Project Management Professional

Requisition ID:  18877

Chicago, Illinois, United States

ENGIE North America opts for evergreen job postings to ensure a consistent pool of top talent. This approach aligns with our commitment to ongoing growth, innovation, and agility in the dynamic energy industry. By embracing evergreen postings, we remain prepared for changing needs, foster diversity, and provide a flexible platform for individuals seeking meaningful roles beyond traditional application windows. This strategy enhances our ability to attract exceptional candidates who share our values and vision for a sustainable future.

ENGIE North America is growing as we continue to lead the energy transition. We are looking to network with talented Project Management professionals in the Illinois and Michigan area(s).

Potential future opportunities include Advisor level roles (requiring a minimum of seven (7) years of experience)  Learn more about ENGIE and submit a resume, and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will connect to learn more about you.  In the meantime, sign up for alerts at Careers at ENGIE to get notified when our Project Management opportunities open.


The Project Manager Advisor (PM) is the primary manager of all phases of a project, with the objective of a successful completion on time, and within budget, while maintaining quality, safety, and cash management standards, and producing strong customer references. Projects include a combination of energy efficiency measures, facility renovations, and renewable generation installations, to help local cities, schools and counties or other Public Sector customers become more sustainable, save money, and improve facilities. Expectation is that one to several projects are managed from early development through post construction, including design, contract negotiations, and project implementation. 


The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed.



What you’ll do:

Discipline professionals at ENGIE North America are responsible for:

  • Leading a project team to investigate, develop and implement energy and facility improvements projects (such as LED lighting retrofits, HVAC/control upgrades,  building envelope upgrades, site paving/drainage improvements, and other capital improvement/commercial renovation projects)
  • Actively manage the project team through regular meetings to assign tasks and responsibilities, and discuss/document project updates, needs and progress
  • Serve as customer’s primary contact during development and implementation phases; strives for their complete satisfaction with ENGIE’s services
  • Manage all technical aspects of the project including scope development, savings analysis, and constructability of the measures to drive project scope and develop comprehensive programs that fit customers’ unique needs
  • Create, edit and review all external deliverables including customer reports, bid packages, and contract documents; and all internal documents including risk review packages, deal review documents, and project database records
  • Assist Sales team in customer presentations and interviews during development phase, including administrative, committee, and board meetings, as needed
  • Work with Legal and Finance to qualify vendors/subcontractors and prepares and negotiates (in conjunction with ENGIE Legal, Sales and Management) all customer/vendor contracts and change orders
  • Work with ENGIE’s construction manager and vendors/subcontractors to establish a project schedule with adequate milestones for regular progress measurement. Continually monitors progress against the schedule and adjusts as necessary, communicating any changes with ENGIE leadership, sales, construction manager, subs/vendors, and the customer
  • Execute with accuracy all fiduciary requirements including managing installation budgets, creating/approving revenue and expense invoices on a monthly basis, protecting project cash flow by ensuring timely customer payments, and completing monthly forecasts
  • Ensure all projects are set up in Procore and that all construction project documentation is up to date and complete in Procore throughout implementation and at time of project closeout (including construction documents, submittals, RFIs, warranty information, etc.)
  • Work with the Labor Compliance Team to ensure all local labor compliance regulations are met. Follows up with subcontractors as needed to assist Labor Compliance in collection of documents
  • Coordinate with post-construction teams for savings guarantees and expected maintenance activities during development/implementation and ensures a smooth transition at the end of construction
  • May perform other duties as assigned


What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Clear technical communication skills, both verbally and in writing in which you are proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project);
  • Ability to review construction plans and specifications for a variety of scope types
  • Ability to prepare and write accurate customer reports and RFX responses, with attention to customer goals and needs
  • Understanding of contract scopes of work, and alignment with subcontractor scopes of work
  • Understands general construction methods and has ability to work with construction manager to implement projects
  • Analytical and financial analysis skills to predict customer project economics and manage project budgets
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Negotiation skills that protect ENGIE’s interests on a given project, while building customer and vendor/subcontractor rapport
  • Advanced understanding of design, construction and operations of commercial renovation projects;  experience K-12 and University capital improvement projects
  • Ability to create and execute on project development and delivery schedules
  • Excellent adherence to schedule, and collaborative problem-solving skills to maintain budget, schedule and customer satisfaction
  • High standards of accuracy, appearance and thoroughness of project documentation


Additional Information:

  • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • Must be available to travel up to 40% of the time and with the need for some overnight trips
  • Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license/clean driving record
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Outdoor work may expose the employee to weather conditions
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy




ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone. 


Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.


  • Salary ranges will be included on the formal job posting once a specific level of opportunity is determined and posted
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors 
  • In addition to salary, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan
  • At ENGIE we understand that benefits matter, we offer competitive benefit options including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match
  • More information can be found here: Discover our employee benefits 


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.  

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Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ESI NORTHAM
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree