Sunrun, Inc

  • Electrical Foreman - Journeyman Electrician

    Location US-IL-Des Plaines
    Requisition ID 2019-16541
    Category
    Construction
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
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    Location : Name
    BRANCH - IL - Illinois
  • Overview

    The Electrical Foreman will provide leadership and technical expertise for a solar installation crew. The Electrical Foreman is responsible for the Safety, Quality, Customer Service, and Productivity of each assigned solar installation project. The Electrical Foreman is a working field position that leads a team of 3 to 6 members to successfully complete residential and small commercial projects.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the successful installation of residential solar projects
    • 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
    • Perform weekly vehicle inspection for proper tire pressures, 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
    • Additional duties assigned as needed

    Qualifications

    • Must possess a valid Journeyman License/Electrician Certification or equivalent per local and state requirements, e.g. wireman license
    • Knowledge of the NEC and applicable codes and standards.  Carry and maintain up-to-date NEC code book
    • Ability to perform all installation duties of the Installer and Lead Installer
    • Have CPR and First Aid Certifications up to date and keep maintained for purposes of continued employment (class costs are reimbursable by the company)
    • Physically capable of performing work duties
    • Professional appearance and customer interaction
    • Have a strong work ethic, high level of craftsmanship/workmanship with strong attention to detail
    • Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
    • Possess strong mechanical/construction skills
    • Have excellent verbal communication and documentation skills
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Have good people skills, able to manage, motivate and discipline when necessary
    • Experience with electrical work involving wiring up to 600 VDC and 480 VAC
    • Maintain a valid Driver’s License
    • 5% travel required

     

    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

    Solar Careers For All

    Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination and harassment of any kind. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun. That’s why we strive to make solar inclusive. Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. We do our best to make sure all people feel respected, supported and connected at work. That includes our support for members and allies of all underrepresented groups through our internal employee networks such as Sunrun Women’s Network, Sunrun’s Veterans Network (“Liberty”), Women in Tech, and Sunrun’s LGBTQ affinity group.

     

    We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

    How To Apply

    Apply online or email resume to this job at: sxxxxmcoj65fqh8n1cfozefdry@crelate.net

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