Director of Engineering

Phillip Riley

Lead and collaborate on projects at various stages to provide due diligence and engineering leadership for wind, solar and energy storage pipeline.

The Director of Engineering will lead and collaborate on wind, solar, and energy storage projects at various stages to provide due diligence, site/asset optimization review, technical concepts, design layouts, BOP planning, review and approval of engineering plans, and vendor management. This position will be accountable for the engineering processes, strategic alignment, and delivery integration across the development, preconstruction, and construction teams.

  • Lead, develop, and implement project due diligence, design scope of work, engineering directives, and EPC process for project pipeline.
  • Review execution plans, electrical design requirements, interconnection negotiations, and draft compliance requirements based on codes and contracts in collaboration with development, asset, operations, and construction teams.
  • Perform engineering economic analysis in conjunction with development, commercial, and finance teams.
  • Manage engineering vendor partners to ensure accuracy and timely delivery for civil, mechanical, electrical, and other technical needs based on project schedules.
  • Bachelor’s in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
  • 10+ years of experience with wind projects is required, solar or energy storage desired
  • Experience within development of utility-scale projects, layout designs, AutoCAD, asset optimization, interconnection process, and financing.
  • Desire and passion to lead in the renewable energy industry
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