Assistant Project Manager

We are a mission-driven energy efficiency company. We engineer energy upgrades and implement them for our Clients. Then we track savings to make sure they don’t slip after the job is finished.
Our growing team is passionate about reinventing the way we use energy. Many of our top Clients are Fortune 500 companies. Services include:

Engineering – Benchmarking, ASHRAE Level 1, 2 & 3 energy audits, and
retro-commissioning Energy project implementation
On-going data analytics and fault detection and diagnosis (FDD).

Position Description: We’re currently looking for a driven Assistant Project Manager. The successful  candidate will:

– want to be part of the solution to the climate crisis 
– have an exceptional aptitude for problem solving 
– love working in a small team and taking on big responsibility 
– want to stretch themselves 
– have excellent time and project management skills 

As part of our team, you will be exposed to the full range of energy upgrade projects. Projects range from  $50,000 to $1 million and the successful candidate will play a key role in multiple projects from start to finish. 

Projects include lighting, HVAC, controls, and building envelope upgrades. 

This position will require nationwide travel up to 50% of the time. You will be our boots on the ground to help coordinate energy projects onsite. 

Responsibilities

Your top priorities are assisting the Project Manager in delivering projects:

– On time
– On budget
– To a happy Client

Specific duties include: 

  • Estimating assistance

     

    • Visit commercial buildings and document existing conditions
    • Work with the engineering team to:
      • Determine best energy upgrades given client goals
      • Prepare documents for bid
      • Recommend energy upgrade technologies
    • Conduct bid analysis for subcontracted scopes
    • Prepare proposals including detailed costs estimates, scope of work, and value proposition
  • Project Management assistance
    • Plan and schedule the work 
    • Generate contracts 
    • Track and report progress onsite
    • Recognize, document, and communicate all scope and cost changes 
    • Work with subcontractors to implement the energy upgrades 
    • Work with in-house engineering team to adapt to field conditions and ensure energy saving  targets are met or exceeded. You will bridge the gap between engineering and customer  support 
    • Ensure the financial health of the project 
    • Clearly and effectively communicate with the team and client 
    • Manage the completion of the project

Requirements 

  • A 4-year degree from an accredited institution 
  • Prior work experience 
  • A drive to eradicate energy waste in buildings and plants is a plus 
  • Well-honed attention to detail and problem solving skills 
  • Self-directed and can manage multiple projects and prioritize time and resources accordingly
  • Ability to work with our team, sometimes under pressure to meet deadlines 
  • Strong ability to communicate to a variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders verbally and in writing 
  • Provide superior, friendly service 
  • Clean DMV record 
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office suite and Microsoft Project 
  • Available for nationwide travel 
  • Bonus qualifications:
    • Engineering background
    • Experience with Retro-commissioning (RCx) and/or RCx implementation
    • Control programming
    • Knowledge of facilities maintenance procedures, and standards
    • Networking knowledge
We offer meaningful work, competitive compensation and benefit packages, including: medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending account, paid holidays, and paid time off. If you would like to help us on our mission, please send us your resume and salary requirements.