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Battery Storage Developer

Hecate Grid is seeking a battery storage developer to join our growing battery storage IPP team in Chicago.  The Developer will manage all aspects of development for select projects in Hecate Grid’s development portfolio, from site acquisition through to Notice to Proceed for construction.  The Developer will also lead responses to energy storage RFPs and bi-laterally originate and manage potential offtake opportunities.  This is a high visibility role in a fast-growing company. Interested individuals possessing experience with early stage energy project development, familiarity with regulatory frameworks, and a strong technical understanding of batteries are encouraged to apply.


Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of development for select projects in Hecate Grid’s development portfolio, from site acquisition through to Notice to Proceed for construction
  • Use software tools and coordinate with the quantitative team to research and locate greenfield/acquisition opportunities
  • Negotiate site control agreements with landowners
  • Coordinate with team members and manage external contractors to permit projects and perform other development tasks
  • Lead responses to energy storage RFPs and bi-laterally originate and manage potential offtake opportunities
  • Frequent travel across the United States, working with local stakeholders including landowners, local governments, economic development entities, permitting authorities, utilities, and others
  • Interact with disparate stakeholder groups and negotiate agreements that allow projects to proceed
  • Communicate professionally, respectfully, and effectively

Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of power and utilities development experience with exposure to utility scale energy storage preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater
  • Ability to interpret, distill and communicate complex information effectively
  • Exceptional verbal and written negotiation abilities
  • Self-motivated, innovative, and comfortable working in a fast-paced, contemporary/unstructured environment
  • Enjoys an “All Hands on Deck” team culture and brings determination to figure things out
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, familiarity with Smartsheet, Google Earth and Notion is a plus
  • Self-awareness of one’s “quirks” and appreciation for those of teammates
  • Open to listening to broad genres of music in the office (including but not limited to jazz, bluegrass, noise, boogie, house, and math rock)

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Excellent health insurance with 100% premium covered
  • Generous PTO / sick leave
  • Biannual company retreats; Fully stocked office pantry; Bring your dog to work

About Us

Hecate Grid is a platform jointly owned by Hecate Energy and InfraRed Capital that develops, owns, and operates standalone utility scale energy storage projects in North America. Our projects are integral to the decarbonization of the electricity industry. Hecate Grid and its affiliates have been awarded over 10 GW of renewable and flexible power capacity in North America, Europe and MENA.  Hecate Grid is an equal opportunity employer

To apply please send your resume to GridHR@HecateEnergy.com.  Please include the job title in the email subject line.

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  • Date Posted: January 11, 2022
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Title: Battery Storage Developer
  • Job Type: Full-Time