Senior Project Manager

California
Construction and Development /
Full-time /
Remote
About Us
Highland Electric Fleets is a comprehensive turnkey solutions provider that delivers electric school buses (EVSB) to school districts and third-party managed fleet providers (3PMs).

We offer a model involving financing, infrastructure, vehicle deployment, and maintenance in an easily digestible, economic format that enables EVSB acquisition at traditional diesel cost of ownership.

Our mission is to eliminate the barriers to better student health and cleaner air.

We aim to mitigate risk for our customers, increase EVSB market penetration, and deliver positive impacts across a broad spectrum of stakeholders: students, communities, school districts, fleet operators, manufacturers, and utilities.

The Senior Project Manager will lead the design and construction of EV charging infrastructure projects.  The Senior Project Manager will focus on complex and key national customer account projects. They may lead projects with the support of certain project managers and assistant project managers. The role will report directly to the Director, Project Execution.  This role is remotely based with a 25%-30% travel expectation.

Responsibilities:

    • Deliver EV charger infrastructure project on time and on budget
    • Own strategic account project management duties
    • Manage the most complex projects and account for implementation of new technologies
    • Lead project teams and coach team members Support Customer Success Team in the delivery excellent project experiences
    • Select and manage consultants and contractors through project delivery
    • Negotiate and administer project-based subcontractor agreements 
    • Coordinate with utilities for service upgrades and interconnection scopes of work
    • Support submission of all project permitting requirements
    • Establish and maintain project cost forecasts and actuals
    • Develop and drive detailed project schedules
    • Ensure compliance with all project and customer requirements
    • Collaborate with consultants, contractors and peers to solve unique challenges

Desired Qualifications

    • 6+ years office based professional experience OR a Bachelor’s Degree and 4+ years office based professional experience
    • 3+ years direct project management experience, preferably electrical or civil
    • 1+ years EV charging infrastructure delivery experience
    • Renewable energy project experience (solar, storage, microgrid) preferred
What You Can Expect from Highland:
· Competitive base salary and performance-based bonus program
· A supportive, highly collaborative, team-oriented environment
· Opportunities to make a difference, be heard, add value, and be recognized
· Growth and development with a leader in this new and exciting industry
· Ability to work with bright, innovative, and forward-thinking colleagues
· Health, Vision, and Dental coverage for employees & their dependents
· Life insurance, public transportation assistance
· Generous Paid Time Off
· 401(k) program and company match


Highland Electric Fleets provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Highland Electric Fleets complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.