Development Associate - CAISO, MISO, ERCOT, SPP

Join ENGIE as a Development Associate in Remote United States. Support utility scale battery storage projects across CAISO, MISO, and ERCOT. Full-time role with benefits.

United States  UTC-08:00 — UTC-07:00   Flexible   Full Time   10000+   USD 75k–114k   15 days ago


Company Overview


Courbevoie, France


Business Model


Electricity generation and distribution, natural gas, renewable energy, and energy transition services.

Energy production, trading and sales, renewable energy projects.

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 70 countries worldwide, including significant presence in Europe, North America, Latin America, and parts of Asia and Africa.

Company Culture

Committed to energy transition, aiming for zero-carbon as a service to its clients.

Supportive of innovation and sustainability, encouraging a progressive approach towards energy solutions.

Offers diverse training programs and opportunities for career advancement within the energy sector.

Activities & Projects

Expansion in renewable energies, such as solar and wind power projects, and significant investments in green hydrogen and energy storage solutions.

Development of advanced energy storage technologies and smart energy management systems.

Engagement in extensive decarbonization projects, aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly by 2045.

Career Opportunities

Roles in project management, renewable energy development, and various engineering and technical positions.

Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.

Contact Information

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Careers at ENGIE

We are currently building out our Project Development Team's pipeline of candidates across the United States for furture projects. As a Project Development Associate you will be responsible for the development of utility scale battery storage projects across CAISO, MISO, and/or ERCOT.

Every day in this role you will be supporting development efforts on portions of the Company’s ~9 GW of existing Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) projects in electricity markets (CAISO, ERCOT, MISO), greenfield development, and project acquisition in energy storage and renewable energy development in the California area. You will communicate complex development situations to leadership and internal groups, and work through development issues from the start of development through construction. You will travel as needed for siting, development, and commercial activities to keep development on track.


  • Responsible for supporting permitting, site control, interconnection matters, power marketing, design/EPC, financing, and other matters critical to the development of energy storage projects throughout California
  • Analyze and manage information flow relevant to project development from internal subject matter experts and external consultants/vendors
  • Ownership of project inputs/assumptions and coordinating updates with respective internal groups
  • Manage project level progress, risks, opportunities, and economics while providing thoughtful analysis and risk evaluation
  • Prioritize allocation of resources based on a deep understanding of schedule dependencies and financial impacts
  • Stay up-to-date with the current state of the energy storage market in California, including regulatory and competitive matters, to help the business make informed development decisions
  • Track project progress through key development milestones, managing schedules and budgets, and coordinating across disciplines within the Company
  • Support and manage due diligence activities for acquisitions
  • Support negotiation of lease/purchase options and agreements for site control
  • Coordinate engineering activities in pursuit of permits and as required for interconnection matters
  • Work closely with engineering team in support of design and EPC process


  • Bachelor’s Degree required in which you have learned business administration, sales, marketing, engineering, finance, regulator, planning, project management skills
  • A minimum of 2 years of energy sector work experience required with a minimum 1 year of experience in energy storage or renewable energy development, with experience in project management, permitting, offtake negotiation interconnection, CEQA, planning, real estate, and other matters critical to development in California
  • Demonstrated success and experience developing utility scale energy storage and/or renewable energy projects in California with the ability to evaluate development status and efficiently inform critical decision making with management
  • Detailed understanding of the CAISO market with particular focus on interconnection, regulatory and offtake matters. Familiarity with relevant state, county and city codes, procedures and regulations required by local planning and building departments
  • Experience preparing, negotiating, and closing commercial agreements including development agreements, site control agreements, consulting and service agreements, interconnection, and power sales agreements, etc.
  • Ability to manage a large workload across a large portfolio, while prioritizing tasks and effectively managing competing deadlines

Additional Details

  • This is a position requiring regular travel to client site(s)
  • Must be available to travel (domestically) up to 20% of the time (and with the need for some overnight trips)
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • Could involve some lifting


Salary Range: $74,500.00 – $114,195.00 USD

This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.

Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.

ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.

In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan.

Your talent acquisition partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location

At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes affordable options for medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, generous paid time off including vacation, holidays, sick leave, and parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match from day 1. But that's not all – we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being, including fertility plans. Explore our employee benefits to see how we can support you. Learn more.


ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.

At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.

Sponsorship Info

This role is eligible for sponsorship.

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About the role

May 29, 2024

Full Time


Nov 28, 2024


USD 75k–114k


UTC-08:00 — UTC-07:00

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