Title:  Project Associate

Requisition ID:  482
Job Supplier:  TRC Engineers, Inc. (C&I)

New Brunswick, NJ, US, 08899

Date:  Nov 14, 2023

Job Description

TRC Companies Inc. is seeking a highly motivated Project Associate to help support commercial and residential energy efficiency incentive programs. Eligible candidates will be a hands-on, highly skilled resource with a combination of project administration and support activities experience. The Project Associate will be reviewing and capturing customer applications in our local CRM system so that we can assure accurate and timely rebate payments to customers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists with project and program management
  • Supports project execution including reviewing required documents for accuracy and completeness, milestones, and verifying applications in accordance with program procedures and requirements
  • Accurate and timely data entry work
  • Ensures outstanding customer and contractor satisfaction
  • Participates in local New Brunswick, NJ marketing events and conferences
  • Covers the office reception and associated duties on a rotational basis
  • Supports additional office responsibilities and projects.   


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, time management organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • 1+ years of customer programs support
  • Business acumen to include a working knowledge and understanding of financial, accounting, marketing, and operational functions required to provide program support
  • Admirable computer skills: proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and use of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technologies
  • Energy Efficiency program experience
  • Associates degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Professional presence with desire to improve processes and exceed program savings goals
  • Team-oriented, hands-on, highly skilled, adaptive, and client-focused mentality
  • Late model vehicle and ability to drive throughout the PSEG Long Island service territory
  • Must have a valid US driver’s license

Work Environment

There will be a blend of onsite and remote work. Candidate will be required to travel to within the State of New Jersey 25% of their time. Candidate will be required to be in the office bimonthly (average) at the TRC NJ office located at 317 George Street, Suite 520, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.

NOTE:  Candidate must live in or near PSEG Long Island service territory.


TRC will provide the required computer equipment to perform their work. TRC will not provide printers. Equipment supplied by TRC is to be used for business purposes and will be maintained by TRC. An inventory of all TRC IT equipment received by each candidate will be provided and candidates receiving IT equipment agree to take appropriate action to protect the items from damage or theft. Upon termination of assignment, all Company IT equipment will be returned to the TRC.


  • Consistent with TRC’s expectations on information security, candidates must adhere to all Company policies for acceptable use and protection of Company equipment, systems, networks, and information.
  • Candidates are responsible for securing computing equipment, protecting logged-in computers from accidental or intentional misuse, and using extra care when handling Company and customer proprietary and confidential information, in both digital and paper forms.
  • All measures should be taken to ensure that the Company is not unreasonably exposed to cybersecurity threats or loss of information.
  • Candidates are prohibited from using publicly accessible wi-fi when working on TRC computer equipment. USB devices will be blocked on all TRC computer equipment.
  •  Candidate will be responsible for securing an adequate internet connection (speed, security, and bandwidth) and phone service to effectively perform the essential duties of the job. Phone service can be cell service. Internet and phone service are at the candidate’s expense.
  •  Candidates will be responsible for maintaining their home offices so that they can accomplish their work in an efficient, safe, and expeditious manner. TRC will not be responsible for costs associated with the setup of the candidate's home office to include remodeling, furniture such as desks, chairs or file cabinets, and lighting or repairs or modifications to the home office space. TRC accepts no responsibility for damage or repairs to candidate-owned equipment.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

TRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Level:  Entry Level (0 to 2 Years' Experience)
Job Type:  Salaried
Starting Salary $:  45000

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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