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Director, East Development (Texas)

Company Overview
Intersect Power is a team of friends driven to preserve our planet for future generations through low-carbon energy and infrastructure solutions. Founded in 2016, the privately held clean energy company develops and owns some of the world’s largest clean energy resources serving customers in retail and wholesale energy markets across North America. The company is redefining the scope of the clean energy industry by enabling new pathways between clean electricity and the broader economy to enable the deep decarbonization of our economy. We are on an aggressive growth trajectory and are staffing key positions.
About This Position
Reporting to the VP, East Development, the Director, East Development will be responsible for leading a team in identifying and developing new utility-scale solar, wind, energy storage, and green hydrogen projects in the ERCOT and SPP market(s). Successful candidates will possess deep market expertise, strong leadership and communications skills, renewable energy financial acumen, and experience contributing to multiple successful project financing processes.  This position requires close collaboration with subject matter experts across all aspects of project development.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop, own, and execute the full cycle project development strategy for the ERCOT and SPP market(s) through the leadership of an interdisciplinary team of subject matter experts.
  • Oversee financial modeling and analysis necessary to advise key transactions as well as evaluate and frame project development risks and opportunities. 
  • Own all project level reporting and key decision making presentations for the executive team.
  • Manage and collaborate with internal and external resources in the process of negotiating agreements including: interconnection agreements, land agreements, tax agreements, and purchase and sale agreements.
  • Identify and evaluate key market inputs and assumptions and advise on potential impacts to the business plan and ongoing development strategy.
  • Lead, coordinate, and maintain the interconnection study process and relationships, along with analyses for transmission service availability, basis, and curtailment.
  • Devise new siting strategies, plan and execute multi-gigawatt siting campaigns, and manage site due diligence activities on schedule and in budget
  • Support the creation and improvement of development and project management tools, processes, and standard operating procedures while managing all reporting of the East development team.
  • Create and maintain ownership of project development budgets, schedules, and economics.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree. 
  • 8+  years of full cycle renewable development, project finance, and project acquisition experience.
  • Financial modeling expertise using Microsoft Excel or other modeling programs.
  • 3+ years of direct management experience 
  • Strong communication, organization, and relationship management skills.
  • Master’s degree is valued.
  • Experience in ERCOT is strongly preferred.
*A note on qualifications: Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role. 

Physical and Sensory Requirements

  • Mostly sedentary work; using standard office equipment including: a computer, keyboard, and telephone. 
  • Position requires some travel for company-wide meetups: ~5 weeks total through a calendar year. 
Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email [email protected]

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary: USD$165,00 – $170,000 base salary with 30-45% annual target bonus
  • Exceptional Healthcare:  Access comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans with 100% premium coverage for both you and your dependents. 
  • Financial Security:  Benefit from a 3% non-elective employer contribution to your 401k or RRSP, ensuring your financial future is on the right track.
  • Time Off:  Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) +  two company-wide vacation weeks (Fourth of July & End of year). We believe in the importance of rest and relaxation.
  • Family-Friendly Policies:  Experience up to 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave, with an additional 6 weeks for birth parents. We support you through the exciting journey of parenthood.
  • Mental Health and Well-being:  Access mental health and behavioral coaching services through Ginger, providing you with the support you need to thrive both personally and professionally.
  • Family Planning Support:  Navigate family planning with ease through our partnership with Carrot, ensuring a seamless experience for new parents.
  • Perks:  Enjoy a variety of perks, including a $150 USD monthly food stipend on UberEats and a pet insurance allowance. We care about the little things that make a big difference.
  • Tech-Ready:  Gear up with our new hire tech package, including a laptop, monitor, docking station, webcam, headphones, and more. Set up your home office with provided furniture, including a desk and chair.
At Intersect Power we believe in fostering a supportive and enriching environment for our team members. Join us and experience a workplace that truly values you, inside and outside the office!
Note:  We welcome applicants who do not have current enforceable non-compete restrictions that would hinder their employment with us. If you are currently under a non-compete agreement with a previous employer, we kindly request that you carefully review the terms of that agreement and ensure that your potential employment with us does not violate those terms. 
Unsolicited resumes or referrals from third-party recruiting firms or agencies are not accepted by Intersect Power.

To apply, please visit the following URL:https://jobs.lever.co/intersectpower/2a5b2ca5-d30a-4ac1-80f4-581f51c412ea/apply?lever-source=Job%20postings%20feed→

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