Construction Manager

Engineering, Procurement, & Construction Remote, California Southern California/Arizona, California


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: Construction Manager    
Department:   Project Implementation, Operations & Services    
Entity:             CS e-STORAGE    
Reports To:     Project Director    
Location:         Remote, Arizona or California    
Position Summary:    
The 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.    
  •  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.  
    • Must be a registered building practitioner.
    • 4+ 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.  
     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.