Project Developer

Title: Project Developer
Department: Development
Reports to: Director, Development
Direct Reports: 0
Date Posted: January 13th, 2021
Location: Albany, NY or Houston, TX
Travel: 50%


This entry level position within the Development department is responsible for supporting the advancement of multiple projects from greenfield to construction-ready status, including site identification, land acquisition, permitting, and interconnection. The successful candidate will become an integral member of project teams by supporting the following:


  1. Prospecting: conduct desk-based review of proposed development sites, using multiple sources of information.
  2. Land Acquisition: identify prospect sites, research land ownership, contact landowners, prepare executable paperwork and track previously signed agreements to ensure terms compliance.
  3. Permitting: create specifications and agreements with consultants to perform site studies; coordinate with internal resources, permitting consultants and attorneys to create and submit permitting documents; support internal and external resources participation in permitting hearings.
  4. Public Relations and Outreach: work with project teams to research, draft materials, and participate in public relations activities.
  5. Electrical Interconnection: work with internal and external resources to prepare application filings; monitor existing queue positions to ensure compliance throughout process to signed interconnection agreements.
  6. Project Coordination and Monitoring: create and update schedules and budgets, create and monitor consultant agreements, coordinate with internal and external project team members to monitor and advance project progress


  1. Ability to travel and possess a valid license to drive an automobile.
  2. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  3. Experience with project management software such as MS Project or Smartsheet
  4. Experience with GIS software and or CAD packages
  5. Knowledge of local and state-level permitting processes. Prior legal experience a plus.
  6. Knowledge of grid-scale batteries, clean energy, markets, and electrical engineering a plus.
  7. Prior experience with land acquisition and agreements a plus.

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