Oregon Regional Manager - Solar

Organization: Carolina Solar
Date Posted: 6/24/2017
Location: Oregon
Country: United States
Primary Category: Solar
Type of Position: Full-Time
Experience Requirement: 5 years of experience in utility solar PV

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email careers@carolinasolar.services with a cover letter and resume.

Description and Detail

Position reports to: SVP Operations

Position will be based in: Oregon (Exact city is negotiable, but preferably Bend, Klamath Falls, or Salem)  Company Overview:
Carolina Solar Services (CSS) provides turn-key maintenance services for large commercial and utility-scale PV asset owners.  CSS’s team of technicians currently maintains over​ 800 MW ​of solar assets in the U.S. If there is a need on the array side of the  interconnection, we put boots on the ground and handle it with class-leading professionalism.  Job Description:
The Oregon Regional Manager will be the business unit leader for CSS’ operations and maintenance of ~ 125MW of solar  facilities in Oregon. The manager is responsible for safely and timely completion of all service obligations as well as growth of  Oregon portfolio:

Qualification and Experience Requirements:

Operations Responsibilities:

  • Instill CSS' values and culture of quality customer service throughout Oregon staff
  • Position is roughly based 60% in office; with balance of time in the field providing leadership and guidance to service crews and building client relationships
  • Oversee and manage all service obligations
  • Manage Oregon crews and subcontractors as needed
  • Manage company tools and resources and adhere to business unit budget
  • Coordinate emergency response and ensure 365 day emergency response guarantee
  • Daily creation/approval of work orders
  • Prepare and schedule field technicians for daily tasks
  • Remotely guide field technicians in troubleshooting and repair work as needed
  • Be available to take technician phone calls 7 days a week, except during PTO
  • Assist with field technician hiring process and resource allocation
  • Maintain technical expertise in the area of solar O&M best practices, tools, techniques, and implementation of new practices'

Client Relations and Business Development Responsibilities

  • Ensure premium level client service and satisfaction
  • Ensure accurate and professional communication
  • Be key point of contact for Oregon clientele
  • Perform business development role and grow portfolio in Oregon and Washington
  • Position will report to SVP Operations, but will operate with great autonomy

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change with continued growth.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Oregon Supervising Electrician License
  • 5 years of experience in utility solar PV
  • 3 years service or project oriented management experience
  • Ability to create and support team morale
  • Working knowledge and experience operating under OSHA 1910.269, NFPA 70E,B
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Team oriented attitude
  • Prioritizes safety daily, actively participate and lead site safety meetings
  • General computer, network, and technology proficiency
  • Values staff development and organizational excellence

Employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check, drug test, and motor vehicle record review. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

Compensation Details:

This position is a full-time salaried position with compensation commensurate with experience. CSS works to offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to eligible full-time that are aimed at supporting your health and wellness, financial planning, work life balance, and protection from the unexpected. Additional benefits include:

  • Simple IRA account with Company matching 3%
  • Company-sponsored health insurance plan with 80% of employee premium and 10% of spouse and/or dependent premium paid by company
  • Reimbursement for reasonable work-related travel expenses at per diem rates
  • Long term disability insurance coverage
  • Company provided cell phone and plan
  • Company paid professional development/training opportunities
  • PTO based on Company accrual rates
  • Paid holidays