Director of Energy Operations

Director of Energy Operations

Position Description

EverBright is driving the clean energy revolution through its industry-leading solar software platform and financing marketplace. Every day, EverBright supports hundreds of residential solar installers and home improvement contractors across the U.S., ensuring they have the tools to be successful and accelerate consumer adoption of clean energy. 

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Fleet Operations Director to oversee and manage the operations of our solar equipment fleet. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective operation of our solar equipment assets, including solar panels, inverters, batteries, and other related equipment. You will work closely with maintenance teams to ensure optimal performance, maintenance, and availability of the fleet.

  • Fleet Management: Develop and implement strategies for the management and operation of the solar equipment fleet, including fleet optimization, maintenance schedules, and performance tracking.

  • Maintenance Planning: Collaborate with maintenance teams to develop and execute comprehensive maintenance plans for solar equipment, ensuring minimal downtime and maximum equipment availability.
  • Performance Monitoring: Monitor and analyze the performance of the solar equipment fleet, including energy generation, efficiency, and equipment health. Identify opportunities for improvement and implement corrective measures as necessary.
  • Troubleshooting and Issue Resolution: Act as a point of escalation for technical issues and provide guidance to the operations team in resolving equipment-related problems. Implement proactive measures to minimize operational disruptions.
  • Asset Tracking and Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all solar equipment, including serial numbers, maintenance history, warranties, and repairs. Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Vendor Management: Collaborate with vendors and suppliers to procure equipment, spare parts, and services. Evaluate vendor performance and negotiate contracts to optimize fleet operations.
  • Reporting and Analysis: Generate regular reports and develop dashboards for fleet performance, maintenance activities, and cost analysis. Provide insights and recommendations to management for improving operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Safety and Compliance: Ensure compliance with all relevant health, safety, and environmental regulations. Implement and enforce standard operating procedures to mitigate risks associated with solar equipment operations.
  • Team Leadership and Development: Lead and motivate a team, fostering a culture of collaboration, continuous learning, and excellence. Provide coaching and training to enhance technical skills and operational knowledge.

Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for leading and coordinating key functions of a project such as financial feasibility analysis, engineering/design, project legal review and financial negotiations. The position plays a key role in building strategic relationships and executing major contracts necessary to support the Company’s generating business growth initiatives. This role reviews and oversees the development of key project agreements. This role is responsible for all aspects of the business deal and will be involved in the closure of multiple projects.

Job Duties

  • Translates company financial, commercial, risk management, technical and operating goals into effective contracting strategies and objectives.

  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with internal stakeholders and external strategic partners.
  • Assembles and leads internal cross functional, multi-disciplined teams through the solicitation and negotiation processes.
  • Provides overall leadership and drive key decisions during negotiations.
  • Delivers on contracting objectives and proforma requirements.
  • Delivers contracts that position the internal project execution team for maximum success.
  • Manages the contracting budget and schedule for assigned projects.
  • Provides periodic updates to and interact with senior management.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Business Administration

  • Master's - Business Administration

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 10+ years

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to analyze complex issues and provide effective solutions.
  • Solid understanding of maintenance practices and asset management principles.
  • Familiarity with energy generation monitoring systems and data analysis tools.
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities, with a track record of building and motivating high-performing teams.
  • Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, vendors, and senior management.
  • Strong commitment to safety, quality, and environmental sustainability.
  • Willingness to travel as required for site visits and meetings.


  • Competitive Salary

  • 401k match

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and legal insurance

  • Access to multiple offices around the US (Austin, TX, San Francisco, CA, & Juno Beach, FL)

  • EAP and mental health assistance

  • Discount plans through the NextEra Employee portal

  • Health and wellbeing services

  • Education assistance program

  • Adoption assistance

  • Work from home tech setup

Where permitted by applicable law, EverBright requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

EverBright is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

EverBright provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to our recruiting team, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

EverBright will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

EverBright does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

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