Location: Remote (Position is expected to be in NYS)
Role Type: Contract (W2 only)
Hours: 35 per week
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Project Manager to join the team. This is a remote position, but the candidate is expected to be in New York State. The role involves managing technical assistance projects for school bus fleet operators, with a focus on electrification. The ideal candidate will have 3-6 years of relevant experience, strong project management skills, and the ability to engage with various stakeholders.
Lead and support the technical assistance intake and application process for school bus fleet operators.
Review and approve applications, including scopes of work, budgets, and schedules for technical assistance projects.
Support and manage all aspects of technical assistance projects, including technical review, client engagement, and progress/budget tracking.
Engage with utilities to ensure school districts and bus fleet operators are coordinating as required by project Statements of Work (SOWs).
Support broad engagement with schools and school bus fleets to inform them about the opportunities for school bus electrification.
Track, document, and report on projects as needed, including the number of districts, project stages, number of vehicles, and progress on utility engagement.
Technical & Professional Skills:
Well-developed understanding of relevant technical principles and their application to the program area.
Basic understanding of state energy/environmental economic development issues.
Strong project management skills to oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
Competent and confident interaction with outside stakeholders, including fleets, school districts, consultants, charging station hosts, and utilities.
Ability to learn systems quickly and stay organized, following/set processes for managing multiple projects.
Demonstrated ability to implement projects in a timely manner.
Ability to produce comprehensive and concise written and verbal material.
Effective negotiation skills with contractors and interface effectively with customers and other contacts.
Proficient in Salesforce, NEIS, and MS Office.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Background in civil or electrical engineering and/or transportation planning is strongly preferred.
Experience with utility engagement, vehicle fleet operations, and/or school district operations is helpful but not required.
Basic understanding of clean transportation, electric vehicles, and electric vehicle charging is strongly preferred.
If you are a motivated and experienced Project Manager looking to make a significant impact in the clean transportation sector, we encourage you to apply.