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Project Lead

Company: Baker Electric Home Energy
Location: Escondido
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The Project Lead is the primary facilitator for all aspects of the project, from the point of contract signing to completion and closing of the project. The Project Lead is also the primary point of contact for the customer, through the project lifecycle, with the goal of minimizing touches by other team members. The Project Lead's duties will also include coordinating completion of project tasks with outside entities such as Utilities, building departments, finance entities, internal labor teams and subcontractors. -This role is assigned the most complex projects due to technical knowledge and ability to effectively handle that project internally and externally with the customer.
This is a nonexempt position and is an individual contributor.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -

  • Assume responsibilities of the Project Coordinator II and back up support PCII level of complexity projects as requested.
  • Facilitate fully designed and engineered projects of the highest complexity projects, such as, new construction, ground mount, high profile, and multi-energy storage units.
  • Act as liaison between homeowner and project engineering, effectively communicating technical language into easily understandable information.
  • Act as main point of contact with customer throughout project life cycle (contract execution to final billing), providing clear and accurate communication on key project milestones.
  • Perform a project Kick Off that includes a Welcome Call to confirm project scope and provide estimated project timelines.
  • Present change orders to customer as necessary, document all project updates within project management platform.
  • Partner with internal staff to request funding at the appropriate time on lease/loan projects and ensure related activities are completed for meeting project schedules.
  • Interface with Utilities for service upgrade coordination and other services required on projects.
  • Oversee subcontracts and coordinate subcontracted work with subcontractors and internal staff throughout the project's duration. -
  • Coordinate with Field Operations and Labor Team, to schedule manpower for required pre-installation work.
  • Create and distribute Field Binder (documentation and deliverables), prior to scheduling installation.
  • Maintain project timelines and total project output volume to meet monthly and annual goals.
  • Effectively utilize database management skills within Task Ray to ensure all tasks are done, documented and accounted for.
  • Ensure project management platform is accurate and up to date, for immediate areas of responsibility, on all assigned projects.
  • Confirm all project activity is complete, close and archive project.
  • Perform overtime work as required and requested by supervisor to meet department and company needs.EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION:
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required, some college preferred.
    • 3+ years of project coordination or management experience in solar industry.
    • Years of experience may vary based on completion of Baker Training program.
    • Proven experience leading the coordination of multiple projects with success.
    • Experience working in the larger construction industry is preferred.
    • Proven experience providing the highest level of customer service, communicating with a variety of audiences.
    • Excellent computer skills in MS Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, etc.).
    • PM education or certification is a plusTECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:
      • Electrical project complexity - Electrical (LCTI), solar, energy storage, new construction and ground mounts
      • Ability to proficiently support various types of projects
      • Aptitude for broadening electrical knowledge past solar and roofing basicsACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:Baker Electric, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability or status as a Special Disabled Veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran or other qualifying veterans, political affiliation or belief. Baker Electric, Inc. is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive environment.The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Supervisor or his/her designee.PAY TRANSPARENCY:
        The starting salary for this opportunity ranges from $24.00-$28.00. Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. Baker provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO). A candidate's salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. Please note that the compensation information is a good faith estimate for this position. It assumes a rate based on location and experience.

        Baker Electric Home Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran.

        We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by a Baker Recruiter with a email directly from our organization.

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