Sunrun, Inc

  • Safety Coach

    Location US-MD-Linthicum Heights
    Safety & Quality
    Requisition ID
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Sunrun is looking for able, committed team players who want an enduring career that makes a direct impact on their community. As a Sunrunner, you can become an integral part of a team that brings clean, affordable power to homes and businesses.

    In this position, you will be the face of our company, and the voice of safety. The Safety Coach directly supports the installers whose hands assemble, install, and maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on our customers’ roofs. Safety Coaches are supported by a comprehensive team of professionals that are devoted to making our employees successful.

    The Safety Coach is responsible for coaching field operations and sales team members to exhibit behaviors and work processes that create a safe work environment. Safety Coaches perform field audits which are an opportunity to learn about the field and coach employees to perform at their best and create safe work behaviors and practices.

    Sunrun is committed to the overall health, well-being, and safety of our team members. With exceptional training, continuous on-the-job education, and state-of-the-art protective equipment, we foster a culture of safety and respect among our employees and partners.


    A Sunrun Safety Coach is the face of safety for the field installation teams. Here's what you'll do as part of our team:

    • Exemplify and promote a culture of safety at Sunrun
    • Provide EH&S regulatory and technical expertise to employees and management
    • Conduct site safety audits in the field, warehouses and corporate offices.
    • Coordinate with Sunrun training team to Develop and conduct training to address regional risks.
    • Act as a point of contact for addressing employee concerns regarding health and safety
    • Investigate incidents to identify root causes, determine how they might be prevented in the future, and communicate those findings to team members through written safety bulletins
    • Implement initiatives designed to reduce injury trends in certain locales or job functions
    • Inspect residential project sites, warehouses, offices, and vehicles for compliance with Sunrun safety policy and OSHA regulations
    • Ensure disciplinary actions are followed through when violations are found
    • Evaluate EHS regulatory compliance of subcontractors and build partners
    • Travel overnight 25-50% of the time



    • At least 3 years of experience in general industry, construction, engineering or electrical trade work.

    • Associates or Bachelor degree in a relevant field of study is a plus.

    • Strong knowledge of safety regulations for construction and general industry (Federal, OSHA, and the basics of other state programs);

    • Subject matter expertise in the areas of fall protection, electrical safety, heat illness prevention, safe driving techniques, power tool use and ergonomics.

    • Be a self motivated team player who strives to make a positive impact on the safe performance and overall success of Sunrun;

    • Cross-functional partnership skills with human resources, operations, warehouse logistics, and sales staff to drive a culture of safety throughout the organization;

    • Maintain a high level of professionalism with regard to professional presence, internal communication and customer interaction;

    • Experience in developing and delivering professional presentations to line employees and leaders

    • Good knowledge of data analysis techniques and risk assessment;

    • Familiarity with the insurance industry, specifically Workers’ Compensation claims;

    • Clean DMV, drug test results, and background check



    • 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 at heights and climb extension ladders and work in attics/crawlspaces and on pitched rooftops

    • Ability to work safely on construction jobsites, and warehouses

    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers

    • Ability to positively interact with co-workers and participate in meetings

    • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions

    • Ability to travel commercially on air and road as directed or required

    • Ability to drive with a clean driving record



    This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  


    Sunrun, AEE Solar and SnapNrack are equal opportunity employers.  We hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability


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