Development Manager of (Land Use) Permitting at Apex Clean Energy (Remote)

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Company Description

Apex Clean Energy was founded with a singular focus: to accelerate the shift to clean energy. Through origination, construction, and operation of utility-scale wind, solar, and storage facilities, distributed energy resources, and green fuel technologies, Apex is expanding the renewable frontier across North America. Our mission-driven team of almost 400 professionals uses a data-focused approach and an unrivaled portfolio of projects to create solutions for the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking customers. For more information about how Apex is building the energy company of the future, visit apexcleanenergy.com.

Apex strives to excel in every phase of project realization, from origination and financing to construction and asset management. Our mission-driven team seeks determined, resolute individuals who strive to innovate and go above the call of duty, and who will relentlessly do their part to help accelerate the shift to America’s clean energy future. 

Job Description

At the direction of the VP of Permitting, the Development Manager of Permitting will own and manage activities surrounding the management and oversight of both external and internal resources required to permit utility-scale wind and/or solar energy projects. In this role, you must possess the experience and skills required to independently lead the early-phase of land-use permitting of multi-million-dollar development projects, preferably related to renewable energy projects. The position’s work scope will encompass the path to permitting a project mostly during early to mid-stage development, transitioning the project prior to active permitting. But, due to Apex’s large project portfolio, the person right for this role will also be able to take certain projects all the way through the permitting process without transitioning, while maintaining all the early to mid-stage projects in the portfolio. 

  • Undergraduate degree in development related field and/or 4+ years of utility-scale energy development or land-use permitting experience; direct wind or solar experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with county and state permitting processes and participated in obtaining one or more site permits.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively or manage within and lead multi-disciplinary teams while earning buy-in from team members to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery of permits
  • Strong organization skills and ability to handle time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong work ethic and ability to productively take ownership of permitting tasks while communicating collaboratively
  • Articulate with the ability to lead and assist with management, client, and public presentations
  • Strong passion for renewable energy
  • Exemplary standards of safety, honor, ethics, quality, communication, and productivity

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in development related field and/or 4+ years of utility-scale energy development or land-use permitting experience; direct wind or solar experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with county and state permitting processes and participated in obtaining one or more site permits.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively or manage within and lead multi-disciplinary teams while earning buy-in from team members to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery of permits
  • Strong organization skills and ability to handle time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong work ethic and ability to productively take ownership of permitting tasks while communicating collaboratively
  • Articulate with the ability to lead and assist with management, client, and public presentations
  • Strong passion for renewable energy
  • Exemplary standards of safety, honor, ethics, quality, communication, and productivity

Additional Information

What Apex Can Offer You

  • A mission-driven, energetic environment
  • Collaborative and driven professional workforce committed to supporting your ideas and feedback and accelerating your potential
  • Ongoing support and guidance such as on-the-job learning, hands-on experience, and mentorship
  • Training, strategies, and tools to support your personal and professional growth
  • Team atmosphere of diverse professionals committed to making an impact as an organization
  • Opportunities to volunteer and give back to our local communities
  • Exceptional benefits such as medical and dental; 401(k) with corporate match
  • Base and bonus commensurate with experience
  • Responsible Paid Time Off plus standard company holidays
  • Benefits Offered: comprehensive high-deductible health plans, dental and vision insurance plans, short-term and long-term disability, group life insurance, 401(k) corporate matching, flexible spending arrangements, company paid parking and cell phone, fitness and wellness corporate discounts

Apex Clean Energy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

More Information on Apex Clean Energy
Apex Clean Energy operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Charlottesville, VA. Apex Clean Energy was founded in 2009. It has 390 total employees. To see all 42 open jobs at Apex Clean Energy, click here.
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