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Solar Careers

Director of Operations

Director of Operations Wanted for the #1 MA-based Solar Installer

Boston Solar is the #1 residential solar company based in Massachusetts, with over 4,000 installations in only 8 years. We are proud to power Massachusetts, a state that continues to lead the nation in solar installations. We provide superior products, exceptional customer service and the highest quality workmanship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE:                Director of Operations

EMPLOYMENT: Full-time

SUPERVISOR:  CEO & Co-Founder

 

· Manage a team of field crews, design and engineering, customer experience, warehouse and procurement staff; formulate training and performance improvement plans, make hiring and termination decisions, and provide continual coaching

· Evaluate and manage the resources and processes required for the successful completion of a high volume of residential and commercial solar projects; manage bid process for subcontracted work as required; execute all obligations associated with project contracts

· Actively support and advise on the following: site evaluations, design and engineering, permitting and interconnection, project scheduling, installations, warehousing functions, and service calls

· Drive continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Customer Service, and Productivity throughout operations; ensure adherence and compliance with regulations, policies and procedures

· Analyze performance data and ensure optimal performance; ensure project quality is at or above standards while meeting installation and operational KPIs

· Adjust resources in line with capacity and performance targets, oversee procurement and manage inventory levels; anticipate market and material shifts and proactively adjust as needed; negotiate vendor pricing with CEO

· Work closely and effectively with all company teams to ensure consistency and efficiency throughout the company

· Participate in strategic and operational planning with the CEO and other key stakeholders; ensure that we are delivering an excellent customer experience and escalate customer concerns as necessary

· Manage the on-site facilities as necessary

Qualifications

  • Ability to drive a vehicle during the normal course of business
  • Must be a motivated team player, looking to succeed
  • 8+ years business/construction experience
  • Solar experience preferred
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • This position requires risk analysis, critical thinking, and the ability to provide solutions to the benefit of the company and projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Operationally focused; and detailed oriented
  • Excellent people skills, able to manage, motivate and hold people accountable
  • Must be able to network to recruit top talent; establish mentoring relationships to retain quality employees
  • Experience developing and managing relationships with strategic partners
  • Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word and project management tools
  • Familiarity with CRM systems
  • Must possess a strong work ethic and be able to lead by example
  • The candidate will have a track record of proven leadership abilities
  • Unrestricted construction supervisors license (CSL) or ability to obtain one within six months

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick leave
  • Free life insurance
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance
  • BlueCross/ Blue Shield dental insurance
  • VSP vision insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Accident insurance
  • Critical Care and Cancer insurance coverage
  • 401(k)
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How To Apply

To apply, please fill out the form above.

We may not respond directly to each individual who applies or expresses interest in Boston Solar, but will do our best to respond, if interested, within a week. If there is interest in scheduling an interview for an available position, we will contact you.

Boston Solar is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

No phone calls from placement and recruitment agencies, principals only please.

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