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Energy Project Manager

Honolulu HI

Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Energy Engineer/Professional to provide Energy Project Manager support to the Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Energy Project Manager will work on site at client facilities to provide energy program and project coordination, and construction manager support on various federal projects. Electrical engineering is strongly preferred.

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer.

The Energy Project Manager will work on site at the customer’s facilities at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to provide comprehensive energy project services. You will identify energy conservation opportunities and help facilitate the implementation of projects, initiatives, and programs that reduce energy consumption and demand, save money, and help the environment. You will augment existing customer capabilities, work with both the customer and Tetra Tech in a team framework, and be an on-site action agent to facilitate energy and cost savings and attain federal and client goals. Primary duties will focus on providing on-site support of day-to-day activities during project development, design, and implementation, to include:

Providing input to design of an ongoing distributed generation (DG) project

Providing on-site construction management support to government during DG project implementation

Developing energy efficiency improvements for facilities

Walking facilities daily to conduct energy audits, identify energy conservation opportunities, and develop projects

Developing renewable energy projects

Performing design reviews

Analyzing energy and utilities data

Recommending improvements to energy and utility procurement operations and maintenance

Working with Tetra Tech, state and federal agencies, and contractors to ensure energy projects are constructed according to plans and specifications, potentially including:

Daily work inspections

Daily reports and photos to record work inspected

Recommendation on rejection of materials or workmanship not conforming to contract requirements

Maintenance of project inspection records and reports

Maintenance of active list of construction and design deficiencies and omissions, indicating corrective status

Technical review of and assistance with contract drawings, specifications, change order requests, contractor submittals, and requests for information

Final inspection support

Assistance with project closeout documentation

Other related duties



The candidate is required to have 3 to 10 plus years of experience in electrical engineering, energy management, energy engineering, construction management for energy-related projects, or energy project management and coordination. Strong experience with energy auditing, project development, life-cycle cost analysis, direct digital controls, commissioning, and building/system optimization is desired. Knowledge of microgrids is highly desired. Previous experience working at Federal / Department of Defense facilities, particularly in Hawaii, is a plus.


The position also requires:

Knowledge of utility information systems, energy management technologies, and metering

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to produce results

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and presentation skills

Ability to produce technically correct finished work, including technical reports, white papers, metrics, and briefs

Proficient computer skills, including the use of spreadsheets, especially MS Excel, and other database applications

Project management experience is highly desired. BS in engineering or energy-related field is required, but military or civilian experience working at federal installations or experience in energy or construction-related field may be acceptable. Other certifications such as Professional Engineer (PE) or Certified Energy Manager (CEM) designation is a plus.

U.S. citizenship is required, and you must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.


The work environment will consist of an office environment, as well as frequent field visits in and around various client facility sites. You must be able to exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally, up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demands are in excess of those of sedentary work. Light work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree, such as walking 3 to 6 miles in a few hours. You must be able to climb ladders, access roofs, and access narrow mechanical rooms.


For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.

Posted August 4, 2017

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