Solar Construction Foreman

Orlando - Orlando

06 Sep 2023

Orlando - Orlando

Full Time


3 years

Job description

Position Overview
A solar Construction Foreman will lead and manage field crews including solar installation technicians and other workers/contractors, subcontractors, and construction activities on Sunshine Solar’s commercial-scale solar projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and direct the daily operations of the company, including managing site foremen, installation crews, and subcontractors.
  • Ensure that all company work is completed within established safety, quality, schedule, and profitability standards.
  • Monitor Jobsite safety performance and adjust activities as needed to ensure the safe and efficient performance of all work.
  • Lead detailed project and activity planning efforts to ensure the safe and efficient execution of project tasks.
  • Manage and coordinate all project equipment, materials, manpower, subcontractors, and suppliers, including effectively allocating company resources between projects to ensure success.
  • Lead the company’s vehicle maintenance and procurement efforts.
  • Assist with the execution of project work when the need arises, including operating tools and equipment and installing materials.
  • Interface with project clients and stakeholders to effectively coordinate and communicate construction activities.
  • Coordinate with company project management and engineering staff as needed to ensure the timely and accurate flow of information to field personnel.
  • Assist with project kick-off and closeout efforts as needed.
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion and processing of all project field documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 2+ years demonstrated success in a construction supervisory role within the commercial, industrial or heavy civil construction industry is a plus.
  • 5+ years of solar or commercial/industrial electrical experience required.
  • Ability to effectively lead and direct crews with varying levels of skill and experience. Must be a natural leader and organizer who leads by example and sets the pace for those around them.
  • Must be a natural ‘builder’ with a strong work ethic, high attention to detail, and low tolerance for poor workmanship.
  • Thorough knowledge of all applicable federal and local safety regulations.
  • Thorough knowledge of local and national building codes and standards.
  • Must be very detail-oriented and able to manage multiple project commitments in different states and areas.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, including proficiency in MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to travel as needed. Frequent short-term travel (in-state and out-of-state) is expected with occasional long-term assignments.

Physical Requirements

  • Stand or walk for long periods of time.
  • Use arms and hands to reach for, handle or manipulate objects.
  • Lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds; occasionally lift items weighing more than 50 pounds with assistance.
  • Climb up and down ladders, scaffolds, and other objects.
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
  • See well (naturally or with correction).
  • Eye-hand coordination.
  • Good physical fitness.
  • Good sense of balance.
  • Uses personal computer approximately 4-5 hours per day.

Job Type: Full-time