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Leading the transition to a more sustainable energy future is a big job. That’s why we're always looking for qualified, enthusiastic, and entrepreneurial individuals to join our team. If you have a passion for collaboration and a desire to build a cleaner world, consider applying to one of our open positions by submitting a resume and cover letter through the form below.


Open Positions

Business Development Manager

Location: Remote; Los Angeles or San Diego, CA

Scope of Job: Electric vehicles (EV) are becoming the future of transportation. With the industry continuing its exponential growth, PowerFlex’s EV charging solutions sales team is growing to meet the demand. 

In this exciting role within PowerFlex, the Business Development Manager will play a key role in our EV charging sales strategy and customer success by delivering fully turnkey projects and asset management services. You will be the face and voice of PowerFlex’s EV charging solutions, articulating and quantifying the benefits to property owners & managers, and corporate executives of mid-size to Fortune 500 companies. Serving as a primary EV charging sales and business relationship manager, you will be responsible for generating leads, maintaining accounts, and creating long-term account growth plans for C&I customers throughout southern California. 

The Business Development Manager will sit within the Origination team at PowerFlex, which broadly services the national C&I space with solar, storage, EV charging and energy management solutions.  

Responsibilities:

  • Originate new C&I accounts and turnkey opportunities through (but not limited to) cold calling, email campaigns, networking and participating in trade shows and conferences
  • Identify new sales verticals, strategies and lead sources to grow a pipeline with repeat customers
  • Develop new and existing relationships with corporate executives, energy/facility/property managers and owners
  • Take full ownership of your customer’s success by ensuring high-touch client servicing and problem solving as their EV charging subject matter expert
  • Regularly prepare and lead compelling virtual and in-person client presentations
  • Guide EV charging customers on the value of adding onsite solar and storage (with the help of PowerFlex subject matter experts)
  • Skillfully manage a pipeline of nurture and working opportunities to meet and exceed individual revenue targets
  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop incentive response campaigns
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams in Marketing, Technologies, Engineering, Execution and Asset Management
  • Immerse yourself in the EV charging space by tracking market changes, technology/OEMs, incentive programs, general EV trends and understanding the needs of EV drivers
  • Develop a strong technical baseline through training and development milestones

Qualifications:

Experience with…

  • At least 5 years of sales experience in the renewable energy or energy services industries
  • Conducting outbound origination calls and emails
  • Managing a pipeline of actionable sales opportunities
  • Sales quota attainment
  • Leading successful RFP and RFI responses
  • Communicating with various stakeholders including C-suite executives, landlords, property managers, and facility managers.
  • Setting priorities and responding to changing demands and markets
  • Salesforce, Microsoft products, navigating web tools to conduct daily job requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

What We Want…

  • Excitement for the EV industry and renewable energy at large
  • Optimistic attitude
  • Persistence
  • Focus
  • Drive and initiative
  • Technical curiosity
  • Communication ninja (verbal and written)
  • Self-motivation with strong execution capabilities
  • Team spirit & leadership (it takes a village to succeed)
  • Road warrior (regional travel up to 40%)
  • Highly organized and able to juggle 20+ projects in various phases simultaneously without a decrease in quality

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

What’s In It For You:

  • Work-life balance culture
  • Health & Wellness initiatives and programs
  • Health benefits: medical, dental, vision
  • 401K
  • AD&D & Life Insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Commuter benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • L&D enrichment programs
  • Employee engagement programs
  • Charitable Matching

** We don’t have enough space to list all the great perks and suggest that you reach out so that we can start a conversation.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics. 

Senior Estimating Manager

Location: New York City, San Diego, Los Angeles or Los Altos, CA

Scope of Job:

PowerFlex is seeking a Sr. Estimating Manager to oversee the capex estimating function at PowerFlex covering on-site clean energy projects for our C&I customers.

In this role you will be responsible for managing and leading the creation of capex estimates for turnkey C&I solar, battery storage and electric vehicle (EV) charging projects, including equipment and engineering costs and subcontracted labor costs. Success in this role is dependent on ability to make concurrent technical and business decisions, while owning all costing tools and processes in a high-volume sales environment. The candidate must be able to work on multiple projects at the same time, be able to develop relationships with external suppliers and internal business groups and be a reliable self-starter.

The Sr. Estimating Manager will sit on the Estimating team within Business Development, and will work closely with the Origination, Analytics, Development Engineering and Project Development teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for success, timeliness, competitiveness and accuracy of the capex estimating function
  • Manage and oversee all capex estimation up to construction-start for solar, storage and EV charging projects
  • Develop and maintain estimating best practices and train & develop junior estimators/analysts
  • Owner of all capex estimating tools, models, curves, methods and processes
  • Ensure all capex estimates fit the design, scope and customer standards associated with the project
  • Continuously track and report on the estimating team’s turnaround times and processes
  • Closely work with Procurement and Execution teams to keep a robust cost database current
  • Regularly analyze as-built capex costs and employ feedback-loops with the Execution team to influence curves
  • Ensure proper prioritization of capex estimates based on sales needs, backlog and company priorities
  • Evaluate, critique and negotiate supplier quotes; ensure quoting process is timely & accurate
  • Develop and maintain material vendor relationships to ensure accurate pre-construction quotes and scopes
  • Participate in the sales process as a subject matter expert to support winning bid strategies

Qualifications:

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher concentrating in Engineering, Construction Management, Statistics, Math or Physics
  • 5+ years of estimating experience in solar/battery storage and/or procurement of materials and services
  • 10+ years of overall business experience working on construction projects
  • Creating complex estimating models and/or financial models
  • Successfully leading internal teams or project teams
  • Negotiating pricing, scope and terms with vendors
  • Working with solar canopy scopes and vendors preferred

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and complete tasks efficiently
  • Strong understanding of solar & storage engineering scopes, including electrical, mechanical, structural, civil and permitting and permitting compliance
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interpret construction plans and specifications
  • Understanding of regional markets, union labor structures, and prevailing wages
  • Understand and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with team members working remotely
  • Expert Microsoft Excel skills
  • Competent knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Teams
  • Experience with PVBid, Procore and Salesforce a plus

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

What’s In It For You:

  • Work-life balance culture
  • Health & Wellness initiatives and programs
  • Health benefits: medical, dental, vision
  • 401K
  • AD&D & Life Insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Commuter benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • L&D enrichment programs
  • Employee engagement programs
  • Charitable Matching

** We don’t have enough space to list all the great perks and suggest that you reach out so that we can start a conversation.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics. 

Project Engineer

Location: New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, California (San Diego; Los Altos), Rhode Island, and Remote

Scope of Job: The Project Engineer will be responsible for providing technical support during the detailed engineering & construction stage of projects, and will be exposed to all aspects of projects. Traveling on average once a week should be expected. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the dynamic and rapidly-growing renewable energy industry!

Responsibilities:

  • Design and engineer commercial and small utility-scale solar PV projects
  • Communicate with utilities on an ongoing basis
  • Stay up-to-date on code and policy changes that impact system design
  • Coordinate cadence with customer during design phase and construction phase
  • Coordinate design package with Engineering firms
  • Coordinate with vendors and lead procurement of materials
  • Perform inspections during the installation process
  • Oversee commissioning process
  • Assist in close out of projects with utility
  • Perform production analysis for PV systems
  • Assist Business Development team with pre-contract due diligence

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Civil or Electrical preferred) or related major
  • 2-3 years of experience in the solar PV construction or development industry
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented and strong analytical skills
  • Proficient in Helioscope, AutoCAD, PVSyst and Excel
  • Understands permitting & interconnection process
  • Basic understanding of financial modeling and incentive programs
  • Experience with Procore and Salesforce a plus

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

What’s In It For You:

  • Work-life balance culture
  • Health & Wellness initiatives and programs
  • Health benefits: medical, dental, vision
  • 401K
  • AD&D & Life Insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Commuter benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • L&D enrichment programs
  • Employee engagement programs
  • Charitable Matching

** We don’t have enough space to list all the great perks and suggest that you reach out so that we can start a conversation.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics. 

Project Manager

Location: California (San Diego and Los Altos) and New York

Scope of Job: The Project Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, and managing all aspects of multiple solar energy projects through completion at any given time. The responsibilities include coordination with the utilities and townships, permitting, resource management, incentive management, contractor negotiation, and construction management. The Project Manager interacts with clients throughout the entire project, from contract signature until transition to our O&M team.

Responsibilities:

  • Field Operations Management
  • Manage jobsite equipment deliveries
  • Provide support to our clients, subcontractors, and team members
  • Execute the Turn-Key Installation from start to finish while staying on schedule
  • Provide feedback to improve company protocols, installation practices, and company growth
  • Complete QA/QC checks on active construction sites
  • Interfacing with clients and vendors

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in commercial solar construction
  • NABCEP Installer Certification is a plus
  • Knowledge of Procore system
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving, team development, and critical thinking skills
  • High level of integrity with strong emphasis on making and meeting commitments
  • High sense of urgency with the ability to delegate and prioritize to meet required deadlines
  • Must have construction experience and knowledge of solar installations
  • Computer Skills preferred: Salesforce, Microsoft Office applications, Microsoft Project knowledge, CRM, and Smartsheet

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

What’s In It For You:

  • Work-life balance culture
  • Health & Wellness initiatives and programs
  • Health benefits: medical, dental, vision
  • 401K
  • AD&D & Life Insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Commuter benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • L&D enrichment programs
  • Employee engagement programs
  • Charitable Matching

** We don’t have enough space to list all the great perks and suggest that you reach out so that we can start a conversation.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics. 

Product Manager - Hardware

Location: Los Altos, CA

Scope of Job: PowerFlex is looking for an experienced and technical Product Manager- Hardware who is passionate about renewable energy, electric vehicles, beautiful and elegant technology, scalability, security, and supportability. We’re looking for a highly motivated individual with a genuine interest in the renewable energy sector and a passion to deliver cutting-edge products for our EV charging customers. The Product Manager should be a jack-of-all-trades and a master of some, someone that is comfortable with hardware design, manufacturing, supply chain, vendor selection, competitive assessment, product marketing, and more. This position encompasses all the aspects of New Product Introduction and requires an entrepreneurial approach and a bias for action.

Responsibilities:

  • 25% Vision and Roadmap: Clearly understand the vision for the product and assisting in defining that vision if it is not clear to ensure that the right product is built. Understand the various users of the product, to ensure that they are building a product that provides value to the users. Maintain the product roadmap, with upcoming short-term and long-term goals, and communicate the roadmap to the delivery team and stakeholders.
  • 25% Project Management: Translate the vision and roadmap into actionable intelligence. Ensure the product vision is clearly communicated to the internal and external delivery teams. Create a schedule and hold the internal and external teams to account. When needed, roll up the sleeves and start building.
  • 25% Product Lifecycle Management: Establish strong processes for full Product Lifecycle Management
  • 10% Customer Relationship Management: This role will have a focus on ensuring our hardware seamlessly integrates with PowerFlex’s existing platform and customer base. Candidate should expect to spend time interacting with drivers and customers on a regular basis.
  • 10% Mentor other team members and participate in knowledge sharing and onboarding activities
  • 5% Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Heart & Hustle – Need to be in it to win it
  • Comfortable translating business requirements into a design and product plan.
  • Proven ability to translate a product vision into an action.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, hands-on, experimental environment
  • You love your customers and are obsessed with their happiness
  • You have a deep interest in learning and mastering concepts in commercial electrical systems, EV charging, battery energy storage, microgrids and associated networks
  • You respectfully challenge your peers, and welcome the opportunity when others challenge you.
  • Bonus points for prior renewable energy or electric vehicle experience.
  • Double bonus points for current or former ownership of an electric vehicle.

Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience and know-how with fast paced, product design and product commercialization companies. Been through product life cycles from inception to EOL
  • Experience in DFx methodologies, in depth knowledge in quality methodologies with command of tools including statistical analysis, DOE, FMEA etc.
  • Able to perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
  • Electrical or Mechanical Engineering degree preferred
  • 3+ years working directly with business stakeholders

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

What’s In It For You:

  • Work-life balance culture
  • Health & Wellness initiatives and programs
  • Health benefits: medical, dental, vision
  • 401K
  • AD&D & Life Insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Commuter benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • L&D enrichment programs
  • Employee engagement programs
  • Charitable matching

** We don’t have enough space to list all the great perks and suggest that you reach out so that we can start a conversation.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics. 

Site Reliability Engineer

Location: Remote

Scope of Job: The Site Reliability Engineer works closely with the software engineering teams to build continuous improvement into their processes, infrastructure to automate the testing and deployment of software components that include the frontend and backend services, as well as assist in educating others in the arts of automation. Site Reliability Engineers take direction from Product Ownership, have complete ownership of cloud infrastructure and continuously optimize the implementation(s) as the company deploys more assets in the field.  Overall, the Site Reliability team is responsible for availability, performance, latency, efficiency, change management, monitoring, emergency response and capacity planning.

We are looking for someone that is a good mix of software and systems background, capable of being a jack-of-all-trades and a master of some, someone that is hands-on building all aspects of the software lifecycle, and someone that would put the interests of our customers above the interests of the company.

95% – Primary job duties:

  • Build and implement components of continuous improvement and delivery in all aspects of the work environment.
  • Work with engineering teams to integrate production infrastructure into existing workflow
  • Build observability infrastructure
  • Document and assist in key architecture design decisions and features in various software components
  • Contribute to the development of the agile software engineering processes

5% – Other duties as assigned

Supervision of Others:

0 – Direct Reports

Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • 2+ years of experience in an on-call support production level role utilizing container orchestration technologies & infrastructure automation including but not limited to Kubernetes and Docker, Puppet, Chef, etc.
  • 4+ years of experience with public cloud infrastructure and provider services (GCP/AWS/Azure/etc)
  • 4+ years of experience in leveraging various cybersecurity, monitoring, and alarming tools
  • Ability to design, scale, maintain, and support enterprise edge compute environment (500+ sites) and retain SOC 2 certification.
  • Fluency in a significant array of varied scripting and programming languages; including but not limited to Python and/or bash.
  • You understand the benefits of reducing toil.
  • You have supported large enterprise production distributed systems.
  • You are passionate about high availability, observability, and performance.
  • You are proficient at querying various databases and interacting with APIs directly.
  • You can effectively mentor other SRE staff and software engineers on deployment, support, and interaction with enterprise architecture. You have a desire to design yourself out of your role.
  • You are flexible, resilient, and curious.
  • You draw inspiration from prior art, but you feel compelled to innovate beyond it.
  • You respectfully challenge your peers, and welcome the opportunity when others challenge you.
  • You have a deep interest in learning and mastering concepts in commercial electrical systems, EV charging, PV Solar, Storage, Microgrids, and associated networks
  • Bonus points for hardware integration experience.

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

Working Conditions:

Approximately 90% of time is spent in the office environment, utilizing computers (frequent use of various software/programs), phones, and general office equipment.

Approximately 5-10% of the time is spent at project sites and travelling to other EDFR locations, potentially including international travel.

What’s In It For You:

  • Work-life balance culture
  • Health & Wellness initiatives and programs
  • Health benefits: medical, dental, vision
  • 401K
  • AD&D & Life Insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Commuter benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • L&D enrichment programs
  • Employee engagement programs
  • Charitable matching

** We don’t have enough space to list all the great perks and suggest that you reach out so that we can start a conversation.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to Human Resources.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics. 

Project Engineer - Microgrids

Location: San Diego, CA or Los Altos, CA

Scope of Job: The Project Engineer – Microgrids is an exciting opportunity for an electrical engineer to catalyze a lifelong career in renewable energy, and a fundamental contributor to engineering and proliferation of distributed generation systems across North America. The Project Engineer – Microgrids will support the Sr Technical Manager to provide electrical design, analysis, planning, technical support, and supervision related to the business and development of commercial solar (PV), Storage, & microgrid projects.  This position works at the company headquarters and travels to job sites as needed.  The Project Engineer – Microgrids will also support health and safety, project design/engineering & review, project tracking and project management support, product applications review, vendor management and procurement, construction management, systems commissioning, general project administration, development of internal business systems, and O&M support.

Responsibilities:

  • 20% Support and manage tasks related to project engineering, project management, interconnection, permitting, and management of subcontractors, consultants, and vendors.
  • 10% Work with the Special Projects team and Engineering stakeholders, as well as external parties, in project development of turnkey renewable energy solutions, utilizing various types of generation technologies (PV, BESS, CHP, flywheel, etc.) and for various applications (NEM, demand management, resiliency, CCA, IPP, etc.).
  • 10% Product management, applications review, design control, and vendor management efforts related to renewable distributed energy resources (DER’s), intelligent electrical devices (IED’s), system controls (energy management systems (EMS), programmable logic controllers (PLC’s), microgrid controllers, etc.), and integrated telemetry systems.
  • 10% Drafting CAD drawings for various uses, such as interconnection applications, conceptual project design, construction wiring diagrams, etc.
  • 10% Draft, evaluate, and manage implementation strategy of newly integrated systems, ensuring conformance to design requirements and contract documents as well as national and local Codes (such as National Electric Code).
  • 5% Development and optimization of internal business systems
  • 5% Systems and project commissioning; manage site acceptance testing and quality assurance efforts
  • 5% Assist the Sr. Technical Manager in tracking project schedules and confirming the availability of material and resources to maintain the schedule.
  • 5% Manage technical coordination with utilities for reliable and safe interconnection.
  • 5% Coordinate with the Operations & Maintenance team at project commissioning and close-out, and support of system repair during system operations as necessary.
  • 5% Support safe work practices including OSHA standards, company safety programs, and policies relative to the installation of these systems.  Support enforcement of safety standards established by the client and the company to manage risk and achieve safety and health goals of no incidents and no lost time due to injury and no property damage.
  • 5% Represents the company as a job site representative to the project stakeholders including client, utility, authorities having jurisdiction, and community members.  Interact with integrity, always displaying a professional appearance and attitude.
  • 5% Other duties, as assigned.

Supervision of Others: No supervision of other Company personnel at this time.

Qualifications:

Education/Experience – Typically requires:

  • College degree:  BS Electrical Engineering or related/equivalent technical degree
  • Building trades experience preferred
  • 1-3 years direct experience with design and implementation of C&I and/or grid-scale power generation systems

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Strong understanding of electrical engineering and power distribution theory
  • Detail and process oriented
  • Load flow and power system analysis exposure preferred (ETAP, CYME, MATLAB, SKM, etc.)
  • Electric power distribution, generation, substation automation and power system integration
  • Understanding of modern distributed energy resources, hierarchical control, and energy management systems
  • Strong AutoCAD and computer software skills
  • Knowledge of SCADA systems preferred
  • PE (CA), EIT/FE, LEED AP, CEM and/or other technical certifications preferred
  • Familiarity with project management
  • Familiarity with microgrids and types control systems
  • NABCEP certification desired or ability and willingness to achieve certification
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record required
  • Safety training (OSHA 10-Hour Certification or OSHA 30-Hour Certification)
  • First Aid/CPR training

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements: Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.  Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion.  Weather conditions and terrain will vary depending on geographical location of project site.   Frequent travel to project sites required.

Working Conditions: 90% of time is spent in the office environment, utilizing computers (frequent use of various Microsoft software/programs, AutoCAD, analytical tools, pdf editors, etc.), phones, and general office equipment. 10% of time is spent outside of the office visiting vendors’ and/or internal customers’ sites in additional to attending various conferences and meetings.

Fiscal Responsibilities:  None.

What’s In It For You:

  • Work-life balance culture
  • Health & Wellness initiatives and programs
  • Health benefits: medical, dental, vision
  • 401K
  • AD&D & Life Insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Commuter benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • L&D enrichment programs
  • Employee engagement programs
  • Charitable matching

** We don’t have enough space to list all the great perks and suggest that you reach out so that we can start a conversation.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics. 

Sr. Project Manager, Microgrids

Location:  San Diego, CA 

Scope of JobThe Microgrids Project Manager supports the company’s mission of developing, financing, constructing, and operating microgrid solar and storage projects.  The Project Manager is responsible for managing commercial microgrid opportunities from project inception to construction which are typically between 500 kW and 10 MW in size.  The Project Manager will be a consummate team player and be a self-starting, creative, and motivated individual who has a proven history of successfully developing microgrid energy projects.  This individual would thrive in a dynamic, fast paced environment. 

Responsibilities 

  • 30% – Coordinate team (which may consist of business developers, EPC project management, engineering, and third-party consultants) through site due-diligence and permitting activities; consult with team members to ensure: (1) compliance with and continuity between Project Agreements (PPAs, Options, Leases, Interconnection Agreements) which includes the monitoring of Option-to-Lease payments, contract deadlines, and permitting deadlines; and (2) that the project, as described in any permit plans remains technically and economically feasible. 
  • 20% – Assess early development opportunities from the Company’s origination team and effectively communicate project & product plans, challenges, and necessary outcomes. Maintain regional subcontractor and vendor relations and pricing matrix. Act as the project lead once the origination team has contracted with the customer.
  • 15% – Maintain accurate and up-to-date project management reporting (i.e., project development package, development schedules, construction schedules & budgets) and all diligence matters to facilitate project approvals and financing requirements.
  • 15% – Serve as the internal lead subject matter expert on microgrid technology, applicable laws, guidelines, and policy affecting preconstruction permitting including: land use and zoning approval, environmental approvals, and other approvals. 
  • 5% – Prepare summary reports including permitting memos and milestone calendars for executive, finance, and EPC team review.
  • 5% – Manage consultant solicitations for project specific requirements (e.g., wetlands, civil, zoning, etc.) and manage consultant contracts throughout project development.
  • 5% – Participate in public and private meetings with permitting stakeholders and landowners as necessary, which may include zoning and land-use approval hearings.
  • 5% – Other duties as assigned  

Supervision of Others: No supervision of other Company personnel.  Manage external consultants.

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree: Electrical Engineering Preferred, Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering 
  • Three years’ experience in California energy project development – C&I microgrid, solar & storage 

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities 

  • Working knowledge of California Building Code with ability to quickly look up site-specific considerations. 
  • Working knowledge of Rule 21 Interconnection process and considerations. 
  • NABCEP PV Installation Professional desired. 
  • Proven track record in building relationships; ability to develop customer and stakeholder relationships quickly. 
  • Ability to articulate complex issues through succinct, cohesive summaries and presentations. 
  • Possess a diplomatic, persuasive, and articulate communication style. 
  • Working knowledge or demonstrated ability to quickly learn associated distributed energy resource offerings. 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, high energy, and ability to work well in a team environment with proven attention to detail and project management experience. 
  • Ability to travel upon request. 
  • Experience and/or formal training in structured proposal development is a plus. 
  • Willingness to embrace and defend a culture of respect, communication, and accountability to thrive in a highly dynamic environment. 

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements: Ability to walk project site visits with varying terrain and weather conditions. 

Working ConditionsApproximately 50% of the time is spent in the office environment, utilizing computers (frequent use of MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Bluebeam, AutoCAD, etc.), telephones, and general office equipment.  Approximately 40% of the time is spent interacting with customers and consultants at their site. Fulfills all delegated tasks many of which may be loosely associated with the primary assignment of the job description. 

Fiscal Responsibilities:  Careful management of third-party consultants and contractors to ensure appropriate use of Company resources.

What’s In It For You:

  • Work-life balance culture
  • Health & Wellness initiatives and programs
  • Health benefits: medical, dental, vision
  • 401K
  • AD&D & Life Insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Commuter benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • L&D enrichment programs
  • Employee engagement programs
  • Charitable Matching

** We don’t have enough space to list all the great perks and suggest that you reach out so that we can start a conversation.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com. 

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics.  


Internships

Business Operations Intern

Location: New York, NY and Los Altos, CA

Scope of Job: The Business Operations Intern will work across different departments in the organization to support the daily administration, operations, and organization of the NYC based office and team. A successful candidate will enjoy working on a variety of projects and tasks, everything from getting the mail to creating automated processes and researching compliance issues, and is comfortable taking on new projects and leading initiatives. Powerflex is always looking to improve every function of our business, and all suggestions for efficiencies or improvements are welcome and encouraged! This role is flexible but will require some time on-site during working hours and may require some overtime for company-wide events.

Responsibilities:

25% – Office Management

  • Responsible for the physical organization and tidiness of the office environment, including inventory, electronic works in progress, workstations, meeting rooms, and common areas
  • Mailing/deliveries, supplies, equipment, catering, and errands
  • Review and recommend Health and Safety Initiatives or Trainings

35% – Operational Process Improvements

  • Work on special projects as assigned
  • Tracking and management of inventory and equipment

25% – Leadership Team Support

  • Assist leadership team with ad hoc or recurring requests
  • Collaborate with colleagues to prepare for projects and meetings

15% – Learning and Development

Qualifications:

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree or currently enrolled in college courses

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Organized and efficient with tasks
  • Familiar with Microsoft Suite (Teams, Outlook, etc) and general aptitude for technology
  • Interest in energy tech industry, especially EV Charging, Solar, and Battery Storage
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics. 

Software Engineering Intern

Location: San Diego, California; Los Altos, California; Remote

Scope of Job: The Software Engineering Intern will develop software, design algorithms, and build hardware and software testbeds to simulate large scale EV charging deployments.  The Software Engineering Intern will work with other Senior Engineers to replicate customer use cases for performance optimization and debugging.  The ideal candidate should have enthusiasm for learning about distributed systems and embedded systems.

Responsibilities:

95% Software Engineer

  • Formulate and improve EV charging algorithms.
  • Formulate and improve algorithms for EV analytics.
  • Build and maintain physical and virtual testbeds.
  • Design new software or improve existing software to run on individual Arduino boards or virtualized implementations.
  • Build automation software for testing of emulated customer use cases.
  • Build tools to capture analytics and performance metrics and process and present them in easy-to-understand formats to facilitate discussions and reviews among team members.
  • Create, edit, and maintain technical documents on code and software systems

5% – Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

Education/Experience

  • Current Graduate or Undergraduate Student in Computer Science or Software Engineering

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Experience with convex optimization tools and concepts.
  • Comfortable working in a startup environment that requires strong discipline and self-motivation.
  • Experience using Linux systems, preferably Debian derivatives such as Ubuntu
  • Adequate knowledge in computer networks including Ethernet, TCP/IP, and HTTP protocols
  • Good programming skills in at least two of:  Python, Javascript, or C/C++
  • Experience with Databases: InfluxDB or other SQL like databases
  • Ability to write/ present technical material to audiences with diverse backgrounds
  • Preferred experience (not required)- Amazon Web Services (AWS);  Zigbee knowledge is a significant plus

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Technical Writer Intern

Location: Remote

Scope of Job: PowerFlex is seeking a Technical Writer Intern to author, edit, and review product documentation. The Technical Writer Intern will work with internal resources, collaborate with software developers, and attend informational sessions to gather, research, write, and publish technical information for varied audiences. Duties include producing a variety of top-quality learning materials, such as technical documentation, infographics, user guides, and training materials. PowerFlex’s products include solar, energy storage, EV charging stations, microgrids, and energy management systems.  A successful candidate is detail-oriented, motivated, and thrives in the fast-paced culture of a dynamic and evolving company. This position requires strong writing skills and the ability to synthesize technical content to create clear, easy-to-follow training and explanatory materials. The Technical Writer Intern should be a self-starter who thrives under pressure and enjoys team successes.

Responsibilities:

  • Explain complex concepts, technologies, and step-by-step procedures to a variety of audiences
  • Produce refined, polished, self-edited work with attention to readability, clarity, and company Style Guide standards
  • Present ideas accurately and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Collaborate with internal and external subject matter experts (SME) to expand on and clarify technical information, update technical and compliance documentation, and ideate new materials
  • Understand company and business unit strategies, initiatives, and objectives to prioritize workload, anticipate requests, and meet deadlines
  • Take ownership of all existing documentation within assigned areas to ensure that existing documentation is kept up to date and promotes successful product use
  • Formalize the documentation and presentation of data in technical writings, including reports and analysis, generated by SME
  • Accept and implement feedback from management and peers
  • Work and train across departments on how to use and leverage new technical documentation
  • Monitor routing, approval process, and workflow of assigned documents to ensure all deliverables meet project schedule timelines
  • Seek ways to strengthen technical communication skills and product knowledge

Required Skills:

  • 0-2 years of experience as a technical writer or in a related role
  • Excellent technical writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Strong technical aptitude with the ability to quickly learn new concepts and tools
  • Exceptional ability to organize information in an easy-to-understand structure and translate complex ideas into simple ones
  • Experience in writing detailed documentation for B2B and B2C companies
  • Enthusiasm for cross-functional collaboration with people in all ranks, teams, and disciplines across the company
  • Excellent work ethic and strong intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently, and multi-task
  • Desire and ability to innovate and improve upon current processes

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics. 

Project Management Summer Intern

PowerFlex is now accepting applications for a full-time summer intern to work alongside the Project Management team. The qualified candidate should be bright and hard-working, with a strong interest in construction management and renewable energy.  The intern will be exposed to all aspects of commercial solar and storage projects including marketing and business development, project financing, project engineering, with a focus on solar project construction management and administration.

This is a paid position with potential for full-time employment based on evaluation of work performance. While this position is located in our Manhattan, New York office, the eligible candidate will be working remotely on an interim basis.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with Solar Project Managers, Project Coordinators and Project Engineers on multiple aspects of a solar project
  • Arrange material deliveries, equipment Purchase Orders, subcontractor management, and budget management
  • Learn and manage different state solar incentive programs
  • Research and apply for building and electrical permits; interact with local building departments
  • Prepare client-facing project materials
  • Unify and synthesize historical project data

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently pursuing or holds a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Interest in Project Management field
  • Able to learn quickly and operate in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Exhibits skills in communication, problem solving, and critical thinking
  • Strong organizational skills and work ethic
  • Positive, solution-oriented attitude
  • Proficient in MS Office, Foxit (PDF editing); Salesforce, Smartsheets and Procore knowledge a plus
  • Available to work 40 hours per week

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics. 

Project Associate Intern

Location: Los Altos, CA, San Diego, CA

Scope of Job

The Project Associate Intern will support the Implementation team on the deployment of EV charging infrastructure projects.  The primary goal is to ensure specific projects are implemented efficiently, successfully and within the agreed terms of the project. This requires constant oversight of the project to ensure activities are being performed, collecting data to analyze performance and reporting on progress. If the project is not being implemented to satisfaction, the associate should identify problems and correct as needed. 

Responsibilities: 

95% Project Associate  

  • Support Project Management team with project submittals, status updates and document management.
  • Manage application of applicable grant or subsidy program for local area 
  • Organize and maintain project documents (both locally and in project management software). 
  • Submit project related reports (as required). 
  • Work on special projects aimed to improve Project Management processes.

5% – Other duties as assigned 

Supervision of Others:

None at this time, but potential for future growth

Education/Experience:

  • Current or recent Graduate or Undergraduate Student in Energy, Engineering, Construction Management or related field 

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Entrepreneurial, energetic and flexible personality with a bias towards action  
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, credibility and presentation skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with limited supervision 
  • Candidate must be a self-starter who takes pride in accuracy and has an attention to detail. Experience in the energy industry and a passion for renewable energy is a plus.

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics. 

Engineering Intern

Location: New York, NY

POSITION EXPECTATIONS: Powerflex is now accepting applications for an engineering internship. The qualified candidates should be bright and hard-working, with a strong interest in renewable energy and engineering.

The interns will be exposed to a range of Solar PV Development activities, including system design, operations and maintenance, financing, sales and project management if desired. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the dynamic and rapidly-growing renewable energy industry.

This is a paid part-time internship position with potential for full-time employment based on evaluation of work performance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Available to work for at least 20 hours/week (Office hours are generally from 9 am- 6 pm, and flexible hours are allowed)
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Engineering or Science
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Excel, energy simulation experience is a plus
  • Basic understanding of photovoltaic systems and electrical components

** Candidates with the majority of qualifications above are encouraged to apply.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Help design and engineer commercial scale solar PV projects
  • Learn to perform production analysis for PV systems
  • Performance analysis current systems in the field
  • Help inspect and field service current systems

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PowerFlex delivers commercial and industrial customers a full range of turnkey clean energy solutions: solar, storage, smart EV charging, microgrids, and energy management systems. The Company was founded in 2017 by a Caltech research group who developed a patented Adaptive Load Management (ALM) technology to optimize power consumption across a large network of charging stations. PowerFlex Systems was acquired by EDF Renewables North America in 2019, and consolidated with EnterSolar, a leading commercial solar developer, in 2021 to expand its onsite solar offerings.

Reasonable Accommodations: We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please reach out to reasonableaccommodation@powerflex.com.

PowerFlex is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, disability, sexual stereotypes, age, pregnancy, or any other legally protected characteristics. 


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