Developer - ERCOT & MISO South
- Salary: Market related
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
This position will require experience managing utility scale projects throughout the ERCOT and SPP regions specifically. The ideal candidate will be skilled in permitting, site acquisition, land lease negotiations, etc. as well as have the following qualifications:Project Development Lead cross-functional project teams to bring wind, solar and storage developments from prospecting stages through land acquisition, design, permitting, and offtake contracting, up to the start of constructionRetain day-to-day project development across southern United States (SPP South, ERCOT, MISO South, TVA, SERCEvaluate project sites for utility-scale renewable projects & bring them through the due diligence processSecure zoning permits, tax abatements, crossing agreements and road use agreementsLead the negotiation of permitting documents and interconnection agreements in close coordination with EPC DepartmentConduct or Coordinate site visits to support site evaluation, suitability, and due diligence effortDevelop scopes for technical services and manage relationships with contractors and third-party engineering firmManage distribution interconnection process and interface with Utilities/regional transmission operators for development portfolioEngaging consultants to prepare critical issues analysis, natural resource surveys, cultural resource analysis, geotechnical surveys, wetland delineations, and phase one environmental site assessmentsPrepared and submitted solar energy interconnection requests · Support the negotiation of Power Purchase Agreement Qualifications Expertise in utility sized solar and wind projects throughout project lifecycleBachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Civil, Environmental, or related field)5+ years of experience developing projects / project engineering from discovery to start-up
This client is currently looking for a dynamic and process-oriented senior high voltage development engineer to join the team that oversees the regional responsibilities of our project development pipeline. This position will require an individual that can competently manage competing priorities, navigate between early stage conceptual and more “refined” design, and adaptably demonstrate technical tasks with a strong focus on understanding grid integration requirements for renewables. This is a solid opportunity for an engineer that not only is proficient on the technical engineering aspects but enjoys building and maintaining relationships with suppliers, consultants, and Power Utilities. The role will be a part of the Grid Integration Team, in the High Voltage Engineering team that delivers pre-construction development engineering and construction/commissioning execution engineering for High Voltage facilities associated with renewable energy power plants. Voltage ranges from 35kV up to 500kV. The role will play a part in the major growth in the renewable energy sector from greenfield development, large portfolio acquisition and multi-resource generation projects. The High Voltage Development Engineering team is looking to grow its core group of highly resourceful and regionally dedicated engineers as the company enters new markets and innovates on a large scale of energy production.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: • Responsible for early stage/conceptual pre-construction and construction phase design and engineering activities for Solar, Wind, and BESS collector high voltage substations and Generation Tie Lines (35kV to 500kV). • Relating to conceptual designs for preliminary permitting and estimating • Develop scope of work documents for regional renewable projects based on engineering standards and following utility requirements • Manage consultants of 30% design packages for collector substations and transmission facilities. • Raise possibility of completing in-house with design team. • De-risk project pipeline, including M&A portfolios, by performing technical due diligence and coordination with other internal departments. • Support cost estimating efforts for High Voltage facilities, including BOM review and substation expansions. • Establish and maintain relationships with High Voltage specialist consulting firms. • Review Substation EPC bid designs for compliance with interconnection agreement requirements, applicable reliability standards, following scope documents, and meeting company standards etc. • Provide design review and advise on any issues that appear technically incorrect or inconsistent with project documentation and contractual exhibits. • Direct coordination with interconnection providers (CAISO, PJM, NYISO, MISO, ERCOT, WECC, SERC, NEISO) to design collector substations and account for new switchyards per Transmission Provider requirements. • Growth opportunity for leadership role within the engineering team. • Work with a project team including real estate, permitting, interconnection, legal, finance, PV Development engineering, pre-construction and construction. • Travel and field work 25%.Minimum Qualifications • B.S. Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Power Systems. • 7+ years of High Voltage design experience. • Excellent understanding of project management best practices. • Strong communication skills and ability to lead technical discussions among HV EPCs, Power Utilities, and internal stakeholders. • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize projects and tasks. • Able to bridge the gap between the technical and non-technical in a fast paced environment Desired Skills and Experience • PE Licensure. • Experience on ETAP similar electrical modeling software. • Experience on Relay and SCADA controls and architecture. • Experience in PLS-Cadd • PMP Certificate • Experience in training and mentoring other engineer
My client is a renewable energy developer and independent power producer that partners with medium-to-large commercial and industrial real estate groups and third-party renewable energy developers. They accelerate the transition to renewable energy by making it easy and profitable to integrate smart energy resources into new and existing buildings and infrastructure. They develop, construct, own, operate, and maintain integrated solar, battery storage, and electric vehicle (EV) charging assets for commercial and industrial customers. Their standardized yet configurable systems meet partners' unique needs, allowing commercial and industrial property owners, operating companies, and their customers to extract greater value from their assets, take increased responsibility and ownership of their energy profile, and ultimately become part of the clean energy transition.My client is looking for a passionate, collaborative, and innovative Sr. Project Developer with experience in developing solar energy projects to support the origination, development, and delivery of projects on-time and on-budget. The Sr. Project Developer will collaborate closely with colleagues at all levels of the organization to guide development strategies that will have the greatest customer impact and highest commercial value.The Sr. Project Developer will develop projects with existing and/or new customers/partners, perform project-level development to NTP, manage project schedules and budgets, review the target IRR with the Finance team to ensure goals are being met, guide projects through the interconnection process, and ensure development milestones are met. They will partner with Legal to ensure projects obtain site control and have a clear title review, collaborate with development partners and/or act individually to obtain special use permits and all other non-ministerial permits, and develop a building permit matrix with the PM team. They will ensure survey work is completed and necessary permits, real estate, and grid interconnection agreements are secured, work closely with account managers to ensure smooth collaboration and development of parcels with real estate owners, work collaboratively with the Construction teams and assist in developing SOW and EPC contracts, and identify and suggest improvements to business processes and best practices.The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or related field, preferred with an MBA and/or advanced cost accounting experience. They should have 6+ years of Community Solar Development experience, including distributed energy projects with a focus on in-front-of-the-meter solar projects in New York. They should also have a demonstrated success in conceptualizing and developing renewable energy solutions, an understanding of all aspects of solar power development, including sitting, interconnection, permitting, construction, and financing, as well as utility/energy/grid transformation. Additionally, they should have direct experience in distribution-grid level project development, obtaining site control, acquiring interconnection services agreements, and working with Procurement to manage equipment supply chains for hitting COD goals.The Sr. Project Developer will have experience developing and delivering ISO-level battery energy storage systems, experience in ERCOT, MISO, and SPP in TX strongly preferred, and experience using enterprise software like Salesforce, Procore, and Netsuite and participating with the Software Development team to capture project information for management. They should have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and/or Google Suite (Docs, Slides, Sheets, Calendar), Adobe CS, and Microsoft Project, and be willing and able to travel locally and nationally 50% or more to meet with real estate owners, energy co-developers, and suppliers and visit project sites.My client offers an opportunity to play a significant role in transforming the energy industry, growth, development, learning, and advancement opportunities, an extremely flexible environment where your voice, thoughts, and ideas are valued and heard, and excellent benefits. The preferred locations for the Sr. Project Developer are Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Boulder, CO; or Marlborough, MA, but remote work will also be considered.
The client is a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects, working in a 50:50 joint venture with bp to help drive the world's transition to low-carbon energy. With solar energy set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, the client is well-positioned to capitalize on this growth. By joining the client's team, individuals can contribute to the world's energy transition towards a more sustainable future.The client takes pride in its entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to pushing the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. Those who choose a career with the client can expect a challenging and fulfilling role, surrounded by passionate individuals who share a common goal of promoting sustainable technology, innovation, and execution.The role of the client is to lead the team's efforts to originate, structure, and close financeable off-take arrangements (PPAs, CfDs, hedges, etc.) for large-scale solar and storage projects in designated regions. This role involves significant cross-functional collaboration with teams across the company.Responsibilities of the client include leading regional business development efforts for large-scale solar and storage origination, originating, structuring, negotiating, and closing off-take agreements, managing cross-functional collaboration with development, construction, finance, and other teams, and staying up-to-date with market and industry trends to optimize project economics. The client is also responsible for training analysts to model and market solar and storage projects to potential off-takers, determining pricing and product structures, and collaborating closely with the Executive Team to contribute to forward-looking platform strategies and Business Development team growth.The ideal candidate for the client should have strong analytical and pro-forma modelling skills, prior experience in executing commercial transactions in U.S. power markets, and a demonstrated track record in structuring and negotiating off-take agreements. They should also have 7+ years of relevant work experience in the energy industry, with a preference for utility-scale solar, and existing relationship networks in the sector. A Bachelor's degree is required, with a Master's degree/MBA preferred. Proficiency in ERCOT market structure and off-take opportunities and battery storage offtake contracts (tolling agreements, revenue share, etc.) is also preferred.
Location: RemoteThis job opening is for a Transmission Analyst/Energy Market Analyst position in Scottsdale, AZ or Remote. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing transmission-related analyses of energy markets across the US, developing and maintaining market models and their data, and working with Commercial and Finance teams to evaluate transmission risks. The position requires 4+ years of experience as an Energy Market Analyst within the renewable industry, utility, or RTO/ISO, a BS in Engineering or a similar field, and detailed knowledge of interconnection and operations at Utilities, ISOs/RTOs, and Transmission Providers. Responsibilities Develop case studies to include appropriate interconnection generators, transmission upgrades and outages.Perform energy market forecasting and analysis, basis study using production cost and power flow models for projects interconnecting primarily in PJM, MISO, CAISO.Analyze market trends in capacity, energy, and ancillary service markets.Work with Commercial and Finance teams to evaluate the transmission risks.Assist in preparing responses to RFPs for new tenders/bids.Oversee and validate Consultant’s work for production cost modeling and analysis.Support the Commercial team, Project Engineers team and Project Managers through Engineering design, construction, and commissioning deliverables.Stay up to date on all relevant new and upcoming technologies and policies at ISOs/RTOs. Requirements 4+ years as an Energy Market Analyst within the renewable industry, utility or RTO/ISO is highly preferred.Detailed knowledge of the Interconnection and operations at Utilities, ISOs/RTOs and Transmission Providers.Strong verbal and written communication skills with External and internal Customers, Subcontractors, Vendors.Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilitiesProficient within Microsoft Office products. Education Requirements BS in Engineering or similar field from an accredited university.Electrical Engineering is preferred.PROMOD, PLEXOS, Probe, UPLAN or similar software
Spencer Ogden is partnered with a leading international renewables developer to expand their solar & BESS team, offering unmatched packages for professionals in the Solar & BESS sector to lead the project development process from origination to R2B status throughout the UK&I. This is an opportunity to expand your capabilities in both the development and pre-construction spheres. Responsibilities within this vacancy include: -Reviewing planning applications prior to submission;-Liaising with and assisting the development team to address findings and foresee any potential planning issues;-Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively;-Eager to expand understanding of the energy market;-Liaising and negotiating with landowners alongside a Land and Estates Manager on both development sites and access routes;-Review and approval of scoping reports, draft EIA reports and ES chapters; This is a full time, UK based role with a very lucrative salary/wider package on offer. Combined with professional development opportunities, this is the perfect position to delve further into a pureplay renewables orientated role, aiding the energy transition to net-zero. Location: Flexible (England/Wales) 0141 375 7292 email@example.com
PROJECT DEVELOPER Location: Chicago local (hybrid or remote)Hybrid- flexible based on your scheduleRemote- expectation to travel for team meetings and occasional site visits We are excited to offer an opportunity to join our growing team as a Project Developer. The Project Developer will play a key role in the development of distributed-generation solar projects, with a focus on community solar. This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about renewable energy and eager to make an impact right away.As the Project Developer, you will be responsible for site acquisition, permitting, interconnection, and other development activities. You will understand the market(s) you work in and develop and execute the development strategy. You will have the support of a small, close-knit development team, and you will work directly with upper management and have a high degree of autonomy. Key Responsibilities Secure site control agreements with landowners who are interested in our offer to lease or purchase their landCoordinate with third-party engineering firms on due diligence and project deliverablesNavigate the interconnection process with utilities and track all milestones, due dates, fees, etc.Secure land use permits and other pre-construction approvals from Local Government Units (LGUs)Prepare projects for construction commencement in coordination with our construction teamCultivate and maintain positive relationships with landowners, utilities, and LGUs throughout the development lifecycleMonitor and analyze market factors, including new legislation/regulationPrepare budget requests to obtain internal approvals for major project expensesSupport and coordinate with key functional teams, including Site Selection, Origination, Legal, Finance, Construction, and Asset Management Core Proficiencies Previous solar development experienceAbility to research and learn a new process (e.g., studying a LGU’s ordinance for permitting or learning the interconnection application process of a new utility)Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to tailor communication to different types of audiences, such as farmers, utility employees, and government employeesAbility to forge relationships and build consensus with key stakeholdersStrong problem-solving skills and can work through never-before-seen issues autonomously but knows when to seek support from teammatesDetail-oriented and self-motivated achiever with the ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlinesAbility to consistently stay organizedEnthusiasm and passion for the renewable energy industry We are looking for a high achiever who is excited to contribute to our team and make a positive impact. While we prefer candidates in Chicago, we are open to discussing a remote position. If you are eager to join a high-growth company in the renewable energy industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
Job Title: Development EngineerCompany Description:Our company is an energy infrastructure organization focused on developing, constructing, and operating energy storage assets in wholesale electricity markets. With a strong track record in energy storage deployment and innovative dispatch optimization applications, we are a national leader in the industry. Currently, we have a significant portfolio of projects under construction or operation, and we are actively developing a pipeline of projects over the coming years.Job Summary:We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Development Engineer to join our EPC Department. In this role, you will play a vital role in supporting the technical evaluation, design, and execution of utility-scale energy storage projects across North America.Key Responsibilities: Conduct on-site visits to evaluate site constructability, meet with landowners, and participate in community outreach events.Engage in meetings with counterparties and local government bodies such as planning commissions and fire departments.Assist in preparing project sales proposals, reviewing contractual offtake documentation, and supporting origination efforts.Provide responses to due diligence questions from lenders and independent engineers during project financing.Collaborate with third-party engineers and consultants to ensure compliance with our technical specifications.Contribute to the conceptual design of project layouts using AutoCAD, optimizing design parameters to maximize performance. Requirements: 3-5+ years of experience in the renewable energy industry, preferably with a focus on new facility development and operation.Willingness to travel domestically, with an estimated range of 10-50% depending on project stage.Bachelor's or master's degree in electrical engineering or a related technical discipline.Strong ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and deliver high-quality results.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Desire to work in a dynamic environment with diverse colleagues and interests. Additional Information:This role offers the opportunity for professional growth and development within our dynamic team. Secondary responsibilities will be tailored to individual backgrounds and aligned with company priorities. Compensation and benefits will be based on the candidate's qualifications and experience. While remote work options are available, we prefer candidates who are based in Chicago, IL.
Spencer Ogden has partnered with a large renewable energy developer who is seeking a Development Engineer to join their team.This person will drive solar, PV, wind and integrated BESS project development across the US and Internationally.You will be: Qualifying new solar and battery storage project opportunitiesPerforming technical due diligence on project practicalityResponding to RFPs from key stakeholdersConducting preliminary design evaluation You will have: Over 3 years of experience in renewable energy project development, design, analysis and constructionExperience in designing, engineering and analyzing PV systems and BESS (2MW - 500MW)Experience with PVSYST or HelioscopeSpanish language skills (desirable) This role is based in Louisville, Colorado but our client is also open to remote work.We look forward to discussing your experience with you.
My client is a renewable energy developer that is at the forefront of transforming the energy sector. They empower businesses and communities to make informed decisions regarding energy generation, storage, and management. Through their expertise in developing, financing, owning, and operating distributed solar and energy storage projects, my client enables customers to embrace sustainable practices on their premises. They are a team of passionate and driven individuals who share a common mission to revolutionize global energy consumption. Solving complex challenges for their customers fuels their innovation and determination. In California and the Midwest, my client embodies the spirit of a startup while benefiting from substantial experience and access to capital comparable to the largest solar development companies in the US. They are committed to providing a comprehensive range of energy innovations to help customers save money and flourish through sustainable energy solutions, such as behind-the-meter solar photovoltaics, behind-the-meter energy storage, microgrids, electric vehicle charging, solar-to-hydrogen, and solar-to-desalination water systems.Project Development AnalystThe Project Development Analyst plays a crucial role in overseeing all aspects of the development process. This position requires a proactive individual with exceptional attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to analyze complex problems through critical thinking. As an entry-level position, it offers a solid foundation for understanding various facets of solar and storage project development.Responsibilities: Develop project schedules using Excel or similar project management software, outlining tasks, budgets, timelines, and dependencies. Collaborate with the GIS and real estate teams for site analysis and selection. Assist in landowner outreach and negotiate contracts until lease, license, or purchase agreements are executed. Facilitate the utility's interconnection study process in conjunction with engineering consultants. Coordinate real estate due diligence, including survey and title reviews, with assistance from real estate specialists and attorneys. Assess permitting requirements, including land use and zoning approvals from county planning and zoning authorities, as well as any necessary state or federal permits. Understand project-specific property tax regulations, researching potential tax abatements or bilateral property tax agreements. Collaborate with third-party engineering and environmental consultants to acquire required studies and surveys for real estate due diligence and permit applications. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university. Ability to analyze and effectively present multiple data points to support development and commercial strategy decisions made by company leadership. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective internal management and team-building, as well as external relationship building. Meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work. Exceptional organizational skills to manage multiple priorities concurrently. Demonstrates integrity, tenacity, and credibility, coupled with a proactive approach and personal accountability. Additional Information: San Francisco Bay Area location preferred for the San Francisco office. Opportunity to interact directly with customers and company decision-makers. Potential for career growth and development with mentorship from senior executives. Benefits: Competitive salary.Performance-based bonus structure with clearly defined milestones.401K plan with employer matching.Health and dental insurance coverage.Three weeks of annual paid vacation.Flexible work environment to accommodate personal and professional commitments.
Our client are a Pan-European renewables developer with an exciting opportunity for an experienced, amd ambitious individual to join the Swedish Development team as a Project Developer. You will work as part of the team to deliver a portfolio of onshore wind and solar PV projects across Sweden, taking the projects from origination stage right through to pre-construction. Requirements include: - 2-3 years+ of experience in project development within renewable energy, are good at communicating and express yourself well in Swedish and English, both verbally and in writing.- Negotiate and take responsibility for contact with relevant stakeholders such as landowners, authorities, partners, suppliers, consultants, municipalities and the local population.- Running your own projects, both new project screening phases in wind power and solar energy (PV) as well as project management and coordination of ongoing projects.- Deliver projects to pre-construction phase. Our client will consider professionals from a division specific background, for example design, wind analysis or permitting, with a broader knowledge on the development process. Beneficial:- German language skills If you are an experienced project developer/manager seeking an exciting new role with a leading developer, then please reach out via the details below: T: 0141 375 7292E: firstname.lastname@example.org
New Business Development ManagerLocation: in the state of CA - REMOTEPosition DescriptionAs the New Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for planning, developing, and identifying new business opportunities to build or expand profitable sales of applicable products for the client in an assigned area of responsibility. You will define, plan, and execute short and long-term strategic goals, build key customer relationships, negotiate and close business deals, and maintain extensive knowledge of current market conditions.Job Responsibilities• Develop, implement, and maintain a business plan to prospect new clients in conjunction with sales and marketing• Create and present sales and marketing programs that cultivate opportunities and secure orders• Collect, analyze, and compare pertinent data from target markets and make proposals/recommendations to key stakeholders• Interface with leaders and support personnel in sales and marketing to implement company sales programs• Develop and achieve a growth strategy focused on financial gain and customer satisfaction• Control selling costs through effective management and expense control• Perform other duties as assignedJob Skills Requirements• Proven ability to develop new business plans• Ability to analyze sales trends to identify alternatives that will maximize sales opportunities• Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse groups of people• Proven ability to work independently• Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize multiple projects and business demands• Fluent in English and primary language used in the area of responsibility and/or locationEducation• Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field, or equivalent education and experienceExperience Requirements• Five years sales and/or customer service experience• Strong technical sales backgroundPhysical & Environmental Requirements• May require travel of a scheduled or urgent nature to review applications, discuss problems, visit suppliers/customers, trade shows, etc.• Valid Driver's License