Solar Installer/Superintendent

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Employer: 
Florida Solar One
Location: 
Fort Lauderdale , FL
United States
Florida US
Position Status: 
Full Time
Position Type: 
Employee
Salary Schedule: 
Per Year

The Crew Foreman/Project Superintendent oversees daily functioning of the skilled construction workers at the job site and is responsible for each construction project and installation from start to finish. This includes supervising each crew member on the team, monitoring the quality of the work, and providing customer service for the construction project.

The foreman/superintendent must be in charge of construction site safety plan, organize/coordinate each aspect of the mechanical and electrical plans, stage and order materials, delegate responsibilities, and handle administrative tasks.

To be considered the ideal candidate must have significant, proven and specific experience as a solar installer or electrician looking to take on more responsibilities ensuring the company’s strategies are always the top priority. The Crew Foreman interacts directly with customers and is responsible for ensuring our products are installed safely, properly, and on time without exception.

Some travel may be expected. Florida Solar One has active installation and service work in South Florida, The Keys, Cayman Islands, and other Caribbean nations. Employees are required to submit to a criminal history check, drug screening, and obtain any work related clearances from the state of Florida or Caribbean nation based upon the work locations requirements.

Responsibilities:

    Provide leadership for those reporting to him/her by clearly communicating the mission, goals and values of Florida Solar One and US Solar.
    Lead the installation of solar panel arrays and electrical systems that interconnect to the grid power at our customer’s residential or commercial property.
    Ensure work performed by all technicians is of good workmanship and compliant with current NEC and local codes.
    Review the performance of those reporting to him/her. Provide coaching, technical training, etc. to help his/her managers improve their performance.
    Interface with management to ensure compliance with performance ratios and completion of projects timely and profitably.
    Lead continuing education/certification training sessions for crew members and students.
    Maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations. Perform weekly/monthly safety & quality control inspections.
    Recruiting: Ability to recruit top talent for his/her install crew (a very high priority).
    Troubleshoot technical issues for his/her crew. Provide technical assistance for other crews as necessary.
    Attentive to emails and phone calls from management and his/her office teammates.

Required Skills:

    Must be competent and knowledgeable in operations policies and procedures.
    Must be willing to work in excess of 40 hours per week and on Saturdays.
    Must be highly motivated with good communication skills and capable of leadership by example.
    Ability to demonstrate required computer skills (i.e. MS Excel/Word/Outlook, web, etc.)
    Ability to read and interpret one line and CAD drawings and electrical schematics. (CAD operator, sketch up or similar a big advantage ).
    Able to perform advanced electrical calculations.
    Knowledge of 2011 NEC and ability to navigate it.
    Must be willing to work in high places. Our installations are on rooftops, and subsequently, you will be on them.

Required Experience:

    Experience with project management and construction experience required (3+ years preferred).
    High school diploma or GED and two years of formal technical solar or electrical training. Completion of NABCEP solar specific training is expected and can be provided at The US Solar Institute. (NABCEP or UL Certified PV Installer is the preference).
    Three years minimum experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical, HVAC, solar thermal and/or solar PV systems.
    Being able to select equipment and materials from blueprints, schematics and sketches or an equivalent combination of relevant engineering education and/or experience
    30 Hour OSHA- Supervisor Safety course certification (course provided upon employment if not already in hand)

Salary and Benefits

Pay is commensurate with experience and pay shall be hourly or salary depending on qualification, abilities and responsibilities. Florida Solar Jobs Crew Leader hourly pay ranges from from $15 to $30/hour. Salary from $35,000 to $60,000+. Florida is a Right to Work state with employees given a 90 probationary period to obtain tenure. Once achieved company benefits may include:

    Health Insurance or allowance
    Auto allowance (for personal vehicle use)
    Paid expenses
    Computer and cell phone
    Educational reimbursement
    Personal Time Off
    Commissions, bonuses and project profit contribution awards