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Construction Project Manager

Location: San Francisco, CA

Zero Waste Energy (“ZWE”) is looking for a Construction Project Manager to add to our growing team in the San Francisco Bay area.

As a member of the Bulk Handling Systems (“BHS”) Family of Companies, ZWE provides a profitable solution for organic material from various material streams. ZWE transforms the organic fraction into electricity, compressed natural gas and high-quality compost through its patented dry anaerobic digestion (AD) and in-vessel composting process. These are the most cost effective and productive AD systems available.

The Construction Project Manager is tasked with guiding ZWE projects from inception to production. This position plans, directs and coordinates the completion of projects by subcontractors, while overseeing the organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation for assigned projects. A Project Engineer also reports to this position. The role is also responsible for developing new project opportunities, including conceptual design, business proposals and contract discussions.   

If you have these qualifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, civil, or chemical engineering required
  • Advanced degree and/or training in construction project management preferred
  • Five years of relevant work experience in construction of manufacturing facilities or processing plants with demonstrated history of project leadership required
  • Prior experience with engineering or demonstration of technical aptitude required
  • Experience with Procore or similar PM software required
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels across the company and at customer sites
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team 
  • Ability to travel to both domestic and international locations

And are passionate about these responsibilities:

  • Managing ZWE projects/installations, including client coordination and oversight of internal team members and third-party consultants, subcontractors, and utility providers
  • Performing project management tasks for cost, schedule, and scope control
  • Providing engineering management, including supervision of design site audits, upgrade identification, data analysis, cost-savings calculations, and engineered drawing reviews
  • Performing employee supervision duties including maintaining proper employee/employer relations, assigning, and overseeing work assignments, recognition, evaluating performance and administering discipline as needed
  • Supporting business development, including competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) response submissions and sales presentations
  • Preparing project status reports and working to ensure plans adhere to contract specifications and submitting reports to upper management for review
  • Conducting and/or coordinating customer training, job site visits and project commissioning
  • Traveling up to 30% of the time to customer and vendor locations, both domestic and international

You will receive: 

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits program including but not limited to Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off and paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition reimbursement

Please visit our website ( to apply and learn more.

Work Opportunity
ZWE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. Currently, we do not offer VISA sponsorship or transfers at this time, unless specifically noted in the posting.

ZWE participates in the E-Verify program.

Equal Opportunity Employer
ZWE is an Equal Opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information, and other legally protected characteristics.  

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