Petaluma, California

Overview:

The Inspection Technician is responsible for scheduling, performing and recording all required inspections for installed projects, per each jurisdiction. These inspections lead to successful sign-off and milestone completion, allowing an installation to become operational.

Responsibilities:

  • Inspections Technician Responsibilities:
    • Perform jurisdictional solar, electrical, or building inspections as scheduled
    • Coordinating jurisdictional inspections with customers and jurisdictions
    • Technical Abilities, including but not limited to, reading blueprints or plans, using tools and equipment, testing wiring or circuitry, NEC code and basic electrical theory knowledge
    • Maintain an organized and efficient calendar, highlighting existing appointments, as well as availability for additional inspections
    • Create a positive and lasting customer experience, discussing project timelines post inspection signoff, documenting and communicating concerns internally
    • Use software systems to record, maintain and update project specific milestones and tasks
    • Executing unforeseeable minor punch list items such as painting conduit, applying NEC stickers/placards, etc.
    • Completing other branch responsibilities as needed
  • Senior Inspections Technician Responsibilities:
    • Electrical Experience is preferred and/or required.  3-5 years of relevant PV experience, or general electrical apprenticeship.
    • Maintaining scheduling density for all Inspection techs.
    • Handle escalated code issues associated with inspections.
    • Delegate inspection resources to meet cycle time goals.
    • Perform jurisdictional solar, electrical, or building inspections as scheduled
    • Coordinating jurisdictional inspections with customers and jurisdictions
    • Technical Abilities, including but not limited to, reading blueprints or plans, using tools and equipment, testing wiring or circuitry, NEC codes as applied to the solar industry and robust electrical theory knowledge.
    • Maintain an organized and efficient calendar, highlighting existing appointments, as well as availability for additional inspections
    • Create a positive and lasting customer experience, discussing project timelines post inspection signoff, documenting and communicating concerns internally
    • Use software systems to record, maintain and update project specific milestones and tasks
    • Completing other branch responsibilities as needed

Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma is required, college degree is preferred
  • 1-3+ years of previous field construction experience preferred
  • PV design or PV Electrical experience is preferred
  • PV installation experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of local jurisdictional and/or national code requirements is preferred

 

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 

  • 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

 

REQUIREMENTS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER SKILLS)

  • Must be a motivated team player, looking to succeed 
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to interact with customers in a courteous and professional manner
  • Strong computer skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • 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 transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 50 pounds frequently)
  • Ability to work and maintain balance on roofs and other areas of height
  • 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 hear verbal commands and warnings
  • Ability to walk on rafters, roof tiles, and roof shingles without damage
  • Ability to work in the sun and possibly low light conditions

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.

Petaluma, California

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