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Site Survey Tech

Req ID:  83785

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 2,000 in North America and the Phillipines. 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:
 

SUMMARY OF ROLE 

 

SunPower is seeking experienced Site Surveyors to join our SunPower Direct Residential program.  Many skills and much knowledge will be acquired in this position. The Site Surveyor will provide professional site surveying services to obtain and communicate the necessary project information to the SunPower design team for the preparation of permit ready documents needed to facilitate the installation of solar photovoltaic systems. Primary external interface and communication will be with SunPower customers.   

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned): 

 

  • Be able to effectively and succinctly communicate with customers during the initial face to face greeting and/or on the phone 

  • Be able to effectively and succinctly communicate with a centralized scheduling team 

  • Conduct a physical site survey using a variety of company provided tools and equipment including measuring devices, hand tools, ladders, personal protective equipment, etc. 

  • Document the project site with photos using a company provided digital camera and a smart phone application 

  • Fill out, by hand, paper site surveying sheets needed by the SunPower Engineering Department to produce permit-ready documents, uploading data to the SunPower project management system. 

  • Perform site survey activities with a team and independently. 

  • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology, and safety 

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS 

 

Minimum requirements - The least amount of skills and training candidates must have to do a specific job.  Candidates not meeting these requirements will not be hired for this position. 

  • Basic knowledge of residential electrical and structural systems 

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal and driving screen 

  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance required 

  • High School or Trade School degree in a discipline related to construction or building sciences 

  • Must be able to lift heavy objects (50 lbs. or more) in addition to climbing ladders and working in high places. 

  • Valid Driver’s license 

  • Ability to travel between job sites 

  • Ability to organize and maintain paper documents and electronic photos and files 

  • Excellent written communication skills are required in order to prepare survey documents 

  • Excellent customer service skills required 

  • Proficiency with smart phone applications and digital cameras 

  • Basic computer skills including the ability to copy files and communicate via email 

 

Preferred requirements 

  • OSHA 10 Certification 

  • Strong understanding of NEC codes with emphasis on residential PV installations 

  • Proficient in the installation of grid-tied and micro inverter applications. 

  • Excellent customer service skills in addition to solid verbal and written communication skills 

  • Associates degree and 2+ years related experience 

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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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: jobs@sunpower.com. 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.

 

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES

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


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