Project Management Advisor

Requisition ID:  2489

Oakland, US, 077015 - J

ENGIE is committed to reshaping the energy future through the global implementation of a lower carbon energy economy in order to preserve the world’s natural resources.  We are looking for talented and driven people who are committed to making the vision a reality.


The Project Management Advisor is the primary manager of all phases of an energy project, with the objective of successful completion on time, and within budget, while maintaining quality, safety, and cash management standards, and producing strong customer references. Assigned projects are primarily solar PV, storage, and microgrids or a combination of. Depending on the customer, this can also include a combination of energy efficiency measures, renewable generation systems, and carious carbon reduction strategies. The goal is to help public sector, commercial and industrial customers around the United States become more sustainable, save money, and improve processes in their plants, and services to their end-users. In this role, you will manage several projects simultaneously from early development through post-construction, including design, contract negotiations, and project implementation.


This position is located in Oakland, CA and will report to the Director of Project Management. This position is open to a hybrid scheduled of both in-office and work-from-home days for now.


What you’ll do:

  • Assign responsibilities to project team; establish schedules for individual team members
  • Serve as customer’s primary contact during the implementation phase
  • Manage all technical aspects of the project including scope development, savings analysis, and constructability of the measures
  • Assist Sales team in customer presentations and interviews during the development phase
  • Work with Legal to prepare and negotiate customer agreements and change orders
  • Ensure that the internal risk review package is complete and accurate, secures risk review approval for all project commitments
  • Manage all cost components of the project during implementation, and maintain precise and updated actual costs versus budget throughout the project
  • Responsible for immediately notifying the supervisor upon determining that a project budget or staffing plan needs adjustment
  • Work with the construction manager establishes a project schedule with adequate milestones for regular progress measurement
  • Ensure that the customer has signed off on the submittals
  • Manage the job to completion within the schedule; Issues regular job progress reports
  • Work with Accounting to invoice the customer monthly on each project
  • Review the internal aging report to ensure customer payment to ENA
  • Proactively approaches customers regarding any payment delays or issues
  • Complete budget analysis and forecasting on monthly basis for each project
  • Ensure all projects are set up in Procore
  • Comply with all local labor regulations and ensure they are achieved
  • Ensure that the monitoring set-up package (if applicable) and final job close-out information are completed on time

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management, preferred
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of related work experience, including training
  • State Professional Engineering license preferred / OSHA 10 preferred
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts
  • Proficient in financial analysis skills to predict customer project economics and manage project budgets
  • Strong negotiation skills that protect ENGIE’s interests on a given project, while building customer and vendor/subcontractor rapport
  • Ability to prepare and write accurate customer reports and RFX responses, with attention to customer goals and needs
  • Capability to create and execute 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
  • Ability to review engineering work across all typical energy project scope types
  • Knowledge of contract scopes of work, and alignment with subcontractor scopes of work
  • Ability to review and improve energy analysis performed by others for all project sizes
  • Understanding of Project Engineer job responsibilities in project development
  • Knowledge of durations and requirements of energy measure development and delivery
  • Prepare and understand proformas
  • Superior understanding of general construction methods and can work with the construction manager to implement the project


Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use personal computer in order to communicate and presentations 
  • Ability to travel to conduct site visits
  • Could involve some lifting



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 Range: $112,000-$172,500 USD annually 
  • 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