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NRG Energy, Inc. Production Manager in Frederick, Maryland

Welcome to the intersection of energy and home services. At NRG, we’re driven by our passion to create a smarter, cleaner and more connected future.

At Airtron, an NRG owned company, we’re more than just a heating and air conditioning installer and service provider. We’re a family of hard-working and dedicated technicians, residential installers, warehouse workers, dispatchers, customer service representatives, project managers, estimators, controllers, executives and more. We invite you to join us and experience the rewards of bringing a smile to our customers’ faces every day.

Job Summary:

The Production Manager will manage and direct Field Supervisors who install residential new home construction HVAC equipment and accessories. Ensures work meets builder needs and conducts quality-control checks on completed work.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities*:

  • Provides leadership, training and coaching to ensure optimal performance of the Production team

  • Plans, assigns, inspects and supervises construction and warranty activities.

  • Reviews all work orders before and after completion.

  • Informs supervisors of completed and outstanding work orders.

  • Builds rapport and fosters long-term relationships with builder superintendents.

  • Responsible for effective hiring of all new team members.

  • Assign and distribute work orders and work requests.

  • Cooperates with warehouse to determine which parts should be ordered to stock.

  • Determines time and cost estimates for HVAC jobs.

  • Provide technical assistance to mechanics when requested.

  • Provides regular performance updates to senior management.

  • Promptly addresses performance issues.

  • Ensures that all direct reports comply with required safety standards and ensures that team members are safety conscious at all times.

  • Ensures all administrative guidelines are followed for timesheets, expenses, reporting and other operational paperwork.

  • Reviews invoices/paperwork submitted by field personnel dailyto ensure all necessary information is recorded neatly and accurately.

  • Ensures team promptly completes all required training.

  • Assures all work performed in the field and in the office meets the highest quality standards.

  • Ensures that all permits are pulled and inspected as local code requires (as needed)

  • Protects the company’s assets; monitors how trucks, tools and inventory are handled.

  • Responsible for effective hiring of all new team members and maintains adequate team staffing.

  • Continually searches for ways to improve process and operations.

  • Follows all company policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety.

  • Other duties as assigned.

* Duties may vary by location.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • 3-5 years’ construction management experience.

  • Proven track record of effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Intermediate computer skills and able to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

  • Ability to manage projects and resources.

  • Must be able to communicate in English effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Valid driver's license required.

  • EPA certification

  • Ability to work overtime with little notice; weekend hours may occasionally be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • HVAC installation experience

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Leadership skills and effective leadership behaviors

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong work ethic

  • Capable of making good judgments/decisions

  • Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills, with all levels of the organization

  • Able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task

  • Demonstrated ability to learn industry, company, product or technical knowledge and effectively convey that knowledge to customers.

  • Ability to build positive relationships with customers, both internal and external

  • Safety mindset and acceptance of a safety culture

Working Conditions:

  • Partial time spent in an open office environment.

  • Partial time spent in a field enviroment (hot attics, crawl spaces, uneven terrain, construction sites and unfinished homes).

  • Travel by vehicle to and from work locations.

  • Regularly exposed to construction environments involving equipment, elevated work areas, confined spaces, noise, dust, hazardous materials and odors.

  • Comfortable working both indoors and outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions (including heat, rain, cold and wind) while wearing appropriate PPE.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to drive and operate a motorized passenger vehicle or forklift.

  • Must be able to lift/move up to 20 pounds frequently.

  • Frequently performs tasks requiring climbing, bending at the waist, crawling, kneeling, crouching.

  • Must be able to work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, and occasionally work on platforms/scaffolding (using the appropriate fall protection requirements).

  • Must be able to wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs, masks/respirators, reflective safety vests, gloves and safety toe, construction-grade work boots.

  • Must be able to adhere to long periods of standing, walking or sitting.

  • Ability to hear, understand and distinguish speech and/or other sounds to operate phones or other equipment safely.

  • With natural or corrected vision, able to see and focus for close, distance, peripheral vision with normal depth perception.

  • Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to others.

  • Ability to enter text or data into a computer by means of a traditional keyboard or 10-key numeric keypad.

  • Must be able to use arms and hands to reach overhead, signal, grab, hold, lift, turn, push and pull objects and tools.

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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