Our client is a leader in the development, financing, and operation of distributed utility-scale solar and storage assets for commercial, industrial, municipal, and utility customers across the
United States.The business has developed more than 100 solar energy projects, with more than 400 MW total distributed generating capacity in operation or under construction and invested over $1 Billion to date into the US clean energy sector. The business is backed by a group of investors including Prudential Capital Group and is headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Project pipeline: originating new project opportunities via desk research, networking events, cold calls, site visits, meetings, and managing channel partnerships. Creating pitch presentations with project descriptions and visual representations. Managing external engineers and consultants.
Preliminary project conceptual design: working with internal and external engineering resources to evaluate site limitations; reviewing economic and other project goals; and making equipment supply selections. Developing site layout plans, line diagrams, and preliminary schedules. Ability to use a basic 3D software such as Sketchup is desirable.
Interconnection, permitting, and public incentive processes: with support from internal and external resources, creating interconnection and permitting applications and successfully guiding them through the process with utilities and other Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ’s). Writing and successfully managing applications for grant programs and other public incentives.
Experience and Education Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in related field, preferably in Engineering in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
Minimum 3 years’ experience with energy storage project development, electric grid interconnections, and understanding electric grid systems
Understanding of battery energy storage systems and the dynamics of interconnecting and operating Distributed Energy Resources (DER’s) in general
Ability to use or learn to use analytical, geospatial, engineering design, and other software tools
Ability to work across a series of online and offline platforms simultaneously
Excellent communication skills, verbally in person and while using remote communications and in writing
Desire and ability to develop, maintain, and grow a network of industry professionals