Senior/Lead Project Manager, IES

about 1 year ago
Full time role
In-person · Westlake Village, CA, US... more
In-person · Westlake Village, CA, US... more

Job Description

About Energy Vault
Energy Vault® develops and deploys utility-scale energy storage solutions designed to transform the world's approach to sustainable energy storage. The Company's comprehensive offerings include proprietary gravity-based storage, battery storage, and green hydrogen energy storage technologies. Each storage solution is supported by the Company’s hardware technology-agnostic energy management system software and integration platform. Unique to the industry, Energy Vault’s innovative technology portfolio delivers customized short-and-long-duration energy storage solutions to help utilities, independent power producers, and large industrial energy users significantly reduce levelized energy costs while maintaining power reliability. Utilizing eco-friendly materials with the ability to integrate waste materials for beneficial reuse, Energy Vault’s EVx™ gravity-based energy storage technology is facilitating the shift to a circular economy while accelerating the global clean energy transition for its customers. Please visit www.energyvault.com for more information.

Our purpose: We exist to enable a sustainably energized world.
Our vision: We envision a future where nature and humankind coexist in harmony.
Our mission: We provide energy solutions to accelerate the global transition to renewable energy.
Our values: We Commit, Innovate, Connect, Deliver, and Lead.

About the role
We are seeking an experienced Senior/Lead Project Manager, IES to manage and optimize performance of Energy Vault energy storage projects. You will collaborate and manage engineering, procurement, and construction execution team members plus outside consultants, service providers, vendors, and suppliers to deliver projects sold by the commercial team. As we rapidly grow and deliver on more contracts worldwide, you will help document and build scalable processes, technology, and products.


What you will do

  • Ensure project execution, safety, cost, schedule, and quality are delivered in accordance with the contractual obligations and scope of work.
  • Work with Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) partners to develop schedules, deliverables, budgets, staffing plan, forecast at completion, change management and other support requirements for assigned projects.
  • Lead and champion the project Health & Safety program.
  • Direct and manage the Project Team for the execution of the Project scope of work.
  • Facilitate and coordinate handovers between projects stages: sales proposals, project initiation, project execution, customer turnover.
  • Manage, report on, and control project costs and schedule through all phases of the Project.
  • Administrate the project in accordance with contract requirements and procedures.
  • Own communications for stakeholders and project team.
  • Orchestrate project closeout and document lessons learned.
  • Track progress against the established project plan and make decisions to alter or update schedule and resource allocation as needed to meet schedule requirements.
  • Report on project progress, and issue analysis to key stakeholders; including executive management and internal functional teams. 
  • Identify, manage, and obtain approval of scope, cost, and schedule change.
  • Ensuring adherence to the controlled budgets and baseline schedules.
  • Provide recovery action plans when critical milestones are not met to get the project back on track.
  • Manage project invoicing and purchase orders, and coordinate ordered equipment logistics.

What a qualified candidate should possess

  • 10+ years of experience with managing projects, preferably in building power stations, PV, or other utility-scale power projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, or similar), Management, or related is preferred.
  • 2+ years of BESS or PV project experience preferred.
  • Experience independently overseeing large multi-million-dollar projects.
  • Experience permitting with local authorities.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint).
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, up to 40%.
  • Work in public companies is a plus.
  • Comfort in fast-paced, rapid growth environments.

Energy Vault compensation and benefits for USA employees currently include:

  • Annual bonus based on company and individual performance.
  • Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).
  • 401K employer matching.
  • 80% coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans for employees and family.
  • 100% company-paid Life insurance, Short- and long-term disability insurance.
  • 10 holidays per year.
  • Flexible time off plus 96 hours of sick time.
  • Reimbursement for home office equipment, phone, and internet expenses.
  • Ongoing exploration of additional benefits as the company grows.

Energy Vault compensation and benefits for USA employees include
Annual bonus based on company and individual performance.
Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).
401K employer matching.
80% coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans for employees and family.
100% company-paid Life insurance, Short- and long-term disability insurance.
10 holidays per year.
Flexible time off plus 96 hours of sick time.
Reimbursement for home office equipment, phone, and internet expenses.
Ongoing exploration of additional benefits as the company grows.

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At Energy Vault we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We believe inclusion creates opportunity for collaborative excellence through diversity of thought. We invite individuals of all genders, races, identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, national origins, abilities, protected veteran status, religions, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds to explore employment with our organization.

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