Solar and Storage- Project Developer

Washington, District of Columbia Permanent USD130,000 - USD150,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Join a Solar Developer based on the East Coast
  • Develop Utility-scale Solar + BESS projects across PJM and MISO

About Our Client

Our client is a dynamic solar developer focused developing utility-scale solar and storage projects across Midwest and Southeast region of the US. They have developed over 2 GW of projects and are actively building out their pipeline of projects across the US.

Job Description

The Solar and Storage- Project Developer will be responsible for:

  • Identifying, selecting, and analyzing potential sites utilizing GIS tools
  • Conduct landowner outreach, lease agreements, and contract negotiations
  • Manage and coordinate with Third party EPC consultants
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of the permitting and interconnection process within MISO and PJM markets
  • Maintain an thorough understanding of the regulatory and policy environments in assigned market(s)
  • Conduct thorough market analysis to identify new project opportunities and stay ahead of industry trends and policy changes.
  • Collaborate with our financial team to secure project financing, grants, and incentives to optimize project economics.
  • Identify and mitigate potential project risks, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Ability to travel 25%-40%
  • Ideally based in Richmond, VA but open to candidates based in surrounding states

To apply, please submit your resume if you are ready to take on this exciting and challenging role as a Project Developer and drive the development of utility-scale solar projects in the US. MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The Solar and Storage- Project Developer will possess the following:

  • Bachelor's degree is required
  • 3+ years experience within the renewable industry or utilities industry
  • Exposure to utility-scale solar and/or BESS projects
  • Seen projects from inception to NTP (ideally)
  • Good understanding and experience with permitting and zoning laws
  • Relationship-oriented
  • Comfortable being "hands-on" and "boots on the ground"
  • Experience in negotiating contracts, legal knowledge, and successful contract management
  • Experience managing interconnection processes
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Well-rounded project management experience

What's on Offer

  • $130,000-$150,000 base salary
  • Competitive salary and annual bonus
  • 401k with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and retirement plans
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • The chance to be part of a team that is making a meaningful impact on the environment and the future of energy.
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Job summary

Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Development Manager
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
Consultant name
Connor Burks
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Job Nature
Hybrid working