Vista Solar Junior Project Manager for Commercial Solar Installations Job in Santa Clara, CA | Glassdoor

Junior Project Manager for Commercial Solar Installations

Vista Solar – Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Project Manager is responsible for the oversight and management of the project cycle for given commercial projects. The ideal candidate will have Solar installation experience that wants to move into a Project Managers role. Key responsibilities include: interfacing with the customer to schedule work and coordinate services; defining the schedule to meet contract requirements; oversight of the design process through plan-check and permitting; soliciting bids for subcontracted work as required; and providing direction and coordination of all field activities related to the physical construction.

Key Responsibilities:
- Manage the project cycle for commercial solar installation.
- Participate in design, process and permit submission.
- Oversee field team and installation progress while managing project budget.
- Manage bid process for subcontracted work.
- Arrange, schedule and conduct key project meetings.
- Securing any unique materials and/or equipment required to complete the project.

Job Requirements:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- 3 to 5 years of construction-related experience with 2 to 3 years in solar industry.
- Knowledge of construction including practices and sequence of work.
- Ability to manage budgets and schedules.
- Certifications: NABCEP preferred; Certified Project Manager (CPM) encouraged.
- All candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.

- This is a salaried exempt position. A competitive compensation plan will be rewarded for successful performance.
- Significant growth opportunity.
- Full benefits including health, vision, dental and life insurance.
- 401k plan.

8:30am - 5:30pm (Hours will often vary depending on customer's needs).

Resume Submission Directions:
Please email your resume to Please write "Project Manager" in your email's subject heading. Emails from Recruiters will be discarded.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Vista Solar, Inc. encourages and supports a diverse workplace.