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Surveyor

Location: Schaumburg, IL, United States
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Build your career in the fast-growing Solar industry! Strong Pay + benefits + advancement potential!       
Do you have proven skills in surveying, but you feel like a “number” at your job? If your job limits your ability to learn, contribute, and grow, then please keep reading! We’re Freedom Forever, a fast-growing solar company known for innovation and quality, and we’re looking for people who want an opportunity to build a career.       
As a Surveyor you will provide professional site auditing services to obtain and communicate the necessary technical data to the Freedom Forever Construction Review team for the preparation of project scope information needed to adequately propose a solar system design, as well as provide permit ready documents needed to facilitate the installation of solar systems.    
 We offer an extensive benefits package which includes:   
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Care Insurance
  • 401K
  • Medical Reimbursement Accounts (HSA & FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Bonuses
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:       
  • Travel to project sites to obtain necessary information to complete technical design                    documents for a solar system  
  • Create detailed rooftop map layout for solar arrays including roof layout dimensions and            all roof penetrations (pipes, vents etc.)  
  • Develop a positive relationship with customers to establish rapport and to gather facilities        assessment data as needed  
  • Conduct a physical site audit using auditing tools including a tablet/phone with apps,                  measuring devices, and other related equipment  
  • Upload site audit documents as needed to coordinate with the design/engineering                      department to produce permit-ready documents within no later than midnight the day of        Site Audit  
  • Follow Freedom Forever Standard Operating Procedures for Site Audit to ensure a smooth        handoff between departments  
  • Provide and maintain a current driver's license and a clean driving record to                                  safely operate a Company vehicle  
  • Develop relationships with sales team, design professionals and subcontractors to support        the business activities
  • Gathers detailed structural data on multiple types of buildings 
  • Identifies issues on homes that may interfere with our installations 
  • Gathers all electrical data required by the Company 
  • Perform other duties as assigned  
 QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:       
 Education & Certifications:       
  • High School Graduate or GED or Trade School degree in a discipline related to construction or building sciences, engineering or architecture  
Experience:       
  •  1- 3 years of construction experience preferred; site audit and solar experience is a plus 
 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:       
  • Ability to understand, read, and comprehends contract documents and plans; written and        verbal communication skills required in order to prepare site audit documents and                      conduct site audit meetings with customers  
  • Must be physically able to work on roofs and in attics, as well as lift 50+ pounds on                       occasion  
  • Must have a valid state driver's license and have a clean driving record.  
  • Must be able to travel to different offices if needed 
  • Must be able to work various schedules with at least 1 weekend day required 
  • Must be able to follow all safety procedures required by the Company 
 Special Skills & Training:       
 PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ABILITIES       
  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls 
  • Stand for long periods of time 
  • Walk or run for long periods of time  
  • Climb ladders, scaffolds, or poles  
  • Lifting various types of ladders up to 32ft. ladders 
  • Work on various roof types and heights which include but are not limited to steep roofs,            metal roofs, comp shingle, tile, cal pac, etc. 
  • Kneel, stoop, crouch, or crawl 
  • Bend, stretch, twist, or reach out 
  • Repeat the same movements  
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away  
  • Determine the distance between objects 
  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects  
  • Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls  
  • Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm  
  • Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects 
  • Understand the speech of another person 
  • Use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects  
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness  
  • Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one             arm) while remaining in place  
  • Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting        tired  
  • Keep or regain the body's balance or stay upright when in an unstable position  
  • React quickly using hands, fingers, or feet  
  • While looking forward, see objects or movements that are off to the side  
  • Work in multiple weather conditions which include but are not limited to, wet weather,            snow, and extreme heat 
  • Lift 50+ pounds 
     
 TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS (Employee is required to travel for business purposes, not including commute to and from work.)  If required to travel, must have a valid Driver's License/Insurance and the ability to drive a personal vehicle to different sites. 
      
Freedom Forever is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics) or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and co-workers.      
Employees of Freedom Forever must submit to a criminal history check, MVR check and a 9-panel drug screen that includes the following: Amphetamines, Cocaine Metabolites, Opiates, Phencyclidine (PCP), Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Methadone, Methaqualone, Propoxyphene. 

Job based in Illinois not seeking remote employees.
      

      

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