Clean Transportation Project Manager

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4 days ago

CALSTART is hiring its next CALSTAR! We have an exciting opening for a Lead Project Manager to support the Transit Intercity Rail Capital Program, 50+ electric truck deployment projects and to carry out the San Joaquin Valley Regional Office's broader mission. Come work for us and lead market acceleration efforts that involve external stakeholder engagement. Support the Deputy Director with CBO relationship management, engaging small owner/operator fleets and associations, engaging agriculture stakeholders in zero emission solutions and much more! If you live in the San Joaquin Valley, you will have the opportunity to directly impact reducing greenhouse gas emissions in your communities!
Additionally, the Lead Project Manager

  • The role will support CALSTART's Clean Fuels, Bus, Truck, and Innovative Mobility initiatives.
  • Lead the deployment projects.
  • Engage in the data validation, assessment, demonstration, and development activities.
  • Support or brainstorm opportunities for growth as directed by the Division Director and Initiative leads.
  • Manage cross-functional team projects.

We are a nationally and internationally recognized clean transportation industry organization with offices in multiple states. With more than 30 years of experience, we work with both public and private sectors to break down barriers to innovation and drive the transportation industry to a clean and prosperous future.
We work with these member companies and the broader industry, including fleets, manufacturers, public agencies, and fuel providers, to advance the clean transportation industry. Our work is organized into the major initiative areas; cars, buses, trucks (and off-road vehicles), fuels, and mobility. We advance each of these sectors by supporting technology development, assessing, and validating new technologies and products, accelerating market growth by supporting clean vehicle incentive programs, providing policy guidance and implementation, and giving value-added services to our member organizations. We believe now is our time, and we are planning for growth. If you want a career where you are making a real impact and benefiting both society and the environment, you should consider coming to work with us!

  • 4+ years of project management experience in the cleantech space, including PM planning, project strategy development, deliverable and budget management.
  • Experience developing and executing program enhancement strategies (to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of programs).
  • Experience with grant application and management at Federal and State level.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of goods movement and offroad electrification within Agricultural Industry.
  • Knowledge of the high level zero emission transition process.
  • Knowledge of CARB investment strategy and zero emission legislation.
  • Knowledge of ZEV technologies and economic/feasibility barriers of entry for SJV fleets.
  • Knowledge of goods movement and offroad electrification within Agricultural Industry.

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive annual salary based on experience
  • Performance-based growth opportunities
  • 100% company-paid health plan that includes dental and vision care
  • Retirement plan with a generous company contribution
  • Employee Incentive Program (bonus) yearly based on performance
  • Telecommuting and flexible work hours as appropriate
  • Rewards for alternative commuting to and from work
  • Committed to employee growth and development

If you are up to this challenge, we invite you to apply for this role. Qualified candidates, please apply online with your resume and cover letter at (
CALSTART includes the complete salary range amount (minimum to maximum) the job level of the job announced. We determine pay based on education, experience, internal equity, and any other factors relevant to the job. Pay for this role will typically be from $85,000.00 to $91,000.00.
CALSTART, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, affirmative action employer and one that celebrates diversity in all forms. Our inclusive environment focuses on making decisions based on merit without regard to race, color, hair texture, gender, religion, age, nationality, social or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, LGBTQIA+ status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, genetics, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law or not. This applies to any terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruiting, hiring, transferring, training, pay, incentives, benefits, discipline, promotion, lay-offs, and termination. Underrepresented candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $85,000.00 - $109,000.00 per year