Project Coordinator (e-STORAGE)

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BESS Project Coordinator

e-STORAGE is a subsidiary of Canadian Solar and a leading company specializing in the design, manufacturing, and integration of battery energy storage systems for utility-scale applications. The Company offers its own proprietary LFP battery solution, comprehensive EPC services, and innovative solutions aimed at improving grid operations, integrating clean energy, and contributing to a sustainable future. e-STORAGE has successfully implemented over 3.3 GWh DC of battery energy storage solutions in various locations, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and China. This significant accomplishment solidifies e-STORAGE's position as a key player in the global energy storage integration industry. Currently, the Company operates two fully automated, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities with an annual production capacity of approaching 20 GWh. e-STORAGE is fully equipped to continue providing high-quality, scalable energy storage solutions and contribute to the widespread adoption of clean energy.

For additional information about e-STORAGE, visit www.csestorage.com

Canadian Solar was founded in 2001 in Canada and has been listed on NASDAQ since 2006. It is now one of the world's largest solar technology and renewable energy companies. Canadian Solar is a leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules, provider of solar energy and battery storage solutions, and developer of utility-scale solar power and battery storage projects with a geographically diversified pipeline in various stages of development. Over the past 22 years, Canadian Solar has successfully delivered over 102 GW of premium-quality, solar photovoltaic modules to customers across the world. Likewise, since entering the project development business in 2010, Canadian Solar has developed, built, and connected over 9 GWp of solar power projects and over 3 GWh of battery storage projects across the world. Currently, the Company has approximately 700 MWp of solar power projects in operation, 8 GWp of projects under construction or in backlog (late-stage), and an additional 17 GWp of projects in advanced and early-stage pipeline. In addition, the Company has a total battery storage project development pipeline of 52 GWh, including approximately 2 GWh under construction or in backlog, and an additional 50 GWh at advanced and early-stage development. Canadian Solar is one of the most bankable companies in the solar and renewable energy industry.

For additional information about Canadian Solar, visit www.canadiansolar.com

PositionTitle:BESS Project Coordinator

Department:LTSA
Entity:
CS e-STORAGE
ReportsTo:Project Director
Location:
Hybrid, (Scotland)

Pos
itionSummary:
The Project Coordinator assists with preparing and coordinating the development and implementation of energy storage projects, which will involve establishing and maintaining project management and procurement processes such as, tracking client submittal obligations, development of customer client interfaces, managing and supporting the transfer of information between client and customer. non- conformances and contract modifications. Knowledge of energy storage systems, engineering principles, project management processes, construction management processes, electrical codes and integrated photovoltaic and battery system applications would be highly desirable. Experience with project execution processes is essential.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist the procurement and project management teams with coordination of project related activities.
  • Assist the project manager in developing project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Pro-actively assist with schedule development and milestone tracking.
  • Assist the procurement manager with the management of vendor commitments and relationships.
  • Effectively develop and communicate project status updates in a clear and concise manner.
  • Manage communication flow for contract submittals, project reporting, invoicing, vendor submittals and other documentation between customer, project team, and suppliers.
  • Liaise with both internal and external project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Support subcontractor operations daily through coordination and scheduling. Take ownership of the subcontractor schedule including job flow and customer experience.
  • Identify the critical path required to achieve a given task and manage until completion.
  • Problem solve unique situations as they arise.
  • Actively participate in developing and maintaining online business management tools used for the development and execution of all projects.
  • Identify areas for process improvement and assist with creating and revising the process to ensure better efficiency and client experience.
  • Support procurement manager in the development of requests for proposals and contract exhibits.
  • Monitor the status of the project to ensure documentation is submitted according to schedule.
  • Review and verify project documents for completeness, format, and compliance with contract requirements.
  • Submit project proposals and documentation to management for approval and transmit approved documents to the customer.
  • Use and promote excellent customer service soft skills.
  • Understand and promote Canadian Solar products and offering.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Project Manager or Procurement Manager.
  • Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree 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 Project
  • 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. Our generous benefits package includes a 401(k) Retirement Plan, medical/dental/life/disability program, vacation, and sick days.

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.