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Solar Project Manager (Electrician)

Job Description

The Solar Project Manager (Electrician) will blend the roles of a skilled electrician with solar installation experience and a seasoned Project Manager to oversee and manage solar projects primarily within the Tri-State Area. This position requires national travel, focusing on coordinating electrical aspects of solar installations while ensuring projects are completed within established timelines and budget constraints.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage solar projects, specifically focusing on electrical aspects, from initiation to completion.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with cross-functional teams, subcontractors, and clients to meet project objectives.
  • Ensure successful project completion within established timelines and budget constraints by closely monitoring project progress and making necessary adjustments.
  • Travel to project sites within the Tri-State Area as required to oversee installations, troubleshoot issues, and provide on-site support.
  • Continually enhance customer relationships throughout the project implementation phase.
  • Develop comprehensive project staffing plans, including labor, subcontractors, project managers, and project engineers.
  • Act as the primary liaison between local facility staff and regional team members, fostering effective communication and collaboration.
  • Monitor, control, and report on the financial performance of projects, ensuring adherence to budgetary constraints.
  • Secure subcontractor relationships and manage subcontractors and the FSG project execution team effectively.
  • Audit and design quality assurance and control procedures to mitigate project risks and ensure high-quality installations.
  • Manage, motivate, and continuously improve assigned staff, providing guidance and support as needed.
  • Oversee participation in all aspects of job site safety and ensure adherence to OSHA standards.


  • Proven experience as an electrician, with a specific focus on solar installations.
  • Familiarity with solar project management and industry best practices.
  • Willingness to travel nationally and extensively within the Tri-State Area.
  • At least five years of field experience in Project Management, Project Engineering, or related field.
  • A bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering, construction management, mechanical engineering, project management, or business is preferred. Equivalent field experience (associate degree + 8 years of field experience) will also be considered.
  • Experience and up-to-date knowledge of best practices related to Lighting Retrofit and Utility Savings projects are preferred.
  • Experience working with local vendors and subcontractors is highly preferred.
  • Highly self-motivated and ambitious individual with a high sense of urgency and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Financial planning and budget experience, with the ability to develop a business case.
  • Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills and a professional presence.
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.