Foreman

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 working field position that leads a team of 3 to 6 members to successfully complete residential and small commercial projects.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the successful installation of residential solar projects
  • 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
  • Perform weekly vehicle inspection for proper tire pressures, 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

Qualifications

Ability to drive a vehicle during the normal course of business. 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.

  • Must have minimum of 2 years construction experience, including 1 year of solar installation experience, as well as leadership responsibilities
  • Knowledge of the NEC and applicable codes and standards
  • Carry and maintain up-to-date NEC code book
  • Ability to perform all installation duties of the Installer and Lead Installer
  • Have CPR and First Aid Certifications up to date and keep maintained for purposes of continued employment (class costs are reimbursable by the company)
  • Physically capable of performing work duties
  • Professional appearance and customer interaction
  • Have a strong work ethic, high level of craftsmanship/workmanship with strong attention to detail
  • Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Possess strong mechanical/construction skills
  • Have excellent verbal communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Have good people skills, able to manage, motivate and discipline when necessary
  • Experience with electrical work involving wiring up to 600 VDC and 480 VAC
  • Maintain a valid Driver’s License
  • State electrical certification/license preferred

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 safely in a branch/warehouse/rooftop environment
  • Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work
  • Ability to interact with co-workers and participate in meetings
  • Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces
  • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions

Disclaimer

 

This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of
employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to
do this job. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of
employees assigned to this job.


Sunrun, AEE Solar and SnapNrack are equal opportunity employers. We hire without consideration to
race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status
or disability


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