Project Manager

New York - Hybrid
11 days ago
Full time role


NineDot Energy

Brooklyn, NY, USA

NineDot's name derives from the classic mathematical puzzle for sparking out-of-the-box solutions. As a leading community-scale, clean energy developer with ...

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Job Description

Project Manager  (Hybrid)

FLSA Classification: Exempt 

Salary Range: $120,000 -$140,000

Reports to: Director, Construction Management

About The Company:

NineDot's name derives from the classic mathematical puzzle for sparking out-of-the-box solutions. As a leading community-scale, clean energy developer with a growing portfolio of projects across a range of technologies. NineDot Energy is creating innovative energy solutions that support a more resilient electric grid, deliver economic savings, address environmental justice and reduce carbon emissions. We plan to develop, build and operate more than 400 MW of clean energy systems by 2026 that will strengthen the local power grid infrastructure and provide clean, reliable and resilient power to tens of thousands of New York households and businesses. This is all in support of New York State’s mission to achieve 100% clean energy by 2040.

With the backing of the Carlyle Group - one of the largest private investors in renewable energy - NineDot is rapidly expanding its core team to scale its energy storage pipeline and continue innovating new products (i.e. vehicle-to-grid, community energy, etc.) to advance the decarbonization of New York’s grid. This is an exciting opportunity to build a platform from the ground-up with a world-class team of developers and innovators. NineDot is committed to building a company that exemplifies diversity, equity and inclusion values in its team culture, as well as business practices and community engagement.

Job Summary

The Project Manager (PM) works directly with NineDot Energy’s Director, Construction Management and all levels of management throughout the organization to assist the team on projects and ad hoc assignments. The PM will work with external vendors and consultants to ensure timely responsiveness to project deliverables and adherence to project schedules. They will work directly with the Director, Construction Management to further develop policies and operational processes that will help develop an agile and scalable organization through its growth.  The PM will have opportunities to have ownership and accountability over projects with potential for career growth.


  • Assist the operations team on projects and assignments;
  • Proactively manage project-related issues;
  • May conduct and document project specific weekly meetings, prepare/update project status reports and maintain files for due diligence and financials;
  • Coordinate activities of vendors (EPC, Specialty Vendors, etc.) to ensure full compliance with all project policies and procedures;
  • Proactive, meets project requirements in a timely and cost effective manner;
  • Provide support to the VP of Operations and Director, Construction Management;
  • Maintains vendor relationships and may assist in or manage conflict resolution;
  • Develops relationships with consultants/contractors/vendors and evaluates their performance;
  • Operates independently on activities relevant to the project;
  • Report and escalate to management as needed;
  • Maintain comprehensive project documentation;
  • Assist with developing executive level dashboards identifying critical path milestones, schedule risks, and other key data needed;
  • Facilitate and document lessons learned meeting with project stakeholders and suppliers as part of project closeout process;
  • Assist in Procurement with bid development, supporting negotiating and awarding of contracts and monitor contracts for compliance;
  • Manage and monitor EPC / subcontractors;
  • Review and monitor contractors progress against schedule and ensure key project milestones are being achieved and reported;
  • Actively identify and manage critical path issues and risks to obviate and minimize project impacts at all stages of project maturity.


Competencies for Success

  • Problem Solving - Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.
  • Interpersonal Savvy - Relates well to all colleagues inside and outside the organization.
  • Intellectual Horsepower - Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably.
  • Perseverance - Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
  • Technical Learning - Picks up on technical things quickly; can learn new skills and knowledge; is good at learning new industry, company, product, or technical knowledge.
  • Creativity - Comes up with a lot of new ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity - Can effectively cope with change; can decide and act without having the total picture; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Required education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering, or construction management;
  • 5+ years of Project Management/Development/Construction;
  • Passion/history for clean energy projects is a plus;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to evaluate priorities and multi-task accordingly while keeping others apprised of status with respect to deadlines;
  • Ability to identify problems and discrepancies, independently perform research and analysis of causes, and recommend corrective actions;
  • Must be detail and results-oriented with an ability to work in a cross-functional, fast paced, and constantly evolving environment;
  • Team player to work in concert with all teams;
  • Proficient in Google Suite;
  • Schedule software (MS Project) experience is a plus;
  • Possess a current valid driver’s license;
  • Tenacity, persistence and determination to succeed;
  • Excellent personal organization and time management skills;
  • Ability to communicate effectively;
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time, and prioritize workload.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.  

Affirmative Action/EEO statement

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

COVID Protocols:

NineDot continues to monitor local COVID-19 protocols mandated by state and federal governments. For those who will be joining events in person, you may be required to test before meetings. 


NineDot Energy

Brooklyn, NY, USA

NineDot's name derives from the classic mathematical puzzle for sparking out-of-the-box solutions. As a leading community-scale, clean energy developer with ...

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