Job ID 2018-1601 # of Openings 1 Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn Posted Date 9 hours ago Category Project Management
Solar QA Project Manager performs quality assurance inspection services and reporting of residential solar system installations to ensure compliance with product manufacturers' installation instructions, building/electrical/mechanical/plumbing codes and standards, and industry best practices. Manage a nationwide team of Inspectors in their task of inspecting solar PV systems.
A person in this position is expected to demonstrate: (a) expertise in quality assurance systems, and Photovoltaic (PV) technologies; (b) knowledge as to the application of corresponding building, electrical and fire codes; (c) the ability to work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders, and the ability to successfully complete projects on time and within budget.
Receives general direction from the IBTS Project Manager - Energy Services
Perform desktop review of Solar QA
Perform plan review for municipalities solar permit
Ensure that inspections are performed within turnaround times as determined by
Schedule and perform quality assurance inspections/audits of new residential solar system
Inspect properties and materials for compliance with plans, specifications, and manufacturers'
Document audits with photos and specific areas which have noted deficiencies and require corrective action. Complete applicable inspection forms and submit along with photos within 3 days of completed
Maintain data on residential PV products, installation instructions, test methods and other documents as deemed appropriate for the work. Must stay continually educated in solar product changes and code requirements.
Participate in training as provided or directed by IBTS to educate inspectors on expectations to perform assignments. Obtain and maintain certifications/licenses as offered by
Assist in identifying qualified solar inspection resources
High school diploma or equivalent
3 years construction and/or inspection experience required (or equivalent experience).
3 years' experience in Solar PV installation, design or inspection services (or equivalent experience).
NABCEP PV Installation
Knowledge or OSHA 10-hour certification training
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION PREFERENCE
NABCEP PV Installation Professional - Required
International Code Council (ICC) certification as a Residential Electrical Inspector (preferred)
License as a General Contractor, license/certification as a solar system installer and/or certification in other building trades is optional and may be used to demonstrate
Must have a valid Driver's License and vehicle transportation
Combined 3 years or more experience in design, installation and/or inspection of residential electrical systems with a significant emphasis on PV
Extensive knowledge of codes, standards, and trade
Ability to communicate effectively with homeowners, business owners and PV installation
Maintain relevant certifications and licenses for carrying out assigned tasks
Working knowledge of reading plans, specifications and product manufacturers' installation
About half of the work will be performed in the field on residential construction jobsites and half of the
work in the office, and, as such, the following working conditions apply:
Position requires sitting, standing, walking on un-level and slippery surfaces including pitched roofs, climbing ladders, accessing confined spaces such as attics and crawl spaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping, crawling and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily
Significant travel on daily inspection routes anticipated with potential need for travel to other states as needed to assist in training new inspectors and receive
Bring your passion, expertise, and experience to IBTS, where we appreciate and are committed to our employees. We offer outstanding benefits, growth opportunities, and work hard to maintain a culture that values our employees.
The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization established to provide unbiased professional building code compliance services, while enhancing the communities in which we work. At IBTS, our mission is to deliver quality services to meet the challenges of governance at all levels while enhancing public safety, economic development, and the general welfare of the community. Our services include Building and Community Development, Energy and Sustainability Services, Disaster Planning and Recovery, Quality Assurance, as well as Compliance and Risk Monitoring.
IBTS is headquartered in Ashburn, VA, with additional offices in Louisiana, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Texas and Washington, DC.
We are committed to building a community of experts with diverse backgrounds, disciplines, and perspectives who are passionate about our mission. IBTS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. This opportunity is open to Section S3 Residents.