Project Manager

Arts District, Los Angeles, CA /
Operations /
Full Time
/ On-site
Interested in working with a groundbreaking company that’s focused on decarbonizing the atmosphere?

Founded in 2019, CarbonCapture is a California-based climate tech company that makes modular machines that can be connected in large arrays to capture massive amounts of CO2 directly from the atmosphere. CarbonCapture was created at Idealab, a leading technology incubator.

The Project Manager will be the key liaison between Carbon Capture and the EPC contractors - working under the direction of our VP of Projects.

Responsibilities:

    • Actively manage multiple projects across a diverse portfolio of clean technology projects and a broad scope including technical, commercial, legal and operability of each project
    • Ensure EHS performance during execution phase of projects meets, preferably exceeds, company set targets and regulatory requirements
    • Apply best industry practices to ensure optimal delivery of projects and lessons learned opportunities are realized
    • Manage projects internally and externally to ensure successful delivery with regard to schedule, budget, scope, and stakeholder satisfaction
    • Steward and prepare the materials for a stage gate process to obtain project approvals
    • Lead a project delivery team to provide internal technical and commercial due diligence on the work product provided by the EPC contractors
    • Ensure the constructability, operability, and maintainability of the project is considered in the design stages
    • Oversee planning, scheduling, quality, budget, cost, execution safety, risk and delivery of multiple projects
    • Manage a diverse stakeholder base including Government departments, JV Partners, Investors and internal Sponsors to ensure all deliverables are met
    • Develop internal systems and processes with regards to document management, project execution & reporting, risk, cost and operability
    • Develop project execution plan, schedules, deliverables, milestones and KPI’s involving all project stakeholders and manage them through project execution lifecycle
    • Regularly review project documentation and performance data for early identification of risk and propose solutions
    • Lead the development of operations manuals and structures including SWP, SOP, EHS policies, and COW
    • Manage the transition of the project from commissioning and start-up with an efficient handover to the Operations team

Skills and Requirements:

    • A minimum of 7 years of experience in the delivery of large-scale EPC projects, relevant experience in Power, Oil and Gas, Infrastructure or Clean Tech space is preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction, or appropriate field of study
    • Experience of managing the full project lifecycle from concept to delivery
    • Experience in managing complex project structures and divisions of responsibility across multiple vendors, consultants, stakeholders, financing partners and technology licensors
    • A solid commercial understanding of contractual terms within the EPC and technology licensing sector
    • Excellent client-facing skills and the ability to communicate to internal and external stakeholders at all levels
    • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking across various projects

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate, Prince II or similar qualification
    • Experience of Operations or Maintenance in an industrial, power, gas processing or refining facility
    • Experience with new technology development or deployment 
Must be able to provide proof of US-approved Covid-19 full vaccination status, unless otherwise exempted by an approved reasonable medical or religious accommodation from CarbonCapture.