Manager, Development Engineering

ConnectGen is seeking a Manager, Development Engineering to manage and provide engineering and technical services for the Company’s wind, solar and energy storage projects, with a focus on development-stage projects. This role reports to the Director, Engineering & Transmission, and is part of ConnectGen’s Engineering, Procurement and Construction group.

  • Manage the provision of engineering and technical deliverables for assigned projects, including but not limited to preliminary site layouts, energy production estimates, and engineering required to support permitting and interconnection
  • Review and comment on engineering and technical deliverables including drawings, designs, reports, data, etc.
  • Work with the Pre-Construction team to develop specifications for major equipment/contractor procurement and provide technical support through the procurement process
  • Serve as a general technical resource for project development team, developing solutions to technical challenges that arise during project development
  • Effectively manage third party engineering and technical contractors to meet safety, budget, and schedule goals
  • Provide engineering and technical support to the construction and operations teams as required
  • Other job-related duties as assigned
  • Keen, demonstrated interest in renewable energy
  • Strong technical expertise and ability to provide sound technical guidance
  • Ability to work in a project-type environment with tight deadlines and concurrent deliverables
  • Ability to learn, understand and communicate technical issues effectively to lay audiences
  • Ability to effectively manage contractors and consultants to achieve deadlines on budget
  • Ability to review technical designs, reports and documentation, and provide analysis
  • Ability to travel 10-20% of time to project sites as required
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline (or equivalent) preferred
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in renewable energy
  • Experience managing contractors and consultants
  • Experience in engineering and/or construction of renewable energy facilities a plus
  • Experience working with suppliers of major equipment a plus

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