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New Homes Multi-Family Project Manager

Req ID:  71585

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.
We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:

SunPower is looking for a Project Manager to manage the scoping, planning, permitting, coordination and execution of solar installation on Multi-Family Projects. The Multi-Family Project Manager is responsible for ensuring all elements of the project are scoped correctly, proper expectations are set with the customer and other trades, and installation performed by partners is done with the highest quality and to the customer’s specifications.


Job Description

  • Deliver on-time, on-budget projects by holding primary responsibility for managing sub-contractors for a portfolio of 10 mW of Multifamily solar and storage
  • Manage all aspects of the project cycle for cross-regional multifamily projects to ensure profitability and compliance with contracts and negotiated agreements. This may include:
    • oversight of budget and timelines
    • value-engineering installation and interconnection strategies
    • management of client, stakeholders, and subcontractor relationships,
    • engineering and permitting,
    • staffing and scheduling,
    • interconnection, incentives, and close-out processes
  • Perform analysis of procurement and cost actuals metrics and trends to support budgeting and resource allocation and planning
  • Interface with and manage relationships with client and client agents
  • Analyze and provide solutions to challenges and or problems
  • Create, implement and drive operating rhythms to enable better communications and engagement with team members and drive key performance results 
  • Identify areas of concern in the project portfolio work to find resolutions. 




Preferred background and experience

  • 3+ years of experience in commercial/multifamily/utility solar construction or operations in management or strategic oversight role
  • 3+ years of experience in project management of commercial-scale solar projects, managing vendors, and negotiating contracts
  • Proficiency with CRM database systems, specifically
  • Experience with MS Project or other project/construction management platforms
  • Experience with and Knowledge of Relevant building codes, Title 24 requirements, Interconnection in CA IOU territories, including VNEM and NEMA
  • Invoicing and Accts Payable/Receivable
  • Strong interpersonal skills; team player attitude, working with various builders, superintendents and craft labor to include our Installation Partners
  • Ability to help build and strengthen an organization, building structure over time 
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and reprioritize as necessary to align to current business objectives
  • Passionate customer focus

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

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Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation
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Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review


SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company’s obligations under law, it

must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated

Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime

Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law.


Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants

and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by

contacting the EEO Officer.




SunPower Values

  • Put Customers First
  • Win Together
  • Lead Decisively
  • Innovate Relentlessly
  • Do the Right Thing

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Anaheim

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