Installation and Quality Manager – New Build Solar PV

£30,000 - £35,000 Plus Benefits
22 Feb 2021
22 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

In 2006 our Founder Paul set about creating an environmentally friendly business that made it possible for homeowners and owners of commercial buildings to harness new solar technology advancements. In 2007 the company was born. Since then, we have become an industry leader and added a number of other products and services to our portfolio, all to facilitate sustainable living. Testament to our success January 2021 has seen energy brand E.ON take a stake in the business to help accelerate our growth and take our eco vision internationally. It’s an exciting time to be joining us!

We are looking for an experienced Solar PV installation team leader that will set the standards for our installers to follow. We want you to help us assemble, train and manage the strongest, best performing installation teams in the industry that all others look up to and aim to join!!

Role Info:

Installation and Quality Manager – New Build Solar PV | CSCS / SMSTS Card Holder
East Kilbride, Glasgow G75
£30,000 – £35,000
Plus Benefits

Housebuilder Awards 2020 Finalist
ISO 9001 Accredited
Clients include Persimmon, Willmott Dixon, Galliford Try & Redrow Homes

Who we are:

We are the leading Solar PV company in the UK, with over 12 years’ experience within our industry and working in partnership with all the major housing developers, on over 450 sites nationwide. We pride ourselves on providing the highest standard of quality and efficiency.

The Installation and Quality Manager Role:

You will be responsible for overseeing and leading our Solar PV installation teams regionally to ensure that the highest standards in quality and health and safety are maintained at all times.

Managing site relationships, day to day performance problems, H&S issues and remedial works to ensure all clients, customers and engineers have that go to person.

Although you will not be installing PV systems, you will be responsible for finding and training new installation teams (in line with manufacturers guidelines), auditing and spot checking their work and maintaining the best practise for all PV installers that work on behalf of the company in line with our governing bodies expectations.

As the Installation Team Leader you will be responsible for the setting the methods, standards and processes and maintaining the highest codes of best practise for our roofing and electrical installation teams.

You will also be looking at recruiting, training and onboarding installers as our workload increases over the coming years.

The most important experience is within roofing/site work.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Responsible for the field management of the installation teams against KPIs (volume, efficiency, quality, remedials)
+ Audit and quality control installations by spot checking and desk top audits all teams to maintain quality and best practise, auditing levels must be maintained
+ Responsible for ensuring that all installations are in accordance with current regulations and MCS scheme requirements by carrying out and documenting site audits nationwide
+ Actions feedback from internal audits to highlight potential non-conformances with installation teams
+ Present a professional image at all times setting examples for the Installation team
+ Recruit, train and monitor the Solar installation teams regionally
+ Searches, recruits and trains new installation teams based on capacity and volume
+ Responsible for onboarding new team members and the continuous development of existing team members (Health and Safety, Tool Box talks, new products etc…)

The ideal candidate:

+ 5 years’ experience in Solar installations (preferably experience in new build construction)
+ Proven experience of managing, motivating and leading a team
+ Be adaptable to continuous change and be able to meet strict deadlines
+ Full driving licence
+ Computer literate (MS Applications)
+ CSCS / SMSTS card holder
+ Qualified Solar installer with experience using various flat roof and integrated PV mounting systems
+ Proven experience as a highly skilled Solar installer
+ Experience of working on sites within construction industry desirable
+ Someone who shares the businesses core values of Excellence, Innovation, Fairness and Trust
+ Someone who wants to assemble the best performing teams in the Solar industry and set a reputation where all other installers want to join
+ Someone with excellent attention to detail, who is methodical and conscientious
+ Passionate and driven to do their best
+ Motivated by recruiting, training and managing high performing teams
+ Comfortable with extensive travel across the UK to visit sites

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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