Supervisor, Construction

Sunrun - Wilmington, MA (30+ days ago)3.4


The Construction Supervisor (CS) is a field leadership position covering multiple (3-6) solar (photovoltaic) installation crews. The CS is responsible for ensuring the Safety, Quality, Efficiency, and Customer Experience of the residential and small commercial solar installation projects that are completed by the field installation crews. The CS is responsible for organizing, motivating, managing, and training the crews in the field on a daily basis.

The CS will have a track record of proven leadership abilities (communication, relationship building, training & development, employment decisions) as well as solar installation management experience. The CS will be accountable to key performance metrics.

Maintain advanced knowledge of Electrical and General Construction codes, and be the construction Subject Matter Expert for the branch
Work with the Branch Operations Manager to increase or decrease construction capacity as needed
Work closely with the Project Planner to ensure the efficient execution of the construction schedule
Organize and optimize crew structure and work schedule for highest productivity
Conduct pre-construction project reviews to determine resource requirements of the project
Clearly understand and communicate installation Key Performance Indicator (KPI) targets and results, along with any construction incentive contests
Review crew KPIs and provide feedback and performance management for field staff
Lead and assist in the training of the field construction staff including; safety, quality, customer service, efficiency and administrative responsibilities
Conduct quality control and safety inspections providing feedback to the construction staff, the Engineering Department, and the Branch Operations Manager
Ensure all projects are being completed with a high level of safety and quality
Quickly and accurately handle required administrative duties including but not limited to; Training documentation, Inspection documentation, Project Documentation Completion, Field Purchase Orders and Timecard Data Entry
Conduct weekly safety "Tool Box Talk" meetings to ensure the proper use of electrical safety practices, fall protection and PPE;
Work closely with the Warehouse personnel to ensure crews are accurately and efficiently stocking/restocking installation vehicles and project materials
Demonstrate competency and confidence in leading mechanical and electrical work on both roof and ground mounted solar projects
Relate to the public and to customers in a professional, courteous and respectful manner, appropriately responding to their complements, questions and concerns
Meet inspectors and walk them through projects, discuss NEC Code in detail as needed
Depending on branch needs may be responsible for documenting and completing service calls;
Assist on project installations ensuring their successful completion as needed

Ability to drive a vehicle during the normal course of business. Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check. Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.

Must have a Electrical Certification Licence
Must be a motivated team player, looking to succeed
5+ years of construction experience, with a minimum of 2 years in a leadership role
Ability to follow instructions, clearly give instructions, learn quickly, and know when to ask questions
Excellent people skills, able to manage, motivate and discipline if necessary
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Professional appearance and customer interaction
Operationally focused; detailed oriented but able to grasp big picture
Must possess a strong work ethic and be able to lead by example
Have a good driving record and maintain a valid Driver’s License
Possess strong mechanical/construction skills
Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word and project management tools (MS Project)
Have good people skills, able to manage, motivate and discipline when necessary
Knowledge of the NEC and applicable codes and standards
Have CPR and First Aid certifications up to date and keep maintained for purposes of continued employment (class costs are reimbursable by the company)
Able and willing to dive deep, get involved and do the things that need to get done
Most importantly, any candidate must fit a company spirit where people work smart, play hard, have fun and are dedicated to success


Have full range of mobility in upper and lower body
Be able to work in various positions, including, but not limited to: stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time
Be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks
Be able to lift 50 pounds of weight frequently throughout assigned workday
Ability to set up, secure and climb a 20 foot ladder onto rooftop of various angles and surfaces
Constantly works in outdoor weather conditions
Have adequate visual and hearing acuity to follow instructions; operate machinery and equipment; and determine accuracy of the work assigned
Ability to work for extended periods of time on surfaces of various heights and angles

This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Sunrun Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need. We hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, political actilvity or affiliation, marital status, ancestry, veteran status, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.