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Removal and Reinstall Foreperson

Location Sacramento, California Category Operations Job ID R28766
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Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.

Overview

The Removal & Reinstall Foreperson will provide leadership and technical expertise for a solar removal and reinstallation crew. The Foreperson is responsible for the safety, quality, customer service, and productivity of each assigned solar installation project.  The Foreperson is a working field position that leads a team of 2 to 3 members to successfully complete residential solar removals and reinstallations as well as any service work required.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the successful removal and reinstallation of residential solar projects including the installation of the electrical systems that interconnect the solar array to the grid power of the customer's residential property

  • When assigned, safely lead or assist solar battery installations

  • Organize, lead, and train crew members to complete projects within established guidelines and timeframes

  • Ensure attention to detail with an emphasis on safety, quality, customer service, and productivity

  • Effectively manage all aspects of the construction workflow of the project to drive productivity

  • Ensure that there is adequate materials and equipment to safely and efficiently complete projects

  • Effectively maintain project documentation and photo requirements

  • Demonstrate knowledge of OSHA standards related to photovoltaic installations and enforce safety practices and standards

  • Check on progress of installers every hour throughout the installation to ensure the installation process; Follow construction job flow procedures

  • Develop a positive working dynamic within installation crew and branch co-workers; Analyze and resolve worker problems and recommend solutions; Maintain consistent and appropriate interface with customer throughout construction phase

  • Assist the crew on the roof as needed to ensure an efficient and high quality installation

  • Perform weekly vehicle inspection for proper tire pressure, oil level, working lights, etc.

  • Ensure accuracy of your own and crew's time sheets

  • Provide construct-ability feedback to management

  • Maintain excellent lines of communication

  • Perform service calls when necessary

  • 15% travel required

Qualifications 

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum of 3 years of construction experience, including 1 year of solar installation experience

  • Prior experience leading teams of 2-4 preferred

  • Experience with electrical work involving wiring up to 600 VDC and 480 VAC

  • Ability to perform all installation duties of the Installer and Lead Installer

  • Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check. Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license

  • Have CPR and First Aid Certifications up to date and keep maintained for purposes of continued employment (class costs are reimbursable by the company)

  • Electrical/PV Installation Knowledge: Working knowledge of current NEC codes. Ability to interpret single line drawings and PV systems from roof to meter. Demonstrates knowledge of electrical principles as it pertains to solar interconnection/tie-in and code and how PV systems operate. Understands interconnection activities. Understands basic construction principles

  • Safety: Adheres to company safety policies and procedures including ability to identify and report safety hazards, and the ability to encourage others to work safely

  • Customer Service: Ability to establish rapport, build relationships and loyalty with external and internal customers and coworkers, and remains tactful when communicating

  • Results Driven: Proven ability to meet deadlines and key metrics. Works independently, as a team player, and drives results in a fast paced, team based environment. Must be willing to assist teammates and build strong relationships to achieve company and department goals

  • Problem Solving: Solid logical decision making and troubleshooting skills with the ability to problem solve in a timely and effective manner

  • Exercises good judgment. Takes ownership of issues or questions and will escalate problems to the appropriate persons and follow up accordingly with the customer. Knows when to involve supervisors

Physical Demands

  • Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)

  • Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces which requires frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, turning, standing, and balance

  • Ability to work in confined spaces such as attics, basements, and crawl spaces which requires kneeling and crouching

  • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to: excessive noise, extreme heat, extreme cold, wet environment, and humidity

  • Ability to frequently utilize hand functions requiring fine motor skills including but not limited to: fine manipulation, grasping, and pinching

  • Ability to work within the safe range of equipment such as ladders, fall protection harnesses and other personal protective equipment

  • Ability to work while wearing heavy protective equipment such as arc flash suits, gloves, and face shields

  • Ability to work and maintain balance on roofs and other areas of height

  • Ability to work in the sun and possibly low light conditions

  • Ability to walk on rafters, roof tiles, and roof shingles without damage

  • Ability to distinguish colors such as red, black, yellow, white, green

  • Ability to hear verbal commands and warnings

  • Ability to work with chemicals using appropriate protection

Recruiter:

Reva Tambo (reva.tambo@sunrun.com)

Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different  starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower.  Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

Starting salary/wage for this opportunity:

$29.82 to $39.76

Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards.  Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. 

This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at candidateaccomodations@sunrun.com.

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About Us

Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq: RUN) is the nation’s leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services company. We believe in the power of solar energy to make a real difference in our world. Together, we can tackle the challenges ahead, knowing that every step towards clean energy counts. Join us on this journey towards a more sustainable tomorrow.

Perks & Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Vacations/Holidays
  • Paid Baby Bonding Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • PowerU - 100% Funded Education Programs

A Commitment to Candidate Experience

At Sunrun our fiercely passionate workforce is our greatest asset and help power our mission to create a planet run by the sun. We strive to have the best in class experience for our candidates. If you had a great experience or you feel there is room for improvement, please reach out to our Director of Talent Acquisition, Kelly Wittman, to share your feedback.

Accommodation for Disabilities

If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at candidateaccomodations@sunrun.com.

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