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12 months ago

This client is seeking an experienced project developer to manage utility-scale renewable energy projects in the Central United States. As one of the largest and most technologically advanced utility-scale solar and energy storage project development companies in the United States, our client's portfolio boasts more than 23 GW of renewable energy projects. With a full-service model that manages all aspects of development for customers, partners, and project host communities, our client is committed to helping decarbonize the energy grid by replacing electric power generation with renewable sources and delivering cost-competitive electricity to the marketplace.

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading cross-functional project teams through the entire development process, from obtaining site control through permitting to the start of construction. Reporting to the Central U.S. Regional Team Lead, the candidate will be leading a team of internal staff and external consultants with expertise in engineering, meteorology and resource assessment, permitting, environmental studies, real estate/title, and transmission. This is a great opportunity for someone who has previous experience in utility-scale solar, wind, and/or energy storage development and wants to work with a company that is committed to renewable energy and sustainability.

The core responsibilities of the job include site acquisition, site control documents, and real estate curative negotiations, creation and management of an overall project strategy plan, project schedule and critical path management, site acquisition including landowner lease negotiations, coordination of local, state, and federal permitting processes, coordination of project environmental and wildlife studies, creation and management of a project public relations plan, project budget and cash flow projection, management and tracking, coordination of the project interconnection process, support in the identification and screening of project opportunities, negotiation of local tax abatement/incentives, proactive coordination of preliminary project design, and support in the negotiation of power purchase and asset sale agreements. The successful candidate must have excellent entrepreneurial, interpersonal, verbal/written communication, good judgment, project management, negotiation, and leadership skills.

The job requirements include a 4-year college