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Beverly, MA. (On-Site)

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Analyst, Project Development

Highland Electric Fleets is the market leader in vehicle electrification-as-a-service, focusing on school, municipal and other government agency fleets. We’ve done the most, and largest, deals in our space and we are growing rapidly. Our full-service offering reduces the cost and complexity of electrification, delivering positive impacts to a broad spectrum of stakeholders and accelerating a key element of the clean energy transition.

Our mission is to eliminate the barriers to better student health and a cleaner environment. We aim to mitigate risk for our customers, increase electric school bus market penetration, and deliver positive impacts across a broad spectrum of stakeholders: students, communities, school districts, fleet operators, manufacturers, and utilities.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for completing the development of electric school bus infrastructure, including equipment procurement and integration, ensuring completion of power infrastructure design and utility interconnection, and school district coordination

  • Drive the school bus depot infrastructure development process by working with utilities, contractors, and vendors

  • Develop strategic partnerships and strong relationships with vendors and outside resources to facilitate collaboration between all involved and keep projects on schedule and within budget

  • Proactively and creatively solve problems that have the potential to derail projects, including related to permitting, utility process, and charger and vehicle procurement, and customer operational challenges during construction

  • Collaborate with Fleet Operations teams to prepare for commercial operation, including scheduling training, facilitating vehicle registration, and preparing District personnel.

  • Work closely with legal and commercial teams to develop sites to maximize flexibility and overall project value

  • Act as a key resource for origination during early stages of project development, providing input on equipment selection and site feasibility

  • Keep organized records of project costs to update forecasts and inform new project underwriting

  • Review/approve invoices, monitor actuals vs projected spend, and develop strategies for cost containment

  • Track and report out on project status, including tracking progress, making updates based on changes to development plan, and flagging deviations in project timeline or plan

  • Create standard operating procedures to improve future development

Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Project management skills a plus

  • Prior experience in a civil/environmental engineering environment a plus

  • Self-motivated: proactively assume responsibilities, with ability to operate effectively with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Ability to collaborate across departments within the company as well as external customers and partners

  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Interest or prior knowledge of electric vehicles, transportation, and/or energy a plus

  • Ability to manage numerous tasks at once

  • Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills

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Highland offers a competitive base salary and performance-based bonus program with a leading, high growth entrepreneurial company. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including stock compensation, health, vision, and dental coverage, life insurance, public transportation assistance, generous paid time off, and a 401(k) program. Please email your resume to: kim@highlandfleets.com.

Highland Electric Fleets 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, Highland Electric Fleets complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. 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.