Manager, PV System Design Engineering

Overview

 

Manager, PV Systems Design Engineering
 
The Manager of PV Systems Design Engineering is responsible for the direct supervision and managerial and personal development of Designer and Drafter Supervisors in addition to overall oversight of the Design Center office and its connection to the rest of Sunrun. The Design Engineering Manager will be responsible for delegating, developing and standardizing the policies, procedures and documentation for the Design Center team. The Manager, Design Center will work hand in hand with other members of the Engineering Leadership Team and Operations Management to ensure consistent, quality and on time performance of the Design Center to its customers. The Design Engineering Manager will oversee 3rd party subcontracted design related services including but not limited to: Professional Engineering (Structural and Electrical); and drafting and design services. On a daily basis, the Manager, Design Center will be responsible for working with a variety of internal customers including Regional Engineering staff and management, commercial drafting staff, Human Resources, IT, etc. This position requires an ability to think critically, comfort with collaborating with unique individuals, and a passion for delivering high quality results. 

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Responsibilities

  • Appropriately staff and manage a team of supervisors, SMEs and experienced PV designers;
  • Maintain metrics that track team and individual productivity and quality performance;
  • Work with shared services (IT, HR, Training, etc.) and operations management to align and prioritize business needs;
  • Lead business reviews, team training events, weekly team huddles, etc.;  
  • Drive standardization and process improvements;
  • Ensure SLA performance requirements are met with all external and internal parties;
  • Create, maintain and improve tools used by design team;
  • Drive company policy, procedure and performance;
  • Manage the performance and goals of team members;
  • Mentor and develop team members;
  • Collaborate with software team to develop technology solutions for the business;
  • Delegate appropriately;
  • Demonstrate ethics and professionalism at all times;

Qualifications

  •  3 years of industry experience required
  •  3 years of management experience required
  •  Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Business related field required
  •  Strong data analysis skills preferred
  •  Ability to interpret construction documents required
  •  Strong written and verbal communication
  •  Good computer skills; MS Suite, Oracle, Salesforce, Google Suite required
  •  Professional appearance and client interaction
  •  Good people skills, able to manage, motivate and discipline if necessary
  •  Motivated team player, looking to succeed
  •  Innovative and proactive
  •  Willing to travel if necessary
  •  Clean driving record
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Ability to perform normal office duties
  • Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work
  • Ability to interact and participate in meetings

 

EEOC

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination and harassment of any kind. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun. That’s why we strive to make solar inclusive. Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. We do our best to make sure all people feel respected, supported and connected at work. That includes our support for members and allies of all underrepresented groups through our internal employee networks such as Sunrun Women’s Network, Sunrun’s Veterans Network (“Liberty”), Women in Tech, and Sunrun’s LGBTQ affinity group.

 

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.


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