Project Management Advisor

Requisition ID:  13018

Pasadena, US, 91101

ENGIE North America is seeking a Project Management Advisor to be officed in one of our three Southern California offices.  The Project Manager Advisor (PM) is the primary manager of all phases of an energy 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 and renewable generation installations, to help local cities, schools and counties or other Public Sector customers become more sustainable, save money, and improve services to their end users. Expectation is that one to several projects are managed from early development through post construction, including design, contract negotiations, and project implementation. 


Reporting to the Project Management Director, this position sits in Riverside, Orange, or Pasadena California and is eligible for a hybrid work schedule.


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:

  • Lead a project team to investigate, develop and implement energy and water related customer improvements (such as solar PV, energy storage, LED lighting retrofits, HVAC/control upgrades, water fixture and water meter retrofits, and SCADA upgrades)
  • Actively manages the project team through regular meetings to assign tasks and responsibilities, and discuss/document project updates, needs and progress
  • Serves as customer’s primary contact during development and implementation phases; strives for their complete satisfaction with ENGIE’s services
  • Manages 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
  • Creates, edits and reviews 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
  • Assists Sales team in customer presentations and interviews during development phase, including Board and Council meetings as needed
  • Works 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
  • Works 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
  • Executes 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
  • Ensures 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 drawings, RFIs, submittals, warranty information and any other additional information)
  • Works 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
  • Coordinates 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 bring:

Bachelor’s Degree in related field (required)

  • Engineering or Construction Management field preferred
    • State Professional Engineering license preferred
    • OSHA 10 preferred


  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience
  • Ability to review engineering work across all typical energy project scope types
  • Understanding 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
  • Understands Project Engineer job responsibilities in project development
  • Understands durations and requirements of energy measure development and delivery
  • Prepares and understands proformas
  • Understands general construction methods and has ability to work with construction manager to implement project
  • Clear technical communication skills, verbally and in writing
  • Analytical and financial analysis skills to predict customer project economics and manage project budgets
  • 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
  • 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/Conditions:

  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Physical ability to conduct regular site walks
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to use a company issued computer
  • Could involve some lifting up to 35lbs.
  • 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 20-40% of the time based on project requirements and with the need for some overnight trips
  • Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license/clean driving record You will be required to operate rental vehicles provided by the company or personal automobiles while on assignments)
  • Must have the ability to travel domestically and internationally on limited occasions
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies


Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the needed assistance to perform the essential functions.




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 Range: $92,395 – $236,600 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

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles