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Senior Project Developer

Middletown CT

Job Description

The Senior Project Developer will be a key leading member of the project development team. The role will include developing new solar projects, performing site analysis, permit review and preparation, managing design as well as interconnection studies and application, reviewing lease/purchase agreements, and perform all other required land due diligence criteria. It is expected that the Senior Project developer will be able to independently manage a solar project from origination to EPC hand off as well as provide guidance to junior employees.

 

Responsibilities

Land Use Permitting Requirements, submit use permitting applications, solicit supporting documentation from Engineering and Environmental subcontractors as needed, outline timelines and costs, and track use permitting progress

Mitigate potential neighbor / community opposition and manage neighborhood / community public meetings necessary for land use changes and rezoning

Obtain and review title reports and title insurance. Work with Title Company to make sure title is not encumbered

Manage Interconnection Process, including Interconnection Application, scoping meetings, feasibility studies, system impact studies, and Interconnection Agreement.

Work with engineering subcontractors to create relevant single-lines, drawings and specifications

Navigate Power Purchase Agreement with offtaker. Identify key issues in Power Purchase Agreement draft and final contracts to identify any development issues and timelines. Incorporate into design and development process

Create detailed project development budgets, and track projected vs. actual costs throughout the development lifecycle

Work closely with EPC Team, Finance Team, Sales, Legal and other departments

Effectively communicate relevant information to a variety of internal and external audiences during all stages of the project development and financing process

Attend occasional site visits, and up to 25% travel expected

 

Qualifications

BS or MS Degree in Engineering, Biology, Business or other relevant field

Minimum 5 years solar or renewable energy experience, or experience with project development, project acquisition, land acquisition

Large commercial or utility-scale solar energy experience strongly preferred

Proven track record of managing projects from conception to completion

Ability to learn new skills and processes, and demonstrate understanding and ability to perform new tasks

Ability to analyze and synthesize information accurately and effectively, multi-task and dynamically decide key priorities

Ability to read and comprehend legal documents such as legal descriptions, surveys, ground leases, easements, deeds, land purchase contracts, mortgages, title policies, subordination, and CAD drawings

Effective written and verbal communicator of difficult or sensitive information.

AutoCAD and PVsyst skills helpful but not required

Must treat deadlines and commitments with the utmost seriousness and urgency

 

Forward resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: jobs_projectdevelopment@greenskies.com

Posted September 11, 2018



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