Dependent on Experience
281 712 6522
4 months ago
The Project Developer will develop the companies solar project portfolio across the United States through identification of suitable sites, zoning, permitting and negotiating transactional documents. This individual will also focus on leading development through establishing relationships with community leaders, landowners, utilities and environmental organizations.
Locations: NJ, IL, VA or GA
Essential Job Functions
Identify and evaluate sites, structure and negotiate commercial transactions with landowners
Engage with landowners, community leaders and environmental organizations to provide information throughout the development process
Manage development activities of solar energy projects from feasibility to the start of construction
Manage the zoning, permitting, land rights entitlements and compliance processes
Select, manage, and direct third party consultants and development partners
Develop viable and economically sustainable new and existing solar projects
Develop target scope of work and ensure projects are progressing on schedule and within budget
Remain up-to-date with renewable energy opportunities in the United States and the national industry trends impacting the future of solar and renewable development opportunities and their competitiveness as they relate to customers
Carry out other duties as assigned.
General understanding of land lease/purchase agreement and negotiation skills
Skilled in project management with the ability to identify and resolve potential project flaws and to prioritize critical path tasks
General understanding of renewable energy market trends and the resulting impacts on solar project development
Self-motivated and able to work effectively individually as well as with a team
Ability to thrive in quickly changing environment and manage multiple priorities at once.
Outgoing customer focus
Excellent problem-solving ability and ability to think on their feet
Strong analytical skills
Excellent communication, project planning and execution, time management, and problem solving skills required.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel
At least 5 years of project development related experience preferably in solar, renewable energy, or real estate development sector
Bachelor's Degree with strong academic record from a leading undergraduate program, in engineering, business administration, and economics preferred