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Solar Electrical Foreman

Industrial Solar Consulting, Inc (ISC) is a certified 8(a) minority-owned small business who specializes in the design, procurement, integration, monitoring and maintenance of stand-alone “off-grid” energy systems that require extreme reliability

Manager: Marco Vigil

The Solar Electrical foreman will assist our engineering, design and installation teams with various technical disciplines that involve Off-grid Solar + Storage projects. The candidate will be considered the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all electrical related questions and will be required to understand and implement practices adhering to all NEC standards. The candidate will be required to successfully manage jobs and crews by themselves in extremely remote locations. The candidate will be required to facilitate and coordinate supplier relationship management; assist in both field service work and in-house system communications and integration; Perform administrative tasks as requested; Facilitate a sales-by-all strategy; and use current knowledge of industry standards, customers, suppliers, etc. to further the company’s corporate mission and revenue objectives.
Requirements and Responsibilities
  • Licensed electrician preferred but not required depending on experience.
  • 4 - 5 years of experience carrying out electrical tasks associated with installations and maintenance in commercial or private settings
  • 2+ years of construction supervisory experience with all areas of solar panels and solar systems installation preferred.
  • Experience in troubleshooting electrical equipment and systems.
  • Experience planning and carrying out commercial electrical construction tasks in a team environment.
  • Experience performing work on power distribution systems.
  • Proven track record of leading by example and providing exceptional guidance to crews.
  • Good troubleshooting skills, repair abilities and installation skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude.
  • Ability to supervise others' work and coach for performance.
  • Skilled Heavy Equipment Operator experience.
  • Ability to efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals.
  • Ability to read, follow, and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics, manuals, and other specifications to determine installation procedures.
  • Critical thinking with exceptional problem-solving skills, able to work independently and in team environments.
  • Proactive, resourceful, and highly motivated with strong communication skills and ability to work in a high output environment.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism while interacting with customers, with an aptitude to answer technical questions in a simplified manner.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and adjust to changing business needs including possible emergency call-out, extended hours, out-of-town/overnight work, and work from home.
  • Ability to work in varied weather environments.
  • Create BOM’s for each job, receive and compare material quotes, and discuss with engineering and management team to decide which vendor/supplier to use.
  • Run the RFX’s; Request for Information (RFI) or Request for Proposal (RFP) process with vendors. RFI’s generally run to gather information for creating an RFP and asking vendors to submit their proposal.
  • Verify job components prepared for a specific job.
  • Layout and construct components of a solar energy system (solar modules/arrays and mounting hardware.)
  • Mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules and electrical equipment.
  • Electrical wiring of solar array/system. 
  • Familiarity working at heights.
  • Provide communication with Project Managers to ensure work is performed according to specifications.
  • Leading jobs in the field and assisting with supervision of daily operations with relation to the job.
  • Responding in a timely manner to customer service needs.
  • Complete and comply with all appropriate forms, reports and other required paperwork.
  • Analyze project requirements and perform to meet deadlines.
  • Provide technical support and on-site troubleshooting and repair for customers.
  • Maintain a clean and organized jobsite and assist in site preparation and clean up.
  • Maintain company tools and vehicle in excellent condition.
  • Conduct spend analysis to keep on continuously identifying saving opportunities.
  • Complete assigned administrative tasks.
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with engineers, project managers and other project participants to provide assistance and technical support.
  • Assisting in developing a project mobilization plan. 
  • Researching and recommending the most efficient means, methods and techniques for performing work.
  • Coordinate equipment needs, ensure operators are qualified, ensure that all equipment is maintained, and ensure repairs are done in a timely manner.
  • Attend monthly safety inspection and meetings.
  • Manage and coordinate daily corrective actions.
  • Build, develop, and manage a mechanical/electrical team capable of carrying out needed engineering initiatives.
  • Maintain a safe work environment by adhering to all company safety handbook guidelines and OSHA safety requirements including reporting violations of policies, procedures and guidelines to immediate supervisor.
  • Work with and be the point of contact with permitting officials to apply for and receive any necessary permits to complete projects.
  • Prepare code calculations for projects.
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics, and electrical code specifications to determine layout of electrical equipment installations.
  • Control inventory on truck, jobsite, and in/out of stock for active jobs.
  • Hold responsibility for maintaining company tools.
  • Supervise and train apprentices on the job.
  • Inspect jobs upon completion and ensure areas are clean.
  • Respond to emergency calls as needed.
  • Comply with all ISC company policies and procedures including but not limited to safety policies, ethics policies, security policies, general office policies, etc. 
  • Must have knowledge of office administrative procedures, and knowledge of use and operation of standard office equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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