Development Manager, Energy Storage
- Location: Chicago
- Salary: Market related
· Conduct market analysis and select sites for greenfield development.
· Identify and facilitate project acquisitions.
· Secure land leases for greenfield opportunities and maintain relationships with landowners for existing projects.
· Manage environmental assessment campaigns and work with external consultants.
· Oversee discretionary permitting activities at all levels of government.
· Manage resource management campaigns and estimate energy production.
· Work with internal stakeholders and consultants to manage the electrical interconnection process.
· Collaborate with internal technical services such as energy analysis, engineering, and operations.
· Assess the financial feasibility of projects with the corporate finance department.
· Represent the company at regional industry association meetings and caucuses.
· Coordinate the preparation of RFP responses.
· Bachelor's degree, preferably in engineering. An MBA is a strong plus.
· 3 to 7 years of experience in energy project development, with a preference for energy storage projects. Experience in other electricity generation or commercial development (such as warehouses, data centers) is also relevant.
· Strong understanding of major power project development processes.
· Ability to navigate local community dynamics and negotiate effectively with utilities, landowners, and other stakeholders.
· Familiarity with energy storage and/or renewable energy issues and economics.
The purpose of the role is to lead the project management of multiple grid-scale battery construction projects (c.50MW each) from EPC contract signature/final investment approval through to completion, ensuring delivery on time, on budget and within agreed scope. The successful candidate will inherit a pipeline of projects, allowing the opportunity to deliver an increasingly important and rapidly growing new technology. Production of detailed project budget, alongside the business development leadDevelopment, tendering and negotiation of EPC contracts, alongside the business development leadDevelop, control and manage the project schedule and ensuring all assigned projects and tasks are completed on time and within budgetManage the relationship with the EPC contractor and with other key stakeholders (DNO, Owner’s Engineer, Landowner, Local Council, Optimiser)Liaise with EPC site manager and project manager, track construction progress, conduct site visits, and prepare progress reportsPerform risk assessments and proactively solve any technical or commercial issues identified The opportunity comes with an extremely exciting salary and wider package.
About the job My Client is resourcing for a Senior Energy Storage Consultant, this is an extremely exciting opportunity to join a world leading consultancy and a well established and market leading storage team. Projects are predominately located throughout the UK and Ireland. Strong Energy Storage (BESS) technical understanding and wider market understanding is required. Main duties of the role: Executing energy storage related projects, Technical due diligence Procurement support, preparation of tender documentation, Employer’s Requirements, contract negotiations Owner’s Engineering support, design reviews and site visits construction monitoring and witnessing of commissioning and testing Project management The role has a fantastic salary, bonus and benefits package. This is a great opportunity to work for a global leading consultancy in the Energy Storage space, being at the forefront of Energy Storage and emerging technologies.
Spencer Ogden are proud to be partnered with an international solar developer expanding their operations in the UK. Our client are on the hunt for a Head of Project Development to lead an existing and growing pipeline of solar and battery storage projects across the country. This is an opportunity to join a multi-tech, international renewable developer with an impressive pipeline (19GW) both domestically and internationally. Day-to-day responsibilities include: Manage project development activities for renewable energy projects from green field through to pre-construction compliance.Lead land lease negotiation and liaison with land owners, agents, solicitors and other relevant parties.Provide input to the UK Director on project development strategy and targets.Manage project development team resource allocation to deliver optimal outcomesProvide support to the project development team in their rolesContinue to support, develop and strategize growth in the UK and internationally Preferential requirements include: A relecant academic background in environmental, planning or renewable energy/engineeringProject management and team leading experienceStrong skills in the following IT remits: ArcGIS, Microsoft and Invoicing SystemsPrevious experience in business development and/or identifying new opportunitiesKnowledge of relevant UK legislation, hold the right to work in the UK and a Full UK Driver's License There is a strong financial package and bonus structure in place for the right candidate. Previous experience in renewables is essential, with a preference towards solar and battery storage. Please apply via the link or contact Theo Bove via the details below to learn more: 0141 375 7292 email@example.com
Role I have an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to take up the role of Senior Grid Engineer for a leading global renewable energy developer. You will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of the grid connection package for Wind, Solar PV and Battery Energy Storage projects throughout their lifecycle.Duties & Responsibilities Manage the successful delivery of the grid connection package for Onshore Wind, Solar PV and Battery Energy Storage projects through their lifecycle;Provide technical support to project development and delivery teams relating to grid connection and electrical design.Support the development and construction teams with project design, procurement, feasibility assessments and in any other way relevant to grid connections;Identifying and mitigating project risks, advise the business on an ongoing basis about existing and anticipated grid – related liabilities and costs.Manage the delivery of works being undertaken by electrical and grid connection contractors;Act as the company’s interface with network companies (DNOs, TOs and the SO), engage as required to achieve successful outcomes;Work with Grid Connection Manager to develop and implement systems and process relevant to optimal delivery of grid services. Qualifications & Requirements Degree in Electrical EngineeringExperience delivering distribution and / or transmission grid connections for generation or demand projectsA good understanding of grid connection process, regulations and policy;Experience of working with network companies;Expert understanding of power systems and ability to undertake / review complex power system studies
My client is a leading Irish based utility scale, solar & storage developer bringing projects from origination through development. Their portfolio of projects total 6GWs of Solar and 3Gw of storage. You will be joining the highly skilled team at the forefront of the energy transition playing a central role in successfully growing and implementing their pipeline. The successful candidate should have 7 years' minimum experience in construction management and site experience of renewable energy projects along with a strong technical knowledge of all relevant Construction and Health & Safety standards and regulations across the UK and Ireland. Responsibilities include: Support the negotiation of efficient and cost-effective contracts for project delivery where requiredMaintain and manage close working relationships with EPC contractors throughout the construction processCo-ordinate with the wider project delivery team to ensure projects are constructed in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective mannerCo-ordinate Owner’s Engineer services on site
Working for a consultancy with offices in London and Glasgow you will:Understand and interpret client's needs, clearly communicating client's goals to internal and external stakeholders, as well as be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of Advisory Services and one-off projects on behalf of clients including due diligence, owners engineering and general technical mission, You'll support our growth and cost reduction target and undertake technical, project management, commercial and customer-facing activitiesAs well as: Prepare & deliver presentations and reports for Asset Management team and/or clients Ensuring that appropriate contracts are agreed with clients and time and cost is accounted for appropriately within the businessEnsure project deliverables stay on time, on target, and on budgetSupporting the development of proposals to secure new workResponsibility for the financial performance of any projects managedMentor and support less experienced team membersFor this role we are looking for:Experience Previous demonstrable experience in performing owners engineering, due diligence, technical advisory and/or consultancy activities in the wind energy field Similar consultancy or in-field experience with battery storage systems would be considered advantageousManaging budgets and project costsContract specification review and preparationQualifications Degree or equivalent experience in an Engineering or relevant Business / Commercial discipline Valid driving licence for use within UKKnowledge Understanding of technical aspects of wind infrastructure projects Knowledge of wind systems and optionally battery energy storage systemsUnderstanding of commercial aspects of renewable energy infrastructure projects (including project finance)Skills Proven ability to produce clear written reports and communicate verbally in English Strong commercial and contractual awarenessWillingness to travel
Spencer Ogden has partnered with a Regional developer of Onshore Wind, Solar and Battery Storage projects to onboard a Project Manager to their teams in Scotland, England or Wales. Competitive salary and benefits on offer. Key Responsibilities include: The development of onshore renewable energy projects.Initiating site searches, feasibility assessments and land lease contracting.Prepare and coordinate EIAR, appeal documents and planning applications.Negotiate planning submissions and monitor reporting progress.Risk and liability assessment with continuous reporting to line management.Cooperating with numerous departments to evaluate and deliver projects in budget and in a timely manner.
We are partnered with a leading renewable energy developer actively shaping the future of energy. They're taking a fresh look at how power is produced, stored, and used to meet the challenges of climate change. If you are ambitious and want to grow within a company my client wants to hear from you!Role:Provide assistance to Development Project Teams in the development of the renewable project portfolio in Great Britain. This includes, but is not limited to, assistance in selecting new sites as well as in the preparation of grid application documents, engagement with industry bodies and consultations and construction supervision of projects. Also, to work with staff from other departments worldwide.Your duties and responsibilities Interacting with grid regulation authorities and grid operators in their role as project stakeholdersProviding input for Pre-feasibility studies and technical risk assessmentDeveloping and optimising grid connection solutions for wind, solar and energy storage projectsSeeking alternative network access solutions based on grid studies, including technical, legal and commercial evaluations.Preparing grid applications and managing the grid application processSupporting project tendering and acquisition processes by creating technical documents and checking documents issued by othersPreparing requests for quotation for engineering, construction, procurement and testing of the electrical balance of plant for renewable and / or sustainable energy projects Requirements: You have a degree in Electrical Engineering or an alternative, equivalent level of training / education.You have experience with current technical guidelines for grid connections in UK/ experience in construction of grid connectionsYou have experience and particular interest working in the renewable electricity sector.Ability to work unsupervised to strict deadlines with an often conflicting workload, multi-tasking various parts of a project or initiative.You hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle. If interested please apply via the link on this page with your up-to-date CV.For any questions, please reach out on:Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTel: 0141 212 4803*Location for this role is flexible, to all of the UK and Ireland*
I am looking for a Portfolio Grid Engineer for one of our clients, the world's largest independent renewable energy company specialising in Wind and Solar.Your responsibilities: Develop, review and enhance the Grid strategy concerning renewable assets managed by UK&I Asset Management Team.Monitor any changes to Grid regulation, policies and ancillary services as they may apply to Support Services client assets. Typical areas of interest will include, as a minimum, grid charging, NGESO pathfinder tenders, NGESO ancillary service procurement, DS3 services, DSO services.Join regular meetings with UK&I Energy networks Team and share information with UK&I Asset Management teamUnderstand and interpret client needs, communicating client goals to internal and external stakeholdersCoordinate the end-to-end delivery of Grid related services and one-off projects on behalf of clients.Be the first point of call for technical grid connection agreement or grid compliance queriesEnsure all Grid related activity is linked back to the client specific Value Enhancement Plans – demonstrating the value of RES as AMHave a commercial awareness of the existing Asset Management Agreements and identifying which elements of our Grid services are in or out of scopeLead on areas of personal expertise as part of the Operations Support Team goals and Manage ad-hoc Grid queries from the Asset Managers. Active participation in Continuous Improvement and innovation projects. Minimum requirements: Knowledge of wind turbine, battery energy storage systems and solar technology, health and safety management systems, quality and environmental management systems and work control proceduresElectrical Safety rules in the context of Renewable Energy InfrastructureHV Electrical Equipment and Industry StandardsGrid related regulations, policies and industry consultations for distribution, transmission or ICP connected renewable generationCDM RegulationsDeal with Grid related issues on operational renewable asset The role is a full-time, permanent position with office locations throughout the UK offering hybrid working and a competitive/lucrative package on offer for the right candidate. Combined with professional development opportunities, this is the perfect position to take the next step towards your career ambitions and work in a strong and collaborative team!If this sounds like a position you would be interested in exploring further, please reach out via the details below or apply via the link.T: 0141 212 4803E: email@example.com
This will be working with a General Contractor and LEED and energy efficiency projects throughout New Mexico. Responsibilities: The work will oversee and manage several trades. SolarElectricalConcreteInterior/ Exterior finishesDemolitionCivil Work Provide support to the Project Manager for all activities leading up to and including construction activities including permitting, project scoping, bidding and procurement, cost estimating, scheduling and planning;Provide daily oversight and coordination of all project site construction subcontractors and activities;Manage daily job briefings with Sub-contractors;Manage off site storage of equipment and coordinate delivery of equipment with subcontractors;Inspect major equipment deliveries and document any discrepancies to vendorsReview/ attend Factory Acceptance Test to ensure compliance with design/operational parametersReview construction work plans to ensure EHS protocol is maintained;Oversee third party inspectors as needed for inspection of the work;Coordinate permit inspections with subcontractors and the AHJ. Insure all permit requirements are met and paperwork/records posted;Review lift plans, including critical lift and logistic plans for all rigging activities;Provide accurate and timely project status updates and communication to Project Team;Provide updates of the project construction schedules with weekly look ahead summaries of critical tasks;Assist the Project Manager with the preparation of regular project budget updates and forecasts of future costs;Work collectively with Project Manager to ensure proper lines of communication are established, performance and production goals are met, and budgetary requirements are maintained;Organize and participate in weekly project meetings with project management staff;Organize and maintain project related files, drawings, materials, and correspondence;Provide site level coordination with equipment vendors, labor subcontractors and professional services subcontractors in support of on-time, on-budget performance within the specified work scope and quality;Prepare and present regular construction progress reporting to internal company and external customer recipients;Oversee project expenditures and job cost accounting processes: including accuracy, submittals, documentation, approvals, NCRs, payment reporting, and cost tracking;Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, federal, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes; Qualifications:Minimum 7 years construction management work experience focusing on complex facility infrastructure, industrial power, or distributed energy facility project delivery.Proven experience with OSHA safety standards, mechanical and electrical systems development, engineering, and project management regulations, practices, and codes.OSHA 10 CertificationProven experience with OSHA 10 safety standards, mechanical and electrical systems development, engineering, and project management regulations, practices, and codes.Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and foster positive business relationships.Strong verbal, written, computer, technical communication and presentation skills.Proficient computer skills with applications including MS Word, Excel, MS Project, and cloud-based construction management software such as Procore or equivalent.Working knowledge of API, AWS, ASME and ANSI Codes.Working knowledge of other discipline codes (i.e.: NACE, IEEE, IBC, NRC etc.).
Job Title - Project Engineer - Flexible TechnologyLocation - Dublin, flexible working structure.Salary - Market leading, with wider benefits package.Reporting To - Manager Flexible Technologies, Asset Development.Job Overview: Asset Development is tasked with identifying, developing and constructing new investment opportunities on behalf of the company. Asset Development activities comprise identifying and developing generation and system service opportunities to enhance our portfolio and to realise our net zero 2040 strategy. The Flexible Technology Development unit within Asset Development is currently developing a number of projects in Ireland and the UK, across various different flexible generation technologies and system support technologies (e.g. synchronous compensation and long-term storage).The successful candidate will be responsible to a technology area manager and take on leading project development activities including establishing techno-commercial feasibility of projects and investigating technology areas. The role will involve working closely with team members across the company's various business units. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, innovative, commercially driven and have a track record of successfully delivering projects and initiatives within the business.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Assessment and development of new business opportunities such as greenfield sites, application of new technologies on existing sites and acquisitions.Research potential technology areas for commercial opportunities.Development and preparation of assigned projects for market competitions e.g. capacity auctions and system service competitions;Where required, provide leadership and direction in the delivery of flexible technology projects or aspects from concept phase through to investment approval.Oversee the development and implementation of the procurement and contract strategy for each of the projects and co-ordinate the various contracts required for each Project.Ensure effective delivery of projects in line with the company's internal rigorous project management methodologies, achieving a consistent high standard of output from the project team which meets all technical, commercial, legal procurement and programme requirements.Ensuring that all project risks are continually assessed, reported and managed in line with the company's governance systems.Champion Safety by supporting the implementation of Safe and Sound, the project safety management strategy and ensuring implementation of this strategy across all projects.Promote and foster a strong team culture and open and transparent communication within the project team and throughout the AD business unit.Development, management and responsibility of the business case for assigned projects.Manage stakeholder relationships, both internally and externally supporting the acquisition of necessary permits, authorisations, planning and connection agreements for projects.Be fully informed of industry issues which may impact on the choice of plant and ensure that this information feeds into the decision-making process. RequirementsEssential: Ability to critically assess opportunities with inputs from highly diverse experts such as technical, environmental, regulation, market analysis and financial.Experience of working from own initiative, taking ownership of work / projects and motivating team members to deliver team objectives or projects.Ability to clearly plan and communicate the requirements to progress specific projects or new initiatives in the Flexible Technology Development area.3rd level qualification in engineering, commercial, planning or equivalent.5+ years industry experience.A track record of project experience.Experience of negotiations and commercial ability. Desirable: Knowledge of various energy generation technologies and experience of assessing these technologies.Knowledge and experience of planning permission and other permitting processesKnowledge of the energy market and regulatory supports in Ireland and UKKnowledge of procurement procedures.Financial skill to appraise project returns and profitability.Understanding of power generation business. QualificationsEssential: 3rd level primary degree in engineering, commercial, planning or equivalent. Desirable: Project management qualification and/or other business management qualifications that may compliment the essential/desirable knowledge, skills and experience listed above. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Our client is a leading solar developer, designing and delivering projects, creating a sustainable future for everyone. This is an exciting team to join the number 1 solar developer in Ireland and fast becoming a prominent international player. Job Description:Purpose of RoleTo manage the planning requirements and consents from feasibility to the completion of the construction stage for a large portfolio of large-scale ground mounted Solar PV & Storage projects. Duties and Responsibilities Managing the pre and post planning items, typically consisting of discharging conditions, preserving existing permissions, and additional planning applications as required.Support the conduct of desktop reviews to assess initial planning viability of new sites.Reviewing planning applications prior to submission. Liaising with and assisting the Development Team to address findings and foresee any potential planning issues that could arise during the Pre-Construction and Construction phases.Support the entire development team throughout the project lifecycle - a fantastic opportunity to gain invaluable experience from concept to construction. Instruct planning consultants and other professional service providers as necessary, and managing their output on a day-to-day basis. Your Profile A planning related post-graduate degree, or equivalent3 years' experience with the planning processes in Ireland or the UK.Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively.High level of self-motivation and ability to work independently.MS Office, MS Excel, MS Project. There is a strong financial package and bonus structure in place for the right candidate. Previous experience in renewables is essential, with a preference towards solar and battery storage.Please apply via the link or contact Theo Bove via the details below to learn more:0141 375 firstname.lastname@example.org