Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%. But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.
We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:
SunPower is seeking a Field Supervisor who will be responsible for managing multiple residential installation crews in our Southern CA office based near Elgin, IL. This position will report directly to an operations manager and work in conjunction with a project manager. Candidate must have the ability to multi-task and track a project queue of up to 20 projects at a time. Responsibilities will include working with the Crew Lead, allocating resources as needed, and ensuring project schedules are met.
The Field Supervisor will be responsible for creating and maintaining a safety-first culture and enforcing this down the chain of command. You may also be asked to project manage and interface with homeowners. This requires a customer-first oriented attitude and problem-solving ability. This job also requires strong computer skills and the ability to work on different applications from the Microsoft Suite to our internal CRM.
Top candidates will have a desire to grow professionally and learn as much as they can to deliver best in class solar PV systems to our customers through the management and execution of the entire installation process, including but not limited to, the permitting process, project planning, logistics, installation safety, system commissioning, customer communication, and progress reporting.
Responsibilities and Tasks:
Jobsite project and crew management
Review and approve timecards
Assist in weekly scheduling installation crews
Job scouts and creates special order lists
Assists in managing and controlling inventory and consumable use and spend
Supervises the lead installation techs
Drive Installation best practices
Drive safety and quality initiatives
Quality and Safety site audits as necessary
Installation quality control
Schedule and host inspections as needed
RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Minimum requirements - The least amount of skills and training candidates must have to do a specific job. Candidates not meeting these requirements will not be hired for this position.
High School diploma
Minimum 5 years of solar installation experience
OR an equivalent combination of education and years of related experience.
Electrical Journeyman's License
OSHA 10 Certification
Strong understanding of NEC codes with emphasis on residential PV installations
Proficient in the installation of grid-tied and microinverter applications.
Must be able to lift heavy objects (50 lbs. or more) in addition to climbing ladders and working in high places.
Valid Driver’s license
OSHA 30 preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is SunPower’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. SunPower disapproves of, and will not tolerate, unlawful discrimination against any applicant or employee because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, age, religion, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal laws.
Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago
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