The Development Solar Project Manager will assist the project during the development phase of the project and will be the focal point for GE solar projects executed in western half of North America. The Development Solar Project Manager will execute project development with a focus on non-ministerial permitting and technical site development. This position will report to the Managing Director of Project Management.
As the Development Solar Project Manager, you will manage the development for the design and build out of commercial solar projects with a focus on the following aspects:
+ Manage and contract external engineering firms for survey, Geotech, environmental conditions civil design, etc as needed.
+ Hold initial meetings with the AHJ for permitting activities and identify permitting path requirements
+ Manage the civil engineer, permitting expeditor, permitting attorney etc. as applicable for the site plan, zoning board, county approval processes
+ Review and interpret zoning and permitting requirements and bylaws and work with internal and external engineering to design a layout to meet these requirements
+ Submit permit packages, abutters notices and permitting checks with the assistance of the Project Coordinator
+ Present at Planning and Zoning Board meetings
+ Work with and drive legal counsel to Identify easements, complete title searches and any associated activities required to build the project and complete interconnection
+ Work with Sales, Engineering and Project Finance and host customer as needed to drive development activities forward
+ Attend customer meetings and site visits as needed
+ Manage surveys, geotech, underground detection, structural analysis, phase 1 esa's etc as needed for non carport projects
+ Manage the project development budget and request spend as needed
+ Work with the Carport Product Manager to assist in permitting activities for carport projects
+ Complete handoff to Construction PM after contract execution
+ Assist in the project design process with internal and external engineering resources to provide construction ready drawings to the Construction PM
+ Lead PM function during development phase until the project is handed over to the Construction PM
+ Exceptional Communication Skills
+ Project management or development experience in the solar, construction or real estate industries.
+ Ability to work remotely and independently and be a self-starter
+ General Construction experience
+ High level of project construction knowledge and subcontractor relationships
+ Ability to travel
+ Ability to present articulately in front of non-ministerial boards
+ Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field with 7-10 years of experience or equivalent.
+ General real-estate development knowledge
+ Demonstrated skills in project planning software (e.g., Microsoft Project, Primavera, etc.)
+ Demonstrated computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
+ Project management or other experience in power generation industries
+ Experience dealing with federal, state and local agencies for various permits and entitlements
+ Financial forecasting and project scheduling experience
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**Locations:** United States; California
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.
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