Midwest Development Manager
E.ON - Chicago, IL

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Job Description:
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Identify viable sites for wind project development,
using knowledge of energy markets, wind,
transmission, permitting and environmental issues.
  • Work efficiently and effectively to rapidly acquire
all land and easements required for utility scale
wind farm.
  • Manage all wind project development activities on
one or more projects, including site identification,
land acquisition, interconnection, environmental
studies, permitting, title, survey and other real
estate matters. Lead and manage all aspects of
project development from inception to construction
hand-off.
  • As projects advance in the development process,
duties include working with other staff regarding
off-take of power, project modeling, project
proposals, arrangements for finance, construction
and operations, and other matters.
  • Develop and implement regional departmental
objectives, and assist in departmental budgeting
process.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • A bachelor's degree in an applicable environmental
or public policy, scientific, quantitative or other
related field from an accredited institution is
required. Advanced study in business, finance, law,
environmental science or public policy highly
preferred.
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • This position requires a proven ability to acquire
land rights through leases and easements.
  • Extensive travel (1-4 nights per week) researching
land ownership through local public records and
visiting land owners to sign leases is required.
  • Substantial experience as a project development
manager (2-4 + years) in wind industry is required.
  • Ideal candidate will be extremely well organized, be
able to work independently and with teams, and have
a thorough understanding of leases and other
contracts, relevant environmental issues, and wind
industry trends.
  • Technical proficiency with Microsoft Office, mapping
and other applicable software is strongly preferred.
Req. Code : ECR-0113-0864
% of Travel Required : 60-70%
Offer Relocation : Maybe

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