DOT Compliance Manager

| Ankeny, IA, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 110,000-130,000 Annually
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Hanwha Q CELLS USA Corp (“HQC US”) develops, invests, and delivers solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects through Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services in North America.

The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to deliver utility-scale power generation plants customized for local and regional energy markets. HQC US offers the full spectrum of PV solutions – from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investment. With proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, HQC US minimizes uncertainty and risk and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy.

The DOT Compliance Manager is responsible for ensuring HQC maintains compliance with all federal and state DOT regulations required on all fleet vehicles and equipment. This position reports to the Sr. Director of Commercial Management, or another management personnel that the head of department may designate. This position is in Ankeny, IA, working hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm local time. Overtime and weekend working hours will be required as needed. This position is expected to travel up to 10%.


  • Utilizes management system that provides detailed repair records, maintenance records and accurate tracking of fleet utilization.
  • Partners with Fleet & Equipment team to monitor fleet utilization - organizing, and coordinating fleet usage on simultaneous assignments for up to ~500 fleet vehicles or equipment.
  • Coordinates with project administrators to collect daily/weekly logs and inspections.
  • Reports weekly DOT status to senior leadership.
  • Demonstrates familiarity with and ability to stay current regarding changing Federal DOT regulations.
  • Oversees use and enforcement of Electronic Log Monitoring (ELD) across the organization, including monitoring of telematics; holds the business accountable for proper use.
  • Ensures Quality and Environmental procedures are maintained as related to fleet operation.
  • Understands contract terms and recognizes discrepancies.
  • Works professionally with clients, vendors, employees, managers, and supervisors.
  • Completes random site visits for DOT compliance inspections.
  • Conducts on-site training at projects, covering DOT requirements and DOT policy.
  • Operates Company aligned vehicle for site visits and business trips.
  • Attends work regularly and punctually, as scheduled, or expected.
  • Provides project and ad hoc assignment support to EHSQ team, as directed by supervisor. 


  • High school diploma or GED required, bachelor's degree in business, Engineering, IS/IT preferred, and 5 or more years of experience in business operations managing data preferred. 
  • Strong skills in SQL, Python, DAX, Power BI, and Java. 
  • Experience with data management, analytics, and deployment of system solutions. 
  • Fundamental understanding and experience with P6, HCSS, Procore, and other construction project management applications. 
  • Ability to automate workflows and build integrations within existing project management software. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot data system failures and inefficiencies and provide critical feedback to users and developers. 
  • Ability to simplify and summarize complex topics for non-technical audiences, and translate non-technical stakeholder needs into technical solutions. 
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage change and priorities in a dynamic environment. 

Technical Skills Needed

  • DOT regulatory knowledge.
  • Fleet management industry best practices.
  • Ability to interface with team members and deliver on time cost effective projects.
  • Must have the knowledge and experience to keep the DOT program functioning in a profitable manner.
  • Intermediate MS Office and Outlook.
  • Strong Excel skills to generate weekly status reports and other ad hoc reports as requested.
  • A working knowledge of fleet or tool management software is highly desirable.
  • DOT experience operating under CSA 2010 requirements.


  • Highschool/GED
  • 5-8 years of experience (2 of which are DOT Compliance)
  • DOT Compliance Management experience that includes managing a fleet dispersed across a wide geographical area, preferred.

The above-listed salary range is required by the California Pay Transparency Act and may differ depending on the location of those candidates hired nationwide. The salary range shared in the job description is for the listed position and only pertains to the candidate if they work in Irvine, CA. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to internal pay equity, skill set, education, licenses and certifications, geographic location, essential job duties and requirements, and the necessary experience relative to the job’s minimum qualifications. An additional discretionary bonus structure or incentives may be offered as part of the overall compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, dental, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.



· Stationary Position: frequently remains stationary up to 90% of the time and sitting up to 8 hours in a day

· Move/Traverse: infrequently bend, stand, stoop and/or walk

· Carry Weight: infrequently carry weight and/or lift objects (light to heavy) weighing up to 10 pounds

· Hearing and Speech: frequently communicates with the ability to hear and talk on a regular basis with employees, coworkers, and all personnel matters; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations

· Sight: frequent use of sight to detect images on computer, office documents, and office objects near and far

· Climb: occasionally ascends/descends on stairway to get to office upper and lower floors

· Travel: review above travel requirement for this position



· Regular professional, office business setting

· Noise level ranges from low to moderate (if in office setting)

· Noise level ranges from moderate to high (if on construction worksite)

Hanwha Q Cells is proud to be an at-will Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status and any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Hanwha Q Cells will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at [email protected].

Nothing in this statement shall imply implicitly or explicitly a guarantee of employment outside our at-will employment opportunity. 

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Qcells operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Irvine, CA. It has 552 total employees. To see all jobs at Qcells, click here.
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