Jr. Project Manager (req# 57439)

Posted 3 weeks ago

The Project Manager owns the delivery of projects for Heila’s clients, including managing relationships with project developers, installers, operators, and others. The Project Manager oversees all aspects of a project setting schedules, assigning responsibilities, managing subcontracts, monitoring status, reporting on progress, and preparing the necessary deliverables for commercial operation and financial close.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Manage project personnel, subcontractors, project scope, budget, schedule, deliverables, and financial analysis.
  • Directly interact with Heila’s customers and partners, managing customer service, relationships, and contracts.
  • Manage and update schedules to reflect current information, monitor critical path activities, and track outstanding items.
  • Work closely with the Sales, Finance, Product, and Engineering Teams to satisfy all requirements for commercial operation and financial close.
  • Manage the scalation of technical questions to the appropriate subject matter experts.
  • Evaluate technologies and equipment, providing recommendations as needed.
  • Create project reports and documentation needed for commercial operation and financial close.
  • Provide technical assistance, support, and collaboration.
  • Responsible for project cash-flow management: progress billing, collections support and monitoring, and resource management.
  • Foster positive and effective business relationships at all levels and project phases.



  • 2-3 years of project management work experience focusing on complex DER projects in an industrial/engineering environment, with people management responsibilities.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of mechanical and electrical engineering.
  • Proven experience with OSHA safety standards, mechanical and electrical systems development, engineering, and project management regulations, practices, and codes.
  • Strong IT skills – Microsoft Office, Atlassian JIRA/Confluence, MS Project and AutoCAD.
  • Bachelors in EE, ME or Construction Management.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Must possess a keen analytical mind, be strong on planning, detail, and accuracy, and have a deep understanding of project management expertise. Must possess substantial skills in written and oral communication with all levels of management and with outside contacts.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Good understanding of control and optimization systems used in DER projects.
  • Knowledge of DER equipment and applications – including solar arrays, batteries, generators, fuel cells, among others.
  • Knowledge and understanding of resilience and economic use cases in DER projects.
  • Understanding of utility grid interconnection processes and rules.
  • Master’s degree in engineering or project management.


Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

The salary range for this position is $87,450 – $111,100. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k.


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