Solar Installation - PV Crew Lead
Founded in 1976 and based in Berkeley, CA, Sun Light & Power is a leading solar energy contractor that is a 100% employee-owned B Corporation. The company services residential and commercial customers throughout California.
The PV Crew Lead will act as support to the Foreperson, is 2nd in command and provides training, trouble-shooting and mentoring to a crew of 2 solar installers. The PV Crew Lead will possess a number of years of experience within the solar installation industry, ideally hold a professional certification such as OSHA-10, OSHA-30 and/or NABCEP and have the ability to oversee special projects and short-duration job assignments.
Ensure each project meets or exceeds the client’s expectations;
Maintain a cohesive rapport with all team members and demonstrate strong leadership abilities;
Implement and monitor the project safety plan and ensure all subcontractors’ compliance thereof;
Ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and with minimal follow-up;
Optimize profitability of the company through field planning and efficiency without jeopardizing the quality, safety, or timely completion of the project;
Review bills of materials and verifying correct materials are available to maintain fluid work flow;
Perform site “walks” and pre-construction evaluation before commence of project;
Coordinate deliveries, handling, storage and placement of materials on the jobsite;
Review and analyze cost report details;
Conduct “walk throughs” with the client and Project Manager after completion and monitor and resolve any outstanding issues;
Assume responsibility, together with the Project Manager, for project conformance with the agreement and contract documents which includes plans, specifications, clarifications, etc.;
Prepare and manage cloud based (G-Drive) project folder for all assigned jobs;
Perform other duties as assigned.
Strong management, leadership, organizational, interpersonal, time management and communication skills;
Proven experience managing solar and/or electrical installation work sites, crew members, subcontractors and all relevant personnel;
Knowledge of AC / DC electrical systems and National Electric Code;
Ability to commission PV systems and trouble-shoot common problems such as ground faults, polarity;
Possess basic carpentry skills;
Possess proficient computer skills and experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products;
Ability to work in all types of weather and difficult environments, with the ability to lift at least 75 pounds of weight, climb ladders and work at unusual heights;
Holder of valid California driver’s license and clean driving record;
Holder of license to drive a forklift, scissor and broom lifts, preferred;
OSHA-10 training or equivalent, preferred.
$24.00 - $30.00 per hour DOE; plus benefits
Headquartered in Berkeley, CA
Sun Light & Power is an equal employment opportunity company without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, age, physical / mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, or any other basis protected by applicable federal / state law.