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Project Developer - Portland, OR

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EDP Renewables North America LLC 

Portland, OR

 

Project Developer

 

Description:

The Project Developer will provide project management assistance and task management supporting the development of renewable energy (wind and solar) projects from site identification through construction. This is a fast-paced and multi-faceted role facing multiple internal and external stakeholders and provides immediate exposure to commercial matters.

 

Main Accountabilities:  

  • Identify and organize the development of wind and solar projects by creating and updating project maps and databases using GIS tools
  • Represent EDPRNA in the field, working with Project Managers and landowners to create and amend agreements, options, leases, and land sales
  • Assist with community outreach and other stakeholder management activities
  • Conduct land, market, regulatory, and related project research
  • Compile documentation, attend meetings, conduct necessary studies, and perform other tasks as needed to obtain permits for solar projects at the local, state, and federal level
  • Assist with efforts to secure transmission and interconnection rights from utilities and transmission providers
  • Participate in the preparation of proposals that are submitted to power purchasers including utilities, community choice aggregators, and commercial & industrial customers
  • Support internal reporting and project tracking efforts
  • Additional duties as required

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, or a related field
  • 1 - 2 years of progressively responsible project management or development experience in energy or a related industry
  • Strong knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS and Google Earth software preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software with strong Excel skills

Behavioral Requirements:  

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work productively with limited supervision
  • Strong interest in renewable energy
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work overtime as needed

To Apply: 

Click here for more information about the position and how to apply. You can also directly contact Aron Branam at aaron.branam@edor.com.