Title:  Project Manager - Clean Energy Jobs Program

Requisition ID:  106
Job Supplier:  TRC Engineers, Inc. (C&I)

New Brunswick, NJ, US, 08899

Date:  Sep 24, 2022

Hiring Company Overview

TRC Advanced Energy (TRC) is a nationally known energy efficiency consultancy. TRC collaborates with clients to develop and implement market transforming programs and initiatives that promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, and green building in multiple market sectors across the US and around the world. These initiatives reduce energy costs, improve the health and safety conditions of buildings, while also helping the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. TRC acts nationally to address some of our country’s most challenging problems: global climate change and energy independence.

Job Description

TRC seeks a dynamic, self-motivated individual to lead its participation in the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program in New Jersey.  This role will establish, maintain compliance with, and provide reporting to meet client commitments to oversee the creation of new clean energy efficient jobs, to address the underrepresentation of diverse and/or disadvantaged communities in the energy efficient workforce and in New Jersey’s expanding clean energy economy, and to create an energy efficiency workforce that reflects the service territory.


The Project Manager supports a highly successful and visible statewide public benefit workforce development program. The Project Manager also plays a key role in engaging with internal stakeholders, trade allies, and clean energy businesses about clean energy and workforce development issues.


The position involves frequent interaction with stakeholders and program participants that may require statewide travel. The position requires the ability to manage multiple projects, and lead, direct, and coordinate the work of team members (internal and external) of varied backgrounds. This position requires flexibility; strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; and excellent customer care skills.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Support achievement of the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program’s goals and performance requirements.
  • Contribute expert input to the Steering Committee and working groups, as needed.
  • Contribute to and coordinate with TRC’s internal Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts.
  • Collaborate with clients and stakeholders to develop public policy that promotes hiring and retention of new clean energy jobs across diverse populations and statewide geographies.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients to ensure that deliverables meet or exceed expectations.
  • Develop strong partnerships with market actors, program participants, and other industry affiliates.
  • Provide monthly, quarterly and annual reporting on progress to goals.
  • Coordinate high quality, on message, accurate, and timely follow up to inquiries from the client, internal team members, and key external constituencies
  • Use effective systems and processes to track project and/or candidate status for reporting, efficiency, and strategy purposes.
  • Implement strategies to regularly measure and communicate program results and use that information to continually improve program design.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Residency in the State of New Jersey.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • 5+ years of experience within the areas of:  workforce development and training, environmental justice, green building, clean energy, and/or building science industries.
  • Passion and commitment to advance racial and economic equity in the climate tech and clean energy sector.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively present and execute innovative ideas.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; ability to quickly aggregate and analyze information.
  • Proven ability to successfully work within and lead diverse teams and to handle multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability to anticipate needs in advance, multi-task, plan ahead, and react positively to new assignments.
  • Proven ability to build confidence and effective working relationships among individuals at all levels.
  • Strong attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy in all duties.
  • High proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Experience with digital recruiting and/or human resource management platforms.

Work Environment

Travel:  Up to 30% within the State of New Jersey.


This position is based out of the TRC New Brunswick, NJ office, but is currently full-time remote due to the pandemic. TRC cares about employee health, safety, and needs.  We understand that some employees may have concerns about working in an office environment and we have taken steps to help you feel comfortable and safe.  This position is currently designated as a Work From Home (WFH) position, under the guidelines outlined in our Work From Home (WFH) Policy. WFH arrangements may be revised or discontinued at the discretion of the company.

Miscellaneous Job Information

TRC works at various Federal, State, and Local governmental agency sites and client projects that may require an employee to be vaccinated. As a condition of your employment, you may be asked to work on one of these projects and will need to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status through a secured portal/confidential process. While you are required to complete the form, consistent with the ADA you are not obligated to disclose your vaccination status. However, to the extent you elect not to disclose your vaccination status you will be considered unvaccinated which could impact your ability to perform work and remain employed at TRC. TRC will consider exemptions from vaccination for sincerely held religious beliefs and medical reasons where reasonable accommodations can be made in light of project and client specific requirements.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

TRC is committed to promoting diversity and equity within the clean energy sector. Different backgrounds and perspectives are essential to the utility of the future, and we are committed to actively developing opportunities for candidates of color and from under-represented groups in the field of energy project management. We strongly encourage candidates from diverse and under-represented backgrounds to apply to this position.


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

Job Level:  Mid-Level (2+ to 5 Years' Experience)
Job Type:  Salaried
Starting Salary $:  80000

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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