Construction Operations Manager

Resonant Energy

Build Local Power

Job Description

The Construction Operations Manager leads solar PV project design and engineering at Resonant and is a core part of our technical team. Competitive candidates will be excellent communicators and problem-solvers who are excited to apply their expertise to bring the benefits of solar to underinvested neighborhoods. Our projects range in size from 15 kW to 2 MW. Resonant Energy is deeply invested in the success of our employees. Job offers will include a pathway to co-ownership of the company within three years.
Scope of Work  
Solar Project Development - 50% 
  • Assess potential solar sites: measure site dimensions and document existing electrical systems and building structure to inform PV system designs 
  • Evaluate building electrical and structural architectural drawings to inform PV designs for new construction buildings 
  • Manage engineering partners to create solar PV layouts, electrical single line diagrams, stringing diagrams, system layouts, attachment plans, ballast maps, etc. in AutoCAD or equivalent 
  • Determine specifications for panels, optimizers, inverters, racking, attachments, and balance of system components 
  • Creatively solve problems for complex projects, including old buildings, parking canopies, and battery energy storage systems 
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable and upcoming AHJ codes, standards and regulations 

Solar Project Management - 30% 
  • Provide technical guidance and training for Project Managers on project design, cost estimation, and timeline  
  • Support Project Managers in procuring and delivering equipment based on the system designs and site constraints 
  • Assist Project Managers and electrical subcontractors in preparing and submitting utility interconnection applications and building and electrical permit applications 
  • Foster effective and respectful relationships with internal and external stakeholders throughout the development cycle 
  • Provide oversight and technical guidance to installation subcontractors and other construction subcontractors as needed (e.g. roofers)

Solar Construction Management - 20%
  • Coordinate with electrician from the installation subcontractor for them to conduct a final site visit before installation, and make any necessary design adjustments based on their observations 
  • Ensure installation subcontractors’ compliance with Resonant’s and system owner’s installation standards, including photo documentation as needed 
  • Oversee system commissioning and ensure that operating systems are meeting predefined performance standards 
  • BS in Engineering required; Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • We are happy to consider relevant, direct project experience in lieu of educational credentials, especially for candidates with demonstrated expertise in commercial rooftop solar design and engineering

  • Minimum 3 years in commercial solar design and engineering, 4+ years preferred 
  • Minimum 2 years of direct experience at a solar EPC or installation firm 
  • Fluency in NEC, MA electric code, and MA building code 
  • Professional certifications will increase competitiveness (e.g., CSL, PE, NABCEP) 
  • Expertise in energy storage system design and engineering preferred but not required

Language: English (native/fluent required)

Computer Skills: Google Workspace, MS Word and Excel, AutoCAD

Travel: Work will be split between our office in Dorchester, MA and site visits, which will require a car. The company reimburses mileage at federally set rates.

Availability: 9-5 PM, Monday-Friday 
Compensation Benefits  | Salary: $105k - $115k / Yr.
Wellness: 100% paid premiums for healthcare and dental insurance 
Retirement: Simple IRA with employer match up to 3% of salary 
Time Off: Competitive PTO and 8.5 sick days/year 
Transit: Tax-advantaged commuter benefits available 
Professional Development: Dedicated budget for all staff members
 Co-Ownership: Can apply to become co-owner after three years for profit  sharing and cooperative decision making