Inspect the solar / photovoltaic (PV) project, job site, and construction, maintaining quality control. Determine degree of conformance of materials, equipment and installation of materials and equipment to specifications, codes and design requirements. Generate reports of conditions found during inspection activities. Notify management of significant problems. Complete documentation to attest to satisfactory completion of inspection or test activities. Provide oversight of activities relating to the construction for mechanical, civil, and electrical components of solar sites including substations, roads, environmental, excavations, concrete, rebar, transmission lines, solar racking and PV installation, underground utilities, steel erection, welding, piping, valves, pumps, compressors and a wide variety of other mechanical and electrical equipment. Ensure that defined requirements of schedule and quality are met. Prevent deficiencies through pre-construction quality control inspections, while working with field teams. Interface with field supervision to maintain an open line of communication and reporting.
Understanding of how the project is to be completed properly per code and customer requirements. Work plans or work process documentation. GPS operations. NEC, NESC, ASTM’s, ANSI, IEEE and local building and construction codes. 29 CFR 1910 and 1926, ensuring OSHA standards are being maintained, computer skills (MS office)
Minimum High School diploma & experience; degree preferred. 4 year apprentice program or other training (combined with experience). An OSHA 30 hour is preferred.
Previous skilled labor experience; minimum 3 years' experience in solar; prefer experience with work plans or work process documentation. Familiarity with GPS operations. 5 years supervising crews in electrical, structural, mechanical or civil work.
Position Reports To
PV System Inspector certification (NABCEP) desirable
Career path moves from this role
Construction Manager, Project Manager