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Job Title: Solar Installation Foreman (Full Time)

The PV installation foreman will be responsible for directly overseeing photovoltaic system installation from beginning to end for residential and small commercial projects. In this position, the PV installation foreman will: coordinate with the Project Manager and customers, supervise on-site crew members, install all photovoltaic system components and electrical equipment, fill out all system documentation, and ensure successful operation of complete photovoltaic system, while proficiently communicating and updating project status with operations management staff.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Installation of solar equipment considering codes, company standards and best safety practices.

  • General Construction work: using hand tools, measuring, leveling, assembling etc.

  • Commission, diagnose and troubleshoot system malfunctions and operational issues using solar system monitoring tools and phone/tablet applications both on and off site.

  • Provide leadership and technical expertise for the installation crew. Competently delegate work amongst crew and resolve potential crew issues.

  • Maintain thorough documentation of system installation including photographs, location diagrams for arrays and equipment, and existing site features. Submit all documentation in a timely manner.

  • Communicate with customers in a professional, considerate, and respectful manner, answering all questions and concerns to the best of your ability or referring questions to the PM.

  • Maintain a neat and orderly jobsite.

  • Follow company vehicle rules and regulations.

Educational, professional and/or other requirements:

  • A minimum of two years’ previous solar installation experienced required

  • Must have electrical and or roofing experience.

  • General construction knowledge to include: roofing, electrical, carpentry skills, general ladder & scaffolding experience.

  • Must be able to work overtime, have flexible hours, and travel to job-sites as necessary.

  • Experience with electrical work involving up to 600 VDC and 240 VAC.

  • A working knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC), Uniform Building Code (UBC), local & utility jurisdiction requirements.

  • Experience complying with OHSA safety requirements and regulations.

  • Professional appearance and excellent customer service.

  • Great attention to detail.

  • Good Attendance.

  • Maintain valid Driver's License and clean driving record

  • Ability to innovate and improve operations and solve complex problems.

  • Thrive in a team environment.

  • High integrity and energy a must!

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Must have full range and mobility in upper and lower body; ability to work in various positions & environments, including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to lift, pull and push materials and equipment weighing approximately 50 pounds on a frequent basis.

  • Working conditions require being exposed to outdoor weather conditions.

To Apply: Email a copy of your resume and cover letter to michael@mwsolarpower.com