Senior Project Developer

· Charlottesville, Virginia
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About Us:

 

East Point Energy is a development firm focused on the origination, construction, and operation of energy storage projects. Our team is currently developing gigawatts of energy storage projects throughout the country, helping to transform the grid into a renewable, resilient, and affordable system for generations to come. East Point is a wholly owned subsidiary of Equinor, a broad international energy company committed to long-term value creation in a low-carbon future.

 

East Point’s nimble team is comprised of hard-working, strategic problem solvers who are passionate about sustainability. We are technology and contractor agnostic, allowing us to find the best solution for each project. The firm’s executive team founded East Point in 2018, bringing decades of combined energy development experience and over 1.8 gigawatts of solar, wind, and energy storage projects currently in operation across the United States. Success for East Point is measured by delivering affordable energy storage solutions that benefit the grid, communities, and our environment.


East Point is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for a job unless they feel they are fully qualified in every way. We also know that sometimes the best candidates do not check every box. If you are interested in learning more, we would love to hear from you.

 

Title: Senior Project Developer

The Senior Project Developer is responsible for developing energy storage projects and managing the project teams.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Prospecting and researching target areas
  • Negotiating and securing site control
  • Managing landowner relationships
  • Securing discretionary and ministerial permitting
  • Negotiating and securing tax abatements
  • Identifying and resolving title issues
  • Originate and pursue revenue contracts
  • Monitor and participate in regulatory and legislative policy initiatives
  • Leading project team, working independently, and with outside parties, such as landowners, permit officers, brokers, equipment vendors, contractors, etc.


Skills:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate across a broad spectrum of technical understanding - written, verbal and non-verbal
  • Public speaking
  • Development risk identification and assessment
  • Proficiency with project management software
  • Preference will be given to those with experience using Salesforce, Smartsheets and GIS


Characteristics of an ideal candidate:

  • Passion for energy development and the environment
  • Creative problem-solving ability and solutions-oriented mindset
  • Proactive attitude
  • Team player and leader
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized


Education & Experience:

  • 4-year university degree, BS or BA
  • 2+ years of experience in renewable energy or real estate development required


Travel & Time Commitment:

  • Approximately 30% of time will be on the road; will vary based on status of projects
  • Travel includes independent site visits and landowner meetings
  • A typical work week is 50-60 hours, depending on needs of the projects


Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401(k), 401(k) Employer Match
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Education, Parking, and Gym Membership Stipends


Location:

East Point Energy office in Charlottesville, VA


This job description is not inclusive of all requirements of the position. Employees will perform any other duties as may be required by their manager.

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  • Location
    Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level