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Project Manager I - EV Charging Incentives Remote Westcoast USA

Company: CALSTART, Inc.
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

CALSTART is seeking to hire a Project Manager I (PM) who will play a critical role in managing innovative and first of its kind projects that advance electric charging infrastructure for zero-emission vehicles. The PM will take a lead role in managing 'community first' industry engagement and infrastructure technical support activities for California infrastructure deployment and incentive administration projects. The PM will incorporate equity and inclusive approaches to collaborating with industry, government, and communities to drive technology adoption in communities most impacted by climate change. Projects may include the California Energy Commission's EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles Project, Second Block Grant for Light Duty Electric Vehicle Charger Incentive Projects, and the Research Center for Electric Technologies in Truck Applications (RHETTA). The PM will function as a resource on zero-emission infrastructure solutions for passenger vehicles.
Additionally, the Project Manager will also:

  • Be a driver of first-of-its-kind projects and programs in the clean transportation sector
  • Assess market-transformational needs across technology platforms and infrastructure strategies
  • Contribute to strategy development and evaluation of emerging vehicle and infrastructure technologies
  • Foster partnership development and provide technical guidance to industry and communities
  • Develop technical guidance and resources for users on infrastructure planning and development
  • Support outreach to a robust network of contacts within the transportation electrification space
    About CALSTART
    We are a nationally and internationally recognized clean transportation industry organization with offices in multiple states. With more than 30 years of experience, we work with both public and private sectors to break down barriers to innovation and drive the transportation industry to a clean and prosperous future.
    We work with these member companies and the broader industry, including fleets, manufacturers, public agencies, and fuel providers, to advance the clean transportation industry. Our work is organized into the major initiative areas; cars, buses, trucks (and off-road vehicles), fuels, and mobility. We advance each of these sectors by supporting technology development, assessing, and validating new technologies and products, accelerating market growth by supporting clean vehicle incentive programs, providing policy guidance and implementation, and giving value-added services to our member organizations. We believe now is our time, and we are planning for growth. If you want a career where you are making a real impact and benefiting both society and the environment, you should consider coming to work with us!
    • A bachelor's degree in engineering, environmental sustainability, or other related fields
    • Two years of experience working with utility or transportation industry supporting electric charging and/or alternative fueling infrastructure
    • Knowledge of the advanced transportation industry, zero-emission vehicle infrastructure, and supporting technologies including electric charging technology/software
    • Two years of experience working as a part of a project team
    • Manage project partner relationships and oversight of roles and responsibilities
    • Manage community engagement and outreach activities to promote environmental justice and access to resources to disadvantaged, low income, and Tribal communities
    • Excellent written skills in report generation, grant proposals, and research development
    • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
    • Strong partnership development and stakeholder engagement skills
    • Proven ability to synthesize large amounts of data into clear understandable language for stakeholders and other interested parties
    • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
    • Strong ability to meet or exceed deadlines and able to work with minimal supervision or direction
    • Proven ability to multitask and handle complexity
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other relevant industry analysis, modeling, and simulation tools
      Desired Skills and Experience
      • Experience conducting site assessment for zero-emission vehicle infrastructure planning and development (electric)
      • Experience with vehicle/technology operational and duty cycle assessment for charging and fueling requirements
      • Advanced degrees and certifications in engineering, technology, and business
      • Certificate in project management
      • Specific sector knowledge of and expertise in advanced transportation technologies and fuels including electricity, hydrogen, fuel cells and energy storage, natural gas, bio- and renewable fuels
      • Basic knowledge of certifications, standards, and relevant state and local codes, specifically related to charging and hydrogen infrastructure
        Salary and Benefits
        • Competitive annual salary based upon experience
        • Performance-based growth opportunities
        • Competitive company-paid health plan that includes dental and vision care
        • Retirement plan with a generous company contribution
        • Employee Incentive Program (bonus) yearly based on performance
        • Employee Wellness Program that includes on-demand fitness and mindfulness classes
        • Telecommuting and flexible work hours as appropriate
        • Rewards for alternative commuting to and from work
        • Committed to employee growth and development
          To apply: If you are up to this challenge, we invite you to apply. Qualified candidates, please apply online with your resume and cover letter at
          CALSTART includes the complete salary range amount ($62,000 to $81,000) the job level of the job announced. We determine pay based on education, experience, internal equity, and any other factors relevant to the job. Pay for this role will typically be from $62,000 to $68,000.
          CALSTART, Inc. is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and one that celebrates diversity in all forms. Our inclusive environment focuses on making decisions based on merit without regard to race, color, hair texture, gender, religion, age, nationality, social or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, LGBTQIA+ status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, genetics, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This applies to any terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruiting, hiring, transferring, training, pay, incentives, benefits, discipline, promotion, lay-offs, and termination. Underrepresented candidates are encouraged to apply.

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