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About The Company

Powin Energy is a leading producer of utility scale modular battery energy storage system (complete with a patented, advanced, cloud-based monitoring/control system). That means we build power plants out of batteries that put coal and gas generators out of business and enable sustainable viability for renewable energy sources like solar and wind.

Powin is, and will continue to be, one of a handful of companies that will provide the equipment necessary to make this happen. Powin has distinct competitive advantages: cost-effectiveness; reliability; scalability; deploy-ability; and operational sophistication. Every day we work to ensure that we maintain these competitive advantages and our position as a global leader in providing turnkey, battery energy storage solutions for utility-scale, commercial and industrial, and microgrid applications.

Summary

Our Global Services team is growing, and we are seeking a Service Operations Planner to join our team. This role is responsible for coordinating, scheduling, and reporting internal and external field resources. Responsible for successful completion of new projects, planned maintenance, and unplanned service requests.

We are looking for a bright, energetic, team-player to work on this critical role in support of Powin’s clients. The idea candidate will have knowledge of the power industry, preferably in Battery Energy Storage Systems with a demonstrated track record in support and scheduling resources for project delivery.

Job Details

  • Manage and deliver planned maintenance schedules requiring approximately 200 cycles per year
  • Manage overall maintenance plans, project schedules and resource allocation in support of field services
  • Oversee project assigned Authorized Service Providers (ASP), sub-contractors to ensure quality, schedules are met, safety guidelines and requirements are followed
  • Proactively collaborate with customers, suppliers, partners, sales, and senior management as necessary to ensure project deliverables and contract requirements are met
  • Prepare level 2 and level 3 gantt charts
  • Responsible for effective contract management and change control to ensure transparent performance of contract obligations
  • Interface with internal and external customers to determine customer needs, improving communication, and overall planning of outage requirements
  • Collaborate with field service and engineering to analyze, identify, and understand product issues that affect performance of LTSA
  • Determine corrective actions for containment and resolution with engineering and field service contracts
  • Collaborate with SCM to provide maximum visibility of maintenance schedules allowing for sufficient lead times to enable SCM to succeed in procurement of necessary parts
  • Assist in the development of inventory management programs related to contract requirements, locations, and obligations to fully mitigate risk inherent in performance of LTSA contracts and performance obligations
  • Plan and implement necessary augmentation projects to overcome degradation including introduction of new technology to ensure contract requirements are fulfilled
  • Resolve warranty issues and perform other duties as required
  • Travel to customer plant sites for planning outage requirements and meeting with the customer on all contract issues
  • Coordination of parts, repairs, and the ordering of new parts to support outages at the customer’s plant site
  • Develop and release project documentation including technical reports, outage reports, and customer performance reports

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management or related experience
  • 2+ years of scheduler experience, preferably in the utility or renewable energy field
  • Proficiency in scheduling tools MS Project, along with basic MS office programs
  • Experience with developing project plans, detailed construction schedules, cost/resource loaded schedules
  • Background in scheduling, project controls and construction management. Construction field experience is a plus
  • Experience interacting with all levels of employees, customers, and field service personnel
  • Ability to focus on details. Transparent communicator with ability to quickly build trust
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from leadership, managers, clients, customers, and field service staff
  • Ability to read and analyze business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to write concise reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • In-depth understanding with mathematical concepts such as probability statistical inference, budgeting, forecasting, and P&L’s
  • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions

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