Technical Project Manager II Validation & Assessment Remote

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CALSTART is HIRING!! We are seeking a Technical Project Manager II to join our Validation and Assessment team. CALSTART has partnered with EnergIIZE and the California Energy Commission to design and implement incentive programs that will deploy light duty electric vehicle charging stations all over the Pacific! The Technical Project Manager II will build and maintain relationships, track milestones, facilitate communications and coordinate activities that impact the overall strategy.
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Additionally, the Technical Project Manager II will:

  • Be the lead contact for Validation and Assessment activities for infrastructure incentive programs and a high-speed charging technology development project (EnergIIZE, Communities in Charge and RHETTA).
  • Serve as technical interface for Validation and Assessment's infrastructure incentive programs and a high-speed charging technology development project for continuous relationship improvement.
  • Manage knowledge sharing between initiative, validation and assessment staff and stakeholders.
  • Collect, analyze, and manage data analysis through the established data processes.
  • Manage and support Validation and Assessment project managers in project reporting, budgeting, proposal writing, reporting timelines, coordinating/engaging with external stakeholders and other widespread support when needed.
  • Provide support for specific technical tasks (database creation, analysis and visualization) for knowledge product development and publications (final reports, case studies and other technical assistance resources).
  • Actively communicate with internal and external partners, making sure expectations are established and deadlines set and followed to manage project timelines, budgets and associated deliverable.

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 Environmental Science, Sustainability, Engineering, Technical Communication and other related fields or equivalent years of experience.
  • 3+ years of direct project management experience
  • 1+ years of clean transportation or environmental industry experience
  • Experience managing project partner relations and oversight of roles and responsibilities
  • General data competency and experience managing, analyzing, and visualizing data
  • Exceptional presentation, communication, and written skills
  • Strong technical and analytical communication skills with the ability to translate highly technical vernacular for a high variety of audiences with different levels of exposure to technical work
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Desired Qualifications

  • Project management certification such as Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • 3+ years of clean fuels or infrastructure experience
  • Experience working with technical communication tools such as R Studio / Tableau
  • Experience working with programming languages for data analysis and management such as Python/SQL
  • Master's Degree in Environmental Science, Sustainability, Engineering, Technical Communication, related field, or relevant experience
  • Ability to work or have significant overlap in the Pacific Time Zone

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive annual salary based upon 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

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, 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.
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Job Type: Full-time