Wind - Snr. Project Developer (WECC) - Remote

Colorado, Colorado Permanent USD150,000 - USD200,000 per year Hybrid working
  • IPP with a strong Wind focus, albeit not the sole focus.
  • Take ownership of the Wind portfolio across WECC.

About Our Client

Emerging renewable energy focused IPP with a strong history in developing over 1GW of Wind, Solar, & Storage projects.

Strong financial backing by a powerhouse investment fund - willing to invest in necessary resources, plus leverage key relationships for strategic buyers of power.

Current pipeline is in excess of 5GW of large-scale projects.

Job Description

The Wind - Snr. Project Developer (WECC) - Remote will:

  • Site acquisition and due diligence: utilize company's processes to acquire project sites, assist real estate and legal teams with title and contracting matters, and bring projects through the diligence process.
  • Permitting and Mitigation: Manage/oversee environmental and jurisdictional studies and processes. Develop and own tight permitting timelines, represent the company at public hearings, execute on complex milestone deliverables across a network of stakeholders. Coordinate and implement mitigation plans and processes.
  • Risk management: Collaborate with company's development team to uncover and mitigate real estate, permitting, interconnection, finance and EPC risks for a portfolio of projects.
  • Project management: Problem-solving nuanced site, permit, and technology issues with internal experts and external stakeholders.
  • Project finance: Understand the key financing elements of a project and ensure that all projects and deals continue to meet or exceed financial hurdles.
  • Travel required as project needs arise, approximately 25%.

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 successful candidate will have:

  • 3 - 5 years experience being a project developer, leading across the entire life-cycle of a wind project.
  • Preferably have led full project life-cycle completion of multiple power generation or transmission projects from greenfield site origination through NTP and eventual COD
  • Have understanding of the transmission interconnection process and specific energy market dynamics
  • Experience working in various permitting environments, including:
  • Federal permitting, such as FAA and USFWS NEPA;
  • PUC/PSC and other state-level permits
  • County/Township local Conditional Use Permit and Building Permit approvals
  • Experience completing all of the following agreement types: Site lease or purchase agreements, crossing agreements, use agreements, options
  • Contracting 3rd party studies and deliverables from environmental and engineering consultants.
  • Interconnection agreements
  • Power purchase or tolling agreements
  • MIPA / PSA for project disposition / acquisition

What's on Offer

For the right Wind - Snr. Project Developer (WECC) - Remote there will be:

- Competitive base salary commensurate with experience.

- Annual bonus of 25%-30%

- Excellent benefits package.

- Long term incentive plan.

- Open to remote across the West - including Oregon, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Washington, etc

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Job summary

Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Senior Development Manager
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
Consultant name
Russell Sparkes
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Job Nature
Hybrid working