Junior Project Manager-Entry Level

Naperville, IL USA

About the Job

Kinectrics AES, Inc. is looking to add to our team.  As Junior Project Manager you will work with a multi-discipline team of engineers on projects involving nuclear power plant design, modification and analysis.  These projects significantly impact the operation and success of our client facilities, helping to maintain a substantial, reliable source of clean energy throughout the United States.  We offer a flexible work schedule with hybrid office/work from home arrangement. Our Naperville office was voted as one of the Smartest, Sleekest, Healthiest Workplaces in DuPage County. https://www.choosedupage.com/the-smartest-sleekest-healthiest-workplaces-in-dupage-2021/

In this role you will:

  • Assist in the effective delivery and execution of engineering projects. 
  • Working with team leads to develop concrete, detailed plans for a project, including the schedule, budget, and critical responsibilities of team members.
  • Coordinating project team activities and ensure that resources are identified and supported and that potential issues are identified and escalated on projects appropriately.
  • Collaborating with project and discipline leads to closely monitor project progress to ensure work remains on track, deadlines are met, budget is maintained, and plans are followed or updated, as necessary.
  • Developing reports to support internal optimization efforts and client reporting requirements.
  • Other responsibilities, as required, to ensure successful execution of projects.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering discipline.
  • 0-2 years of related practical work or academic experience that highlights strong leadership, organizational and communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Highly organized self-starter with demonstrated success motivating peers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel, as necessary, in support of project delivery (up to 25%)
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. (i.e. without the need for work sponsorship now or in the future)

About Us

Kinectrics AES, Inc. provides comprehensive engineering, design, analysis and consulting for the energy sector. U.S. Headquarters in Naperville, IL with locations in Atlanta, GA, Ridgeland, MS, and Fremont CA.

Our employees work with customers to solve their most difficult technical challenges in an entrepreneurial business environment, where careers can develop along both technical and managerial paths.

Kinectrics, Inc. is headquartered in Ontario, Canada, and a leading provider of innovative life cycle management solutions for the global electricity industry. Kinectrics is known worldwide for the technical excellence of its’ employees, challenging work, opportunity for career growth, and flexible working conditions.

Learn more here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZisHlB1FT4&t=6s

Why Work For Us?

Employee surveys consistently rank Kinectrics as “one of the best places to work”. Although this phrase may mean different things to different people, Kinectrics is widely recognized as a company that employs some of the best and brightest minds in the energy and utility industry.

Kinectrics AES, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurances, generous PTO and a 5% match on our 401k plan.

Kinectrics AES is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.