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RES Quality Supervisor - Solar in Des Moines, Iowa

Quality Supervisor - Solar

Come join the world's largest independent renewable energy company active in wind, solar, energy storage and transmission and distribution. We want to be a leader in the transition where everyone has access to affordable zero carbon energy. Being part of the RES team means shaping the world's energy future.

RES offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401K + employer match, life insurance and AD&D, paid time off, paid sabbatical, paid parental leave, alternative work schedules, fitness center membership, tuition reimbursement, and professional development.


Preparation, implementation, and reporting of the Project Construction Quality Plan (CQP). The CQP includes implementation of the Quality Control Process for the construction team, organization of the Work Instructions and Benchmarks, development, and implementation of the Inspection Test Plan (ITP), and training/management of the Quality Control inspection methods.

The Quality Supervisor – Solar must have strong knowledge of implementation of a Quality Assurance and Quality Control program on construction sites.

Specific responsibilities :

  • Prepare the Project Construction Quality Plan to meet project specific requirements.

  • Preparation, implementation, training, and tracking of the Inspection Test Plan (ITP) with support of the Subject Matter Experts (SME)

  • Ensure Benchmarks and Inspection Forms are prepared for each work scope

  • Manage the Job Book Table of Contents (TOC) for project specific requires and reports client requested changes to the Project Manager.

  • Verify that HIVE project folders are established and populated with required documentation results and required data.

  • Ensure that Subject Matter Experts (SME) review the project specifications, engineering design, and OEM requirements and identify all Quality Control (QC) requirements.

  • Train and management of project QC inspections and documentation to verify compliance with the Construction Quality Plan.

  • Perform secondary QC inspections on work performed by construction crews and initial inspections.

  • Audits of project QC.

  • Audits of project documentation and job books for accuracy and completeness.

  • Train project personnel to perform QC inspections

  • Ensure that inspections and documentation are completed per contract requirements.

  • Identify and document nonconforming inspections and reporting these to the Project Team.

  • Maintain an NCR log of nonconforming items and corrective actions implemented

  • Liaison with the Corporate Quality Manager for audits and reporting.

  • Perform Cause Mapping on nonconformances

  • Manage assembly and review of Job Books and other deliverable documentation including

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • QA/QC on solar construction projects

  • Safety

  • Intermediate level of knowledge in:

  • General construction

  • Scheduling

  • Procore

  • Basic level of knowledge in:

  • Sub-contractor and vendor management

  • Fundamental concepts of

  • Civil construction

  • Electrical construction

  • Mechanical solar construction


  • 1+ years QA/QC experience is required within the Wind/Solar or Renewable Energy Construction Industry.

  • Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical background experience (4 years).

  • Experience working with solar tracker systems is advantageous (E.g. NEXTracker or ATI)

  • Have a valid current driver license, eligible for corporate vehicle insurance coverage.

  • Work within standardized procedures and continued drive for process improvements.

  • You are generally 21 days site based (includes days off) and 4 days offsite (location of choice); travel home program is established at the beginning of a project and is in effect for the duration of the project. Company provided stipend funds travel expenses

Physical requirements and environment:

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

Perform some sedentary office responsibilities in the construction site office, but your work also involves a significant amount of time working outside on the active construction site performing construction support activities.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States; however, we currently are not providing visa sponsorship or hiring individuals who will need visa sponsorship in the future.

Anticipated base salary range: $57,600 - $81,000

Location: USA, Nationwide

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. You will be bonus eligible.

We maintain a drug-free workplace. You 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.