Draft-Solar Foreman

at Transform Energy
Location See Description, United States of America
Date Posted August 13, 2023
Job Type Full-time


Transform Energy, a full-service solar, energy storage and O&M provider, is seeking a Foreman team member who will provide leadership and direction to the team assigned. The Foreman will be on the job site overseeing projects, installations, maintenance and other work as assigned. You will assist the team in the installation of systems, provide instruction and training to team members to ensure jobs are completed efficiently. The Foreman will ensure team members adhere to safety protocols and may lead safety meetings as directed by the Construction Manager. The Foreman will communicate with Superintendents, Engineers, Construction, Project and Operations Managers.
**This position requires frequent travel and overnight stays (more than 51%)**
**A valid driver's license is required**
**A successful completion of background check is required**

Hotel costs paid by employer when work requires overnight stay
Per diem for meals and incidentals paid by employer when work requires overnight stay
$1000 Hiring Bonus; 2 paid installments within the first year
Performance Bonus
Premium pay
Team events
Employee Recognition program
Professional Development opportunities available


Install solar panels on various residential and commercial projects with the highest level of craftsmanship and workmanship.
Install all electrical portions of installations in a safe, high quality and efficient installation manner.
Oversee job sites on assigned solar install projects and provide communication on progress to Field Manager, Project Coordinator, and Operations Manager.
Check progress throughout the installation to ensure that installers are installing correctly.
Ensure all job sites have all materials, tools, and equipment to perform job safely and efficiently.
Cut, bend, thread and run electrical conduit materials, pull electrical wiring through electrical conduit, terminate electrical panels, set fixtures, outlets and various electrical devices.
Install and connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, outlets or other components and systems.
Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
Communicate to the General Foreman, Site Superintendent or Operations Manager potential problems encountered during construction that would affect the schedule or require added materials to be procured.
Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
Use and ensure the proper safety equipment and practices for safe installation with Cal OSHA compliance and adherence to corporate safety requirements and regulations.
Participate in safety and operations meetings.
Maintain consistent and appropriate interface with customer throughout construction phase.
Provide supervision to team members as assigned, providing training and development to team members as needed.
Contributes and conducts performance evaluations, feedback sessions, recommending salary adjustments, approves OT, takes disciplinary action when necessary, and mediates complaints, resolving personnel issues as needed.
Use of PPE while working on solar systems.
May be required to drive corporate vehicle to and from work sites.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Minimum of 2-years Field Leadership experience.
Experience that shows progressive growth and responsibility.
Foreman experience in construction, solar, roofing or electrical a plus.
Electrical experience; Mechanical Installation experience.
Professional appearance.
Strong customer service.
Must have a strong work ethic and be a person of integrity.
Problem solver, and a can-do attitude.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Must have outstanding ability to direct, supervise, manage and motivate others.
Experience in reading and interpreting blueprint drawing and specifications.
Valid driver's license.
Successful completion of background check.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and be able to move equipment and/or materials while climbing. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, high voltage electric and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud. May work a 4/10 schedule between October 1st through June 30th and 5/8 schedule between July 1st and September 30th, due to inclement weather and job site location.

Transform Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity in the workplace. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Job Type: Full-time
Transform Energy is a full-service solar, energy storage and O&M provider. Headquartered in Escalon, CA and servicing the greater northern California region, Transform Energy strives to be the leading provider of the highest quality and value, renewable energy solutions and services that maximizes our customer's savings and gives them the freedom to power anything, anywhere.
Pay: $32 - $46 / hour

Signing bonus
Bonus pay


Paid time off
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
401(k) matching
Paid training
Life insurance

Job Type: Full-time


Education: High school degree
Work location: On-site

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