Project Manager – Energy

Job Posted: October 19th, 2021

Location: West Columbia, South Carolina, US


The Project Manager - Energy  coordinates the delivery and execution of Caterpillar Electric Power Generation sales projects, working with the sales staff, suppliers, and the customer.


 Essential Duties

  • Contributes to a positive work environment and promotes the vision, mission and values of BMC.
  • Completes all job responsibilities in a safe manner, promotes and champions a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Responsibilities will include written and verbal communication with all parties involved; i.e. purchase orders with suppliers, submittals with engineering, communication with management, sales staff, and sales engineering.
  • Keep abreast of new product developments, merchandising and pricing programs.
  • Responsible for all logistics of equipment delivery; which could include freight, crane, and site coordination.
  • Coordinate with Caterpillar group for engineering design, build, order processing, and delivery.
  • Travel will be required; i.e. to, 3rd party supplier, customer job site.
  • Coordinate with Service Department for In-house and Field Technician as needed.
  • Process all the necessary reports to Caterpillar related to day-to-day operations, merchandising assistance, and all other information requested.
  • Continually strive to maximize gross profit on all projects.
  • Maintains punctual, regular, and predictable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned; to include areas in Blue Bird Bus and Electric Power.



  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree and/or related project management experience is preferred.
  • Knowledgeable about CAT Engines is a plus.
  • High degree of interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and provide excellent customer service while projecting a professional image at all times.
  • A combination of manufacturing, parts, field service or shop repair, foreman, sales, etc… experience is desired.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; works well in a group problem solving situations’ use reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Ability to read drawings, one-lines and specifications to discuss projects with contractors, engineers and architects.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills - must possess the personal discipline to establish the proper image as a representative of Blanchard Machinery.
  • Enthusiastic - hard worker with the ability to complete work with minimal supervision.
  • Organizational and time management skills required.
  • Personal commitment to continuous improvement and service excellence.
  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Solid Works and/or AutoCAD and Experience with Project Management tools such as Gantt Charts are a plus.
  • Experience with CAT Electronic Technician, SAP, DBS, Lotus Notes, and EOMP systems

 Working Conditions

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work inside as well as in shop/machine environments (non-climate controlled) and on customer job sites.
  • Position requires employee to be physically present at the job site location.
  • Job requires standing, stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, twisting, turning, and lifting.
  • Use of computer and other forms of technology to complete job responsibilities.
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