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Manager, PV Systems Design Engineering

Denver CO


The Manager of PV Systems Design Engineering is responsible for the direct supervision and managerial and personal development of Designer and Drafter Supervisors in addition to overall oversight of the Design Center office and its connection to the rest of Sunrun. The Design Engineering Manager will be responsible for delegating, developing and standardizing the policies, procedures and documentation for the Design Center team. The Manager, Design Center will work hand in hand with other members of the Engineering Leadership Team and Operations Management to ensure consistent, quality and on time performance of the Design Center to its customers. The Design Engineering Manager will oversee 3rd party subcontracted design related services including but not limited to: Professional Engineering (Structural and Electrical); and drafting and design services. On a daily basis, the Manager, Design Center will be responsible for working with a variety of internal customers including Regional Engineering staff and management, commercial drafting staff, Human Resources, IT, etc. This position requires an ability to think critically, comfort with collaborating with unique individuals, and a passion for delivering high quality results.



Appropriately staff and manage a team of supervisors, SMEs and experienced PV designers;

Maintain metrics that track team and individual productivity and quality performance;

Work with shared services (IT, HR, Training, etc.) and operations management to align and prioritize business needs;

Lead business reviews, team training events, weekly team huddles, etc.;

Drive standardization and process improvements;

Ensure SLA performance requirements are met with all external and internal parties;

Create, maintain and improve tools used by design team;

Drive company policy, procedure and performance;

Manage the performance and goals of team members;

Mentor and develop team members;

Collaborate with software team to develop technology solutions for the business;

Delegate appropriately;

Demonstrate ethics and professionalism at all times;



3 years of industry experience required

3 years of management experience required

Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Business related field required

Strong data analysis skills preferred

Ability to interpret construction documents required

Strong written and verbal communication

Good computer skills; MS Suite, Oracle, Salesforce, Google Suite required

Professional appearance and client interaction

Good people skills, able to manage, motivate and discipline if necessary

Motivated team player, looking to succeed

Innovative and proactive

Willing to travel if necessary

Clean driving record



Ability to perform normal office duties

Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work

Ability to interact and participate in meetings



Posted April 5, 2017

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