The Director of Development for Renewable Energy Systems
Americas, Inc. (RES Americas) will be responsible for day-to-day
aspects of project development from site prospecting through
commencement of construction. The focus of this position will be to
help screen, identify, secure and develop profitable site
opportunities to meet RES development goals as well as manage an
existing portfolio of wind and soar development assets. The
position is based in RES America's Broomfield Colorado headquarters
and reports to the Senior Vice President of Development. As
new technologies appear in the market, the candidate must be able
to quickly recognize and quantify their application and
value. The candidate will have the ability to think
strategically and will be driven to produce results without losing
the ability to function effectively in a matrixed team
Responsible for site identification by working with wind
resource and transmission teams to apply fundamental site criteria
(land ownership, wind resource, access to existing transmission
lines, constructability, etc.).
Work closely with energy resource engineers to identify optimum
project sites and develop land acquisition strategies.
Work closely with legal counsel and senior members of the
development team to draft land-rights documents.
Represent Company in community settings and in front of large
Manage land acquisition consultants and other temporary
Participate in environmental and permitting work.
Participate in transmission/interconnection process.
Identify business opportunities and help form relationships
with key utilities and other potential clients within a
Work with landowners and energy resource engineers to get "met
mast's" permitted and installed.
Work with finance team to assess viability of emerging
Manage all aspects of the land-rights acquisition process.
Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication
Familiarity with and ability to stay current regarding changing
Understanding of contract terms and ability to recognize
Responsible to ensure SAFETY requirements are met.
Must be able to work professionally with clients, vendors,
employees, managers and supervisors.
Stay current with professional and industrial best
Five-Plus (5+) years of experience in renewable energy project
development including direct personal involvement in the closing of
a financing or sale of one or more projects.
Experience in sale of power and structuring of power sale
Strategic minded with the ability to share their vision with
Able to successfully manage the full-spectrum of core
responsibilities independently or with limited over-sight, and
consistently solves complex problems to move the development
process forward at any given stage (land acquisition-financial
Needs expertise and the necessary skills to interface with the
Client and will be instrumental in delivering on time cost
Ability to travel domestically and occasionally
Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving
Skilled in MSOffice (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
and MS Outlook.
BS/BA Business, Management, or related field
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