Renewable Lean Engineer in Richmond, VA at MYR Energy Services

Date Posted: 7/22/2022

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Job Description

Company Overview 

MYR Energy Services, a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc, serves customers participating in nationwide engineer-procure-construct (EPC), larger transmission and substation construction projects, and renewable energy project delivery. Customers are served through local operating companies or newly established offices for specific projects. MYRE also provides EPC contracting services for renewable and solar energy facilities throughout the U.S. including permitting, energy storage, complete solar facilities, and substation and transmission line interconnections. 

The Solar Lean Ops Engineer works to ensure that MYR employees uphold the core values of safety, quality, and productivity improvement by implementing and maintaining quality and lean programs. The Solar Lean Ops Engineer will develop positive professional relationships while working closely with field personnel, all levels of management, and outside agencies during all phases of construction. This will be a full-time field position that will be assigned to our solar project in Bartonsville, VA. 

Essential Functions:  

• Coordinate with the project leadership team to build a lean culture by engaging and empowering the craft
• Create a system for strengthening safety, quality, productivity, and lean culture to include:
• Participate and interact in daily Stretch and Bend
• Provide formal training for Lean work practices
• Posting of various quality and lean communications
• Coordinate the idea card (and combined safety suggestion) system to be implemented on every site
• Coordinate and conduct daily field visits of all crews to observe the work, listen to the craft, engage with the crew, and act upon the conversation to empower the crews to own the site Lean culture
• Document and communicate field visit information
• Coordinate other supplemental inspections whenever new processes, equipment, substances, or previously unrecognized quality or lean issues are found to be present
• Review and/or lead root cause analyses and manage countermeasures for all injury and illness investigation reports, quality, and/or productivity issues
• Verify that countermeasures are completed, including recommendations of various agencies, customers, leadership, committees, and/or other quality/lean consultants
• Other duties as assigned
• Regular and predictable attendance
• Essential functions of this position are to be performed at a Company-designated office or field location
• Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards

Job Requirements

Principal Skills:

• Minimum 2 years of experience implementing Lean tools is required
• Strong knowledge and understanding of TPS or other industry-related Lean applications is required
• Be a team player and take ownership

Preferred Education: 

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or similar discipline; combination of relevant education and experience considered in lieu of degree
• Technical undergraduate degree preferred
•  Lean credentials (i.e. TPS, LSS, LBC/LSC, etc.) preferred

Compensation & Benefits 

  • Salary commensurate with experience with weekly pay. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. 
  • Medical, Basic Vision, Regenexx, Teledoc, Hearing (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums) - $15 weekly premium for employee or employee plus family coverage.  
  • Dental – 100% employer-paid premium. 
  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - $250 quarterly, $1,000 annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases. 
  • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).  
  • Generous 401(k) Plan with 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting, and Annual profit-sharing potential. 
  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!). 
  • Company-paid parental leave program including birth and adoption.  
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.  
  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance. 
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP). 
  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employees and dependents. 

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.  

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer. 

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement. All communication regarding candidates, submissions, and job openings must be done through the corporate Talent Acquisition team only. Any violation of these terms may disqualify new agreements or terminate any existing agreement with MYR Group, Inc.