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Solar Technical Training Manager (Remote)

GAF Energy Newark, NJ

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical,
Job Description

GAF Energy is transforming the rooftop solar industry to generate “Energy from Every Roof”. As a Standard Industries company, GAF Energy works in partnership with North America’s largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer, GAF, offering homeowners elegant, roof-integrated solar options. The company also provides commercial tax equity funding for large-scale rooftop solar projects. For more information about GAF Energy, visit www.gaf.energy.

 

What part will you play?

  • GAF Energy is seeking a highly motivated, bilingual (Spanish-speaking) individual to join our Operations team as a Solar Roofing Technical Training Manager. The Solar Technical Training Manager is a hybrid office/field role, accountable for creating and delivering solar roofing installation training to construction professionals. This role requires deep technical knowledge and prior experience in the roofing, construction, and/or solar sectors.

  • This position is based in the Northeast USA but has a national scope.

  • This role is responsible for providing technical training both in virtual classrooms and on job sites to forepeople and other field personnel installing GAF Energy solar products.

  • The ideal candidate must enjoy collaboration across multiple teams to support the business. As GAF Energy grows, the Solar Technical Training Manager will be a key contributor in implementing flexible and sustainable field training processes to ensure the optimum customer experience.

 

What will you be doing?

  • 40-45%: Developing, continually improving, and releasing solar roofing technical installation training resources and online courses for remote consumption

    • Driving improvements in training curricula using industry-standard testing methods, needs analysis, and methods of redesigning training programs

  • 40-45%: Delivering hands-on, in-person, on-rooftop training for contractors learning to install GAF Energy solar products on live job sites (travel required)

    • Cultivating a holistic view of performance problems, identifying root causes, and suggesting training-based solutions

  • 5-10%: Performing other duties as assigned

 

What do we require from you?

  • BA/BS or equivalent work history in Construction Management, Business Administration, Education, and/or related field

  • Deep technical knowledge and experience in the roofing and/or solar industries

  • Must be fluent in both English and Spanish

  • Proficient in training concepts, methods, and techniques utilized in adult education

  • Consulting prowess, including customer-facing skills aimed at determining partner needs and perceived roadblocks

  • Proven track record of success developing training tools and curriculum (e.g. manuals, videos, webinars, learning paths) that build competency and self-sufficiency

  • Project management finesse, including the ability to facilitate organizing and managing multiple priorities, people, and projects

  • Strong communication skills across a wide variety of settings and audiences

  • Adaptable, personable, innovative, high tolerance for ambiguity and pressure

  • Comfortable working as a team player in a startup environment where no job is too small

  • Able to lift a minimum of 15-20+ pounds in equipment and tools

  • Willing to travel regionally and nationally up to 45%; drivers license required

 

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

Company Description
GAF Energy is transforming the rooftop solar industry to generate “Energy from Every Roof”. As a Standard Industries company, GAF Energy works in partnership with North America’s largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer, GAF, offering homeowners elegant, roof-integrated solar options. The company also provides commercial tax equity funding for large-scale rooftop solar projects. For more information about GAF Energy, visit www.gaf.energy.

GAF Energy

Why Work Here?
We're a fully backed renewable energy start-up with great benefits and lots of opportunity for growth while making an impact on environment.

GAF Energy is transforming the rooftop solar industry to generate “Energy from Every Roof”. As a Standard Industries company, GAF Energy works in partnership with North America’s largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer, GAF, offering homeowners elegant, roof-integrated solar options. The company also provides commercial tax equity funding for large-scale rooftop solar projects. For more information about GAF Energy, visit www.gaf.energy.

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