Energy Efficiency Project Manager

Job Locations US-CA | US-DC | US-VT
# of Openings
Project Management




VEIC is a sustainable energy company on a mission to generate the energy solutions the world needs. For over 30 years VEIC has been working with governments, utilities, foundations, and businesses across North America to develop and deploy clean energy services that provide immediate and lasting change. With expertise in energy efficiency, building decarbonization, transportation electrification, and new approaches for a clean and flexible grid, VEIC brings innovative solutions to the market. VEIC is nationally recognized for developing pilots and programs that optimize energy use, reduce energy burdens for low-income customers, and advance new technologies. In addition to our full-service consulting business (Energy Services), VEIC administers three large-scale sustainable energy programs: Efficiency Vermont, Efficiency Smart, and the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU).


We are committed to building an inclusive work community that represents a vibrant diversity of background, experience, perspective, and thought. Climate change impacts all of us; however, we are impacted differently based on our identities and experiences. We all deserve a place at the table to make decisions about our collective future – we hope you’ll consider joining us as we work towards our vision for a healthy planet, thriving people, and energy justice.


Qualified candidates located in the states where VEIC conducts business will also be considered: CA, CT, DC, DE, HI, MA, MD, ME, MI, MT, NJ, NY, PA, OH, RI, VA, VT, and WI.  Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication style, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply. #LI-Remote


VEIC has an opportunity for a skilled, resourceful, and collaborative Project Manager. This position applies project management, facilitation, and organizational skills to support the successful execution of external client consulting and engineering projects focused on decarbonization, through energy efficiency and building and transportation electrification.


This person must be able to manage projects with a collaborative approach and foster a team-based work environment. The Project Manager will demonstrate high attention to detail, have experience managing competing priorities in a fast-paced environment, and have excellent writing skills. Ideally, familiarity and/or experience with decarbonization, energy efficiency, and emerging technology areas such as HVAC, water heating, whole buildings, process loads, plug loads and appliances, and lighting is strongly preferred.


This is a fast-paced and dynamic position, with opportunities to be challenged, contribute to project outcomes, and interact routinely with a variety of stakeholders. This position will also support internal initiatives of strategic importance to Energy Services by working closely with consulting colleagues across VEIC and project management team members to contribute to critical initiatives to continuously improve project management practices, providing value to project teams, clients, and associated stakeholders.


  • Develops, maintains, and works within a highly effective project management framework.
  • Provides project management support to Energy Services projects to include:
    • Establishing and maintaining project communication and tracking systems, including workplan and budget management.
    • Managing day-to-day project decision making and flagging potential concerns/deviations from project plan.
    • Performing internal operations tasks, such as budget management and project financial forecasting.
    • Serving as a key contact with internal and external clients as appropriate.
    • Supports project leadership to understand project objectives, guide workplan development, define key deliverables, and manage work of project teams.
    • Successfully balances scope, timelines, dependencies, budgets, and overall execution of multiple external client projects.
    • Leverages organization navigation skills to provide internal coordination across VEIC’s shared services, keeping internal stakeholders informed of project progress and meeting operational needs for projects.
    • Applies project management and change management best practices and standards to all projects.
    • Provides support to the activities of VEIC as necessary to accomplish organizational goals and objectives.
  • Strong personal commitment to the mission, vision, goals and values of VEIC.
  • Undergraduate degree or a similar combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills were acquired.
  • At least four years of experience managing and coordinating programs or projects, including leading project teams or a combination of experience from which comparable skills were acquired.
  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinking skills.
  • General knowledge of standard office computer applications, including word processing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to appropriately manage conflict.
  • Demonstrated ability to be organized, detail-oriented, accurate, and able to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with technical and non-technical managers and staff in a team effort.
  • Preferred: direct experience working on federal projects/contracts.


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