QA Construction Manager

Purpose: Responsible for construction and field activity, management, and oversight as owner’s representative for PV projects.

Position Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Act as owner’s representative in charge of site PV project; overseeing safety and quality control in every aspect of the construction projects
  • Handle several projects at the same time
  • Coordinate with existing facility solar project activities
  • Supervise and inspect proper construction means and methods
  • Responsible for implementing and overseeing the three phases (meeting, mockup, ongoing inspection) to assure installation of superior quality PV systems and QA/QC inspections of systems
  • Identify quality-related issues during construction
  • Ensure that the most recent specifications and compliance codes are followed
  • Preparation of daily logs and weekly status reports
  • Perform safety inspections
  • Participate in process improvement meetings and integrate new processes/procedures in the field accordingly
  • Drive QA/QC, Safety, and CM process
  • Constantly report all safety, quality and environmental issues found at the job site
  • Utilize different software for different purposes
  • Perform Inspections during various inclement weather conditions; participate in and coordinate facilities’ electrical shutdowns
  • Support other projects as needed

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Master Electrician or NABCEP Cert. highly preferred
  • 5-6 years of Solar installation experience
  • Rooftop solar, design & construction experience is necessary
  • Familiar with small DC systems, sizing 500KW to 10MW
  • Any combination totaling 4 years from the following categories of experience:
  • Work experience in solar PV installations, commercial building construction, remodeling, or tenant improvements
  • Knowledge of all phases of building construction, including work commonly done by the various building crafts
  • Knowledge of electrical, roofing, and structural systems
  • Hands-on experience as a professional electrician in the solar industry is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of building materials, tools, and machines
  • Supervisory ability
  • Ability to read blueprints and specifications for building trades
  • General computer, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under tight project timelines and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to work independently with the ability to quickly resolve key project issues with little oversight
  • High level of professionalism with attention to detail
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills:  Microsoft Office Suite and Procore (preferred)
  • OSHA 30-hour certification
  • Must have a valid and current driver’s license


  • College or vocational course work in construction project coordination, building construction, architecture, or a closely related field
  • 5-6 years of supervisory experience in a building construction trade

Multiple positions supporting project sites in Northern, Central, and Southern California

Ability to travel at least 75% of the time to project sites

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to traverse and inspect all areas of the jobsite in all types of weather; this may include walking, climbing, reaching, bending, crawling, or stretching.
  • May require travel.
  • Exposure to characteristic construction site dangers.

Core Development Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.