Construction Project Manager

Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

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New Haven, CT

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Company Mission 

Clean Energy is changing the way the world fuels its vehicles. Reducing pollution from the transportation industry is an important goal for our nation, and we at Clean Energy know just how realistic and attainable that goal is with natural gas fuel.

Our company is an essential business and we are hiring! 

Benefits Offered - 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and more. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Review project proposals, contracts, specifications, project budgets, project information forms and other documentation to ensure all information is available and consistent to successfully execute the project. Schedule and hold the project kick-off meeting with the project team.

Coordinate and drive all aspects of projects including obtaining entitlements, permits, business licenses, engineering design and drawing preparation, equipment specification and ordering, station design, utility applications, construction, and turnover to operations.

Determine any other federal, state and local requirements necessary for construction, and coordinate project activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies.

Prepare and provide project status reports and ensure project documentation is complete and accurate. Schedule conduct and document periodic status meetings with the project team.

Partner with Business Development Managers to channel communication with clients on change orders and project status.

Manage construction contracts including preparation of construction bids, bid evaluations, contract preparations, change orders, pay applications, and close out.

Coordinate with local utilities including submittal applications, payment of fees and installation of the equipment to ensure timely completion within the project schedule.

Manage and update project schedules, project documentations, project costs, project processes, project scope, project status notes and other project information within the project management software.

Ensure accurate and timely submittal of invoices to customers for station projects not being financed by Clean Energy.

Inspect the work in progress, drawings, and specifications to ensure that workmanship conforms to contract specifications and the adherence to construction schedules. Coordinate with engineering to ensure timely resolution of field discrepancies or clarifications.

Interface with respective public and regulatory officials including building inspectors ensuring proper inspections.

Oversee inspectors, and suppliers to resolve construction problems and improve construction methods.

Manage construction activities within federal, state, and local environmental rules and regulations ensuring safety and compliance with OSHA and other applicable regulations.

Manage the delivery of necessary documentation and notifications to support start up and commissioning and close out all punch list items to ensure successful turnover to operations

Travel to various station sites to develop site assessments, supervise critical construction activities, and commission and closeout projects, with up to 50% travel on a monthly-basis.

Ability to work independently and remotely.

Other duties as assigned. 

Supervisory Responsibilities                                     

This position has no current supervisory responsibilities. Must have ability to delegate specific responsibilities to team members and to manage those team members to ensure adherence to the goals of the team with accountability.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience            

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, plus a minimum of 3 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred experience:

The ability to read blueprints and a background in construction administration or project management experience preferred.  Experience with Compressors, and/or CNG/LNG fueling systems, site evaluation and assessments, municipal planning and development processes and entitlement and/or building permits also desired. Ability to manage contractors and subcontractors to ensure work functions are carried out in accordance with subcontracts. Familiar with project management and scheduling software. Experience in capital project management for projects up to $10M a plus. 

Other Skills and Abilities Desired:           

Construction and / or equipment specification, procurement, layout and / or design experience desired. Proven administrative skills, including the ability to track multiple aspects of complex projects and exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills. Solid interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate effectively with multiple project stakeholders. and the ability to influence and motivate others. Solid analytical skills and the ability to review plans, codes and other complex documents experience desired with strong mechanical and /or electrical aptitude. The ability to establish project schedules and budgets and achieve goals and solve problems independently. 

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills             

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 

Reasoning Ability                                           

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 

Computer Skills       

Knowledge of Database software; Project Management software; Microsoft Word and Excel. 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

PMP certification, Professional Engineering License is a plus.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following behaviors:

Quality:  Consistently produces high quality work (accurate, neat, and thorough). Strives to improve productivity, processes, and quality. Demonstrates strong knowledge and skills related to the job. Presents a professional image with dress, demeanor, and manners. Maintains clean work space, company equipment and company vehicles. Safety is a high priority; performs job safely.

Communication:  Communicates clearly, concisely, effectively, professionally, and timely. 

Exhibits good listening and comprehension skills. Keeps others appropriately informed and shares ideas even when unpopular. Listens to what others have to say. Maintains open and active communication with colleagues. Effectively uses knowledge and experience in asking, probing, and anticipating issues to ensure quality is provided.

Teamwork:  Fosters the spirit of working with each other. Displays respect, courtesy, politeness, tact, and openness. Handles conflict in an appropriate and professional manner. Builds relationships, promotes cohesiveness, models collaboration with others. Considers impact and issues for our customer and other departments. Engages other impacted departments early for solutions.

Persistence:  Develops workable alternatives and solutions. Exhibits persistence in following assignments through to completion. Promotes process improvements.

Reliable:  Responds in a timely manner. Is honest, ethical, value-driven and trustworthy. Keeps commitments made, completes assignments, and meets deadlines. Accountable--Takes responsibility for own actions and performance. Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines. Available and accessible.

Entrepreneurial:  Takes initiative and appropriate action. Is engaged and committed to achieving the company’s mission. Pursues better ways to get things done and takes appropriate risks. Keeps up to date with competitor information and market trends. Controls costs and thinks in terms of profit, loss, and added value. Is committed to the satisfaction of customers.

Leadership:  Provides clear direction around a vision. Creates actionable plans and is proactive & anticipatory.  Demonstrates innovative approaches and solutions. Is an example for employees and others. Accepts responsibility for individual and team performance. Makes appropriate and timely decisions and takes action on decisions. Sets clear and reasonable performance expectations. Motivates and empowers others. Delegates tasks appropriately. Recruits staff of a high caliber. Provides feedback to subordinates that is timely and direct. Recognizes subordinates for their contributions and effort. Encourages continuous growth and learning in others. Shows respect for others and their ideas. Helps others manage through change.

Passion:  Is excited and creates enthusiasm about the company’s future. Promotes a sense of company pride. Displays sense of pride in the department and its contributions. Displays passion for the job. 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines. 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.