Operations Manager

Operations Manager

We are looking for an Operations Manager 

 Energy Select is the leading local provider of Solar Installations and LED lighting.  This position is for a dedicated person who is motivated by the challenges of a growing small business environment.  We have maintained a strong and reliable brand and professional reputation for 20 years, and completed hundreds of solar and lighting projects, and if you would like to lead some crews in an exciting field, this is for you.  We are looking for someone who can pick up a ball and run with it and can implement solutions.  Client relations experience is mandatory and a confident ability to work with clients and a talented crew.  A positive attitude and willingness to “find a way to make it happen”.  As a senior manager, this individual will run the “field” and will report directly to the president.

$70,000(+) package. Compensation is based on experience and qualifications. Competitive salary plus performance-based incentives and matching retirement benefit.  A local company so minimal travelling up the road.  A great working environment with good people.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages 15 Electricians and Installers and all solar and lighting jobs

  • Sets Schedule and ensures crews get to the job on time and with proper material and tools

  • Engineers job weeks in advance of install and clearly communicates expectations

  • Sets approach and performance expectations for each job  

  • Stays informed and current on the stage of each job

  • Proactively and consistently improves processes 

  • Communicates with clients regarding job scheduling, scope of work, and handles any issues

  • Performs site visits to each job and oversees and ensures work done on time and on budget - the buck stops with you.

  • Overall responsibility to make sure jobs are running smoothly and done right

  • Oversees Materials Manager and ensures field “paperwork” completed and communicated

  • Manages service calls for various commercial electrical scenarios 

Requirements and Skill Sets

  • 8+ years of solid work experience managing 10+ people and multiple projects with references 

  • Demonstrated ability to commit to an organization

  • Must be a “procedures person” who can also enforce adherence

  • Maintains professional communication and image

  • Overall computer fluency is a must in standard office productivity software (documents and spreadsheets) and project management software (and decent typing speed).  We are largely a paperless office utilizing Google Drive.

  • Willingness and physical ability to work alongside crews - on ladders and roofs occasionally

  • Ability to multitask, adjust to shifting priorities and adjust well to change

  • High degree of energy, motivation, and dedication to what we are creating

  • Believes in cleanliness and safety.  Respects all workers but is willing to address issues.  Runs a tight but fair ship.

  • Think “air traffic controller”.  Ability to think of 50 things at once. 

  • A salaried position so willingness to come early or stay late when necessary to ensure the operations run efficiently and issues handled in a timely manner

  • Experience in the Electrical Field is highly desirable or Lighting and Solar Installs.  A different but relevant trade where mechanical skills were gained is acceptable.  Can work with hands.


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