Solar Foreman

BAKERSFIELD, California
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Overview

Location

BAKERSFIELD, California

Job Type

Temp to Perm

Branch Number

135

Work Hours

Morning

Experience Required

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Job Description

Please submit a resume to sking1@peopleready.com

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Solar Foreman
Commercial
PRE-EMPLOYMENT
• Drug Test
• Background
• Required Tools – Hammer, Wrench Set, Tape Measure

Responsibilities

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

·      Responsible for the successful installation 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.

·      Obtain customer payments and deliver to management as required

·      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

·      5% travel required


PHYSCIAL 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 climb ladders

·      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 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 work in confined spaces such as attics, basements, and crawl spaces which requires kneeling and crouching

·      Ability to hear verbal commands and warnings

·      Ability to work with chemicals using appropriate protections

Qualifications & Experience

  • REQUIRED SKILLS/CERTIFICATIONS
  • • Must have a minimum of 2 years of construction experience, including 1 year of solar installation experience. Prior experience leading teams of 3-6 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

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.