Northeast Electric Fleets Lead

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24 days ago

CALSTART is #Hiring a Northeast Electric Fleet Lead to manage projects and provide direct technical assistance for fleet electrification. The selected candidate will provide technical and outreach support for CALSTART's fleet advisory services for business in Massachusetts, provide outreach to support the NY Truck Voucher Incentive Program (NYTVIP), and contribute significantly to these programs that impact the Northeast communities. The Project Manager will lead all aspects of associated deliverables. The person will oversee industry engagement and collaboration with our multiple partners, including cultivation of new business opportunities related to fleet-focused stakeholders and/or technical assistance work. This position will be a part of CALSTART's Northeast Regional office but can work remotely from this office as a location in New England is preferable.
CALSTART's Northeast Regional Office team works to integrate cleaner, more efficient vehicle technologies into public and private fleets through design and implementation of incentive programs for clean cars, trucks, and charging infrastructure, technical study of clean freight corridor potential, and thoughtful policy engagement with CALSTART's growing list of industry member to effectuate sound adoption conditions for clean mobility technologies and practices throughout the region.
Additionally, the Lead Project Manager will:

  • Supplement Northeast team capacity on New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program and fleet advisory services projects in Massachusetts
  • Embed equity and broad representation in program design, team operations, implementation, partner development, outreach, and support
  • Strategically and collaboratively manage and negotiate across departments, teams, and state agencies (e.g., NYSERDA, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, etc.)
  • Conduct integrated project management including executive decision making, task delegation, budgeting, compliance, and quarterly reporting
  • Resolve challenging legal and contractual matters through collaboration
  • Secure new business for the Northeast in collaboration with Northeast Regional Director and other CALSTART staff, including developing and maintaining a future funding pipeline

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!

  • A bachelor's degree in, sustainability, engineering, urban planning, or other related fields
  • 5+ years of experience working with utility or transportation industry supporting the adoption of clean transportation technologies
  • 2+ years of project management experience
  • Prior experience conducting electrification analysis for Medium and Heavy-Duty Vehicle (MHDV) fleets
  • Prior experience facilitating fleet electrification through multi-stakeholder coordination including electric utilities
  • Experience with grassroots community engagement for transportation, mobility, affordable housing, social and/or environmental justice
  • Experience working cross-functionally across different departments, stakeholders and/or agencies to achieve shared goals
  • Demonstrate a passion and commitment for social justice, environmental justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Ability to manage and lead a team
  • Excellent communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills and comfortable with complexity
  • Strong ability to meet or exceed deadlines and able to work with minimal supervision or direction

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience conducting community needs assessments and managing multiple multiyear projects
  • Certificate in project management
  • Knowledge and experience working on challenging legal and contractual matters
  • Familiarity with state government agencies, such as MassCEC, NYSERDA, NYSDEC, MassDOT, CTDOT, NJDEP, and others
  • Advanced degree or certifications in related fields

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive annual salary based on experience
  • Performance-based growth opportunities
  • Competitive 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

To apply: If you are up to this challenge, we invite you to apply. 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