Redlands, California

Overview:

The Foreman will provide leadership and technical expertise for a solar installation crew. The Foreman is responsible for the safety, quality, customer service, and productivity of each assigned solar installation project.  The Foreman is a soft working field supervisor  position that leads a team of 6 members to successfully complete Multi Family solar projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the successful installation of MultiFamily solar projects including the installation of the electrical systems that interconnect the solar array to the grid power of the customer's residential property
  • When assigned, safely lead or assist solar battery installations
  • Organize, lead, and train crew members to complete projects within established guidelines and timeframes
  • Ensure attention to detail with an emphasis on safety, quality, customer service, and productivity
  • Effectively manage all aspects of the construction workflow of the project to drive productivity
  • Ensure that there is adequate materials and equipment to safely and efficiently complete projects
  • Effectively maintain project documentation and photo requirements
  • Demonstrate knowledge of OSHA standards related to photovoltaic installations and enforce safety practices and standards
  • Check on progress of installers every hour throughout the installation to ensure the installation process; Follow construction job flow procedures
  • Develop a positive working dynamic within installation crew and branch co-workers; Analyze and resolve worker problems and recommend solutions; Maintain consistent and appropriate interface with customer throughout construction phase
  • Assist the crew on the roof as needed to ensure an efficient and high quality installation
  • Perform weekly vehicle inspection for proper tire pressure, oil level, working lights, etc.
  • Obtain customer payments and deliver to management as required
  • Ensure accuracy of your own and crew's time sheets
  • Provide construct-ability feedback to management
  • Maintain excellent lines of communication
  • Perform service calls when necessary
  • 100% travel required

Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of construction experience, including 3 year of solar installation experience. Prior experience leading teams of 3-6 preferred
  • Experience with electrical work involving wiring up to 1000 VDC and 480 VAC
  • Ability to perform all installation duties of the Installer, Lead Installer, and Electrician  

 

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS (include where appropriate)

  • Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check. Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license
  • Have CPR and First Aid Certifications up to date and keep maintained for purposes of continued employment (class costs are reimbursable by the company)
  • Certified to use equipment i.e. forklift, scissor lift, snorkel lift, skid steer ect.
  • Osha 10 or Osha 30

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Electrical/PV Installation Knowledge: Working knowledge of current NEC codes. Ability to interpret single line drawings and PV systems from roof to meter. Demonstrates knowledge of electrical principles as it pertains to solar interconnection/tie-in and code and how PV systems operate. Understands interconnection activities. Understands basic construction principles.
  • Safety: Adheres to company safety policies and procedures including ability to identify and report safety hazards, and the ability to encourage others to work safely
  • Customer Service: Ability to establish rapport, build relationships and loyalty with external and internal customers and coworkers, and remains tactful when communicating
  • Computer skills that include, uploaded documents, email communication, photo uploads, and written reports. 
  • Skilled in producing Schedules and Method Of Procedure then following through with each.
  • Results Driven: Proven ability to meet deadlines and key metrics. Works independently, as a team player, and drives results in a fast paced, team based environment. Must be willing to assist teammates and build strong relationships to achieve company and department goals
  • Problem Solving: Solid logical decision making and troubleshooting skills with the ability to problem solve in a timely and effective manner. Exercises good judgment. Takes ownership of issues or questions and will escalate problems to the appropriate persons and follow up accordingly with the customer. Knows when to involve supervisors 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)
  • Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces which requires frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, turning, standing, and balance
  • Ability to work in confined spaces such as attics, basements, and crawl spaces which requires kneeling and crouching
  • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to: excessive noise, extreme heat, extreme cold, wet environment, and humidity
  • Ability to frequently utilize hand functions requiring fine motor skills including but not limited to: fine manipulation, grasping, and pinching
  • Ability to work within the safe range of equipment such as ladders, fall protection harnesses and other personal protective equipment
  • Ability to work while wearing heavy protective equipment such as arc flash suits, gloves, and face shields
  • Ability to work and maintain balance on roofs and other areas of height
  • Ability to work in the sun and possibly low light conditions
  • Ability to walk on rafters, roof tiles, and roof shingles without damage
  • Ability to distinguish colors such as red, black, yellow, white, green
  • Ability to hear verbal commands and warnings
  • Ability to work with chemicals using appropriate protection

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone.

 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Redlands, California

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