Bluestem is seeking a talented and motivated Project Manager focused on the development of renewable energy projects to join our team!
Success in this role will provide the opportunity for one to contribute immediately to a growing company providing customer-centric solutions to stay ahead of the fast moving green energy landscape. Bluestem will provide this individual exposure to all aspects of our business, career growth opportunities, and engagement in a tough to beat company culture.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for taking energy projects from early stage feasibility to start-of-construction.
Conducts load and generation modeling to appropriately size wind, solar, and battery storage projects.
Models economic impacts to customer based on in-depth understanding of rate tariffs, utility policy, and state law. Can also communicate concepts effectively to customers.
Researches, understands and communicates local zoning requirements.
Becomes proficient in technology-specific resource assessments.
Manages tasks according to budgets and schedules.
Identifies development prospects, including market assessments, fatal flaw identification and initial site reconnaissance.
Identifies potential landowners and leads landowner communication efforts.
Takes a lead role in obtaining certain local, state and/or federal permits.
Maintains and promotes relationships with stakeholders, utilities, regulators, etc. to support renewable energy project development
Performs other duties as required and assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Understanding of energy markets, utility structures, as well as the resources and processes for generator interconnection and power sales
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power point)
Strong organizational, time management, and accounting skills
Proven success in writing effective, concise reports
Knowledge of federal and state level energy policies
Ability to travel as needed to interact with customers, visit local officials and attend zoning meetings
Proficiency in energy modeling software (e.g. PVsyst, NREL SAM, Helioscope, Windpro, etc.) a plus
Education & Experience*:
Minimum of 2 years of experience in the development of renewable energy projects is required
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or a relevant field required
*Equivalent education and experience will be considered