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michael93845
Jan 13, 2022
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Our client develops, invests, and delivers solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects through Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services in North America. The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to deliver utility-scale power generation plants customized for local and regional energy markets. Our client offers the full spectrum of PV solutions – from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investment. With proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, Our client minimizes uncertainty and risk and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy. The Head of SI will lead technical items about utility scale energy storage project development (PV+S or Standalone) as well as cultivating, building and leading the SI team. This position reports to the President or another senior management personnel that the President of the Company may designate. This position is located in Irvine, California and working hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm or 9:00am to 6:00pm. This position may be expected to travel up to 25%. Responsibilities Effectively build the SI Team from the ground up through a people-centric leadership approach that’s modeled after QCELLS shared vision of performance excellence, team collaboration, and innovation. Provide executive level mentorship to employees within the SI Team and across the organization. Execute on action-oriented leadership in the day-to-day operations and lead with a scalable growth mindset to achieve short-term & long-term goals. Establish reputation as a subject matter authority to maintain effective liaison with external parties such as developers, advisors, utilities, local authorities, SI contractors, professional associations, consulting and solar industry research firms. Lead in key decisions to acquire and source business intelligence SI information on market data, industry standards, global economy, consumer trends, and competitive conditions. Size and optimize utility scale energy storage projects; Technology selection and preliminary design of Storage system for development projects; Manage, plan and coordinate external resources such as system integrator, battery/PCS OEM, EMS, dispatching optimization provider and revenue forecasting consultant; Simulate the technical performance of energy storage systems for technical and commercial system analyses in conjunction with PV power plants; Assessment and analyses use case of storage revenue modeling; Develop organic or inorganic capability of battery SCM and application of advanced technology for sustainable storage project development and operation; Integration with utility EMS including bidding software/QSE Supervise energy storage system interconnection in collaboration with the Project Manager during planning and construction to assure quality and execution according to schedule; Prepare bidding documentation for project specific energy storage system works and equipment; Create and maintain drawing packages and project documentation; Manage and coordinate external resources such as engineer consultants, other specialized professionals as needed in the design, construction and commissioning of energy storage systems; Develop and review specifications, bill of materials, scopes of work, standards and quotes from suppliers and sub-contractors; Establish and maintain the engineering, design criteria and applicable standards and specifications for BESS projects Provide recommendations for continuous i mprovements in project designs, plans, processes and product development; Lead the System Integration team in developing best practices, maintain market overview of the energy storage components, evaluate new technology developments for energy storage systems Collaborate with team members when necessary to ensure effective communication and results; Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned. Required Qualifications A Bachelors degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or another related engineering science Minimum of 10 years of professional engineering experience in the power industry Possess an executive presence and confidence to communicate effectively with a different array of audiences that include but are not limited to cross-functional teams, management, peer groups, clients, vendors, contractors, HQ and other key stakeholders. Relevant work experience with grid connected energy storage systems Strong network/access to OEMs Expertise in understanding of supply chain in Energy Storage Detailed knowledge and understanding of all phases of the solar PV power plant development, including engineering, procurement, and construction and project management Experience working with project developers and understanding of the RFP process Solid experience with current storage systems technologies and processes, and remain current on best practices and trends in the industry Have both long-term strategic perspective and near-term action orientation, strong desire to continuously improve and push limits Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to c-suite, management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and other stakeholders both verbally and in writing Strong experience with modeling energy storage systems Experience in permitting processes with local authorities having jurisdiction, preferred. Knowledge relevant codes and regulation such as the National Electric Code, grid codes, EHS codes, etc. Assertive, able to cope with pressure, a team player Willingness to travel, at least 25% of the time Experience with AutoCAD (or equivalent) Strong in Microsoft Office Suite Our client is proud to be an at-will Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status and any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. Our client will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Nothing in this statement shall imply implicitly or explicitly a guarantee of employment outside our at-will employment opportunity.
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michael93845
Jan 13, 2022
In Welcome to the Job Forum
Title: Director of Development About the job Our client develops, invests, and delivers solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects through Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services in North America. The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to deliver utility-scale power generation plants customized for local and regional energy markets. Our client offers the full spectrum of PV solutions – from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investment. With proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, our client minimizes uncertainty and risk and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy. Summary The Director of Development position will be responsible for identification, assessment and execution of potential strategic partnerships, acquisitions and investments by the company. This position will also be responsible for managing the real estate, permitting and interconnection aspects of multiple utility scale photovoltaic (PV) solar and energy storage projects in targeted US markets. The Director of Development will also assist the Structured Finance team in the divestment of assets as well as in any third-party debt or equity financing. The Director of Development reports to the Head of Development, other senior management personnel that the Vice President and/or President of the Company may designate. This position is expected to travel up to 50% of the time. Responsibilities · Business Development: · Identify acquisition and greenfield development opportunities for utility- scale solar and battery energy storage projects throughout North America; · Perform detailed strategic and financial analyses, including company evaluations and financial feasibility studies of potential acquisition opportunities; · Acquire and maintain information on market, industry, economic, consumer, and competitive conditions and trends; · Engage in industry groups to identify new market solutions; · Follow tariff rate structures and market changes to establish "deal" opportunities; · Build and maintain liaison with external parties such as investment banks, trade and professional associations, consulting and research firms; · Prepare acquisition/divestiture and other strategic transaction summaries and recommendations for Executive Management Team. Development · Land and Real Estate: Manage all matters related to real estate from initial site control to issuance of the final title policy. This includes, but is not limited to: · Obtain initial title commitments, perform all require title curative to achieve the proforma policy in a form acceptable to the financier; · Manage title closing and issuance of the closing letter and final title policy with required endorsements; · Manage all changes to the ALTA survey to provide a survey acceptable to the financier and the title company; · Review and manage all lease agreements as well as any required amendments acceptable to the financing parties, including recoding the memorandums; · Manage real estate land purchases and any sale lease backs; · Obtain any needed easements in a form acceptable for financial close; · Perform any subdivisions and or lot line adjustments needed for land acquisitions; · Obtain any required crossing agreements such as, driveway, pipeline, transmission and distribution line, canal, DOT, communications, sewer and water, etc.; · Manage key landowner relationships. · Permitting: Acquire all permits needed to construct and operate utility scale solar and energy storage projects. This includes, but is not limited to: · Obtain all local land use approvals from the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), such as Conditional Use Permits, Zoning Authorizations, Zoning Letters, etc.; · Obtain required State siting and or facilities permits, such as Certificates of Public Necessity (CPCN), Electric Merchant Permits (EMP), Electrical Siting Permits, etc.; · Hearing preparation and lead face for the project at all Local and State land use hearings; · Receive all environmental clearances from Local, State, and Federal agencies as applicable, such as CEQA, NEPA, SEQR, etc.; · Perform historic and cultural resource studies and obtain clearance from the State SHPO as required; · Manage filings with the Federal Aviation Authority and any other effected airports; · Evaluate and obtain any required threatened and endangered species initial screening, protocol surveys, and any required State or Federal take authorizations or permits. This includes consultations per Section 7 of the ESA, Section 10a Take Permits, or any State Take Authorization; · Manage wetland surveys, filing of Preliminary and/or Approved Wetland Jurisdictional Determinations (PJD/AJD), and applying for and receiving approval of Preconstruction Notices (PCN) for issuance of the required Nationwide Wetland Permits. · Interconnection: Manage interconnection applications through the process until commercial operation. This includes, but is not limited to: · Working knowledge of the ISO/RTO interconnection processes for filing interconnection applications including (CAISO, PJM, ERCOT, SPP, and MISO); · Manage relationship with the utility and RTO/ISO from application to COD; · Manage internal and external resources to provide engineering support for the process; · Make all required security postings and payments in a timely manner; · Review and solicit comments from consultants and internal team on the feasibility, system impact, and facilities studies; · Negotiate all agreements needed to construct the facilities including Interconnection agreements, engineering and procurement, and construction agreements; · Asset Divestment · Manage flow of information between HQC US, project investor, and third-party financing representatives; · Provide support for HQC US Structured Finance and Legal departments during project sale, debt and equity closings; · Prepare projects for debt and equity finance or divestment by addressing low and medium finance risk items identified during acquisition process; · Confirm that project land control documents, easements, right-of-way agreements, etc. meet minimum finance thresholds; · Manage all matters related to real estate for the project closing. Required Qualifications · Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a business, urban planning, engineering, finance related fields · 8+ years of renewable energy project development, working on behalf of the owner/developer · A proven track record as a lead developer with a “deal sheet of projects” 50MW+ in size · Solid understanding of energy markets and renewable energy development in North America · Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, co-workers, clients, vendors, contractors, and other stakeholders · Superior preparation, presentation, time management & interpersonal skills · Willing to travel up to 50% of the time within North America and internationally · Represent the company with the utmost professionalism with internal and external communications · A valid driving license and passport Our client provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.
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michael93845
Jan 13, 2022
In Welcome to the Job Forum
Title: Business Development Manager About: Our client develops, invests, and delivers solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects through Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services in North America. The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to deliver utility-scale power generation plants customized for local and regional energy markets. Our client offers the full spectrum of PV solutions – from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investment. With proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, our client minimizes uncertainty and risk and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy. Summary: The Business Development Manager is a key contributor to our clients development efforts. The Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying potential PV and BESS partnership opportunities and strategic acquisitions. The Business Development Manager will also be responsible for coordinating with internal and external subject matter experts to facilitate evaluation of opportunities as well as advancing the transaction to closing. The Business Development Manager reports to the Sr. Director of Development or other senior management personnel that the Senior Vice President/President of the Company may designate. This position may also require travel at least 30% of the time. Responsibilities: · Work with Senior Management to identify and prioritize strategic acquisition targets for renewable energy opportunities by leading customer-focused, data-driven, multi-dimensional analysis incorporating input from cross-functional team members; · Serve as key contact with counterparties and customers, and work to grow long-term relationships to secure additional business opportunities beyond initial projects · Identify and evaluate strategic project, portfolio, and platform acquisitions · Maintain industry relationships, identify market trends, track policy developments, evaluate business strategies, and screen competitor offerings to create profitable business opportunities for the company · Coordinate with and effectively manage internal and external subject matter experts to provide evaluations, analyses, or reports that support business opportunities · Coordinate and guide the broader development team in achieving project objectives; · Track project risk throughout the development cycle; provide risk assessments and mitigations to Senior Management; · Construct presentation material to support meetings with Senior Management · Participate in the development of key account and utility relationships, support origination of contracts with such key accounts; · Develop proposal strategies, RFP processes or similar, and negotiate terms for vendors and consultants who participate in the development process; · Develop/maintain business relationships with key consultants and vendors; · Maintain and provide suggestions for project development tracking and reporting; · Represent HQC US at industry events and network to enhance relationships with counterparties, customers, and other stakeholders in the industry · All other duties as assigned by Senior Management. Required Qualifications: · Bachelor’s Degree or higher in business, planning, engineering or finance related fields · 2-5 years of solar, wind, BESS, or conventional project and business development experience · Deep understanding of renewable energy markets, project lifecycle, financial models, and industry value chains · Strong project management skills including creating and managing project budgets and schedules · Ability to work effectively with, and manage, cross-functional teams · Ability to manage and support multiple projects simultaneously, with varying complexities and urgencies presented day to day · Self motivated with the ability to effectively work remotely with minimal supervision · Excellent people, entrepreneurial, organizational and analytical skills · Excellent written and verbal communication skills · Excellent project management skills · Effective computer skills including, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint · Willing to travel at least 30% of the time · A valid driving license and passport Our client provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.
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michael93845
Jan 13, 2022
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Manager, Project Development Our client, with headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, and an office in MA is uniquely positioned to leverage global technology and financial partnerships to help modernize America’s power generation. We are driven to improve our energy infrastructure by developing and operating power generation facilities using cutting edge, domestically available natural gas and renewable power technology. Our client is owned by a privately held electric company in Israel. Our client is looking for a Director, Project Development to join its Renewable Development Department, located in the MA office. The successful candidate will play an active role in the project management, execution, and development of prospective greenfield generation projects. Candidate must be self-motivated and be willing to take initiative to complete project elements on time and on budget and have an understanding of the development of large utility or energy projects. Knowledge of US power markets, knowledge of ISOs and their operating rules, familiarity with state RPS and other incentives driving renewable energy development is required. Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are required. The position reports to the Senior Vice President, Renewable Energy. Summary of Responsibilities: Position will be responsible for the selection, permitting and execution of US projects according to company’s investment and development objectives. General responsibilities will include: o Participate in the planning, develop and execution of the development program for identified projects o Participate in the negotiation of necessary development agreements o Manage the permitting process, anticipate and resolve other project development activities as required o Develop local community support for the project o Manage relationships and develop commercial agreements with potential project output off-takers o Work closely with external consultants and internal departments including engineering, finance, energy management/origination, external affairs, legal and asset management o Update Management on project progress, action items and budget Requirements: - Minimum of 4-6 years of relevant energy project development experience - Bachelor’s degree, ideally in engineering or business, MBA - Must be a self-starter, organized, and able to work well with personnel at all levels in the organization; must possess top level business management, interpersonal, and facilitation skills - Strong financial skills and understanding of company and project profit and loss, pro forma modeling, and NPV/IRR analysis - Possess a strong understanding of real estate matters and complexities - Ability to gather, organize and systematically analyze complex information - Effective problem-solving skills: ability to work from concept to analytics, identify alternatives and develop unique solutions - Excellent writing, communications, presentation, interpersonal, problem-solving, financial analysis, and organizational skills - Ability to travel 30-50% as necessary - Must pass a pre-employment background and financial credit check Our client offers a hybrid work arrangement allowing employees to work remotely up to two (2-3) days per week, subject to in-office obligations. Required collaboration days in the office are Tuesday and Wednesday, plus potentially one additional day (either Monday, Thursday, or Friday). Our client holds all employees to the highest ethical standards and is committed to conducting business with integrity, transparency and honesty to ensure our success. Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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