Energy Storage Independent Engineering Project Manager

All locations
  • Chalfont, PA, United States
  • San Diego, CA, United States
  • Austin, TX, United States
  • Houston, TX, United States
  • Portland, OR, United States
  • Medford, MA, United States
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Oakland, CA, United States
  • Seattle, WA, United States
Energy Systems
Position type:
Full Time


About us

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence.

As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

About Energy Systems

We help customers navigate the complex transition to a decarbonized and more sustainable energy future. We do this by assuring that energy systems work safely and effectively, using solutions that are increasingly digital. We also help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry.

About the role

DNV is seeking a Project Manager for a remote role available in the following locations: Austin, Houston, Medford, New York, Oakland, Portland, San Diego and Seattle.

This role would be serving our Independent Engineering (IE) team within the Energy Storage Engineering (ESE) team.

The purpose of this role is to support major customer accounts, lead project due diligence, advise clients of energy storage industry best practices, manage projects, contribute to process improvements, share knowledge, obtain and receive feedback, and a bit of business development including developing proposals.

What You’ll Do

  • Initiating and coordinating the technical review process among internal specialists (including civil and electrical engineering, energy assessment, technology experts, permitting, battery safety, contract reviews, etc.)
  • Communicating with clients to provide timely and relevant project updates and deliverables while ensuring milestones are met and expectations are exceeded
  • Perform overall project management activities and ensuring excellent customer communication
  • Building business with existing and new clients by demonstrating DNV’s value and developing proposals in response to sole sourced requests or RFPs
  • Participating in continuous improvement efforts for the ESE team, including tool development, process refinement, and lessons learned activities
  • Performing portions of the due diligence reviews, including contract and financial model (OPEX and CAPEX) reviews
  • Developing content for blog posts, industry conferences, and client workshops
  • Juggling multiple projects and levels of responsibility simultaneously
  • Converting with vague and incomplete information into well-informed, risk-mitigated conclusions
  • Working with a diverse group of fun and talented people
  • Collaborating with technical specialists to write and peer review due diligence reports
  • Coordinating construction and operational monitoring by DNV, including performing site visits, reviewing construction documents, progress reports, schedules, budgets, change orders, and invoices to ensure the project is built as designed to meet performance expectations

What we offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Charitable Matched Giving and Volunteer Rewards through our Impact Program
  • Volunteer time off (VTO) paid by the company
  • Career advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

How We Do It

We Care, We Dare, We Share

DNV is a proud equal-opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment Department ( Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

DNV is proud to announce being named one of Houston’s best places to work in the 2022 Houston Business Journal – Best Places to Work competition.

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As required by the Pay Transparency laws in Colorado, New York City, California, Washington, and Connecticut, DNV provides a reasonable compensation range for roles that may be hired in those locations. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors, including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the states of Colorado, New York City, NY, California, Washington, and Connecticut only, the range of starting pay for this role is $90,000 - $140,000 USD.

About you

What is Required

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, or related energy field
  • Approximately 3 to 5 years of experience in batteries, energy storage, and/or solar + storage industry in the context of engineering, estimation, construction, development, origination, consulting, finance, or project management
  • Familiarity with energy industry technology (batteries, inverters, PV modules, PV mounting systems, balance of system components, etc.)
  • Project management and time management skills, including an ability to balance multiple projects under tight deadlines and to establish and maintain good relationships with clients
  • Solution-oriented thinking skills – identifying technical risks and formulating solutions or work-arounds that allow development and financing/investment to proceed
  • Display high integrity and honesty – clients rely on DNV’s independence and its responsibility to perform a rigorous but fair review of a project or product
  • Fluent MS Office products
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills, including ability to write clear and detailed technical reports, presentations, and emails, and to clearly communicate complex technical issues to a non-technical audience

What is Preferred

  • Master’s Degree
  • Additional programming or data analytics experience
  • Familiarity with contracts (construction, supply, operation and maintenance, warranties, interconnection, offtake, and/or asset management contracts)
  • Experience in at least one of the following: solar industry construction and operating contracts, solar project construction, operations/asset management, solar project design/development, module/inverter technology, power marketing/offtake contracting, or energy storage technology and implementation (Preferred) Experience in the wind industry or other renewables may be advantageous
  • Willingness and ability to travel, up to 10% of the time, highly flexible travel timing, typically for site visits, team events, or conferences
  • Familiarity with storage business models
  • Experience understanding budgets and financial models and comfort navigating complicated excel spreadsheets


Profit Share

You’ll be part of our global profit share scheme that means we all share in our success as a business. If we profit, so do you. This will be part of our Total Compensation approach each year and depends on our year-end results.

Personal Development

You’ll have a lot of opportunities to learn and grow. Whether it’s building your network, having resources to plan and realise your career goals or enjoying genuine freedom to satisfy your curiosity, we’ll make sure you’re always growing and developing

Purpose-led organization

You become part of a world-leading company where we know and live our purpose; to safeguard life, property, and the environment, with the opportunity to tackle global change through your work.


DNV provides the option for eligible employees to enroll in our professional managed 401(k) plan. We’ll match up to a percentage of employee elected investment, which will become fully vested after a few years.

Healthcare and more

You’ll have multiple medical plans to choose from including Dental, Vision, RX plans, AD&D, Critical Illness, ST/LT Disability, Paid Parental Leave, Virtual TalkSpace Therapy.

Additional benefits

ID theft protection, generous PTO accrual, company paid holidays, discounted pet insurance, charitable donation matching, additional vacation hours purchase plan, commuter benefits, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), tuition reimbursement.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At DNV, our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is not only an ethical choice, but also a business decision.

Diversity, fairness, and a sense of belonging are a source of strength for our people, our business, and our customers, and help us to deliver on our purpose, vision, and values.

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Working here

Since 1864 we’ve been dedicated to safeguarding life, property and the environment. Today we remain at the forefront of new technologies and techniques to help our customers transform for a more sustainable future.

At DNV you can expect to deliver career and industry defining work. You’ll be given the time to build your network, the resources to support your development, and the freedom to satisfy your curiosity and desire to learn.

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