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Solar Production Manager

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Location: North Hollywood, CA, United States
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Pay Range: $75k - $85k (DOE) + Quarterly performance bonus+ Benefits 

                                                       ***Residential Solar***
The Production Manager reports to the Branch Manager and is responsible for organizing and leading the branch installations team. The Production Manager will be accountable for key performance metrics by managing a team of installers, ensuring that all projects are installed according to company standards. Responsible for scheduling and overseeing the installation of solar projects as well as a smooth handoff between the inspection department. Ensures adherence to contract specifications and established policies and procedures. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Works closely with Branch Coordinator, Project Manager and Field Manager.  
  • Plan and coordinate installations of photovoltaic (PV) solar systems to ensure conformance to codes and Freedom Forever standards.  
  • Manage, motivate, and mentor a variety all personnel involved in the installation of solar projects which may include Crew Lead(s), Roof Lead (s), and Installer(s).  
  • Evaluate and manage the resources and processes required for the successful completion of a high volume of residential and small commercial solar projects.  
  • Drive continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Customer Service, and Productivity throughout the installation process.  
  • Ensure that every member of the installation team receives the proper safety training and equipment applicable to their position and follows Standard Operating Procedures for Safety.  
  • Ensure that “Best Practices” are being consistently applied throughout the install operations.  
  • Remotely assess potential solar installation sites to determine feasibility and design requirements.  
  • Assess system performance or functionality at the system, subsystem, and component levels.  
  • Remotely monitor work of subcontractors to ensure projects conform to specifications, schedules, or budgets.  
  • Provide technical assistance to installers, technicians, or other solar professionals in areas such as solar electric systems, solar thermal systems, electrical systems, and mechanical systems.  
  • Prepare solar installation project proposals, quotes, budgets, or schedules.  
  • Estimate materials, equipment, and personnel needed for residential or commercial solar installation projects.  
  • Identify means to reduce costs, minimize risks, or increase efficiency of solar installation projects.  
  • Assures the quality of work produced is acceptable to company standards and specifications.  
  • Work closely with the Branch Manager and the Branch Coordinator to provide accurate installation forecasts and branch performance reporting.
  • Work to ensure that we are delivering an excellent customer experience and escalate customer concerns as necessary.  
  • Follows the safety program established specifically for all installations.  
  • Manage warehouse facilities as necessary & other duties as assigned.
Education & Certifications:  
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Must have a minimum of 3+ years experience 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  
  • Good computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite, experience with Company’s CRM and ERP systems is a plus  
  • Possess good communication skills that will enhance vendor and supplier relationships, as well as with the installation team  
  • Possess strong organizational skills and capable of making decisions without constant supervision  
  • Ability to read and interpret job orders, understands specifications and to read a tape measure  
  • Possess a wide range of carpentry skills to provide accurate remote job assessment  
  • Capable of learning new skills as needed  
  • Have knowledge of materials and processes that relate to the company’s products  
  • Must have a valid driving license and a clean driving record  
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

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 
This position is based in California not seeking remote employee