Solar Mechanical Foreman

Nevada City, CA
Posted 1 month ago
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NOW HIRING: Solar Mechanical Foreman - LightEdison

LightEdison is looking for an experienced Solar Mechanical Foreman. As we continue to impact energy infrastructure on a national scale, this individual is passionate about renewable energy and using their career to positively impact climate change.

About LightEdison:

LightEdison is a national renewable energy company with a simple mission: to improve the communities we live in and the planet we live on. We strive relentlessly toward this goal through the development, engineering, procurement, and construction of clean energy projects, with a strong focus on LED lighting, solar, and energy storage.

As a development services provider, development capital investor and EPC contractor we offer best-in-class infrastructure to advance a sustainable future, seeking to dramatically improve human lives through clean energy.

Career Advancement:

LightEdison is committed to ongoing training and development of its Team Members to provide professional growth, increased responsibilities and leadership opportunities. Our Solar Mechanical Foreman receive regular training opportunities to promote career advancement in the solar power industry, including OSHA, NFPA and NABCEP courses, as well as certifications in first aid, safety and operation of equipment.

Sign-on Bonus:

This position is eligible for a $2,500 sign on bonus. The bonus will be paid as follow:

  • $250/month for the first five months.
  • A lump sum of $1250 will be paid out after the employee has completed six months of employment with the company

Benefits offered at LightEdison:

  • Direct deposit paychecks weekly
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid holidays
  • Generous health insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Career-building training program including OSHA, NABCEP, and NFPA certifications

Required Competencies:

  • 2+ years of construction supervisory experience with all areas of solar panels and solar systems installation preferred.
  • Skilled equipment operator experience.
  • OSHA 10 certification required, OSHA 30 preferred.
  • Ability to efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals.
  • Ability to read or follow drawings, blueprints, schematics, manuals, and other specifications to determine installation procedures.
  • Critical thinking with exceptional problem-solving skills, able to work independently and in team environments.
  • Proactive, resourceful and highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in a high output environment.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism while interacting with customers, with an aptitude to answer technical questions in a simplified manner.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule and adjust to changing business needs including possible emergency call-out, extended hours and out-of-town and overnight work.
  • Able to work in varied weather environments.
  • Valid driver's license required.

Responsibilities Include:


  • Ability to interpret specifications and read blueprints
  • Assist in lay out of work for crew
  • Comply with all documentation requirements and fill out all project related reports
  • Coordinate equipment needs, ensure operators are qualified and ensure that all equipment is maintained and repairs are done in a timely manner
  • Ensure statutory requirements are met
  • Attend monthly safety inspection and meetings
  • Manage and coordinate daily corrective actions
  • Work with maintenance supervisors to achieve process plant equipment efficiency and availability
  • Build, develops and manages mechanical team capable of carrying out needed engineering initiatives
  • Assist in conducting failure analysis studies and recommend alternative strategies for maintenance
  • Assist or liaise with Administrative Coordinator in communicating maintenance mission, vision, goals and objective to maintenance workforce
  • Contribute to a climate of mutual respect, team spirit and team identity


  • Install mechanical components of a solar energy system.
  • Verify job components prepared for a specific job.
  • Layout and construct solar modules/arrays and mounting hardware.
  • Mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules and electrical equipment.
  • Electrical wiring of solar array/system.
  • Familiarity working at heights.
  • Provide communication with Project Managers to ensure work is performed according to specifications.
  • Communicating equipment and supply needs to the workers as well as the managers.
  • Leading jobs in the field and assisting with supervision of daily operations with relation to the job.
  • Answering calls and questions related to the job.
  • Responding in a timely manner to customer service needs.
  • Complete appropriate forms, reports and other required paperwork.
  • Analyze project requirements and perform to meet deadlines.
  • Provide technical support and on-site troubleshooting and repair for customers.
  • Performing safe work habits and reinforcing safety to all team members.
  • Responding to phone calls and texts within a timely manner.
  • Maintain a clean and organized jobsite and assist in site preparation and clean up.
  • Maintain company tools and vehicle in excellent condition.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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