Job details

Location
Chicago
Salary
Market related
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
240098
Posted
13 days ago

Job Title: Development Engineer

Company 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.