Assistant Project Manager role at FlexGen in Durham

FlexGen in Durham is hiring a Assistant Project Manager

Based in Durham, N.C., FlexGen is a leading integration services and software technology provider for utility-scale energy storage solutions in the United States and globally. FlexGen designs and integrates storage solutions and the software platform that is enabling today’s energy transition. Leveraging its best-in-class energy management software, digital controls, and advanced analytics, FlexGen delivers energy storage projects integrated with traditional and renewable power generation globally. FlexGen’s products and services help improve the reliability and sustainability of the power grid. The company’s clients and partners include the most technically and commercially demanding developers, utilities, renewable energy, electric cooperatives, and industrial companies in the world.

Position Description

**The Assistant Project Manager is someone who helps the project manager in planning and executing projects for a company. Assistant Project Manager's main goal is to ensure efficiency and continuity of projects through clear and precise communication with all parties involved.  The assistant project manager will collaborate with multiple departments assisting our project manager in planning, organizing, and directing the project work across our team, including engineering, scheduling, change management, budgeting, and closeout project documentation.  **

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing the project team, including task delegation and work schedule
  • Maintaining project documentation
  • Assisting with the preparation and proofing of project deliverables
  • Supporting the project manager in the coordination of project team meetings
  • Preparing project management reports
  • Assisting in the preparation and routine update of project controls reports
  • Building and maintaining excellent client relationships
  • Ensuring that the project team is properly trained to perform and document all aspects of the project
  • Tracking and reporting project progress
  • Implement best practices to enhance the efficiency of management processes
  • Maintain accurate and organized project documentation
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with vendors and external partners
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate vendor performance and adherence to contract terms

Position Requirements:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  • 4+ years of experience in project management
  • Experience with project management software
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to plan and organize project execution tasks necessary to achieve project completion within scope, schedule, and budget of as sold project
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent multitasking skills, being able to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Good understanding of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and occupational, safety, and environmental regulations and laws
  • Time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced work environment

_FlexGen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, FlexGen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. _

_FlexGen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. _

To the extent permitted by law, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing.