Project Management Advisor

Requisition ID:  13991

Riverside, US, Judet: Tel

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 (PM) position is responsible for providing overall management of the project from initial development such as the preparation of a basis of design report to cost estimating and budget preparation, through final engineering design including preparation of specifications and drawings, construction and final commissioning of the project and project closeout.  


This PM position focuses on Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTP) with the development, design and installation of upgrades to existing WWTP facilities to increase efficiency, generate new revenue streams, and reduce overall operational costs.  Design, construction and commissioning activities may be performed by subcontractors and consultants managed by the PM.  


The PM will work with our internal Operations Team, Procurement, Asset Management Department, design consultants and installing subcontractors to manage the development, design engineering and construction of the projects.  The candidate must have experience managing large, complex, design-build projects preferably in the WWTP market.  The PM will provide mentorship and training to other project team members.   


The position supports the projected growth of the assigned business unit and the ENGIE WWTP vertical market.


This position is located in Riverside, California and reports to the Director of Project Management.


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:

  • General
    • Manage all aspects of complicated $30M – $75M+ Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) projects, including project development, scoping, contracting, risk management, budgeting, schedule, and quality control
    • Be responsible for the day-to-day successful execution of contracted EPC scope in the areas of safety, planning, cost control, schedule, contractual compliance, safety, and client satisfaction
    • Be proficient in design-build delivery model
    • Manage the Project Team including the subcontractors, internal and external design consultants, the on-site Construction Team and internal project team such as project engineers, construction managers, commissioning managers and other subject matter experts
    • The on-site team will include individuals responsible for construction, safety, logistics, and quality control
    • Oversee and advance projects during development phase, through construction and Project Closeout as well as handover to M&V and O&M/Asset Management
    • Build, foster, and maintain a collaborative working environment within the Project Team
    • Provide training and mentoring to the internal ENGIE Team to build internal skills in the WWT arena
  • Preconstruction
    • Create, maintain and manage a portfolio of projects
    • Assist with pre-construction activities
    • Conduct internal weekly and customer facing bi-weekly or as needed meetings including design reviews, coordination with the Owner, site coordination, constructability review and project updates
    • Manage the development process, including report preparation and assembling the ENGIE management budget and risk analysis process.  This includes development of all proposed system upgrades, including cost estimates and energy and operational impacts
    • Manage the engineering design process to assure final design matches the intent of the basis of design. Ensure all work meets all State and Federal regulatory requirements for the State of California as well as customer and ENGIE design requirements
    • Support project financing activities’
    • Answer customer and Independent Engineer technical and construction diligence questions
  • Construction
    • Create a procurement plan in collaboration with project team and internal Engie procurement
    • Manage project (or portfolio of projects) to assure project is delivered within established budget and schedule
    • Manage the procurement of ENGIE provided Major Equipment and associated supply agreements
    • Assist in the creation of bid packages bid evaluations, scope of work creation, contract negotiations and execution
    • Mitigate change orders and participate in negotiations 
    • Track contractual requirements and deliverables for all project contracts
    • Prepare weekly and monthly reports, including monthly forecasts for upper management tracking
    • Manage Customer, subcontractor, and consultant contracts, invoices, change order requests, submittals and RFI’s
    • Prepare for monthly project reviews with Project Management Director or ROD
    • Assist with the management of the project schedule and schedule updates
    • Assist with developing and implementing the inspection, testing, and commissioning plans
    • Assist with the development and implementation of the document controls processes
    • Coordinate and facilitate communications with all internal and external project stakeholders
    • Manage the Project Close-Out Plan and handover to M&V and Operations and Asset Management


What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering or related engineering field is preferred
  • A minimum of (7) seven years of relevant experience in the municipal Water/Wastewater industry, with a progression of responsibility including project development and delivery
  • Experience working with local and state regulatory agencies for permitting approvals a plus
  • Advanced level skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent skills in networking proficiency
  • Leadership and problem solving skills
  • Ability to lead and adapt in a demanding, ever-changing environment
  • Takes a collaborative approach to getting the work done
  • Familiarity with Procore highly desirable


Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Could involve some lifting
  • Physical ability to conduct regular site walks
  • Must be available to travel up to 25% of the time and with the need for some overnight trips
  • Eligible for a hybrid schedule consisting of in-office and work-from-home opportunities


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: $119,570 – $218,400 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