Electrical Foreman

Location US-CA-San Jose
Requisition ID 2020-21830
Category
Construction
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Remote
No
Flag
FJ1
Location : Name
BRANCH - CA - Bay Area South

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

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

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