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Residential Project Manager

Residential Project Manager

Job Description

The Residential Project Manager is fully responsible for the oversight and management of the project cycle for Residential PV projects within a given regional site. Responsibilities include: interfacing with the customer to schedule work and coordinate services; defining the schedule and budget to meet contract requirements; oversight of the design process through plan-check and permitting when necessary; defining elements of work and soliciting bids for subcontracted work as required; providing direction and coordination of field activities related to the physical construction of the PV array by Solar City installation; and securing any unique materials and/or equipment required to complete the project. He or she reports to and carries out the direction of the Regional Operations Manager relative to their assigned project(s) in the region.


• Manage the project cycle for residential PV projects
• Participate in design, process, and permit submittal
• Oversee assigned field teams and installation progress
• Develop and manage project budgets
• Arrange, schedule and conduct key project meetings
• Define elements of work and develop scope of work for subcontracts
• Manage bid process for subcontracted work
• Define elements of work and develop scope of work for subcontracts
• Manage bid process for subcontracted work
• Interface and communicate with customers in a professional manner
• Additional duties required as needed


Job Requirements

• 5-7 years of construction related experience; 2+ years of PV Solar installation preferred
• Knowledge of best practices residential construction including sequence of work
• Previous experience as a construction foreman or superintendent preferred
• In-depth knowledge of residential PV installations, and wiring configurations
• Knowledge of construction contracts, subcontracts, and the bid process
• Basic knowledge of residential electrical systems
• Ability to manage budgets and schedules
• Experience managing multiple construction crews
• Certifications: NABCEP
• Education: BS/BA preferred
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
• Excellent customer service skills required
• Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen
• Must have a clean driving record (example- no DUI in the last 5 years)
• Must have a valid state driver’s license
• Must be able to work on extreme conditions (hot sun, extreme cold, etc..)
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs

Benefits for Full-Time Positions:


• Competitive compensation with many positions incentivized
• Paid training with the nation’s leader in solar power
• Full benefits package  including health, vision, dental insurance
• Attractive vacation, sick and holiday pay
• 401(k) savings plan
• Employee referral program
• Eligibility to receive equity in the company
• Career path opportunities for top performers

SolarCity is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 

Solar City

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Marketing, Sales, Management, Strategy - Planning
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Sales - Marketing, Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2014-3548
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Residential Project Manager

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