Developer OR Director - DG Denver
- Location: Denver
- Salary: Market related
Position: Renewable Energy Project Developer
Location: Preferred locations: Denver; remote work considered
Our client, a leading developer, owner, operator, and financier of solar and solar + storage projects, is seeking a highly motivated Renewable Energy Project Developer to join their dynamic team. As a Project Developer, you will be responsible for driving the development of distributed-generation solar projects, with a focus on community solar. You will oversee site acquisition, permitting, interconnection, and other key development activities, working closely with landowners, utilities, local government units (LGUs), and internal teams to ensure successful project implementation.
Our client is an equal opportunity employer, promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. They value diverse teams and perspectives as they lead to better outcomes and innovative thinking, which are essential to their long-term success.
Position: Development Role, Manager / Senior ManagerEmployee Type: Full TimeLocation: Denver, COPosition DescriptionOur client provides our customers with reliable, low cost renewable products across the United States. This role is focused on the initiation of new renewable development projects, the advancement of existing pipeline development projects, and the management and completion of contracted projects. You will be an active part of the team and will be engaged with various external stakeholders involved in local communities and regulatory bodies as well as internal subject matter experts in the advancement of renewable projects.OverviewTeam members in development roles are responsible for leading and executing plans with the object of completing new generation and storage projects. Key to this role is managing the project to achieve the lowest risk path to completion while also managing costs. In this role, you will manage all dimensions of the project and related business transactions.Specific Day-to-Day Activities · Assist in identification of new development projects· Engages with prospective and current land owners for projects (both identification and negotiation for land agreements for projects and easements)· Engages with transmission operators and manages and monitors and advances interconnection evaluations and agreements· Works with local and state governments and external experts related to permitting efforts· Finds the most cost effective solutions to project challenges· Coordinates issues among various subject matter experts (such as financial, procurement, engineering, permitting, legal)· Assists in evaluation of risk items for any project M&A· Engages and assists in power purchase agreement negotations· Acts as the intermediary between external agents and internal subject matter experts· Performs other activities as needed for the role Required Skills · Personal and communication skills· Project and process management· Time management· Risk evaluation and risk management· Problem solving· Financial knowledge· Renewable experience· Electricity industry knowledge· Permitting experience Additional Helpful (but not required) Skills Transmission knowledgeElectrical engineering knowledge Required Qualifications High School GraduateBachelor's or Equivalent Experience Preferred (but not required) Qualifications Experience: 3+ years in renewable development preferred; 5+ years work experienceMBA or other relevant graduate degree
Director/Senior Director, Structured FinanceThe Structured Finance team is committed to helping my client finance and commercialize 25GW by 2025 having helped financing 2.2 GW and raise $3.3bn of debt and tax equity financing in the USA since 2019. To support our mandate, our team is looking for a highly motivated and analytical Director or Senior Director of Structured Finacne who has a strong interest in joining a dynamic and high performing team to capitalize on substantial deal flow for a top tier platform in the U.S. The individual will be responsible for supporting project finance debt/tax equity transactions from the initial capital raising stage to final funding events. In addition, the individual will be responsible for conducting financial analyses for offtake contract origination, M&A opportunities, and undertake miscellaneous analytic tasks. Duties Lead negotiations and structuring with financing counterparties for large-scale solar assets, including tax equity, construction debt, term debt, and other financial products Manage teams performing all aspects of transaction execution including project marketing, negotiation of financing terms, investor due diligence, structuring and financial modeling, and transaction closing Lead valuation, due diligence, negotiation, and financing of late-stage project acquisitions Provide guidance to Power Marketing and Project Development teams regarding financial structuring and investor appetite for new offtake structures Prepare and present project acquisition opportunities and other business initiatives to the Investment Committee and other senior executives Qualifications & Experience 6+ years of professional experience working in renewable energy project financeincluding firsthand experience closing multiple project debt and tax equity financings Successful track record of managing project finance and M&A transactions from beginning to end Experience leading internal teams and managing external counterparties All remote candidates qualified to work in the USA shall be considered, however a strong bias/advantage will be given to candidateswilling to relocate to and work from our offices in San Francisco or Denver.
Job Title: Manager, Structured FinanceLocation: Denver, CO or San Francisco, CA (offers a relocation package if needed)Summary: Join as a Manager in the Structured Finance team, dedicated to financing and commercializing 25GW of solar projects by 2025. We are seeking a highly motivated and analytical candidate to capitalize on substantial deal flow and work closely with various teams to ensure successful financings for utility-scale solar projects.Duties and Responsibilities: Support negotiations with financing counterparties for solar assets, including tax equity, construction debt, and term debtManage all aspects of transaction execution, including project marketing, financing terms, due diligence, modeling, and closingProvide guidance to Business Development and Project Development teams regarding financial modeling and investor appetiteSupport Business Development team in pricing and winning solar projectsPrepare investment committee presentations at key project milestonesAssist in valuation and financing efforts for project acquisitions with offtake contractsMaintain and refine the company's financial model suiteStay updated on industry trends, competitors, and deal flow Knowledge & Skillset: Strong financial modeling skillsExcellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to interact with internal management and financing counterpartiesDetailed knowledge of tax equity and debt structures in renewable energy or conceptual understanding of power markets preferredKnowledge of VBA is a plus Qualifications & Experience: 4-6 years of finance experience in a transactional role (investment banking, renewable energy development, or financial analysis)Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field; MBA or CFA preferredTrack record of supporting project finance transactions from start to finishStrong preference for candidates willing to relocate or work in our San Francisco or Denver offices Personal Qualities: Strong analytical and interpersonal skillsStrategic thinking abilities and business acumenHighly organizedExcellent written and oral communication skills, interacting with staff at all levelsStrong time management and attention to detail, managing multiple transactions simultaneouslyTeam player and self-starterEnthusiasm for joining a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment and being part of a high-performing and collaborative team This position offers a competitive salary, 20% annual bonus with an additional 10% set aside in the 3-year retention bank (30% annual bonus potential), and a full benefits package.
COMPANY SUMMARY: Our client is a leading renewable energy company dedicated to revolutionizing the energy transition. With a vision to redefine conventional energy sources, they are committed to providing creative and proven renewable energy solutions to power the world. As America's oldest and most experienced community solar company, they develop, own, operate, and subscribe to their projects, delivering an exceptional experience to customers and stakeholders. Headquartered in Denver, they have successfully developed over 120 MWs of operational solar projects for utilities of all sizes. By focusing on community-based solar projects, they aim to make clean energy accessible and affordable to businesses, institutions, homeowners, and renters. Join their dynamic, fast-paced, and highly driven team that values talent and offers equity ownership to all full-time employees. ROLE MISSION: As a Development Associate, you will play a pivotal role in expanding and executing a pipeline of new solar projects. Reporting to the Market Director, you will be involved in the entire development process, including identifying project opportunities, securing land positions, engaging with community stakeholders, presenting at public meetings, and obtaining key utility capacity and interconnection agreements. This position empowers you to take ownership of specific projects and market areas, contributing to market strategy and driving the growth of renewable energy. Join our client in their mission to make a positive impact on the world, your community, and your own career. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct comprehensive reviews of policy and regulatory documents to identify viable project sites for development.Collaborate with the in-house GIS Team and utilize internal mapping tools to identify potential project locations.Lead land campaigns through mail, phone, and in-person outreach, while effectively managing land agents.Negotiate lease and purchase agreements with landowners and establish agreements with project partners.Build relationships with local communities, planners, and elected officials to secure necessary land use permits.Strategically submit projects to utility-issued capacity solicitations to win development opportunities.Overcome challenges inherent in project development by employing problem-solving skills and ensuring successful outcomes. ABOUT YOU: You are an individual driven by learning and thrive in challenging roles, even without direct solar experience. Your entrepreneurial spirit, persistence, and passion for the renewable energy sector propel you forward. With exceptional interpersonal skills, you effortlessly connect with diverse individuals and build relationships. You are energized by fast-paced environments where your contributions create tangible impacts on the world, your community, and yourself. While you possess analytical capabilities in contracts, regulatory filings, and data analysis, your preference lies in the field, engaging with landowners, regulators, channel partners, and other key stakeholders to maximize solar energy adoption. Your deep commitment to your community and the planet fuels your motivation to create a better future. You understand the complexities and challenges involved in this work, yet you embrace the journey, knowing it leads to meaningful change. Join our client and be part of a company that highly values your contributions, offering a stimulating work environment and opportunities for professional growth. COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Performance bonuses uncapped, targeting 20% of your salary. As an employee, you will be eligible for the stock option plan, allowing you to become an owner in the company. In addition, the comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, and vision insurance with up to 100% of premiums covered, company-sponsored disability and life insurance coverage, and eligibility for a 401(k) retirement plan.
Job Title: Senior Analyst, Structured FinanceLocation: San Francisco or Denver (remote candidates in the USA considered)Summary: Join a global leader in solar energy projects, as a Senior Analyst in our Structured Finance team. You will support project finance transactions, conduct financial analyses, and contribute to key project milestones.Responsibilities: Own project finance models for tax equity and debt financingPrepare marketing materials for potential investorsCoordinate due diligence and manage stakeholders for financing processesVerify project inputs and collaborate with subject matter expertsAssist in negotiating term sheets and review accuracy of model inputsContribute to investment committee presentations and support project milestonesProvide analytical support in PPA execution, design optimization, and contract negotiationStay updated on industry trends and deal flowHandle ad-hoc tasks as needed Requirements: Strong financial modeling skillsExcellent communication skillsKnowledge of renewable energy finance or power markets preferredKnowledge of VBA is a plus1-3 years' experience in investment banking or financial analysisBachelor's degree in a quantitative fieldWillingness to relocate or work remotely
We are seeking a dynamic and passionate SCADA Execution Manager to lead a team of SCADA Project Engineers. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the execution of the SCADA process on a variety of utility-scale and distributed generation (DG) renewable projects, including solar, wind, battery energy storage systems (BESS), and hybrid power plants. Working closely with various SCADA vendors, engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firms, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams, you will ensure compliance with grid integration and operational requirements. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced manager to manage a team and participate in the technical engineering aspects of SCADA design and integration.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Manage a team of SCADA Project Engineers: Oversee and provide technical supervision for the implementation of SCADA on multiple utility-scale renewable projects involving different technologies and architectures (solar, wind, BESS, hybrid, etc.). Project management: Maintain project awareness, mitigate risks, and assist in resolving technical and contractual challenges to ensure timely completion of the SCADA Scope of Work (SOW). Development of SCADA standards: Contribute to the development and maintenance of SCADA execution standards, including updating the SCADA SOW for submission with Request for Proposals (RFPs) to bidding EPCs. Standardization and process improvement: Establish standards and processes to ensure consistent execution of SCADA across multiple teams of SCADA Project Engineers. Team management: Effectively manage the SCADA Execution Project Engineering team, ensuring appropriate staffing levels for current and upcoming projects. Collaborate with the SCADA Development Engineer to assign projects to the suitable SCADA Project Engineers. Cross-team collaboration: Work closely with various teams, including Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Interconnection, Development, Array Engineering, and High Voltage Engineering, to provide SCADA expertise and advice in advancing projects through different lifecycle stages. Lessons Learned and continuous improvement: Participate in Lessons Learned discussions and incorporate feedback into future SCADA SOW documents and RFPs to address scope gaps and enhance project execution. While not directly involved in individual projects, you will engage in the following activities with SCADA vendors, integrators, EPCs, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams: Review internal exhibits and prepare Scopes of Work (SOW) for SCADA bids, clearly delineating responsibilities and identifying scope gaps.Review and approve proposals.Collaborate with Telecoms, Information, and Operational Technology teams to ensure appropriate equipment selection, project networking, and reliable connectivity.Collaborate with HV/Substation engineering and management teams to ensure proper substation SCADA and Meter Integration, including the development of conceptual meter schemes for revenue and control purposes.Collaborate with Array Engineering and management teams to ensure effective SCADA integration for BESS, inverters, trackers, meteorological sensors, and other relevant components.Review and approve IFA, IFP, IFC, and As-Built SCADA Design packages, encompassing bills of material (BOM) and SCADA system designs, device and network spreadsheets, block and network diagrams.Create and review point lists in collaboration with SCADA vendors, utilities/ISOs/PPAs, equipment manufacturers, and other subsystem integrators.Develop and review Power Plant Controller (PPC) control logic narratives and schemes to ensure compliance with grid integration and operational requirements, encompassing controls for MW Curtailment and Charge/Discharge schemes for BESS, Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR), Frequency Response, Substation Controls, PV-BESS Hybrid controls, PV Tracker Controls, and various other subsystems. Skills and Experience: 5+ years
Location: Candidates must be in Denver, CO or San Fransisco, CA - offers a relocation package if needed As a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects. We are a 50:50 joint venture with a mission to help drive the world's transition to low carbon energy. With solar set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, we are well-positioned to capitalize on this growth. By joining the team, you will 'be the change' on the world's energy transition to a more sustainable future. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit as we continue to push the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. By choosing a career with us, you can expect a challenging and fulfilling role surrounded by people who are passionate and have brilliant ideas about sustainable technology, innovation and making the world a better place Duties and Responsibilities Own the project finance model for tax equity and debt financing processes from the initial capital raising stage through commercial operation date Prepare marketing materials for potential tax equity and debt providers Maintain transaction data rooms, coordinate due diligence process across the organization, and manage 3rd party consultants and stakeholders for M&A, debt and tax equity financing processes. Verify project inputs in financial models with internal subject matter experts related to revenue, operating expenses and capital expenditures Assist with negotiating term sheets by converting prospective terms into modeled analyses, and reviewing the accuracy of final tax equity and debt model inputs in the definitive documentation Help prepare investment committee presentations at key milestones in project lifecycle including term sheet execution and financial close Provide analytical support to various groups internally at key project milestones such PPA execution, design optimization, module procurement, and EPC contract negotiation Closely follow industry trends and competitors, including deal flow and transactions Other ad-hoc tasks as they arise Knowledge and Skillset Outstanding financial modeling skills Excellent written and oral communication skills, including comfort interacting with internal management and financing counterparties Knowledge of tax equity and debt structures in the renewable energy space; or conceptual understanding of power markets preferred Knowledge of VBA (a plus) Qualifications & Experience 0-1 years' experience in a transactional role (internships included), preferably in investment banking, working for a renewable energy development company (preferred), or in another role performing detailed financial analyses Bachelor's degree, ideally in a quantitative field A modelling test will be administered during the interview process Personal qualities Strong attention to detail and very organized Strong time management skills working with multiple stakeholders on tight timelines Able to adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles Self-starter that takes initiative to optimize work products Ability and desire to work cross-functionally within the organization Strong interpersonal skills Renewable energy advocate
Job DescriptionWe're looking for motivated entry-level Junior Sales Consultants to join our Denver to grow our sales footprint within the renewables, infrastructure, environmental and financial sectors across America.Who are we? Spencer Ogden is an award-winning global energy and infrastructure sales company, specializing in people. Our diverse and award-winning company culture ensures that everyone experiences a fast-paced, professional, and collaborative working environment. Established in 2010, we have grown exponentially, with 12 offices worldwide, over 350 employees, and 25% growth plans this year alone.The Ideal candidates will use their passion for sales, recruitment and set the PACE in all aspects of their role. Specializing in sales within our core sectors, they will be responsible for identifying, attracting, securing new business, and placing candidates within our clients.ResponsibilitiesThe role of the Junior Sales Consultant is to identify, pitch, and develop exceptional client (business), and candidate relationships within a competitive industry, providing solutions, delivering results for our clients, and enhancing candidates' careers. Sourcing highly skilled candidates is in our DNA, and providing a quality service by headhunting, interviewing, and being the go-to-Consultant is our mission. The role is fast-paced, providing a variety of work and challenges daily. Other responsibilities include: Networking, and developing new business relationshipsBusiness development, cold calling, and pitching Spencer Ogden's services to potential clientsAchieving set targets and working to deadlines on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis Our Requirements Bachelor's degree preferable; we are open to degree typeStrong communication and listening skillsMotivated individuals with a go-getter mentalityEntrepreneurial mindset, can think outside the box and solve problemsAble to show initiativeResiliency!Must hold permanent working rights in the USA upon application Perks World-class, award-winning training and development programsCompetitive basic salary and industry-leading uncapped commissionAgile working - WFH up to 2 days a week (current COVID measures are in place)15 paid vacation days, 8 paid holidays, 5 sick/mental health days, 4 volunteer days of your choice, Christmas to New Year paid off, and your Birthday offMedical, Health, Dental Insurance, and all premiums coveredEmployee Assistant Program - We care about your wellness!401k planFriday 3.00 pm finish and flexible working hourshttps://www.socareers.com/why-so What happens after you apply?Today we wish to offer our potential employees a new experience to help guide them in their career paths. Going beyond your technical skills and what is on your cv/resume, we want to help you better understand your soft skills and identify what makes you unique which will help you in your career evolution and mobility. All applicants will receive a link to our assessment tool, and we ask that you complete both the Shape and Drive tests. https://afir.st/KjG4W We ask that you take the time to complete this within 24 hours of your application. You will receive a full report on your results.Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to stay up to date with #LifeatSO
We are pleased to be partnered with a renewable energy organisation that is undergoing rapid growth. It aims to help facilitate the energy transition demands of the UK and EU by developing and investing in large-scale solar and battery storage projects. The successful candidate will be joining a team comprising of individuals with a proven track record in infrastructure investment, renewables spheres and innovation. Following our partners recent investment announcement and planned growth, I'm looking to speak with Business Development professionals looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity. You will be responsible for the continued origination and acquisition of UK renewable energy and storage projects, as well as playing a leading role in diversification into emerging technologies and overseas markets. The role will see you managing a team of field based and office-based staff, committed to the origination of projects for the development team to deliver into operations. This role requires an ambitious, self-motivated person with a passion for business growth and project development. Extroverted and entrepreneurial, you will have the agility and drive to create opportunities both here in our core business as well as in new ways and places. Key Responsibilities Oversee and manage the UK origination team in the identification and onboarding of utility-scale solar PV and storage projects via our in-house GIS platform, wider market links, traditional site-finding activity or acquisitions.Ensure business case for prospects is clearly understood and met in bringing opportunities to the business. Drive and optimise each prospect with respect to design, grid, planning, land etc., through financial analysis and modelling of each project.Provide knowledge and support to the team, including the identification and assessment of new opportunities.Site origination, energy yield analysis, project viability, grid connections, land agreement negotiations, commercial agreements, project design, planning process etc.Take responsibility for exploring, building, and managing an origination team in selected new markets.Take a leading role in the commercial negotiations during the project acquisition process. This includes taking responsibility for liaising with any advisors and the execution of the transaction documentation with support from the wider team. Qualifications, experience and attributes Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline.Experience, ideally coming from an energy background 8+ years’ experience working in a relevant industry.Proven background in developing an international pipeline of quality projects through land acquisition and into development.Strong commercial knowledge and a proven ability in risk management and relevant negotiations. Ability to solve complex problems and have the ability to engage, lead and motivate a team. Extensive knowledge and understanding of energy project origination, stakeholder management and experience in reporting of team performance.Proven ability in project acquisition including strong knowledge of sales processes, due diligence (technical, legal, and corporate) and transaction documentation. Benefits Highly competitive salary with performance-based bonus opportunitiesPremium health insurance plans, including dental and optical coverageLife insurance & health vouchers for special medical treatmentsPremium corporate gym membershipOpportunity to buy company bid bonds and sharesEV car scheme (electric vehicle purchase facility for employees)Annual bonus schemeCompetitive paid leaveHealth cash plansSeason ticket loans (for travel or tours)Group income protection (retirement planning)Company funded training and certification opportunitiesFlexible, hybrid working mode If you are a Business Development Manager looking for the next step in your career, or a Business Development Director looking for a change of scenery to refocus and flourish, dont hesitate to apply. Additionally, if you'd like to discuss the opportunity in more depth, reach out on the below: - firstname.lastname@example.org - 0141 212 4807 We look forward to hearing from you!
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.
The client is an engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and solar services provider for utility solar, high voltage substation and energy storage markets across North America. The client is committed to bringing passion and customer focus to its business. If you're interested in a meaningful career with a brighter future, join the client's team.The BESS Director, Technical Sales will be a subject matter expert supporting Business Development and Pre-Construction at the client. The role requires providing timely and accurate subject matter expertise to the business development process for stand-alone BESS and hybrid PV+BESS projects from initial partner engagement through construction and beyond. The successful candidate will be the lead technical interface for BESS solutions for all external and internal stakeholders, including BESS OEMs/integrations, EMS providers, developers/owners, and internal teams such as business development, engineering, estimating, and procurement.The BESS Director, Technical Sales will participate in design and pricing reviews to ensure proposals meet the project requirements and partner expectations in an economically efficient manner. The successful candidate will also advise clients on BESS vendor, technology, and performance metrics to enable clients to select the best solutions for their needs. The role requires maintaining market-leading expertise in the utility scale BESS segment with a focus on understanding the trade-off between various vendors and system design choices.Additionally, the BESS Director, Technical Sales will bring new ideas and solutions to continuously improve the client's stand-alone BESS and PV+BESS offerings. The successful candidate will develop and maintain a database of available solutions with critical specifications and pricing as a reference for internal and external stakeholders. They will also maintain strong industry relationships and develop a robust professional network to stay informed and maintain access to key partners and stakeholders.Other responsibilities of the BESS Director, Technical Sales include monitoring emerging architectures and solutions such as long-duration energy storage, supporting business development in the sales process and at industry events as requested, and championing diversity and inclusion as a part of the client's culture. The successful candidate should be a team player willing to contribute to success in a variety of roles, manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously, and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with shifting and dynamic priorities.The performance of the BESS Director, Technical Sales will be measured based on their ability to foster a customer-service focused environment and provide day-to-day leadership that reinforces the strategy, mission, and core values of the client. They should also adhere to the client's company policies and procedures, work within the client's business processes to ensure an efficient working environment, and be involved in industry user groups and conferences. Finally, the successful candidate should deliver professional work products with accuracy, integrity, and excellence, respond to system and training needs in a timely manner, and pursue continued personal growth and education.
Job Title: Director, Environmental PermittingLocation: Remote (California-based preferred)Department: EHSSummary: The Director of Environmental Permitting will be responsible for supporting the development of utility-scale wind, solar, and energy storage projects in California, New York, and Texas. This role entails leading environmental planning, permitting, and due diligence activities across the company's portfolio of large-scale renewable energy projects in the Development phase. The ideal candidate should be highly organized, collaborative, and detail-oriented, capable of managing consultant teams and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Oversee environmental permitting and manage tasks delegated to internal teams and external consultants for projects in the Development phase.Make important environmental-related project decisions.Conduct environmental due diligence for development and acquisition opportunities.Manage consultants providing environmental survey support, including reviewing proposals, scheduling survey timelines, and ensuring compliance with permit conditions.Review technical reports prepared by consultants, such as environmental screenings, habitat evaluations, biological surveys, and post-construction monitoring studies.Collaborate with development and engineering teams to ensure project design aligns with commitments and requirements.Identify project needs, schedules, and risks, and communicate them across project support teams.Manage relationships with federal, state, and local agencies.Represent the company as a subject matter expert in external engagements related to environmental impact assessment and permitting.Stay updated on environmental policies, regulations, and compliance requirements affecting project siting and development.Support the preparation of long-term plans and annual budgets.Promote safe work practices and ensure compliance with company policies and ethical standards. Qualifications: 5+ years of experience in renewable energy permitting or 8-10+ years in a similar industry with comparable responsibilities.Strong understanding of federal and state environmental laws and regulations (e.g., ESA, NEPA/CEQA, FEMA, CWA, Porter Cologne, ORES 94-c).Established relationships with regulatory agencies and positive reputation with key resource agency regulators.Extensive knowledge of environmental impact assessment and management within the California energy sector, with additional familiarity in New York and Texas being a plus.Self-directed and detail-oriented with excellent leadership and teamwork skills.Strong attention to detail in written and verbal communication.Ability to thrive in a fast-paced business environment with competing deadlines and adapt quickly to internal processes.Proficiency in web-based mapping platforms and interpreting environmental spatial data.Preferably a resident of California, particularly Southern California, with substantial experience in the energy sector. Experience in Texas and New York is also desirable.Working knowledge of USFWS Wind Energy Guidelines, Eagle Conservation Plan Guidance, Section 10 HCPs, and USACE Individual Permits is preferred. Education: Bachelor's degree in biology, environmental science, engineering, or a related field.Advanced degree in biological science, natural resources, environmental policy, or environmental law is preferred.