JOIN THE TEAM
Projects at ECA start with our Development Team. They are responsible for greenfield, brownfield, and landfill development of purchased or leased land. Each acquisition goes through preliminary due diligence, site walks, and an extensive entitlement process prior to the construction phase. Our solar developers focus on site acquisition, policy, and permitting, to ensure that projects are feasible.
Our Finance Team is responsible for the profitability of all of our projects. They work closely with our development team to ensure that projects will benefit each and every one of our customers. Our Sales and Finance Team works with large funds of operating assets through various financing mechanisms, including a lengthy bidding process for market-based capital.
The Engineering / EPC Team at ECA is made up of engineers with extensive experience in solar and storage EPC. The Team is responsible for all design optimizations to ensure the lowest risk and the highest yield possible. The Team works in tandem with Development and Finance to ensure that ECA can deploy the highest quality solar power and energy storage to the grid.
Solar and Storage Project Developer
About the position:
The ECA Solar team is expanding our development efforts on large scale ground mounts throughout the US and we are seeking a Solar and Storage Project Developer to join our team. This role will work with our team of project developers, engineers, and consultants to secure site control, permits, and revenue for prospective large scale solar PV and energy storage projects. This position will report to the VP of Development and will serve a critical role in project development tasks. As part of the team, your role will be to assist development in our growing portfolio of large ground-mount solar projects, securing power purchase agreements, permitting strategy and oversight, and communications related to the marketing of our development portfolio. This position is a strategic addition to our team as we continue to have fun growing our portfolio of renewable energy assets.
Working at ECA:
ECA Solar develops, engineers, installs, and operates large-scale solar facilities in multiple states across the U.S. At ECA, our people and their wellness come first. Transparency in everything we do as a company and focus on work-life balance is what makes ECA such a great place to be. Team outings, lunches, concerts, and wellness challenges are all commonplace in our daily lives at ECA. We look forward to speaking with you about a career at ECA.
Desired skills and experience:
3-5 years of experience in Project Development, whether it be real estate development, or energy development (experience in solar development preferred).
Experience with policy, being able to find, read, and understand Local, State, and Federal level policies.
Self motivated and able to collaborate effectively with project engineers, clients, consulting engineers, design, and technical personnel.
Excellent at communicating development goals and leading meetings between landowners, project engineers, permitting authorities, and consultants.
Manage scopes, contracts and data from our vast list of subcontractors.
Perform required maintenance and improvements to our internal tracking system.
Comply with our internal file naming structure and data management protocols.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
MS Office / Google proficiency is a must. Experience with SmartSheets is helpful.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree preferred.
Passionate about renewable energy and motivated to help move us away from fossil fuels.
Competitive base salary
Health and Dental Insurance
Flexible work schedules and time-off policies
401(k) plan with company match
Location: General proximity to our Waltham MA office is required.
Travel: Some overnight travel is required with this position. 1-2 trips per month should be expected (most likely via air and typically 2-3 days in duration).