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Maine Solar Project Developer

at ReVision Energy in South Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

ReVision Energy is looking for a Solar Project Developer to join our team in this role based out of our South Portland ME location. The ideal candidate will be located in or have plans to move to Maine.

ReVision Energy?was founded in 2003 by two solar geeks in a garage and has grown to nearly 400 employee-owners spread across our physical locations in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Our range of products has grown to include solar arrays, battery backup systems, electric vehicle infrastructure, heat pumps, and water heating equipment.? As a 100% employee-owned company and a Certified B Corp,?ReVision Energy?is on a mission to lead our community in solving the environmental problems caused by fossil fuels while alleviating economic and social injustice.? ReVision Energy?is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating an inclusive culture where employees from diverse backgrounds can thrive and support our mission. Our recruitment team looks at the whole picture; personal, professional, and non-traditional experience, as well as community involvement.? The safety, health, and well-being of our co-owners and our communities is of primary importance. We have implemented additional measures to assure that those we work and share spaces with adhere to COVID and general safety best practices.? GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The primary responsibility of the Project Developer is to support the major functions of the Commercial & Industrial (C&I) Project Development organization by acting as a pre-construction project manager. ReVision Energy’s C&I Project Development team is responsible for managing the solar project pipeline received from our C&I sales team at the time of customer commitment, through the project development process and leading the project team through the series of tasks required to make a project “shovel-ready” for our Construction Project Management team. These activities include managing the utility interconnection process, local, state and federal permitting, real-estate due diligence, site-control analysis and project-financing support. The Project Developer will be responsible for understanding, measuring and managing project development risk, efficiently solving project development issues and meeting “notice-to-proceed” (NTP) deadlines. This is a multidisciplinary role that coordinates between our Commercial Sales, Legal & Finance, Engineering and Operations teams. RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Assures quality and accepts ownership of C&I solar projects sold by the ME C&I Sales team at the time of customer commitment

+ Manages and implements development activities required to bring each assigned C&I project from customer commitment to notice to proceed, including project design, utility interconnection, permitting, real estate due diligence, site control and project financing (with Legal & Finance team)

+ As project owner, provides timely updates to customers on development activities and manages any required customer development meetings, from point of customer commitment to notice to proceed

+ Responsible for project team management and coordination of activities with Sales, Engineering, and Legal & Finance, and a successful hand-off to Operations for construction project management at notice to proceed

+ Serves as the face of the project and company both internally and in public settings, including but not limited to local meetings (zoning, land use, historical etc.), utility onsite and virtual meetings, and pre-construction onsite meetings

+ Meets deadlines set by the Development team to make projects ‘shovel-ready’

+ Measures, monitors and reports on development risk exposure; seeks to minimize or eliminate project development risk

QUALIFICATIONS (required):

+ Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills; detail oriented

+ Ability to prioritize tasks effectively and work efficiently on multiple projects

+ Advanced competence in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Dynamics

+ Experienced in solar energy or other renewable energy project development

+ Ability to coordinate a project team and collaborate effectively

+ Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

+ Experience reading technical documents: surveys, site plans, electrical diagrams, and engineering studies

+ Ability to work at a fast pace, adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions

+ Holds high expectations of the quality of their own work product

+ Accountable, highly independent, ability to be self-directed

+ Ability to travel to project sites, public meetings, and ReVision Energy offices throughout ME and occasionally other New England states

+ Two or more years of work experience in the renewable energy space or a related field

+ Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in energy, business or related field or other relevant qualifications and expertise in one or more of these fields

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Job Posting: JC229102267

Posted On: Nov 23, 2022

Updated On: Dec 17, 2022

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