Senior Associate, Programs (Remote)
Company: TRC Companies, Inc.
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: September 17, 2023
Groundbreaker. Game changer. Pioneer.
TRC has long set the bar for clients who require more than just
engineering, combining science with the latest technology to devise
innovative solutions that stand the test of time. From pipelines to
power plants, roadways to reservoirs, schoolyards to security
solutions, clients look to TRC for breakthrough thinking backed by
the innovative follow-through of an industry leader.
TRC's professionals work with a broad range of commercial,
industrial and government clients and the communities they serve.
We deliver breakthrough solutions that address local needs -- so
our clients can better succeed in an ever-changing world.
Working at TRC means tackling interesting, meaningful projects. We
pride ourselves on our collaborative spirit, entrepreneurial zeal
and agile corporate structure. We recognize that the expertise of
our staff is our strongest asset, so we generously reward employees
for successful performance and invest in their careers through
training and the development of new skills and certifications.
TRC is seeking a Remote Senior -Associate -to join our Programs
team. Successful applicants will possess exceptional grant writing,
research, communication, organizational, analytical, customer
service, project management, and follow-up skills.
This is a -write your own adventure- position as these positions-
workload will include contributing on anywhere between 5-15
different projects in any given month, with a specific emphasis on
project and program management for the clean transportation and
clean energy industries. Your ability to creatively tackle those
projects, continually looking for better solutions to existing and
future possesses the capabilities to deliver high-quality
intelligence that meets client needs, but also the awareness to
recognize the need to push back and advocate for alternative
approaches to problems.
This position is a unique opportunity as you will be immediately
expected to take on client and project management responsibilities.
There is no normal -day-to-day- operation - our team-s ability to
shift gears efficiently and fluidly from project to project is what
makes us valuable to our clients but also makes us proud of our
- Project Management: Provide efficient and cost-effective
results on both client and company projects. Must be capable of
independently setting, tracking, and reporting on progress related
for multiple project and billable hour goals. Must regularly report
on progress, challenges, and approach to team leaders and
- Client Relations: Professionally interact with industry
contacts and clients on a regular basis, understand their business
needs, provide consistent and well-prepared status reports on
deliverables, manage and address unexpected developments, and
communicate research and recommendations in a confidence-inspiring
- Research: Conduct primary and secondary research on a broad
spectrum of market, technical, and policy issues and assist in the
development and production of high-quality reports which provide
this research to either specific or broad audiences.
- Communications: Prepare regular memos on project status for
clients and for staff. Participate in the development of
publication-quality and client-ready written reports, marketing
materials, correspondence, grant applications, presentations, and
other communications that clearly and concisely summarize project
goals, accomplishments, and recommendations in the most compelling
manner for the appropriate audience.
- Outreach and Organization: Participate in the development of
strategies to communicate the objective of projects to diverse
audiences, including business, government, non-profit
organizations, and community groups. Interface directly with a
variety of contacts in to gather information for various
- Presentations: Prepare and deliver written and oral
- Business Development: Lead and assist in the identification and
new project and revenue opportunities with existing and potential
- BA or BS degree is required. MA, MPA, or MPP
- 3-5 years of experience in a deadline-driven environment is
required. Experience working with alternative fuels, advanced
transportation technology, renewable energy, air quality, or energy
policy is a plus.
- Exceptional writing, research, analytical, communication,
public speaking and presentation, organization, facilitation, and
interpersonal skills. In addition to a strong technical/analytical
background and top-notch communication skills, an excellent grasp
of business strategy, marketing methods, organization and
leadership issues is also necessary. Must be able to learn from
constructive criticism and adapt to rapidly changing project needs
- Technical and analytical expertise in the environmental and/or
energy domain, combined with some communications, or public
relations experience a plus.
- Travel may be required.
100% Remote or Flexible Hybrid schedule in Santa Monica, CA
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United
We understand our clients- goals, and embrace them as our own,
applying creativity, experience, integrity and dedication to
deliver superior solutions to the world-s energy, environment and
We will solve the challenges of making the Earth a better place to
live - community by community.
TRC is ranked #16 on ENR's list of the Top 500 Design Firms in the
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TRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We
celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive
environment for all employees.
Salary RangeUSD $55,000.00 - USD $69,000.00 /Yr.
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