Sunrun, Inc

  • Manager, PV System Design Engineering

    Location US-CO-Denver
    Design Engineering
    Requisition ID
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    Manager, PV Systems Design Engineering
    The Manager of PV Systems Design Engineering is responsible for the direct supervision and managerial and personal development of Designer and Drafter Supervisors in addition to overall oversight of the Design Center office and its connection to the rest of Sunrun. The Design Engineering Manager will be responsible for delegating, developing and standardizing the policies, procedures and documentation for the Design Center team. The Manager, Design Center will work hand in hand with other members of the Engineering Leadership Team and Operations Management to ensure consistent, quality and on time performance of the Design Center to its customers. The Design Engineering Manager will oversee 3rd party subcontracted design related services including but not limited to: Professional Engineering (Structural and Electrical); and drafting and design services. On a daily basis, the Manager, Design Center will be responsible for working with a variety of internal customers including Regional Engineering staff and management, commercial drafting staff, Human Resources, IT, etc. This position requires an ability to think critically, comfort with collaborating with unique individuals, and a passion for delivering high quality results. 


    • Appropriately staff and manage a team of supervisors, SMEs and experienced PV designers;
    • Maintain metrics that track team and individual productivity and quality performance;
    • Work with shared services (IT, HR, Training, etc.) and operations management to align and prioritize business needs;
    • Lead business reviews, team training events, weekly team huddles, etc.;  
    • Drive standardization and process improvements;
    • Ensure SLA performance requirements are met with all external and internal parties;
    • Create, maintain and improve tools used by design team;
    • Drive company policy, procedure and performance;
    • Manage the performance and goals of team members;
    • Mentor and develop team members;
    • Collaborate with software team to develop technology solutions for the business;
    • Delegate appropriately;
    • Demonstrate ethics and professionalism at all times;


    •  3 years of industry experience required
    •  3 years of management experience required
    •  Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Business related field required
    •  Strong data analysis skills preferred
    •  Ability to interpret construction documents required
    •  Strong written and verbal communication
    •  Good computer skills; MS Suite, Oracle, Salesforce, Google Suite required
    •  Professional appearance and client interaction
    •  Good people skills, able to manage, motivate and discipline if necessary
    •  Motivated team player, looking to succeed
    •  Innovative and proactive
    •  Willing to travel if necessary
    •  Clean driving record
    • Ability to perform normal office duties
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work
    • Ability to interact and participate in meetings
    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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