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Posted: Saturday, March 4, 2017 5:17 AM

NRG is leading a customer:driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation's largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer:centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at nrg. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter Description:
NRG Renew invites applications from experienced solar engineers with development or project engineering experience to join NRG's Design Engineering team. Typical projects include commercial rooftop, carport, ground mount and utility scale solar PV projects, and an increasing number of hybrid:renewable generation project opportunities to integrate solar, wind or other clean energy sources with conventional diesel power systems, energy storage and demand management technologies. Successful candidate(s) will own preliminary design and scope development for early stage projects, managing internal and external personnel to provide site studies and diligence, technical input into permits, support interconnection processes, diligence of acquisitions, project layouts, single lines, cost estimates, and schedules.. Development Engineers will work closely with NRG's internal departments including: origination, development, project engineering, construction, procurement, project finance, and O and M as well as with EPC contractors, Independent Engineers, financing parties, and other consultants, contractors, and stakeholders as needed.
Job Responsibilities:
:Manage and communicate engineering/technical input to site evaluation, characterization, and permitting
:Manage all resources internally or externally as necessary to prepare and or review preliminary designs, performance estimates, cost estimates, schedules, permitting documents, site diligence documents, acquisition diligence documents, power purchase agreements, and risks to support project development and origination
:Manage, review and communicate key due diligence requirements and costs on new opportunities and acquisitions
:Engineering point of contact for the origination and development teams supporting new commercial, community solar, utility scale project development and bidding opportunities
:Provide optimized equipment selection(modules, inverters, racking) in order to maximize project economics and win rate
:Represent NRG Energy in interviews, meetings, negotiations with clients, project developers, suppliers, consultants, utilities and regulatory authorities
:Attend and/or manage personnel who will attend site walks to gather preliminary site assessment information to be used in the early stage design and scoping documentation
:Technical support and management of internal business development programs and initiatives
:Mentor junior Project Development Engineers
:B.S. degree in mechanical, electrical, or civil engineering, or related subject : M.S. degree and/or P.E. desirable
:8+ years of solar industry experience, including 2+ years of direct EPC experience completing the detailed design, permitting, and construction of solar projects
:Understanding of solar project design and optimization tradeoffs and familiarity with current solar market, equipment suppliers, contractors, typical technical specifications, and costs
:Experience with solar project financing and independent engineer requirements
:Understanding of solar energy estimates, losses, assumptions, and standards
:Experience with review and negotiation of engineering, procurement, and construction contracts and technical exhibits for solar facilities
:Experience managing co


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