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Sunrun Supervisor, Inspection in Stockton, California


The Supervisor, Branch Permit & Inspection will be responsible for all aspects related to your local permitting and inspection (P&I) activities. You will be directly responsible for managing employees that are doing the day to day requirements for these two functions as well as the performance metrics associated with these activities.


  • Responsible for overall performance of the permitting and inspection process which will be key to the company’s abilities to meet committed customer expectations

  • Manage all resources that are responsible for your branch(es) permitting and inspections processes

  • Partner with a centralized Permitting & Inspections team to recommend changes and best practices to the P&I process

  • Review pre/post install for inspection readiness as well as determine if completed install requires any updated permits with the city

  • Acknowledge and dispatch pre-PTO fixes as well as project manage inspection fails

  • Look for opportunities to drive down install cycle time through the permitting process. Regularly review permit queues and backlogs as well as project manage any delays

  • Be well versed in specific details for your local AHJ requirements as it relates to P&I and ensure the AHJ database is updated with local requirements. Represent Sunrun’s perspective with AHJs as needed

  • Build bridges and negotiate solutions, influencing and communicating within and outside your team, driving decisions across all levels of the organization

  • Establish and maintain professional business relations with stakeholders to ensure a high level of service and customer satisfaction

  • Build, manage, and implement new procedures to improve the efficiency of workflows

  • Drive schedule density with inspection scheduling and resources

  • Drive performance expectations and metrics including Inspection fail rates and Permission to Operate cycle times

  • Coordinate with Branch Management to implement process improvements based on inspections pass/fail rate

  • Communicate with jurisdictions, the Construction Supervisor, and Engineering Team members to resolve any redline issues

  • Organizes office operations and procedures (office supply orders, event coordination, maintains Branch filing system, and timekeeping when applicable)

  • Ensures Order Management and Accounting Departments (A/P and A/R) have necessary project details for job invoicing

  • Review rejections and work with CAD to update permit packets as necessary.

  • Track audit reports and review (or delegate) post-install reviews for submission

  • 10% travel required


  • 3-5 years of experience in solar construction

  • 2+ years of construction leadership experience (renewables preferred)

  • Experience with solar permitting and inspection required

  • Exposure to PV design and installation processes is preferred

  • Working knowledge of local jurisdictional and national code requirements

    License and Certifications

  • Must maintain a clear driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check. Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license

    Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone.

    We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.