BESS Service Manager

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Company Summary

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.

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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.

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Position Title:
BESS Service Manager
Project Implementation & Long Term Service
Reports To: Sr. Service Manager
Location: Remote - US or Canada

Position Summary:

The BESS Service Manager will be responsible for managing the execution of Long-Term Service Agreements (LTSA’s) for BESS projects. This will include negotiating and executing Head LTSA’s with the client / owner as well as Sub-LTSA’s with service providers and equipment suppliers. The role will also be responsible for achieving capacity and availability guarantees as well as managing spare parts and warranty claims. The successful candidate must be comfortable in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with varying priorities and assignments, as well as demanding timelines. Experience with renewable power generation, project management and O&M is essential. The successful candidate must be customer focused with excellent interpersonal skills and experience in a supplier service environment.


  • Lead the negotiation of LTSA’s with the client / owner and Sub-LTSA’s with service providers.
  • Prepare and review detailed scopes of work for service providers and equipment suppliers.
  • Ensure that sites are operated in accordance with contractual requirements including achieving capacity and availability guarantees.
  • Manage service providers and equipment suppliers ensuring maintenance requirements are being completed to maintain equipment uptime in accordance with contractual obligations and manufacturers specifications.
  • Recommend opportunities to improve operational efficiencies.
  • Review and approve maintenance reports.
  • Determine spare part requirements and track spare part inventory.
  • Analyze performance data determining root cause and performance trends.
  • Review monthly reports from service providers.
  • Assist with preparation of monthly reports to client / owner and present performance metrics and KPI’s.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  • Conduct project postmortems and create a recommendations report to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Ensure all environmental, health and safety policies and procedures are followed.
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical) degree or diploma
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in project management in renewable power generation or service environment that includes electrical, controls, and network communication systems.
  • Strong negotiation, facilitation, risk management and consensus building skills.
  • Knowledge of general and national codes, medium voltage power systems and photovoltaic or Energy Storage system applications is an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally and influence positively a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Proven ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects, and execute in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with a strong ownership mentality.
  • Professional-level capabilities with project management tools (e.g., MS 365 and Microsoft Project)
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a driving record.
  • Must be able to travel to domestic locations as needed per project.
  • Ability to function successfully both independently and within a team.
  • Demonstrated professional appearance and conduct.
  • Work will be performed in a standard office environment, in front of a computer monitor and will involve sitting, bending, standing, walking, typing, reaching.

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.