Residential Solar Foreman

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


Solar Install Foreman
Since its founding in 2008 and entry into residential solar in 2017, Suntuity Renewables has become one of the largest end-to-end residential solar companies in the country with over 10,000 system installations across 25 states and originated opportunities representing over 200 Megawatts (“MW”). Leveraging its history in utility and large commercial solar, Suntuity became a top-10 US residential solar company within 3 years of its residential foray. With a strategic focus on the broader electrification market opportunity which includes power generation, storage and EV charging, the company has established a strong partner ecosystem with top-tier equipment suppliers and third-party financiers that has resulted in a >25% install CAGR over the past three years and a robust $55 million backlog comprising over 1,100 projects. In May 2023, Suntuity announced a business combination with Beard Energy Transition Acquisition Corp (NYSE: BRD) that will result in Suntuity becoming a publicly traded company (NYSE: STY)
Suntuity was founded under a single mantra—people, planet, profit. At the start of that is you, the people. We can’t change the world without you, so we’re offering our team members some of the best incentives and opportunities in the industry to join our cause. We’ve positioned ourselves to drive change on a global scale. We have the tools and support systems you need to succeed every step of the way. All we need is you.
The Foreman provides leadership and technical expertise for solar installations. The Foreman is responsible for providing oversight for one or more solar installation crews. The Foreman will also serve as a subject matter expert on solar installations and coordinate cross-functionally and with AHJ inspectors to help solve issues impacting solar inspections. The Foreman is required to possess and maintain a valid Journeyman License/Electrician Certification or equivalent per local and state requirements.

Responsible for the successful installation of residential solar projects including the installation of electrical systems that interconnect our solar array to the grid power of our customer’s residential property
Ensure work performed is of good workmanship and compliant with current NEC and local codes
Organize and lead one or more crews to complete projects within established guidelines, timeframes and with an emphasis on safety, quality, customer service and productivity
Effectively manage all aspects of the construction workflow of the project to drive productivity
Ensure that there are adequate materials and equipment to safely and efficiently complete projects
Train and develop field employees on established best practices to drive efficiency and quality as well as preparing crew members for future positions
Work cross-functionally with license holders, AHJ inspectors, and crew members to serve as a subject matter expert on solar installations. Solve for recurring quality issues and failed inspections to increase the solar installation pass rate
Assist the crew on the roof as needed to ensure an efficient and high quality installation
Additional duties assigned as needed
5% travel required


Must possess and maintain a valid Journeyman License/Electrician Certification or equivalent per local and state requirements, e.g. wireman license
Prior experience leading teams of 3-6 required
Experience with electrical work involving wiring up to 600 VDC and 480 VAC
Ability to perform all installation duties of the Installer, Lead Installer and Electrical Foreman
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.
Have CPR and First Aid Certifications up to date and keep maintained for purposes of continued employment (class costs are reimbursable by the company)
Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)
Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces which requires frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, turning, standing, and balance
Ability to work in confined spaces such as attics, basements, and crawl spaces which requires kneeling and crouching
Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to: excessive noise, extreme heat, extreme cold, wet environment, and humidity
Ability to frequently utilize hand functions requiring fine motor skills including but not limited to: fine manipulation, grasping, and pinching
Ability to work within the safe range of equipment such as ladders, fall protection harnesses and other personal protective equipment
Ability to work while wearing heavy protective equipment such as arc flash suits, gloves, and face shields
Ability to work and maintain balance on roofs and other areas of height
Ability to work in the sun and possibly low light conditions
Ability to walk on rafters, roof tiles, and roof shingles without damage
Ability to distinguish colors such as red, black, yellow, white, green
Ability to hear verbal commands and warnings
Ability to work with chemicals using appropriate protection


Medical, dental, and vision insurance with FSA options
Company-paid life insurance
401(k) with company match
8 paid holidays

Suntunity is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives because we know this only makes us better.
Suntuity is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact
The anticipated base salary for this position is $28 - 30/hr. Within the range, individual pay is determined by factors such as job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. If your compensation expectations fall outside of this range, it may still be worth having a conversation.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $30.00 per hour

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


Day shift
Monday to Friday
Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

Lanham, MD 20706: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Residential Solar Crew Lead: 1 year (Preferred)
Residential Solar Foreman: 1 year (Preferred)
Residential Solar Install: 3 years (Preferred)


Driver's License (Required)
Journeyman License/Electrician Certification or equivalent (Required)

Work Location: In person

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