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Ops Generalist

Website elephant_energy Elephant Energy

Leading climatetech company electrifying millions of homes

Location: Remote eligible 

About Us

For roughly 500,000 years, humans have been burning stuff to heat our homes, burning stuff to light our homes, and burning stuff to power our machines. It’s 2024, people. Let’s change that.

Right now, homes account for roughly 20% of the world’s carbon emissions. Here at Elephant Energy, we know that there is a better way, so we are building a one-stop shop that makes it easy to upgrade to a climate-friendly home. We enable homeowners to confidently make the switch to modern, electric technologies and get their homes off of fossil fuels – all at once, or over time.

About the Role

We are excited to add an Operations Generalist to our team! Reporting to our co-founder, the Ops Generalist will lead, from strategy to execution, several high impact areas in our operations function. 

We’re looking for a proactive person with a strong drive to achieve results and prior experience managing physical operations.  The ideal candidate is equally adept in the details delivering work as they are formulating strategic plans. They have broad experience in business management and are capable of thriving in uncertain situations. Ideally, they have experience working in a Seed to Series B startup with a background and passion for energy / climate work. 

Responsibilities include though are not limited to:

  • Lead installation quality management initiatives. Deliver root cause analysis and corrective actions on all call backs, rework, change orders, failed inspections, etc. Embrace the role of Quality Champion within the company. 
  • Push best practices and learnings from our internal installers across all partners. Be the conduit of learnings between installers, project managers, design, and sales functions.
  • Oversee our trade partner network. Identify, vet, onboard, manage, and grow a network of high quality install partners.
  • Unlock equipment volume discounts and labor pricing terms that lower total cost of ownership and drive margin.
  • Serve as a thought partner to leadership specific to your subject matter expertise. Develop and enhance organized workflows, measurement systems, and boost operational productivity across the organization.
  • Actively perpetuate an inclusive, equitable, collaborative working environment in which psychological safety comes first.

    About You

    • 5+ years of experience in consulting, business operations or strategy, project management, or similar cross-functional role
    • Demonstrated experience managing day to day physical operations related to manufacturing, logistics, maintenance, transportation, or similar.  
    • Direct experience building or improving KPI frameworks to drive operational efficiency
    • Passion for the problem we are working to solve

    Nice to Have, But Not Required

    • Technical or engineering background.
    • Knowledge of residential buildings, building science, HVAC, electrical, solar, and/or other related fields.
    • Experience in the home services or construction industry
    • Experience working on a distributed team, familiarity with remote communication tools.

    Total Compensation

    • Annual base salary of $90,000 – $120,000, commensurate with experience and in line with internal compensation bands 
    • Stock options, commensurate with experience and in line with internal equity bands
    • Medical, dental insurance covered at 75% for employees
    • 401k with 6% company match
    • 10 company holidays and unlimited Paid Time Off (vacation & wellness/illness) 
    • Early stage opportunity with high growth potential
    • Home Electrification Incentives
    • Flexible, hybrid work environment

    We are committed to building an inclusive working environment and doing our part to create a more equitable world. We strongly encourage applicants from underrepresented and/or historically marginalized communities to apply. If you require a reasonable accommodation that would better enable your success during the application or interview process, please let us know. 

    Join the HERD! 🐘

    Our mission is to build a more sustainable planet by electrifying everything, starting with homes.

    We are assembling a high energy, creative, and ambitious team that is eager to accelerate the energy transition while building a generational business. 

    We are a certified B Corp headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado. Our growth is fueled by ever increasing demand for more comfortable and sustainable homes, as well as strong tailwinds from the Inflation Reduction Act. Our digital platform and superior team of building science and installation experts helps homeowners confidently upgrade to heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, induction stoves, energy efficient systems, and EV chargers. By combining meticulous project oversight with skilled installation partners, we ensure a seamless upgrade experience.

    To date we have successfully electrified hundreds of homes in cold climates with stellar results – ensuring that our customers can confidently transition to electric living. And stop burning stuff.

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