Prop 39 Program Manager

US-CA-Los Angeles
2 weeks ago
Project Management/Program Management


At Cumming Corporation, you will work on some of the world's most exciting projects in a dynamic environment where your success is measured by the impact you make. We are one of the fastest growing Project and Cost Management Consultancies in America. We’re ranked in the ENR Top 40 and voted one of the best companies to work for out of our HQ in San Diego. With over 20 offices globally, an extremely diverse project portfolio, and double digit year to year revenue growth, the opportunities to make your mark are endless!


In this role, you will be a member our rapidly growing Program & Project Management team. The PM team's standard is to 'manage each project like we own it'. We are unique in that we provide in-house cost management and project scheduling along with program and project management, in a fully integrated package. With client needs and ethics put above all else, coupled with our inherent competitive advantages, it’s no wonder why we've achieved such immense success. 


We are currently recruiting for a Prop 39 Program Manager to be located in Los Angeles, CA. This is a highly visible, high-impact role that will put you at the forefront of building the educational future for the Los Angeles community. Those seeking a challenging role that will give them ample opportunity to engage and impact the community with their talents.



  • Manages various sustainable efficiency programs related to Electric, Gas and Water reduction which includes the development and oversight of scope, budget, schedule and implementation of these utility conservation programs
  • Evaluates conservation programs and perform cost/benefit analysis to determine overall cost savings and effectiveness if implemented District wide or on a site by site basis
  • Develops and evaluates contracting and procurement methods based on program specifics
  • Coordinates with local utilities to understand and capture available rebates and incentives
  • Reviews and evaluates energy efficient products and emerging technologies on compliance with District requirements and sustainability goals and perform cost/benefit analysis
  • Advises, consults with, and gives technical direction to design firms, energy consultants and contractors, on District policies, guidelines and specifications for development of project costs related to design and construction
  • Plans, organizes, directs and reports activities and progress to Sustainability and Maintenance Operations management
  • Creates policies, procedures, standards and project work flows to achieve program directives and maximizes energy efficiency in various school sites across the District
  • Develops and oversees program management systems and reports (i.e. Microsoft Project, Estimate at Completion Tool, Smirnoff, offline reports, etc.)
  • Performs fiscal management and program level financial reporting to both internal and external offices/agencies
  • Collects, drafts, develops and disseminates Lessons Learned to appropriate staff
  • Manages the Closeout Phase of the program
  • Provides training and guidance to project staff in the program level
  • Performs technical oversight for project assignment and adviser duties


  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 15 years' of full time paid professional experience in overseeing and managing all phases of development for sustainability and energy efficiency programs
  • Experience working with various incentive & rebate programs offered by local, state, and federal agencies
  • Experience with the design and constructibility reviews of energy efficient and/or renewable energy projects

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience working with the various incentive & rebate programs offered by Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), Southern California Edison, & Southern California Gas Co
  • Experience with the Commissioning Process in new and existing buildings
  • Experience with design and/or construction contracts related to energy efficiency and/or renewable energy projects within the educational sector
  • Experience in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS)
  • A valid Certified Energy Manager (CEM) credentialed by the Association of Energy Engineers
  • A valid Professional Engineer by the State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors


What we offer you:

  • Aggressive salary structure aimed at acquiring the most talented professionals in our industry
  • Working with the most talented team members in the industry
  • Full range of health benefits, dental, vision, and 401k matching
  • The ability to make a positive impact on your career and community


CUMMING offers a comprehensive benefits package as well as competitive compensation and bonus structure.




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CUMMING is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified Team Members without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.


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