America’s Premier Power Generation Company
... Creating Power for a Sustainable Future


Job Details


At Calpine, we give you the tools you need to chart your own career path in an engaging, fast-paced environment where you can learn from power industry leaders.

Whether you are a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career or a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges.

Our learning and development platforms and educational reimbursement programs enable employees with initiative to explore their own potential in a dynamic and rewarding industry.

Requisition Number 21-0138
Title Program Manager II - Construction Management
City Middletown
State CA
Job Family Power Operations
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Relocation Provided No
Location Geysers
Description Job Summary and Job Responsibilities: (including but not limited to the following; other duties may be assigned):

The program manager will be responsible for the oversight of large capital projects at the Geysers Geothermal field. This individual will be responsible for the safety, quality, oversight, and management of contractors for large capital projects. This individual may also be called upon to do limited cost control and budget management. He may also be asked to manage small capital projects.

This individual will oversee contractors during all phases of the installation, commissioning, and project documentation. Experience with mechanical, electrical, and civil project construction is essential. Projects could involve our Geothermal power plants, steam field, injection systems or projects to maintain the roads and infrastructure. This position requires coordination with internal stakeholders to ensure that those goals are met. The program manager will be directly involved in implementing our safety culture through all phases of the construction life cycle and insuring contractor monitoring is safe and effective. This position also requires the ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously. Although detailed engineering design is usually provided from outside engineering firms on large jobs, it is often necessary to review engineering drawings with the project manager.
Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in construction experience, technical engineering and/or chemical field of study
• Demonstrated 5-10 years of construction management or engineering with at least 3 years of construction management on capital projects over $500K.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Computer literate minimum requirements – Microsoft: Word, Excel, Access ETAP, SKM, ASPEN, OEM Relay Software.
• Strong background with safety related culture, procedures and safeguards.
• Team player who is able to work collaboratively with others on the team and with resources not directly under their control.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
Apply On-line
Send This Job to a Friend