The Project Manager, Solar Services is responsible for the continuous improvement of operations and maintenance services. The candidate will have strong interaction with external customers and internal stakeholders such as Sales, Business Operations, Field Operations, Procurement to drive growth and optimization of our SOLAR service offerings to the U.S. market. Must possess the ability to interpret customer requirements, match services to customer specifications/drawings, and ensure that the quote is technically compatible and competitive by communicating with the Field Operations team to determine/clarify project requirements. Understands, analyzes, documents, and communicates contractual, technical, and commercial terms and has a working understanding of bid strategies.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
Manages the relationship with the customer and relevant stakeholders
Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation
Assists in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant internal stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
Obtaining customer acceptance of project deliverables.
Identifies and develops new opportunities with customers.
Prepares status reports by gathering, analyzing, and summarizing relevant information.
Submits project deliverables and ensures that they adhere to quality standards.
Coordinates with cross-discipline team members to make sure that all parties are on track with project requirements, deadlines, and schedules.
Project Integration Management : manage the processes and activities needed to identify, define, combine, unify, and coordinate the various processes and project management activities within the project
Project Scope management: Responsible for the processes required to ensure that the project includes all the work required, and only the work required, to complete the project successfully.
Project Time Management : track and monitor the processes required to manage the timely completion of the project.
Project Quality Management : establish and support the processes and activities of the performing organization that determine quality policies, objectives, and responsibilities so that the project will satisfy the needs for which it was undertaken.
Project Human Resource Management : organize, manage, and lead the project teams.
Project Communications Management : ensure timely and appropriate planning, collection, creation, distribution, storage, retrieval, management, control, monitoring, and the ultimate disposition of project information.
Project Risk Management : Conduct risk management planning, identification, analysis, response planning, and controlling risk on project.
Project Stakeholder Management : identify all people or organizations impacted by the project, analyzing stakeholder expectations and impact on the project, and developing appropriate management strategies for effectively engaging stakeholders in project decisions and execution.
5+ years of related project management experience with an electrical contractor, commercial/industrial experience and PV Solar Systems.
3 to 5 years of relevant work experience with proven leadership skills. Deep understanding of product requirements management and general product knowledge as well as market knowledge and awareness of pricing strategies and unique selling propositions.
Knowledgeable in all areas of electrical installation including a working knowledge of contract documents, project estimates, construction, and maintenance specifications.
Excellent communication and networking skills. Analytic, accurate, and focused style of work. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (esp. Excel and Adobe) is required.
A successful track record with demonstrated capability to lead and drive process improvements.
Proficiency in the English and Spanish languages, both written and verbal, is required.
Self-motivated person who can operate independently and can play well in a high-growth environment.
Customer Service experience - a previous customer-facing role is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected by the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working toward Zero Injury principles.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret blueprints, professional journals, technical procedures, contracts or governmental regulations.
Write reports, business correspondence and document project activities.
Effectively present information and respond to questions from project managers, superintendents, clients, customers and the general public.
Effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in standardized situations.
Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Willingness and ability to travel to job sites 90% of the time.
Other duties may be assigned or required.
When visiting job sites the work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions
This work environment may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors and/or loud noises
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
WHAT WE OFFER
Join the nation’s leading independent service provider for residential PV Solar Systems. We will provide you with the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are dedicated to the success of our employees through competitive salary, incentives, health, and retirement benefits.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
Solar energy is the cleanest and most abundant energy source available. Switching to solar energy will help you make a positive impact on the environment and save you thousands of dollars in energy costs. Our company specializes in solar solutions for homes. We'll work directly with you to plan, design, and deploy a tailor made solar energy solution for your house!