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Project Development Specialist (Multiple Locations)

Company: Grasshopper Energy
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Profile
Grasshopper Energy is Canada's leading clean energy company, focusing on acquisition, development, EPC and long-term ownership of clean energy projects around the world. We foster a work culture that is dynamic and fast-paced, promoting the values of collaboration, professionalism, honesty, and hard work in an environment.
Grasshopper has been the recipient of multiple national industry awards including Solar Innovator of the Year, Project Finance Innovator of the Year and Solar Developer of the Year. Grasshopper at its core recognizes that its people are its most important asset and is seeking the best to be part of our team. We ensure our team members are taken care of with best in class overall compensation including competitive benefits, health & wellness incentives, career progression and an opportunity to experience an exciting entrepreneurial work environment.

Responsibilities
Develop greenfield solar PV and hybrid solar PV/battery storage projects from site control to notice to proceed.
Support site origination efforts with the land acquisition team.
Lead the permitting process including interconnection process, town approvals and all environmental permitting.
Manage cross functional stakeholders (engineering, finance, legal, environmental, etc) to successfully develop projects.
Manage town permitting and approval process.
Maintain an overview of the relevant business and competitive environment, including regulatory and environmental legislation.
Provide feedback to the corporate development team on market strategy and new development opportunities.
Participate in special projects as needed.
Must be willing to travel 30%+

Skills and Competencies
Experience developing solar and hybrid projects
Existing network of contacts, partners in the solar market preferred
Excellent problem-solving skills
Excellent organizational skills
Extensive knowledge of solar project development, utilities, interconnection, permitting, and contracting
Understanding of permitting requirements in multiple U.S. States.
Interpersonal skills with the ability to establish, sustain and foster professional contacts
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required including public speaking and/or platform skills for executive management presentations
Self-starter be very self-reliant and capable of operating with minimum supervision
Education and Experience
Undergraduate Degree in engineering, environmental science, town planning, project management, construction management, or equivalent
At least 5 (five) years of direct solar energy development and management experience.

Keywords: Grasshopper Energy, New York , Project Development Specialist (Multiple Locations), Other , New York, New York

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