Project Manager

Overview:

The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating all of the crew members and materials involved in a solar installation, managing time and budgets, and translating between engineers, system designers, and installers in the field. You will be ultimately responsible quality of work and for keeping a project on time and budget.

Reports To: Director of Operations

Job Roles (See Accountability Chart):

  • LMA (Lead, Manage, and hold Accountable direct reports)
  • Project Communication (Customer-facing)
  • Job Tracking
  • Correct & Timely Project Completion
  • Quality Assurance
  • Permitting, Utilities
  • Shovel Ready Jobs
  • Requisitioning Materials
  • Safety & Compliance
  • Vendor Management

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maximize efficiency in the implementation of detailed project plans.
  • Coordinate with designers, engineers & Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) to ensure that all required paperwork and construction documents are available before the start of each project.
  • Manage installation schedules, keeping customers updated consistently.
  • Once work has commenced, report on progress to customers, owners, project developers, and financial partners.
  • Work with Accounting to ensure that billing occurs at appropriate milestones.
  • Keep track of goals and tasks, using Customer Relationship Management software (Daylite) and other tools.
  • Manage teams, resources, costs, and contingencies.
  • Lead, manage, and hold accountable Crew Leads, providing coaching and development for them to do the same for their crew members.
  • Ensure that all materials have been accurately procured, received, and staged following documented warehouse procedures.
  • Manage projects to ensure that they remain within budgeted labor hours.
  • Collaborate with other Project Managers and the Director of Operations when faced with unforeseen difficulties.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce costs and minimize risk.
  • Develop systems to manage safety and quality assurance on-site. Enforce all applicable safety procedures, seeing that Crew Leads do the same.
  • Coordinate installers, technicians, vendors, and subcontractors. Monitor their work to ensure compliance with specifications, schedules, and budget.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to crew members (or contractors) as needed. Identify opportunities for additional training.
  • Check commissioning reports at the end of each project. Facilitate hand-off back to sales/service.
  • Actively participate in ongoing professional development, including written materials, webinars, company meetings, etc.

Skills/Experience:
Required

  • Post-Secondary Credential or Journeyman-Level Training
  • 5+ years of work experience in a related field
  • Budgeting and Planning
  • Personnel and resource management
  • Coordination, time management, and multi-tasking
  • Familiarity with construction tools and technology

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master-Level, Certification
  • Understanding of solar energy systems and roofing

Desired

  • Software proficiency in Microsoft Office, Apple products, and iOS

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs unassisted
  • Working on high roof areas. Both sloped and flat
  • Capable of safely climbing ladders

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