Project Manager - Energy Efficiency

CSA Group

Canada Remote

Full time


May 25

Employment Status: Regular

Time Type: Full time


At the heart of CSA Group is a vision: making the world a better, safer, more sustainable place. It's been part of our mission for nearly one hundred years: from the first engineering standard for railway bridges developed in 1919, to more than 3,500 standards, codes & related products today.

Headquartered in Canada, with a global footprint of more than 30 labs and offices across Europe, Asia and North America, CSA Group tests, inspects and certifies a wide range of products - from every day househould items to leading edge technology-to meet exacting requirements for safety, performance and environmental impact.

Our employees take pride in making a difference in people's lives through the work that we do. We're looking for people like you to help make it happen.

Job Summary:

CSA Group has an immediate opportunity for a Project Manager, Energy Efficiency reporting to the Program Manager, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

In this challenging and rewarding role, you will interact with industry experts, manufacturers, academia, researchers, scientists, and government to develop leading edge standards’ solutions, facilitate technical discussions and promote consensus amongst these leaders.

The Energy Efficiency team manages a diverse portfolio of world-class national and international standards and guides. Delivering value-added solutions that facilitate safety, design, quality and performance are at our core. Astute in learning and understanding these sectors, you will come to appreciate the challenges of standards development as they touch on regulations and may have product or system certification implications.


  • Managing of standards development activities within the Energy Efficiency Program including HVAC&R, industrial and residential equipment, lighting products, and building energy system performance.
  • Identifying and pursuing new business development initiatives to expand the portfolio into new areas in support of broader clean technologies.
  • Developing key stakeholder relationships (with academia, regulators, industry, etc).
  • Overseeing all aspects of the standards development process, primarily involving the management of multiple Canadian, US, and international standards development committees.
  • The role requires a sound understanding and execution of the various processes and procedures of the company, many of which are mandated under the accreditation of CSA Standards by both the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). A key element of the Project Manager role is to ensure that these processes and procedures are adhered to, and that the timelines of the project are achieved within the defined budget.
  • Day-to-day management of committee activities that include establishing and delivering on project milestones, project resources (funding, personnel support), and assembling project schedules and revenue targets.
  • Working with committee chairs and vice chairs to manage the committee membership, including member recruitment and improving committee performance.
  • Liaising with clients, management, Legal and Finance to compose proposals, contracts, and financial analysis for new projects.


A technical degree or Technologist (BSc, B.Eng or CET) in an engineering discipline or related area of study.  Electrical or mechanical discipline would be an asset.


  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience, with 3-5 years’ experience in Standards Development or Project Management.
  • Experience gained from industry/manufacturing/utility sectors, or policy/regulatory environment would be an asset.


  • Creative, participative and flexible approach to managing work assignments.
  • Strong ability to network, manage relationships, identify opportunities, and win new business.
  • Strong leadership, decision-making and negotiation skills.
  • High degree of self-motivation, resilience, adaptability and flexibility.
  • Developed computer skills (word processing, presentation software, project planning software, spreadsheet, etc).
  • Highly developed oral, facilitation and communication skills.
  • Bilingualism would be an asset.


Some travel will be required.

CSA Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on any grounds stipulated by applicable laws. We are an organization where opportunities are based on skills and abilities, and differences are respected and valued.  Please contact us at if you require accommodation in the interview process.

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