JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Improve and create standard operating procedures:  Everyone is expected to create and improve the operating procedures for their primary areas of responsibility on a daily basis.

  • Overall responsibility for all stages of photovoltaic construction projects

  • Develop and review project schedules, cost estimation, bill of materials, budgets, scopes of work, standards and quotes from suppliers

  • Supervise project implementation to assure cost, time, quality and execution guidelines according to schedule

  • Represent project towards external parties such as owners, public authorities, grid operator, suppliers, and others

  • Responsibility for project controlling

LIMITATIONS & DISCLAIMER

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position.
 

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

SKILLS & ABILITIES 

  • Professional attitude and presentation while representing the company

  • Appropriate leadership experience

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from leadership and clients/customers.

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.

  • Computer savvy, basic AutoCAD, PM Software, etc.

  • Ability to handle all required paperwork and documentation in a timely manner.

  • Experience in dealing with a large and diverse number of problems, often simultaneously.

  • Ability to review schematic drawings and understand architectural drawings.

  • Proven ability to work as part of a project management team.

  • Experience in permitting processes with local authorities

  • High School Diploma and 4 years or more of work related experience.

  • Typing 

  • Good communication skills

  • Word processing/spreadsheet/presentation

  • Adobe Acrobat experience 

  • Working knowledge of Macintosh Operating Systems & iOS devices.

  • Passion about renewable energy and energy conservation

  • Customer-service oriented with a high level of integrity and character.

  • Must excel in an entrepreneurial environment. A collaborative yet competitive, resilient attitude, with a strong work ethic is desired

  • Superior listening and probing skills

  • A hunger to learn everyday

  • Personal drive for self-improvement

SOLAR PROJECT MANAGER

The Solar Project Manager will take over when the contract is signed and do almost all the non-construction and non-design work (permits, utility interconnection work, creating materials list, ordering, scheduling, incentive programs,cost keeping, and crew coordination, etc.).  They will plan, direct, and coordinate activities of designated projects for Sun Directed to ensure that goals or objectives are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Manager will utilize appropriate resources including computers, smart phones, ipads, etc. to manage projects to contractual requirements. Manager will be responsible for completing projects under or on-budget and on-schedule, and for assembling material lists, permit packages, interconnection packages, etc. Manager will work with other members of the Sun Directed operations team and with installers to interpret design concepts, determine nature and type of required detailed working drawings, and coordinate work with others.

QUALIFICATIONS

WORK ENVIRONMENT & TRAVEL

  • Primarily main office and field environments

  • Up to 75% travel, often on short notice

  • May be assigned to projects more than 100 miles away from home with frequent site visits required.

  • Requires Valid Driver’s license

  • Must pass a drug test and random drug test

  • Must submit and pass a FBI criminal background test

  • This position is physically demanding, including the ability to work in hot, cold and wet weather

  • Ability to work at heights and on roof edges while harnessed

  • May regularly lift over 40 pounds and perform other physical tasks.

PERKS

  • We offer a competitive compensation plan

  • A benefits package is available to full-time employees after 90 days (paid holidays, IRA)

  • Paid time off available for full-time employees after 1 year

  • We offer an exciting, dynamic work environment, with opportunities for career growth.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Understanding of LEAN concepts, project management, and project controls in an engineering and construction environment.

  • General knowledge of the PMBOK.

  • Good understanding of engineering and construction documents and processes. -Demonstrated understanding of engineering and construction methodology and the associated financial aspects

  • Demonstrated understanding of cost estimating and budget projections.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in project management and/or the solar industry.  

  • NABCEP Certified Professional PV Installer preferred.

  • PMBOK knowledge preferred

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