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14 Jun 2022

Full-Time Project Associate

Abeeda – Posted by Abeeda State College, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Background

ClimeCo is a respected global advisor, transaction facilitator, trader, and developer of environmental commodity market products and related services. We specialize in voluntary carbon, regulated carbon, renewable energy credits, plastics credits, and regional criteria pollutant trading programs. From policy advisory to ESG strategy, offsets sourcing to greenhouse gas and plastic waste reduction project development, we provide comprehensive, vertically-integrated solutions to help enhance our customers’ sustainability impact—whether they are responding to emissions regulations or satisfying voluntary sustainability goals.

We are currently seeking a full-time Project Associate for our Project Development Business Unit. This position will be in-person, located in State College, Pennsylvania.

Position Description

The Project Associate will assist in implementing and managing ClimeCo’s portfolio of various environmental commodity project types that generate revenue through the mitigation or abatement of greenhouse gas emissions and related environmental impacts. The projects are conducted in accordance with strict performance, monitoring, and reporting requirements. The Project Associate will interface with diverse project partners and facility operators, monitor project development and operational status, manage project data and documentation, and assist with compliance reporting.

Candidates should have a strong interest in environmental business and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, analytical skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office, and be highly organized with fine attention to detail. The ideal candidate will have excellent problem-solving skills, strong mathematical competencies, introductory-level experience or higher with modern programming languages and platforms, and knowledge of databases and data analysis procedures. Professional experience with industrial and environmental monitoring systems, database management, compliance reporting, and project information management systems is not required but would be valuable.

ClimeCo embraces diversity and welcomes candidates who contribute to a culture that complements our team comprised of all identities and backgrounds. We further commit ourselves to an inclusive workplace where we value the perspectives of all employees by recognizing and appreciating their unique skills and talents. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

The Project Associate position is full-time, salaried, and exempt, which is ineligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation and management of ClimeCo’s portfolio of emissions reduction projects by assisting with data collection, analysis, reporting, and verification of emission reduction calculations and project adherence with pseudo-compliance standards
  • Prepare technical analyses and perform quality assurance reviews of emission reduction calculations and technical reports
  • Assist with drafting documentation to support procurement, development, and implementation of projects, including proposals, work schedules, and deliverables
  • Engage with and maintain working relationships with project owners/operators, clients, verification bodies, internal stakeholders, and carbon registries
  • Maintain project-related files and update project reporting metrics
  • Coordinate verification site visits and travel to support verifications as necessary

Requirements

  • BS/BA in engineering, physical or environmental sciences, climate change, project management, or related carbon mitigation fields
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office’s suite of programs and software. Experience with Microsoft Project is a plus
  • Strong interest in market-based solutions to global environmental challenges such as climate change and resource scarcity
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and organizational skills with great attention to organization and detail and the ability to communicate findings clearly in writing and verbally
  • Ability to create high-quality technical deliverables
  • Ability to work both independently, and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Comfortable balancing dynamic processes and priorities while working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Familiarity with greenhouse gas emission reduction projects and carbon registries is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with modern programming languages and data analysis
  • Experience with environmental and industrial monitoring systems, compliance reporting, project management, and project information management systems is a plus
  • Occasional business travel (potentially internationally) as needed, estimated <10% of the time subject to change with ongoing business

Compensation & Benefits

The salary range for a well-qualified Project Associate is $45,000-$60,000 annually.

ClimeCo offers a competitive salary and bonus structure with benefits including 401(k) with employer match, medical/dental/vision benefits, EAP program, paid time off, holidays, and more.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work  in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

ClimeCo LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 71 days.

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