Construction Project Manager | Tesla (EXP:UNR)


Tesla is accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy, offering the safest, quickest electric cars on the road and integrated energy solutions.

Tesla is seeking a Construction Project Manager to play a critical role in building the world’s largest factory. The candidate will work primarily in the field, managing trades and subcontractors and work cross-functionally, interfacing with base build, construction engineering, and manufacturing engineering while tracking a project’s schedule and budget. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Understanding construction and startup systems and sequences and reviewing designs for constructability
  • Troubleshooting walk down and resolving control system issues that arise from the field
  • Quickly responding to queries and resolving any technical barriers in completion
  • Working with procurement team to create biddable work packages and verifying contractor bids against cost and schedule estimates
  • Developing communicate and improving upon plans for logistics and other project plans
  • Interfacing with engineering team, construction team, contracts, and commissioning team
  • Learning the project control system devices, wiring, layout, and systems
  • Developing templates and standards for future phases and projects
  • Enforcing and maintaining high quality standards for engineering drawings and for field installations by contractors


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Controls Engineering, or Chemical Engineering (or evidence of exceptional ability)
  • At least five years of experience in designing, building, and starting up control systems for large industrial construction projects in Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Refining, Pharmaceuticals, Semiconductors, or equivalent high tech facilities
  • Understanding of DCS, SIS, and PLC-based control systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to read, interpret, and manage changes to piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), instrumentation datasheets, installation methods and details, and wiring and loop diagrams
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Willingness to spend a high percentage of time in the field and to get hands dirty as needed to complete objectives or find the correct information
  • Ability to work within a high-performance, cross-functional organization with extremely tight timelines and aggressive goals

Construction Project Manager – Tesla (EXP)

Interested applicants should apply online.