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Solar Operations Manager

Company: Simply Solar
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOperations ManagerSimply Solar is one of the fastest-growing Bay Area Solar providers, and we're looking for an Operations Manager to join our team of driven, intelligent, and incredible people! When you join the Simply Solar team, you're joining a growing culture of people who care deeply about the work they do and the communities they live in. We offer competitive pay with excellent benefits, company trips & events, PTO, 401K, performance bonus and more!The Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing all field technicians and crew on a daily basis. With the help of our field managers, the Operations Manager will be a knowledge base for the team as well as develop training and benchmarks. We're looking for someone who can support the company's overall goals through their knowledge and expertise in the solar industry. Knowledge, drive, and the ability to inspire and direct a dedicated team will make you the ideal candidate. As the Simply Solar Operations Manager, you will:

  • Oversee Field, Warehouse, and Maintenance operations for all locations throughout the company
  • Oversee the hiring, training, and supervision of in-house installers, electricians and technicians
  • Guide the daily workflow of all field operations teams
  • Achieve and maintain a 95% first pass success rate with no site revisits
  • Meet and exceed gross margin targets
  • Act as a subject matter expert for the company; Identify areas of concern in the project portfolio and strategize how to resolve or prevent potential issues.
  • Implement installation best practices
  • Drive safety and quality initiatives
  • Review profitability on specific projects
  • Assist in opening and hiring for new locations throughout California
  • Push to increase efficiency in all field operations
  • Manage commercial installations in the fieldRequired Skills and Abilities:
    • 5+ years of solar & battery industry experience required
    • 2 years of experience in operations management
    • Thorough understanding of solar industry principles, procedures, and best practices
    • Good judgment with the ability to make accurate and timely decisions
    • Experience managing solar installation crews and superintendents
    • Exceptional managerial and interpersonal skills
    • Strong organizational skills; ability to manage priorities and workflow
    • Ability to read and understand project budgets vs actuals, invoices, and profit and loss reports.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • General technical aptitude with computer and mobile-based software
    • Valid CA Drivers License and clean driving record
    • Working knowledge of OSHA requirements required, OSHA 30 preferred
    • CRM experience required, Salesforce preferred
    • Electrician or equivalent experience preferred
    • NABCEP PV Installer certification preferred Compensation and Benefits:
      • $125,000 - $175,000 per year depending on experience
      • Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
      • 401(k) Plan
      • Company Performance Bonus
      • 15 days PTO in your first year
      • Plus 7 paid holidays per year
      • And more!About Simply Solar:At Simply Solar, we are dedicated to helping California communities adopt clean energy and achieve a brighter future. We are community-driven, education-oriented, and quality-obsessed. We envision a world powered by renewable energy, and work tirelessly to save California homeowners money by empowering them to be energy independent. Our team is made up of individuals who care deeply about customer outcomes and are passionate about the work that they do.

Keywords: Simply Solar, Petaluma , Solar Operations Manager, Executive , Petaluma, California

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