Project Manager, Clean Fuels and Infrastructure

CALSTART, Inc. Published: September 7, 2021
United States of America
Skill Level
Mid Level
Job Type
Energy / Engineering / Project Management
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We are a nationally and internationally recognized clean transportation industry organization with offices in multiple states. With more than 27 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.

Our member companies are diverse and include Tesla Motors, UPS, Ford, the Union of Concerned Scientists, Peterbilt, General Motors, New Flyer, and Southern California Edison. 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 operate from our offices in California, Colorado, Michigan, and New York. 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!

Position Overview

  • Project Manager, Clean Fuels and Infrastructure

CALSTART is seeking a highly motivated, experienced, and results-oriented Project Manager (PM) who will play a critical role in managing CALSTART’s infrastructure projects and initiatives focused on the advancement of zero-emission light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and equipment.


The PM will take a lead role in supporting the management of industry engagement and infrastructure technical support activities for California’s medium and heavy-duty incentive projects; Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project, Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project, and EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles Project. The PM will also help lead the organization’s strategy development around the integration of smart and innovative infrastructure solutions for battery electric and fuel cell vehicles. Additionally, the PM will be responsible for leading business development activities to increase the demonstration and deployment of zero-emission infrastructure projects in addition to managing the project, team, and outcomes. The PM will function as the organization’s key technical resource on zero-emission infrastructure solutions for medium- and heavy-duty transportation.

Additionally, the Project Manager will also:

  • Be a driver of first-of-its-kind fleet projects and programs in the clean transportation sector
  • Organize and submit proposals in partnership with the Senior Director/Director
  • Assess market-transformational needs across technology platforms and infrastructure strategies
  • Contribute to strategy development and evaluation of emerging vehicle and infrastructure technologies
  • Foster partnership development and provide technical guidance to industry and fleet-users
  • Develop technical guidance and resources for users on infrastructure planning and development
  • Provide one-on-one assistance to fleets with infrastructure assessment and planning
  • Develop a robust network of contacts within the transportation electrification/hydrogen fueling space


  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental sustainability, or other related fields
  • 3+ years of experience working with utility or transportation industry supporting electric charging and/or alternative fueling infrastructure
  • 3+ years of direct project management experience
  • Knowledge of the advanced transportation industry, zero-emission vehicle infrastructure, and supporting technologies including electric charging technology/software and hydrogen refueling requirements and systems
  • Manage project partner relationships and oversight of roles and responsibilities
  • Excellent written skills in report generation, grant proposals, and research development
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
  • Strong partnership development and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Proven ability to synthesize large amounts of data into clear understandable language for stakeholders and other interested parties
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong ability to meet or exceed deadlines and able to work with minimal supervision or direction
  • Proven ability to multitask and handle complexity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other relevant industry analysis, modeling, and simulation tools

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience conducting site assessment for zero-emission vehicle infrastructure planning and development (electric/hydrogen)
  • Experience with vehicle/technology operational and duty cycle assessment for charging and fueling requirements
  • Advanced degrees and certifications in engineering, technology, and business
  • Certificate in project management
  • Specific sector knowledge of and expertise in advanced transportation technologies and fuels including electricity, hydrogen, fuel cells and energy storage, natural gas, bio- and renewable fuels
  • Basic knowledge of certifications, standards, and relevant state and local codes, specifically related to charging and hydrogen infrastructure

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

To Apply

  • If you are up to this challenge, we invite you to apply.
  • Qualified candidates, please click "Apply on Company Website" below to apply online with your resume and cover letter.

CALSTART, Inc. is an equal opportunity 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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