Equipment Coordinator

Irvine, CA / Remote, USA
Hanwha Q CELLS USA Corp – Self-Perform Construction /
Full-time (Hybrid) /
Remote
Hanwha Q CELLS USA Corp (“HQC US”) develops, invests, and delivers solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects through Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services in North America.

The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to deliver utility-scale power generation plants customized for local and regional energy markets. HQC US offers the full spectrum of PV solutions – from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investment. With proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, HQC US minimizes uncertainty and risk and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy.

The Equipment Coordinator role is essential to oversee the management, maintenance, and repair of project equipment, ensuring operational excellence across our construction projects in the Solar market. This position reports to the Construction Manager, or another management personnel that the division/department lead may designate. This position is a project-based assignment opportunity and working hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm local time. Overtime and weekend working hours will be required as needed. This position is expected to travel 100%.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide comprehensive support to construction operations on-project to maximize equipment use and minimize costs.
    • Perform inbound equipment receiving and inspection on newly mobilized assets and rentals, and outbound equipment inspections on returning assets and rentals, including fleet vehicles.
    • Maintain an up-to-date list of project equipment, overseeing utilization and scheduling replacements and repairs.
    • Implement and oversee a preventative and predictive maintenance program on-project, monitoring repair execution.
    • Directly manage project fueling process and control.
    • In collaboration with the F&E managers, coordinate project mechanics, both internal resources and 3rd party.
    • Lead the implementation of safety programs, participate in accident reviews, and ensure fleet compliance with regulations.
    • Deliver utilization reports to senior leadership, including weekly summaries.
    • Address urgent equipment needs of the construction operations.
    • Directly coordinate with local vendors to facilitate 3rd party repairs and services to support the project execution team.
    • Responsible for labeling all project equipment and fleet as identifiers are provided by F&E mangers.
    • Promote and lead by example to maintain the highest standards of safety.
    • Regular attendance, in accordance with company's attendance policy and supervisory assignment, is an essential job duty requirement for this position.
    • Prepares and maintains extensive spreadsheets, documents, and request trackers on internal systems.
    • Provide detail on invoices to specific site for payment of fuel, rent, and lease.
    • Collaborates with Risk Management regarding COI’s, equipment loss, or recordable damages.
    • Coordinates with approved vendors to obtain quotes.
    • Distribute registrations and insurance card updates for all equipment.   
    • Partners with Fleet in activation and deactivation of fuel cards for all rental equipment.
    • Attends work regularly and punctually, as scheduled or expected.
    • Complies with Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and Company Policies & Procedures.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • A minimum of 2 years of construction experience, with a strong preference for experience in the solar or related industries.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Office, and Outlook.
    • Experience with database systems and fleet and equipment management software.
    • Exceptional organizational, negotiation, and communication skills.
    • Capability to interact with leadership cross-culturally, both within and outside the organization
    • Have a strong desire to continuously improve and push limits.
    • Strong team player with a high degree of professionalism in which one conducts self at all times.
    • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
    • Willing to travel up to 100%
$38 - $44 an hour
The above-listed salary range is required by the California Pay Transparency Act and may differ depending on the location of those candidates hired nationwide. The salary range shared in the job description is for the listed position and only pertains to the candidate if they work in Irvine, CA. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to internal pay equity, skill set, education, licenses and certifications, geographic location, essential job duties and requirements, and the necessary experience relative to the job’s minimum qualifications. An additional discretionary bonus structure or incentives may be offered as part of the overall compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, dental, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
 
·  Stationary Position: frequently remains stationary up to 90% of the time and sitting up to 8 hours in a day
·  Move/Traverse: infrequently bend, stand, stoop and/or walk
·  Carry Weight: infrequently carry weight and/or lift objects (light to heavy) weighing up to 10 pounds
·  Hearing and Speech: frequently communicates with the ability to hear and talk on a regular basis with employees, coworkers, and all personnel matters; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
·  Sight: frequent use of sight to detect images on computer, office documents, and office objects near and far
·  Climb: occasionally ascends/descends on stairway to get to office upper and lower floors
·  Travel: review above travel requirement for this position

WORK ENVIRONMENT
 
·  Regular professional, office business setting
·  Noise level ranges from low to moderate (if in office setting)
·  Noise level ranges from moderate to high (if on construction worksite)

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