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McKinstry Senior Project Development Engineer, EV Infrastructure in United States

Senior Project Development Engineer, EV Infrastructure

Location United States

Job Family Building Energy

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Build the future, spark innovation and align your career with purpose.

McKinstry is innovating the waste and climate harm out of the built environment and creating lasting impact. Together, we’re building a thriving planet.

Transportation is a leading contributor to the climate crisis, generating nearly 30% of total global energy-related carbon emissions in the US. We're making a lasting impact on our industry and within our communities by addressing the climate, affordability, and equity crises.

To get where we’re going, we need big thinkers, problem solvers and collaborative mindsets. Does that sound like you?

The Opportunity with McKinstry

We are seeking a Senior Project Development Engineer, EV Infrastructure to join McKinstry as a member of our growing Transportation Electrification team. The team supports our customer's electrification journey with a uniquely consultative approach to charging infrastructure - bringing a deep market knowledge combined with scaled construction experience.

In this role, you will be a front-line solutions engineer for fleet and workplace electrification projects. You will be responsible for creating conceptual designs that meet client needs (including layouts, equipment selection, and written scope narratives), managing the creation of professional engineering design deliverables, and advancing development through estimating and pre-construction milestones.

As a Senior Project Development Engineer, EV Infrastructure, additional responsibilities include:

  • Lead site evaluation and design deliverables.

  • Conduct site visits and identify the best solutions for electric vehicle charging.

  • Manage preparation of engineering design drawings, specifications, and bid documents in accordance with project requirements.

  • Lead or support vendor bid process.

  • Collaborate with contractors and estimators to value engineer electric vehicle charging designs.

  • Leverage your experience in problem solving, systems analysis, data analysis and communication to enable a smooth conversion to EVs for businesses, schools, transit agencies, municipalities, university campuses, hospitals, data center, and other facilities.

  • Communication and collaboration are a large part of this role as well, frequently requiring that you partner with other McKinstry teams to deliver effective results.

  • You will be responsible for making technical recommendations, building actionable reports, and presenting them to clients, and assisting the client with project implementation.

What You Need to Succeed:

  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, Architecture, Facilities Management, Environmental Science, or equivalent field of study or equivalent work experience required. A master's degree or higher is a bonus.

  • Three plus (3+) years of project development and engineering design management for electric vehicle charging or similar electrical technology.

  • Working knowledge of estimating preliminary budgets for electrical construction.

  • Deep knowledge of electric vehicle charging hardware, software, and industry trends.

  • Extensive experience with electricity utilities, understanding utility tariffs, new service application procedures.

  • Understanding of electric vehicle charging incentives and utility programs.

  • EIT, PE, or CEM preferred.

  • Exceptional time management skills to organize and prioritize tasks while juggling multiple deliverables/timelines.

  • Creative, problem-solving skills with a focus on delivering outstanding customer service and a consultative approach.

PeopleFirst Benefits

When it comes to the basics, we have you covered:

  • Competitive pay

  • 401(k) with employer match and profit-sharing plan

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision with low or zero deductible options and low out of pocket maximums

People come first at McKinstry, and we go beyond the basic benefits with:

  • Family formation benefits, including adoption and IVF assistance

  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave

  • Transgender inclusive benefits

  • Commuter benefits

  • Pet insurance

  • “Building Good” paid community service time

  • Learning and advancement opportunities via McKinstry University

  • McKinstry Moves onsite gyms or reimbursement for remote workers

See benefit plan documents for complete details.

If you’re driven by our vision to build a thriving planet together, McKinstry is the place to build your career.

T he pay range for this position is $76,320 - $129,580 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Base pay information is based on market location. A bonus may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.

Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.