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* ELMI Occupation Profile - Solar Energy Installation Managers *
 
Solar Energy Installation Managers
(O*NET 47-1011.03, SOC 47-1011)
What they do
Direct work crews installing residential or commercial solar photovoltaic or thermal systems.
 
Also called:
Branch Operations Manager, Crew Lead, Crew Leader, Foreman, Installation Manager, Installation Technician, Residential Field Manager, Solar Energy Installation Manager, Solar Installation Manager, Solar Installation Supervisor
 
 
Wages
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers*
Vermont - 2020
Percentile1HourlyYearly
10% $ 21.75   n/a  
25% $ 26.22   n/a  
Median $ 30.60   n/a  
75% $ 37.63   n/a  
90% $ 46.11   n/a  
 
Average $ 32.06   n/a  
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1 What are Percentile Wages?
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Industries of Employment
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers*
United States - 2018
IndustryPercent of total
  • Specialty trade contractors
33%
  • Construction of buildings
25%
  • Heavy and civil engineering construction
12%
  • Self-employed workers
8%
  • Local government, excluding education and hospitals
5%
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Knowledge
People in this career often know a lot about:
  • Customer and Personal Service
    Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Building and Construction
    Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Engineering and Technology
    Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Design
    Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Mathematics
    Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
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Skills
People in this career often have these skills:
  • Coordination
    Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Management of Personnel Resources
    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Monitoring
    Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Time Management
    Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Active Listening
    Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
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Interests
People in this career often prefer these work environments:
  • Enterprising
    Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
  • Realistic
    Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
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Work Styles
People in this career will do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
    Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Dependability
    Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Cooperation
    Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Integrity
    Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Analytical Thinking
    Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
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Projected Employment
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers*
 Vermont
2018 employment 1,666
2028 employment 1,728
Annual percent change
(compounded)
0.4%
Annual projected job openings
(due to change and separations)
183
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Education and Experience:
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers*
  • Typical education needed for entry
    High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation
    5 years or more
  • Typical on-the-job training needed to attain competency
    None
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Job Zone
Medium Preparation Needed
  • Specific Vocational Preparation Range
    (6.0 to < 7.0) - A typical worker will require over 1 year up to and including 2 years of training to achieve average performance in this occupation.
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Education Level
How much education do most people in this career have?
Education level Percent of
U.S. Workers
Doctoral or professional degree
or post-MA certificate
  0%
Master's degree or
post-BA certificate
  4%
Bachelor's degree   6%
Associate's degree   16%
Certificate or some college,
no degree
  56%
High school diploma
or equivalent
  10%
Less than high school diploma   7%
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Abilities
People in this career often have talent in:
  • Oral Comprehension
    The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension
    The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Expression
    The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Expression
    The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity
    The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
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Work Activities
In general, what you might do:
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
    Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
    Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
  • Getting Information
    Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
    Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment
    Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.
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Detailed Work Activities
What you might do in a day:
  • Direct construction or extraction personnel.
  • Estimate materials requirements for projects.
  • Estimate construction project labor requirements.
  • Estimate construction project costs.
  • Coordinate construction project activities.
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Tasks
On the job, you would:
  • Supervise solar installers, technicians, and subcontractors for solar installation projects to ensure compliance with safety standards.
  • Estimate materials, equipment, and personnel needed for residential or commercial solar installation projects.
  • Prepare solar installation project proposals, quotes, budgets, or schedules.
  • Plan and coordinate installations of photovoltaic (PV) solar and solar thermal systems to ensure conformance to codes.
  • Monitor work of contractors and subcontractors to ensure projects conform to plans, specifications, schedules, or budgets.
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