Senior Construction Manager

Senior Construction Manager

Company: Canadian Solar


Location: Castro Valley, CA 94546

Job Description: JOB DESCRIPTION Company Summary: 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: Snr. Construction Manager Department: Project Implementation and Operations Entity: CS e-STORAGE Reports To: Project Director Location: Hybrid, Arizona or California Position Summary: The Snr. Construction Manager, Energy Storage will be responsible for providing onsite support to the project management and engineering teams in the construction of BESS projects. This involves liaising with multiple stakeholders including the project owner, owner’s engineer, EPC and various sub-contractors, ensuring environmental, health and safety policies are followed, leading plan of the day meetings, reviewing project schedules and construction progress, and providing technical input to assist in construction issues. A significant amount of construction experience is required as well as demonstrated influence, negotiation and conflict resolution skills. Responsibilities: Ensure all environmental, health and safety policies and procedures are followed Oversee construction site, contractors and workers to ensure a high level of quality and safety Lead site planning and review meetings regarding construction activities, equipment installation and commissioning Review construction and installation work and methods and ensure quality as well as work is performed in accordance with approved drawings, manuals, procedures and codes Document and resolve issues encountered during construction through RFI and NCR processes Track construction progress ensuring daily rates and project milestones are being met and determine recovery plans as needed Evaluate change order requests from subcontractors Coordinate and monitor schedule updates, invoices and submittals Complete other duties and projects as assigned Requirements: Must be a registered building practitioner 5+ years construction and EPC industry experience Experience with utility scale renewable construction projects Risk assessment / management skills Solid and effective interpersonal and communication skills (including oral, written and visual) Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills Proven experience in execution and delivery of construction projects Ability to function successfully both independently and within a team Demonstrated professional appearance and conduct Ability to work flexible hour (evenings, weekends) as required Valid Driver’s license, valid insurance Ability to travel as required and be on site during construction period Competency with MS 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project) Work will be performed in a standard office environment, in front of a computer monitor and will involve sitting, bending, standing, walking, typing, reaching.

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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