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New Homes Field Manager

Req ID:  105562

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
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 change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
SunPower is a solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best solar technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency, and performance. SunPower offers the only solar + storage solution designed and warranted by one company that gives customers control over electricity consumption. Through design, installation, maintenance, and monitoring, SunPower provides its world-class solar solutions to residential and commercial customers across the U.S.
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate, and driven team of more than 2,500 in North America and the Philippines. 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. SunPower welcomes the forward thinkers, the future savers of the world, the freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy.


Summary of Role:

The New Homes Field Manager role is to serve as the main point of contact to SunPower stakeholders, Installation Partners (IP), building departments, and home builder-based teams, for any in-field coordination. They are the subject matter expert for all construction related to solar photovoltaic installations and new home build cycles. Relationship management with superintendents, sub-contracted crews and warehouse staff is a critical part of this role to ensure quality, accurate, and on-time delivery of our solar installation is always met.


This position involves managing at the community and residential project (RP) levels: community kick-off and ongoing meetings with superintendents, daily route planning, high volume of production schedule updates, bill of material accuracy, electrical and rooftop installation accuracy, new product transitions, troubleshooting of solar systems, and ensure AHJ inspections of solar are occurring on time. 


Day to day responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing a high volume of community and residential projects, monitoring team dashboards, communicating in real-time to office-based staff, a high volume of data entries directly into Salesforce, and ensuring field-based sub-contractor teams are working effectively and safely.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Attend community pre-construction kickoff meetings to set expectations with the builder superintendent on the solar installation process and SunPower requirements
  • Work closely with all superintendent(s) to maintain relationships
  • Identify any elements of the community construction that may need extra attention to ensure a timely solar installation and building department inspection
  • Work directly with installation partner (IP) crew leads and their office staff to ensure installations are done on time and to SunPower specifications
  • Conduct quality and safety audits each week
  • Work closely with SunPower management to train and performance manage IP’s to all SunPower related products and installation processes
  • Plan driving routes in advance for maximum efficiency and data collection
  • Coordinate with builder operations manager on a frequent basis to streamline field visits and collect needed information, scheduling updates, and documents
  • Use software tools available, in real-time, to enter data “updates” directly into salesforce or provide information in a structured manner
  • Work interdepartmentally to resolve field issues and provide world-class customer service to both internal and external stakeholders

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in residential construction or related trade(s)
  • Proficient in the installation of roof penetrations, electrical circuits, solar modules, grid-tied and microinverter applications
  • Strong understanding of national electrical code, California building code, residential electrical and roofing systems
  • Ability to read construction drawings and electrical line diagrams
  • Excellent customer service skills in addition to solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to travel between job sites

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree
  • NABCEP Installer certified
  • OSHA 30 certification

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

At SunPower we value the health and safety of all our team members. We support and encourage our employees to form a healthy and stable environment where they can succeed. Below we have listed the working requirements and environment for this role:


  • Must be able to traverse/maneuver the job site for extended periods of time and survey/assess all aspects of the construction process  
  • The position regularly works in outdoor conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, cold and freezing temperatures, and exposure to poisonous plants, insects, and allergens 
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and have the ability to travel between warehouse and job sites 
  • The environment of this position is a combination of both office and outside external, customer home and job sites 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use both hands, is frequently required to stand, sit, stoop, talk and hear (communicate verbally in person and via telephone), and be able to read computer screens, correspondence and report 
  • The position requires travel with the potential of overnight stays between assigned facilities and various locations within the community (less than or equal to 10% travel)
  • At times the job may require weight to be lifted up to 50 pounds 
  • The job requires the following types of vision: close, distance, peripheral and depth 
  • Work in an office environment and sustain posture in a seated position for moderate periods of time 
  • Hearing must be adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone 
  • Able to communicate orally with management, co-workers, and the public in face to face, one on one and group settings  
  • Able to use and learn standard field operations equipment, standard office equipment and technology with proficiency 


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.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

SunPower Supports EEO

Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation
SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response.



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: Orlando

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