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Solar Manager

Company: LightEdison
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionNOW HIRING: Solar Manager - LightEdison LightEdison is looking for an experienced Solar Manager. As we continue to impact energy infrastructure on a national scale, this individual is passionate about renewable energy and using their career to positively impact climate change. About LightEdison:LightEdison is a national renewable energy company with a simple mission: to improve the communities we live in and the planet we live on. We strive relentlessly toward this goal through the development, engineering, procurement, and construction of clean energy projects, with a strong focus on LED lighting, solar, and energy storage. As a development services provider, development capital investor and EPC contractor we offer best-in-class infrastructure to advance a sustainable future, seeking to dramatically improve human lives through clean energy. Required Competencies:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Strong solar background with a minimum of two years experience.
  • Prior project management in the solar industry.
  • Working knowledge of estimating project costs, required labor, materials and timelines.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Proficient computer skills in Google Suite.
  • Willingness to learn, work within standardized processes/procedures and continued drive for process improvements.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion by deadlines.
  • Ability to negotiate with customers and vendors.
  • Previous experience managing direct reports in a leadership role.
  • Problem solving abilities to manage and solve project conflicts.

    Responsibilities Include: Strategic:
    • Serve a Company subject matter expert for solar projects, including materials, labor and electrical code compliance
    • Create Field Operations standard operating procedures and systems for Field Operations solar projects
    • Develop (3 Day, 1 Week, 1 Month Look Aheads) short-,mid- and long-term goals and objectives for Field Operations solar projects
    • Manage, nurture and train Solar Site Managers and other solar Leadership Track employees
    • Work with Solar Site Managers to identify employees to place on Company Leadership Track
    • Sign off on all solar project estimates in coordination with Engineering staff
    • Serve as single point of responsible for all solar project installation scope, schedule and budget
    • Identify and develop strategic growth plans for the Field Operations solar project staff and subcontractors, including staffing, training and certification needs
    • Report solar project performance
    • Assist with creating solar innovations, quantifying innovations and orchestrating solar projects
    • Assist with developing and continuously improving solar project standard operating procedures
    • Develop self-performance and subcontractor plans in cooperation with Company staff, including forecasting resource requirements
    • Identify solar obstacles and work with Company staff to create and implement solutions
    • Work with Site Managers to properly assess and manage project site risks
    • Work with HR Department to determine root cause problems associated with all employee voluntary and involuntary terminations so that root cause solutions can be developed, implemented and continuously improved so that attrition rates are below 10%

      • Ensure projects are installed according to the project's legal, engineering, permitting and finance requirements, including the project's engineering, procurement and construction ("EPC") agreement, engineering design and specifications, permits, power purchase agreements, interconnection agreements, and environmental compliance.
      • Use technical knowledge and experience to optimize site performance and job profitability.
      • Ensure daily QA/QC inspections of field personnel and subcontractors are completed to ensure proper workmanship and overall job quality.
      • Provide guidance and direction on designs and specifications and construction drawings.
      • Monitor construction to ensure compliance with the industry and local jurisdiction standards, design procedures, contract specifications.
      • Assist with budget development and financial forecasting.
      • Ensure weekly safety inspections of field personnel are conducted to ensure all field personnel are following proper safety protocols.
      • Plan and implement construction schedules alongside assigned Project Managers and Site Managers.
      • Review up-to-date cost reports with Project Manager and Site Manager to analyze, determine solutions and correct any tasks that are not within budget.
      • Responsible for data collection, work order processing, and summary reports.
      • Ensure that daily schedules and assignments for work activities, including the execution, are in place.
      • Ensure on-site technicians and subcontractors are managed.
      • Ensure equipment, tool and part inventories are managed.
      • Investigate accidents and injuries, and prepare reports of findings.
      • Recommend or initiate personnel actions, such as hires, promotions, transfers, improvements, and discharges
      • Ensure that Site Managers are communicating project activities to the customer through daily, weekly, monthly reports.
      • Provide guidance, training, and direction to subordinates, including setting site goals, individual goals and performance standards.
      • Perform in the long-term interest of the customer

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Keywords: LightEdison, Aurora , Solar Manager, Executive , Aurora, Colorado

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