What does a Solar Energy Installation Manager do?

Direct work crews installing residential or commercial solar photovoltaic or thermal systems.

Jobs Roles

  • Plan and coordinate installations of photovoltaic (PV) solar and solar thermal systems to ensure conformance to codes.
  • Supervise solar installers, technicians, and subcontractors for solar installation projects to ensure compliance with safety standards.
  • Assess potential solar installation sites to determine feasibility and design requirements.
  • Assess system performance or functionality at the system, subsystem, and component levels.
  • Coordinate or schedule building inspections for solar installation projects.
  • Monitor work of contractors and subcontractors to ensure projects conform to plans, specifications, schedules, or budgets.
  • Perform start-up of systems for testing or customer implementation.
  • Provide technical assistance to installers, technicians, or other solar professionals in areas such as solar electric systems, solar thermal systems, electrical systems, and mechanical systems.
  • Visit customer sites to determine solar system needs, requirements, or specifications.
  • Develop and maintain system architecture, including all piping, instrumentation, or process flow diagrams.
  • Estimate materials, equipment, and personnel needed for residential or commercial solar installation projects.
  • Evaluate subcontractors or subcontractor bids for quality, cost, and reliability.
  • Identify means to reduce costs, minimize risks, or increase efficiency of solar installation projects.
  • Prepare solar installation project proposals, quotes, budgets, or schedules.
  • Purchase or rent equipment for solar energy system installation.
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