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Senior Project Manager, Solar Independent Engineering

Join DNV as a Senior Project Manager in Portland, OR. Work on solar projects, manage due diligence, and support renewable energy advancement.

DNV
DNV
Portland, United States  UTC-08:00   Hybrid   Full Time   10000+   USD 120k–155k   9 days ago

About DNV

Company Overview

DNV Group AS

Hovik, Oslo, Norway

1864

Business Model

Quality Assurance and Risk Management

Advisory, Testing, Certification, Cyber Security, Classification, Data and Analytics, Inspection, Energy Management, Training, Verification

Providing services across maritime, power, renewables, automotive, aerospace, food and beverage, digital services, healthcare industries.

Locations & Geography

Over 100 countries with major websites in China, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, UK, and USA.

Company Culture

To safeguard life, property, and the environment and enhance the safety and sustainability of business operations.

Focus on diversity and inclusion, with employees from 115 nationalities.

Provides significant learning and career development opportunities.

Activities & Projects

Energy systems, digital solutions, and maritime operations.

Recent advancements in AI, cyber security, and sustainability practices.

Engaged in numerous sustainability and ESG initiatives across all sectors.

Career Opportunities

Varied roles across business assurance, energy systems, maritime, and digital solutions sectors.

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, flexible working hours, and an inclusive work environment.

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook

DNV Careers

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence.

As a trusted voice for many of the world s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

About Energy Systems

We help customers navigate the complex transition to a decarbonized and more sustainable energy future. We do this by assuring that energy systems work safely and effectively, using solutions that are increasingly digital. We also help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry.

About the role

Do you want to help the advancement of renewable energy?

By joining our team, you will be part of accelerating the widespread deployment of solar energy, energy storage systems, and positively impacting society and the planet. We achieve our purpose through the long-term success of our customers. We strive to be a high-performing, innovative team that reflects the equity, respect, and diversity we wish to see in the world.

In Senior Project Manager, Solar Independent Engineering role, you will work on a variety of solar and solar + storage projects throughout North America. You will be exposed to the entire project life cycle, work with the biggest developers and financiers in the space with cutting edge technology. The primary functions of these positions include supporting major customer accounts, performing project due diligence, managing projects, contributing to process improvements, sharing knowledge, obtaining and receiving feedback, and a bit of business development including developing proposals. Our teams work across all scales of projects, and depending on your experience and interest, you would focus on residential, distributed generation, or utility scale systems.

DNV is the world s leading renewable energy consultant. DNV s Solar team holds a substantial market position for independent engineering services to support the financing and construction of solar and solar + storage projects in North America, and our staff are viewed as experts and thought leaders in the industry. In this role, our team provides technical consulting and independent engineering services for solar project developers, financial institutions, and investors who rely on our reports as part of their investment decision making process.

In our team, we care about providing our employees with a fulfilling long-term experience. We are proud supporters of our ever-growing community of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). We prioritize flexible work environments, including remote-first options and flexible work schedules. While working remote is common and supported from any location in the continental U.S., We have offices in several major U.S. cities should you prefer to work in person, including San Diego, Oakland, Chalfont, Portland, Seattle, Medford, Austin, Houston, Dallas, and New York City.

What You ll Do

  • Initiate and coordinate the technical review process among internal specialists including civil and electrical engineering, energy assessment, technology, and permitting teams, and synthesizing and writing due diligence reports
  • Perform overall project management activities and ensuring excellent customer communication as the key point of contact for the execution of due diligence engagements
  • Perform portions of due diligence reviews, including contract and financial model reviews, and synthesis of inputs from technical disciplines, as well as other reviews and analysis within your expertise
  • Discuss and resolve complex technical issues with project developers, lenders, and investors, including coordinating input on such issues from internal technical specialists
  • Develop and win proposals for scopes of services related to due diligence work
  • Coordinate or perform DNV construction monitoring and site visit activities
  • Guide customers through the financial closings of projects
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts including leading tool development, process refinement, digitization efforts, and lessons learned activities
  • Advance team and industry thought leadership
  • Mentor other team member and guide them through the above tasks
  • Strategic leadership including people resource planning, interpreting market trends, and developing service offerings
  • Develop business through managing key client relationships, develop new customers, conference attendance and industry networking, and develop and win proposals for scopes of services
  • Support our mission and vision and having fun while you do it!

What we offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Charitable Matched Giving and Volunteer Rewards through our Impact Program
  • Volunteer time off (VTO) paid by the company
  • Career advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

About you

What is Required

  • Bachelor s degree in an engineering, science, business, energy, or other related field is required
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in the solar industry
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and deft project and time management skills, including an ability to balance multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Fluent in MS Office
  • Solution oriented thinking skills and high integrity
  • Strong understanding of energy industry technology (modules, inverters, mounting systems/trackers, balance of system, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of the solar project financing process (direct experience preferred)
  • Supportive and proactive team member, eager to work in a collaborative environment
  • Proven HSE mindset and demonstrated behavior-based safety mentality
  • We conduct pre-employment background and drug screenings

What is Preferred

  • Master s degree
  • Some concentration of experience in at least one of the following: solar industry construction and operating contracts, solar project construction, operations/asset management, solar project design/development, module/inverter technology, energy assessment, power marketing/offtake contracting, energy storage technology and implementation, market research/policy, or in the independent engineering function
  • Exposure to contracts (construction, supply, operations, interconnection, offtake, subscription, and/or asset management contracts)
  • Familiarity with budgets and financial models
  • Working knowledge of PVsyst and solar energy assessment
  • Working knowledge of relevant National Electric Code
  • Project management designation or experience
  • Industry thought leadership experience
  • Familiarity with energy storage systems

**Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position**

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About the role

Jun 04, 2024

Full Time

Company

Nov 28, 2024

Hybrid

USD 120k–155k

Portland, United States

Senior

UTC-08:00

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