Solar and Storage - Senior Project Developer (WECC) - Remote

California, California Permanent USD150,000 - USD200,000 per year
  • Strong Dev. team with a strong IPP.
  • Great career opportunity, good pipeline of Solar & Storage projects across WECC.

About Our Client

Nationally recognised IPP that Develop, Finance, Build, Owner & Operate Utility-Scale & DG projects across the US.

Job Description

The Solar and Storage - Senior Project Developer (WECC) - Remote will:

  • Manage and lead development activities from greenfield to NTP for a set of priority projects, including site acquisition, real estate and title, survey, permitting, interconnection, EPC pricing, engineering, environmental, offtake, and policy.
  • Prioritize, coordinate, review, track, and execute on key project development deliverables in coordination with internal and external teams.
  • Stress-test and optimize project development strategy.
  • Manage and report pertains to budget, schedule, and deliverables across projects.
  • Achieve development milestones on time and on budget to successfully advance projects to financing and construction.
  • Gather market intelligence and expand relationships with landowners, local governments, utilities, and other market participants to inform and refine project development processes.
  • Prepare and submit land use permitting applications, execute on permitting strategy, manage consultants, and attend and present at permitting meetings and hearings.
  • Review and manage project contract compliance for contracts including leases, interconnection agreements, and power purchase agreements.
  • Assist in development strategy and process refinement for the market

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

In return for a competitive remuneration package, the successful candidate will possess the following:

  • 6-8+ years of experience in energy project development, with a strong preference for significant utility-scale Solar experience in the West.
  • 4 year bachelor's degree required. MBA or other relevant master's degree valued.
  • Sound project management, budgeting, organizational, and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to self-start in a fast-paced environment.
  • Results-driven and solutions-oriented

What's on Offer

For the right Solar and Storage - Senior Project Developer (WECC) - Remote there will be:

Strong compensation package, commensurate with experience.

Very good benefits package for employee and family.

Up to 4 weeks PTO.

10+ company holidays.

401k 10% match.

Tuition reimbursement.

Ideally based in California but open to remotie across Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, or other WECC locations.

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Job summary

Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Development Manager
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
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Russell Sparkes
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