Solar Assistant Mechanical Superintendent

Lead as Solar Assistant Mechanical Superintendent in Fairfield, UT, US. Manage mechanical construction activities, ensure safety, quality, and client satisfaction. Requires 3+ years in solar or utility construction.

Renewable Energy Systems
Renewable Energy Systems
Fairfield, UT, United States  UTC-07:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   USD 88k–110k   2 months ago

About Renewable Energy Systems

Company Overview

Renewable Energy Systems Limited

Kings Langley, England, UK


Business Model

Renewable Energy

Development, construction, and operation of large-scale renewable energy projects including wind and solar energy solutions.

Project development, energy production, and engineering services.

Locations & Geography

United Kingdom 🇬🇧, USA 🇺🇸, Canada 🇨🇦, and more

Company Culture

RES is dedicated to transforming the way the world produces and consumes energy, aiming for a zero-carbon future.

Collaborative, innovative, and focused on sustainable development.

Offers various opportunities for career advancement in renewable energy sectors.

Activities & Projects

RES has developed over 100 wind farms worldwide with projects totalling several thousand megawatts at various development stages.

RES focuses on innovative solutions in wind, solar, energy storage, and green hydrogen technologies.

Commitment to safety, environment, and sustainable development throughout its project lifecycle.

Career Opportunities

Diverse opportunities in engineering, project management, and renewable energy consulting.

Competitive benefits including health insurance, flexible working hours, and a strong focus on employee wellness and development.

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Twitter

Careers at RES

We are committed to building a workplace where everyone feels heard and respected, and extending our culture of care so that every individual can reach their full potential. We want you to have a sense of belonging and feel valued for your contributions and the perspectives you bring.


The Assistant Superintendent - Mechanical - Solar is responsible for assisting in developing the site mechanical construction schedule, execution plan, and managing the daily issues involved during the mechanical construction of solar generation project. This position assists in all site mechanical construction activities and supervises all mechanical field personnel as required to successfully complete the solar project on schedule and within budget. The Assistant Superintendent - Mechanical - Solar works diligently to build a safe, high quality, profitable solar project.


Safety Accountabilities

  • Leads by example to show that safety is the most important function, ensuring that all employees follow safe practices while working.
  • Accountable to continually reinforce safe behaviors and correct “at risk” behaviors.
  • Ensures Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s) occurs before scopes of work commence.
  • Adheres to and ensures all site team members understand standard operating procedures.
  • Ensures new hires receive job- and task-specific training prior to work commencing.
  • Leads and support the site team in technical, quality and safety, utilizing systems in place.
  • Ensures company employees and contractors are adhering to the company safety policy.
  • Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately.

Client Relationship and Management

  • Provides excellence in the management and delivery of the project, in-line with the client’s expectations.
  • Maintains positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees.
  • Manages landowner expectations, concerns, and Right of Way access.


  • Provides information about site activities including accurate install rates for mechanical discipline, projected task completion and hazards to the Mechanical Superintendent.
  • Schedules and ensures appropriate staffing for daily mechanical construction activities with employees.
  • Identifies potential schedule changes, workflow and staffing issues.
  • Maintains mechanical construction schedule, identifies upcoming issues and solves problems.
  • Orders materials and schedules inspections as necessary throughout the process.
  • Understands the project plans and specifications.
  • Assists in preparation of schedules and supervises completion of a final mechanical punch list.
  • Ensures that mechanical structures - including all foundations, tracker/tables and modules- are built as per specification.
  • Ensures site prep work is executed as per contract, design, and specification.
  • Inputs into the mechanical execution of overall construction plan.
  • Reviews the engineer's drawings prior to beginning construction to ensure that the project can be built in a safe and reliable manner.


  • Directs, guides, and coaches mechanical foremen and craft to ensure activities on site are understood and following established processes through quality checks.
  • Follows processes for systems and communication lines on site and ensure implementation is consistent.
  • Assists with managing site personnel.
  • Fosters a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Ensures that project is utilizing Safety Management Systems (SMS), Quality Managements Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and technical procedures.
  • Identifies and mitigates potential employee relations issues.
  • Manages and supports employee development and growth.
  • Provides regular and direct feedback on performance and goal progress.
  • Assists in coordination and execution of all mechanical construction activities.
  • Directs all mechanical field personnel to achieve completion of the project on schedule, within budget, with quality workmanship that conforms to original plans and specifications.
  • Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately.
  • Identifies, deploys, and manages a high-performing team needed to accomplish business objectives.
  • Provides a positive and engaging work environment.


  • Ensures quality control program is followed to ensure processes are implemented according to the design of the project and are consistent.
  • Maintains an organized job site, including in the onsite construction office.
  • Manages QA for mechanical construction.
  • Manages subcontractor contracts to ensure compliance.
  • Manages the mechanical materials once received from RES logistics on site.
  • Manages Safety of line crews to the highest level.
  • Attends work regularly and punctually, as scheduled or expected.
  • Complies with Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct, and Company Policies & Procedures.


  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Must have 3+ years of Solar mechanical construction environment or Utility Construction environment.
  • Advanced level of knowledge in:
    • Safety and OSHA requirements
    • Relationship building
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Interpretation of a project schedule
    • Planning and task direction
    • Adaptability to environment
    • Working in fast paced environment
    • Interpretation of scopes of work
    • Leadership- Ability to teach and lead others
    • Team building
    • Mentor and facilitator-
    • Decision making
    • Contract management
    • Sub-contractor and vendor and materials management
    • Construction drawing review
    • Drawing Quantity Takeoff
    • Communications, leading meetings, engaging teams, public speaking, presentations
    • Reporting
    • Writing skills
  • Intermediate level of knowledge in:
    • Project Management
    • Creating logical and resource-loaded project schedules
    • Budget Analysis and controls
    • Estimating work efforts
    • Change orders
    • QA/QC processes
    • Development of processes and procedures
    • Continuous Improvement such as Lean, Six Sigma, Total Quality Management
    • Project Finance
    • Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PPT, Outlook, Visio)
  • Basic level of knowledge in:
    • Engineering Management
    • Scheduling software (MS Project, Primavera 6)
    • Organization: Utilizes strong organizational skills.
    • Communication: Displays strong written and oral communication skills and employs effective listening skills.
    • Problem Solving: Analyzes problems and makes sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications, and costs.
    • Interpersonal Skills: Tactful and mature demeanor with well developed
    • Interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with diverse personalities.

Functional competencies include


  • Presents, supports, and leads-by-example with a safety and quality-oriented attitude.
  • Leads by example to show that safety is the most important function, ensuring that all employees follow safe practices while working.
  • Accountable to continually reinforce safe behaviors and correct “at risk” behaviors.
  • Adheres to and ensures all site team members understands standard operating procedures.
  • Leads and supports the site team in technical, quality and safety, utilizing system in place.


  • Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations.
  • Manages one or more direct reports.
  • Participates in hiring and selection process to fill positions on the team.
  • Communicates regularly with direct reports on goals, accomplishments, and information on policies.
  • Demonstrates leadership and expertise in eyes of client group.
  • Employee Development:
  • Provides tasks and assignments that challenge and stretch employees’ responsibilities.
  • Conducts regular discussions with employee(s) on personal development. Comfortable with empowering others.
  • Conducts timely, effective performance reviews in accordance with RES guidelines.

Anticipated base salary range: $ 88,000 - $110,000

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. This position is bonus eligible.

RES offers benefits that are effective first day of employment. These benefits include the following:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 4x pay Basic Life and Voluntary Life
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Accident, Hospital, and Critical Illness
  • 401 (k) plan with 6% company match
  • 4 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) and 10 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Green Car Reimbursement
  • Volunteer and Charity Matching
  • Paid Parental Leave and Paid Sabbatical Leave
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Discounts and Wellness programs
  • Wellness Reimbursement

Physical requirements and environment

The work environment and physical demands characteristics are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Rarely: Climbing, crouching, and kneeling Occasionally: Carrying 5-15lbs., gripping, handling, stooping, pinching, pulling 31-50 lbs, pushing 31-50 lbs, and lifting 31-50 lbs are required. Frequently: Sitting, standing, and walking is required. Constantly: Reading, grasping, reaching, vision, repetitive motion, and hearing is required.

Occasionally exposed to extreme cold, vibrations, extreme heat, humidity, and wet working conditions. Frequently exposed to noise and hazards.

We maintain a drug-free workplace. Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation and drug test as a condition of employment.

RES is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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About the role

Mar 12, 2024

Full Time


Sep 06, 2024


USD 88k–110k

Fairfield, UT, United States

3+ years


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