitting personnel to understand jurisdictional
approval requirements and opportunities for timeline reduction. Represent
Tesla and the Supercharger program at public meetings. Track and manage
status of all needed approvals.
Develop preliminary layouts, engage third party designers, and drive
stakeholder approval on final drawings for permit.
Review and approve construction bids and change orders. Provide support as
needed to the general contractor during all phases of construction.
What You'll Bring
Minimum 5+ years project management, site acquisition, and/or site
development experience. Prior work in telecom/solar/retail development as
a project manager or site acquisition manager is valuable.
Ability to travel (50%) required.
Established record of accomplishment managing and delivering multiple
simultaneous projects ahead of schedule while adhering to the highest
quality and standards.
Advanced knowledge of site acquisition procedures, including regulatory
and permitting processes.
Working knowledge of power integration and utility design processes.
Skilled in reading, understanding and redlining zoning and construction
drawings, including utility designs and power distribution details.
Accountable to cost implications of construction design options and able
to make cost-efficiency recommendations.
Aptitude in communicating and building relationships with property owners,
local jurisdictions, utility companies, contractors, and other
stakeholders throughout the project cycle.
Ability to function autonomously, working independent of a support staff,
without formal requirements documentation, in a fast-paced environment;
ability to manage changing priorities.
Self-starter approach to challenging the status quo; innovative ideas that
improve our: designs, processes, assemblies, costs, or the company as a
Ability to identify the critical path issues and institute remedies that
shorten that critical path.