Manager, Storage Development ( REMOTE )
Fully Remote New York City or Long Island ( REMOTE )
Description

BlueWave has an immediate opening for a Manager of Storage Development, based in New York City, Upper New Jersey or Long Island NY, to oversee day to day project execution, including all permitting filings, contract negotiation/execution, management of project consultants/internal analysts, coordination with other teams and management of project budgets.  This is an opportunity to join an established, high-performing team that has been leading the market in innovation and high-quality execution for over a decade.  Strong written and verbal communication skills, a working understanding of the development process, attention to detail, creativity and thoroughness are essential to success in this position.

 

About Us: 

BlueWave is on a mission to revolutionize energy with simple, powerful solutions.  As a pioneering solar developer, BlueWave has developed and sold more than 155 MW of solar projects to date. As built, these projects collectively generate enough solar energy to avoid roughly 119,490 metric tons of carbon emissions annually. A certified B Corp, BlueWave has received national recognition for its work to protect the planet, including being named the Clean Energy Company of the Year in 2018 by the Northeast Clean Energy Council, one of the top 100 Impact Companies in the United States for each of the last two years as rated by Real Leaders Magazine, and a leading growth company by Inc. Magazine and the Boston Business Journal. 

 

Benefits: 

BlueWave provides employees with a robust benefits package including unlimited paid time off, dedicated volunteer days, summer Fridays and 13 paid holidays. In addition, we offer a 401k and Roth 401K option with company match, subsidized health, dental and vision plans, as well as life insurance and long/short-term disability. 

  

Inclusion at BlueWave: 

As a mission-driven B Corp, as environmentalists and as humans, we hold ourselves accountable to creating a workforce that celebrates diversity on our team and within our communities. Our inclusive culture and core values inspire us to develop innovative, bolder solutions to support our customers and partners in the solar industry. When you join BlueWave, you join a collaborative team doing all that we can to be transparent, sustainable and inclusive as we fight for our shared vision of protecting the planet. 

Requirements

• Support the development of standalone storage opportunities in the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania

• Assist the Managing Director, Storage Development in representing BlueWave including interactions with investors, engineers, contractors, consultants, landowners, permitting authorities and customers

• Utilize our project management, project scheduling and GIS tools to monitor, control and report on project progress according to prescribed project timelines and budgetary costs

• Become familiar with all project documentation, regulatory requirement milestones, and monitoring project progress against those requirements

• Research storage industry market trends and strategy

• Provide quantitative analytical support for key project development decisions

• Collaborate/Coordinate with other teams at BlueWave

• Prepare internal and external documents and presentations


Supervisory Responsibility:  Management Co-ops and/or Interns


Required Skills:

• At least 2-3 years of energy project development experience; familiarity with New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey development strongly preferred 

• Strong working understanding of real estate law and the project entitlement process

• Experience negotiating key agreements, preferably with landowners, vendors and municipalities

• Basic technical understanding of energy storage and electrical grid infrastructure

• Self-starter that can catch up to speed quickly

• Proficiency with standard project management tools and financial modeling in Excel 

• Familiarity with general project finance underwriting principles and DCF analysis

• Strong organizational and communication skills

• Able to think creatively to help streamline operations

• A great attitude and ability to be flexible

• Valid US driver’s license

• Ability to perform site visits

• Based in NYC, Upper New Jersey or Long Island, or willing to relocate as needed to serve Downstate New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania markets

 

BlueWave is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and will do so by actively seeking to hire and promote diverse individuals throughout the company. 


Providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment is critical to our identity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, handicap (disability), sexual orientation, gender identity/ or expression, genetics, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, military status or obligation, or other protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 


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