BESS Service Coordinator

BESS Service Coordinator

Company: Canadian Solar


Location: Castro Valley, CA 94546

Job Description:

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) is a vertically integrated manufacturer of solar cells, modules, and custom‐designed solar power applications. Canadian Solar’s world‐class team of professionals works closely with our customers to provide them with solutions for all their solar needs. Founded in 2001, Canadian Solar is one of the world’s fastest‐growing companies in the solar industry and has been listed on the NASDAQ since November 2006. Canadian Solar is an equal opportunity employer.

Canadian Solar aims to power the world with solar energy and to create a cleaner Earth for future generations. Our culture and people are our most important assets and a key source of our competitive advantage. We strive to “Make the Difference” in our work by cultivating a corporate culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion, and creating a lasting positive impact on society and the communities where we operate.
As a subsidiary of Canadian Solar, e-STORAGE is a leading company specializing in the design, manufacturing, and integration of battery energy storage systems for utility-scale applications. At the core of the e-STORAGE platform is SolBank a self manufactured, lithium-iron phosphate chemistry-based battery engineered for utility-scale applications. Through our innovative solutions, we aim to optimize grid operations, promote clean energy integration, and foster a more resilient and sustainable energy.
Position Title: BESS Service Coordinator
Department: LTSA
Entity: CS e-STORAGE
Reports To: Senior Service Manager
Location: Hybrid, (US-Phoenix, AZ)
P o s i t i o n S u m mar y :
The Service Coordinator assists with preparing and coordinating the development and implementation of energy storage projects and associated service team supporting requirements, which will involve establishing and maintaining project management and procurement processes such as, Risk Assessment and Method Statement creation and tracking, health and safety regulations/qualifications tracker, calibration register, logistics interface, Spare Parts register/tracker, work orders, purchase orders and assisting with invoicing. Knowledge of energy storage systems, engineering principles, project management processes, construction management processes, CMMS, electrical codes, and integrated photovoltaic and battery system applications would be highly desirable. Experience with project execution processes is essential.
Resp o n s i b i li t i e s:
  • Assist the Senior Service Manager and Service Manager in developing project/daily plans and associated communication documents and coordinating various projects and daily related activities.
  • In charge of resources allocation, including determining schedules, managing and maintaining spare parts, screening vendors for site projects, etc.
  • Conduct Risk Assessment and prepare Method Statement documentation.
  • Effectively develop and communicate Health and Safety regulations/qualifications tracker.
  • Develop and regularly optimize standard operating procedures to ensure better efficiency.
  • Manage the Service Team Calibration register and ensure timely announcement of pending equipment calibration, minimizing equipment downtime.
  • In charge of spare parts inventory management and reporting in CMMS, including conducting annual audits, screening vendors and entering into contracts on behalf of the company, coordinating delivery schedules, managing contracts and invoices, etc.
  • Identify the critical path required to achieve a given task and manage until completion.
  • Review and verify documents for completeness, format, and compliance.
  • Oversee purchase requests/purchase orders.
  • Manage company assets (including company vehicles) and properly maintain company’s relevant insurance policy.
  • Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in a related technical discipline from a university or college
  • Minimum 2+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Solid and effective interpersonal and communication skills (including oral, written, and visual)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; Acute awareness and ability to manage deadlines.
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Proficient with Scheduling in MS Project (P6 would be an asset)
  • Accuracy and attention to detail a must.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated independent thinking, initiative, and creativity.
  • Ability to function successfully both independently and within a team.
  • Demonstrated professional appearance and conduct.
  • Ability to work flexible hours (evenings, weekends) as required.
  • Valid Driver’s license, valid insurance, and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Some travel to project sites may be required.

Compensation & Benefits
Canadian Solar offers a competitive salary plus fully comprehensive benefits and performance bonus package based on an annual objective achievement.
Canadian Solar Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time

Company Description: Founded in 2001 in Ontario Canada, Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) is as a global energy provider with successful business subsidiaries in 20 countries & regions on 6 continents. Canadian Solar is both a leading manufacturer of solar PV modules and a provider of solar energy solutions, with over 13,000 employees globally. With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Canada, China, Brazil and South East Asian countries, Canadian Solar now has module manufacturing capacity and has delivered more than 38 GW of premium quality solar modules to customers in over 150 countries in the past 20 years.

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