The CalAtlantic Group Operations Manager in Irvine, California

POSITION TITLE: Operations Manager


REPORTS TO: SVP of Operations


Monitor solar field operations for California solar communities. Ensure proper solar installations per SunStreet Energy plans and specifications. Assist in solar training of builder division staff and trades. Troubleshoot field operation issues as needed.


  • Accurately track and report the build and quality process of each division within assigned markets in the region

  • Demonstrate control and knowledge of workloads for Field operations team and identify the need for staffing resources to Director of Operations in advance

  • May require significant travel to support and manage multiple markets

  • Evaluate installer capacity and make recommendations for work assignment

  • Write and execute work agreements and distribute to installation partners for upcoming communities

  • Review and approve Field modification requests

  • Oversee the safety and quality programs for Sunstreet field operations, installers, and regional offices.


Technical Skills:

  • Ability to take direction and adhere to processes and procedures

  • Ability to communicate via email in a professional, business-appropriate manner

  • Ability to follow through on assigned task and projects w minimal supervision

  • Basic to moderate knowledge of Microsoft Excel to read and enter basic data into spreadsheets

  • Solution-minded, always looking for ways to improve efficiency, communication and make the client experience even better

  • In-depth understanding of the construction industry and new home building scheduling

  • Provide exceptional customer service and client relations

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

  • Ability to read and understand scopes of work

  • High level of organization and professionalism

  • Knowledge of PowerPoint, using existing templates to produce appropriate slides and presentations

Job Skills:

  • Ability to work with multiple Departments within the company to meet deadlines

  • Basic understanding of SunStreet products and processes

  • Ability to identify quality & safety issues and report effectively to superior

  • Knowledge of permit submittal process at local Jurisdictions

  • General understanding of OSHA guidelines & internal reporting procedures

  • Understanding of Solar and electrical codes and ability to deal with AHJ and City inspectors

  • Ability to identify, track and correct quality issues with installation partners

  • Expert knowledge of SunStreet’ s products

  • Understand OSHA Guidelines and ensure that trade partners are adhering to the guidelines

  • Strong sense of urgency; ability to quickly reprioritize tasks as required with changing circumstances.

  • Expert knowledge of utilities associated with primary communities, with basic knowledge of other utilities' procedures

  • Capable of working with multiple Divisions and keep organized files on new developments in upcoming quarters

  • Ability to write and execute key documents that are distributed amongst departments for training purposes

Leadership Skills:

  • Comfort with conflict resolution, giving direction to others and documenting trends in quality

  • Strong sense of urgency; ability to quickly reprioritize tasks as required with changing circumstances

  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism

  • Able to facilitate group meetings to ensure objectives are met, solutions agreed upon and action items assigned

  • Oversee, train and lead Solar Field Technician

  • Able to coordinate and lead pre-construction meetings

  • Demonstrate professionalism and ability to interact with Senior leadership of installation partners

  • Ability to coach and train installation partners on new products and processes

  • Ability to oversee, train and lead Solar Field Manager

  • Ability to manage queue and work assignments, capable of communicating challenges to both team members and management

  • Capable of training colleagues on processes and procedures

  • Demonstrate ability to interact professionally with SSEG & Division Leadership

  • Can serve as team leader during manager's absence


  • High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • 2 years residential customer service

  • Valid, unrestricted Motor Vehicle License

  • Proof of Auto Insurance


  • Ability to travel daily with potential overnight travel based on territory

  • Must have a reliable vehicle for travel

  • You will need a credit card to book your hotel and cover travel expenses

  • Mileage and travel expenses including meals will be reimbursed


This is a field position which requires operating a motor vehicle. Candidate must have a good driving record and provide own motor vehicle. Most time will be spent on construction sites with the need to occasionally access rooftops. Must have the ability to climb ladders, wear fall safety equipment, perform duties at heights above ground level, bend, stoop, reach, lift, and move and carry objects weighing 40 pounds or less. Finger dexterity required to operate a computer keyboard, calculator and telephone equipment.


This is primarily a sedentary office position which requires the ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry office materials and supplies weighing 25 pounds or less. Finger dexterity is required to operate a computer keyboard and calculator. May be required to operate a motor vehicle.

ID: 2018-4781

External Company Name: Lennar Homes

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