Fueled by a dedicated workforce, AMERESCO is the premier provider of energy efficiency and renewable technology solutions. From conservation to renewable energy generation, Ameresco employees have developed and implemented over $5 Billion in energy savings solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources.
Ameresco is seeking a Senior Project Development Manager to work with Ameresco’s Solar PV Grid-Tie Development Team. This position is located at our company headquarters in Framingham, MA.
Drive solar PV project development for greenfield solar PV projects from initial land acquisition through permitting, PPA pricing, and notice-to-proceed into construction.
Prepare pricing and bid responses, including virtual PPA offers, in response to utility-scale RFPs from utilities, municipalities, and commercial customers.
Oversee proposal writing and delivery for specific solar PV opportunities, either responding to Request for Proposals, Request for Qualifications, or sales account executives’ originated projects.
Lead development process for awarded solar PV projects from off-taker contract through construction start. Responsible for managing internal and external resources to execute development phase tasks including site due diligence and site design, utility interconnection, engineering, permitting, stakeholder outreach, real estate agreements, and structured tax agreements – all to achieve project profitability.
Present and meet with municipal boards, executives, and authorities having jurisdiction to negotiate Power Purchase Agreements, tax agreements, site plan approvals, zoning variances, and other required permits.
Foster effective and positive business relationships with all parties throughout project phases
Solve problems affecting project profitability as they may arise through project Commercial Operation Date.
Prepare financial Proformas for pricing Power Purchase Agreements.
Analyze key project details such as utility data, facility profiles, site drawings, and system operating data
Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes.
Perform other duties as required
Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Science discipline.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Masters Degree a plus
Expertise in permitting complex development and/or construction projects in New England
Up to date knowledge of Solar PV regulations and incentive programs in New England
Functional knowledge of Power Purchase Agreements, Structured Tax Agreements, and Land Leases.
Ability to lead business development team efforts within a cross-functional organization.
Ability to negotiate complex agreements with multiple stakeholders
Ability to prepare and analyze project financial proformas for profitable project development
Proven ability to gather, validate, and analyze quantitative data and information
Ability to read and understand complex energy regulations affecting market opportunities and sales growth.
Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Excel.
Excellent verbal, written, computer communication and presentation skills.
Valid Drivers’ License issued by state of residence and in good standing.
U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident status may be required.
Ability to pass security clearance investigation.
Interested individuals are encouraged to APPLY DIRECTLY through the AMERESCO Company Website for confidential and immediate consideration. Please visit http://careers.ameresco.com to submit your resume, cover letter, sample project history and geographic location preference for immediate and confidential consideration.
AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive plans.
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