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Solas Energy is where passionate, innovative minds come together to lead the next generation in energy transformation. We are an innovative, comprehensive, trusted team of professionals who strive to make a daily positive impact on the planet.

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Solas Energy Consulting US, headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, is seeking a full-time Renewable Energy Project Manager with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Project and Construction Management within multiple areas of renewable energy. The Project Manager will be a passionate and motivated individual who is easily adaptable and has a strong technical foundation to provide services across a wide range of active projects, including those in the project development, design, construction, and operational phases. The Renewable Energy Project Manager will guide renewable projects through the design, construction, and turnover process, interfacing with clients, contractors, suppliers, utilities, power purchasers, and other stakeholders. Applicants must have demonstrated a positive, team-oriented attitude to match our fast-paced, collaborative, and friendly work environment. Prior experience in project management and utility-scale renewable energy is a requirement for this position. Demonstrated skills in project management and coordination, contract management, budget and schedule management, safety management, construction means and methods, risk management, and renewable energy technologies are essential. The successful applicant must be able and willing to travel approximately 25% of the time to projects, conferences, and company offices within the US and Canada. Please see the job description for more details.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist clients in the project development and project management of renewable energy projects throughout the project life cycle – from development to construction to operational hand-off.
  • Assist Solas Energy in business development efforts to grow the business, including client relations, proposal development, and attendance at conferences and workshops.
  • Develop plans and estimates for projects, including equipment and construction pricing, labor rates and schedules, and productivity estimates.
  • Establish and review construction budgets, maintain construction schedules, review work scopes, and review and respond to RFIs, submittals, and change orders.
  • Coordinate external bidding process required to procure goods and services necessary for all phases of project execution, including preparation of bid packages, evaluation of proposals, contract negotiations, and recommendations to senior management.
  • Support project developers in developing the project and provide assistance to risk management as requested to secure power-off take arrangements, financing agreements, equity acquisition agreements, and requests for proposals related to the projects/sites for which the Project Manager is responsible.
  • Work in partnership with the consulting team to ensure a seamless transition of sites into the construction phase.
  • Provide leadership for the on-site project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals and adhere to their responsibilities and project milestones.
  • Perform commercial and technical contract reviews for construction and procurement contracts.
  • Review comments and negotiate project change orders.
  • Review and comment on progress payment applications.
  • Ensure successful QA/QC and commissioning process.
  • Assist in dispute, negotiation, arbitration, or litigation, as needed.
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools, and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization.
  • Monitor staff performance and complete performance reviews.
  • Travel as needed to perform required activities (approximately 25% of the time).

Education and/or Experience

  • Prior experience as a project manager or project developer responsible for the development, design, engineering, and construction of utility-scale wind, solar, and/or battery energy storage projects is a requirement for this position.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering or construction management with a PE and/or PMP credential preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in engineering and construction project management of utility-scale energy projects, with utility-scale renewable energy project experience preferred.

Essential Job Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to travel in the US and Canada.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work legally in the United States.
  • Ability to write, speak, read, and understand English.
  • Ability to wear personal protective clothing while visiting construction sites.
  • Ability to walk on uneven surfaces at construction sites.

Key Competencies

  • Able to manage several simultaneous tasks within a project and manage multiple projects from conception to completion.
  • Proficient in verbal, written, and interpersonal communication, and organization and negotiation skills.
  • Able to clearly present company and business concepts to internal and external customers.
  • Experience with project execution risk management and mitigation.
  • Possesses a general understanding and ability to use project scheduling software and methodology.
  • Able to interpret project financial reports and prepare cash flow forecasts.
  • Familiarity with contracting procedures, project contracts and negotiation, engineering practices, construction techniques, solar plant technologies, and regulatory issues required.
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic, and motivational skills.
  • Comfortable with a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence.
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about renewable energy.
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy, consistency, and quality of work.
  • Customer service-oriented.
  • Functions well within a team environment.
  • Highly self-motivated.
  • Reliable.

Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. This position will be remote, with travel approximately 25% of the time to projects, conferences, and company offices within the US and Canada.
  • Compensation range is $105k -140k, plus bonus, depending on experience.
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, AFLAC, retirement (SIMPLE IRA), short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D, statutory worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance, general liability, errors, and omissions, activity reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid sick leave.

Disclaimer

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all skills and working conditions.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. In no event shall the job description be construed to represent a contract of employment.  The Company maintains “at-will” employment, where either party is free to dissolve the relationship at any time.

Commitment to Diversity

Solas Energy is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at Solas Energy, and it is an important principle of sound business management.

Solas Energy believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the ongoing success of the company through improved employee engagement and business performance. A diverse and inclusive workforce reflects the communities where we work and operate, and provides diverse thought, capabilities, and collaboration. We value our high-performing team and celebrate the diverse thoughts and experiences of each employee.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Solas Energy is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination in the hiring or employment of individuals based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, hair style, gender identity or gender expression), national origin, disability, veteran’s status, age or genetic information (including family medical history) is illegal and will not be tolerated. Solas Energy will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees who need them for medical or religious reasons, as required by law. 

Solas Energy Consulting is recruiting a Hydrogen & Renewable Energy Analyst to join our Canadian team in spring 2024. We are seeking someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, a love of learning, and a passion for sustainability. This position is ideal for someone who loves problem- solving, asks smart questions, and takes pride in delivering meaningful analysis to support decision- making processes. 

Candidates with experience in hydrogen, life-cycle analysis, electric vehicles and other zero-emission vehicles are highly desirable. Experience with GHG quantification, renewable energy, and ESG reporting is also an asset. The analyst will play a key role in modelling for projects in all of these areas. The analyst will also support other project work, including development of renewable energy projects, due diligence reporting, grid modernization and more. Please see the job description for more details.

At Solas Energy, clients trust us to deliver timely advice so they can make the best decisions possible for their projects. We have earned that trust by taking an innovative approach to our work, by efficiently and accurately identifying solutions for our clients’ unique challenges, and by uncovering opportunities for strategic growth. We’re looking for someone who values this approach and is seeking an opportunity to contribute to our net zero future. 

Location: Flexible, though the successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada. Preference is to hire someone who can work from home and from the Solas Energy office located in Calgary, Alberta. 

Hours: This is a full- time position of 40 hours per week. Working hours are flexible, with the expectation that the analyst is generally available between 9am and 4pm Mountain Time.

Compensation: To be determined based on experience. Solas Energy offers a flexible benefit plan including health insurance, flexible spending account, and RRSP matching contributions.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume as one PDF document to careers@solasenergy.com by 12:00pm MDT on Friday, March 22. Please use the subject line: Hydrogen and Renewable Energy Analyst Application.

In your cover letter, please include your preferred start date. If you are not able to work from the Calgary office at least three days per week, please propose an alternate working arrangement in your cover letter as well. 

Thank you for your interest in working with Solas Energy! 

Applicants selected for interview will be contacted as applications are received.

Solas Energy Consulting US Inc., headquartered in Fort Collins, is seeking a bright, motivated, and conscientious Onsite Administrator to work full-time in Cross County, west of Wynne, Arkansas. This position will be in a construction trailer for about ten (10) months, then may transition to remote work. Work hours may be flexible, provided deadlines and milestones are met. Prospective applicants should have a passion for the field of renewable energy. This position will primarily provide administrative and project control support to the construction team for a utility-scale wind project. This position will expose the employee to wind energy technologies, heavy construction, and other areas within the renewable energy market segment. This position is initially heavily administrative; however, depending on the skills and interests of the employee, there is a potential to grow with experience. Please see the job description for more details.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Perform administrative functions in support of construction project staff.
  • Compose and prepare correspondence, reports, and other documents.
  • Respond to routine external correspondence.
  • Prepare, manage, and verify expense reports.
  • Perform general clerical duties, including photocopying and mailing.
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system controls while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Manage transmittals, requests for information, and construction submittals.
  • Prepare and modify documents, including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos, and emails.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements.
  • Record, compile, transcribe, and distribute minutes of meetings.
  • Maintain most current drawing sets.
  • Interact with contractors, vendors, engineers, architects, and clients.
  • Support the construction team in the resolution of day-to-day project issues.
  • Maintain office supply inventories.
  • Coordinate maintenance of office equipment.
  • Coordinate maintenance of company vehicles.
  • Support coordination of deliveries/receivables.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma
  • Two (2) years of previous office administrative experience
  • Knowledge of the operation of standard office equipment
  • Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as filing and record-keeping
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of basic office management
  • Competent computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams) and Adobe
  • Internet skills, including the use of e-mails, group messaging, and information-gathering techniques
  • Preferred knowledge of QuickBooks and basic knowledge/experience in accounting

Essential Job Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work legally in the United States
  • Ability to write, speak, read, and understand English
  • Ability to walk on uneven terrain
  • Ability to wear PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) if in the field

Key Competencies

  • Passion for renewable energy
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and flexibility in terms of assignments 
  • Effective communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of problem-solving techniques and the ability to take direction.
  • Familiarity with construction processes, project contracts, engineering practices, construction techniques, wind, energy storage, and solar plant technologies.
  • Strong attention to detail; focus on accuracy, consistency, and quality of work; high degree of integrity and reliability
  • Numerical and literacy skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Highly motivated
  • Safety conscious 
  • Reliable

Compensation and Benefits

  • This a temporary full-time, hourly, non-exempt position. This position is onsite and located in Cross County, west of Wynne, Arkansas.
  • Compensation range $20-25/hr. plus bonus, depending on experience.
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, retirement, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D, statutory worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance, general liability, errors and omissions, activity reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid sick leave.  

Disclaimer

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all skills and working conditions.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. In no event shall the job description be construed to represent a contract of employment.  The Company maintains “at-will” employment, where either party is free to dissolve the relationship at any time.

Commitment to Diversity

Solas Energy is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at Solas Energy, and it is an important principle of sound business management.

Solas Energy believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the ongoing success of the company through improved employee engagement and business performance. A diverse and inclusive workforce reflects the communities where we work and operate, and provides diverse thought, capabilities, and collaboration. We value our high-performing team and celebrate the diverse thoughts and experiences of each employee.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Solas Energy is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination in the hiring or employment of individuals based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, hair style, gender identity or gender expression), national origin, disability, veteran’s status, age or genetic information (including family medical history) is illegal and will not be tolerated. Solas Energy will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees who need them for medical or religious reasons, as required by law. 

Solas Energy is seeking an experienced Construction Manager responsible for site supervision and construction management services on behalf of the project owner from mobilization through demobilization for utility-scale wind, solar, energy storage, or hybrid projects. Duties include general site supervision and day-to-day contract execution management of EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction), high voltage (HV), and other major contractors and vendors. The Construction Manager will supervise and verify the quality assurance functions and documentation performed on-site for the project’s benefit until the final turnover of the facility to the owner. The Construction Manager will act on behalf of the project Owner to monitor safety and all aspects of the project execution, support landowner relations, and act as the project liaison for local authorities. The Construction Manager will also supervise the Solas Energy team of field professionals deployed to the project. Please see the job description for more details.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities at the project site, including general contractors, subcontractors, vendors, and related work for wind, solar, and energy storage projects.
  • Oversee construction contractor as Owner’s representative for all construction activities, including the construction of roads, foundations, high-voltage electrical work, substations, wind turbine erection, and other project-related infrastructure at the project site.
  • Work with estimator and project manager regarding subcontracts, project scheduling, change orders, and controlling the costs of the project within the approved budget.
  • Acts as the primary contact with general contractors and subcontractors in the field communicates effectively and responsibly.
  • Responsible for reviewing specifications and drawings, executing site QA/QC activities, and communicating any issues and discrepancies to the appropriate party.
  • Schedule and supervise daily tasks of project team members and prioritize work to meet project goals, including deadlines, cost targets, and project schedules.
  • Participate in the receipt and inspection of equipment and materials 
  • Responsible for reviewing and maintaining project records.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining safety programs at the job site.
  • Represent the organization professionally with general contractors, subcontractors, vendors, and local officials.
  • Willing to travel frequently and/or relocate to job sites in multiple states every 6-12 months.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum of 6 years (preferably 8 to 10 years) experience as a “Stand Alone” Site Manager with project size from $30 million to over $50 million.
  • Project experience must include heavy civil or electrical projects, preferably multi-disciplined/ complicated wind power projects.

Essential Job Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to travel in the US and Canada.
  • Ability to work legally in the United States.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, maintain balance on rough surfaces, stoop and kneel.
  • Ability to speak, write, read, and understand English.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment including hard hats, boots, gloves, vests, and eye protection.
  • Drug and alcohol screening may be required on a random basis and/or after being involved in any safety incidents.
  • See and hear well with or without correction to avoid safety hazards to themselves and others.
  • Use a computer, type, and do paperwork associated with job functions.

Key Competencies

  • Passion for renewable energy. 
  • Comfortable working at heights of 300’ or less and the ability to perform essential physical functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation; this includes working in scissor lifts, lifting 60 lbs. on a daily continuous basis, often overhead, meeting the weight requirement of safety gear of 310 lbs. or less, and working in PPE such as arc flash suits/facemasks and high voltage gloves for extended periods of time.
  • Experience with transmission line construction (115kV and 345kV).
  • Successful record of accomplishment in highway, road, drainage, and large commercial/industrial foundation and/or high-voltage utility construction.
  • Experience in organizing, directing, and leading all civil aspects (road, drainage, and foundations), and stormwater and erosion control.
  • Experience as a site manager with a proven record of accomplishment with heavy civil and/or high-voltage electrical projects.
  • Demonstrable understanding of plans and specifications for civil and electrical work.  
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and problem-solving techniques.
  • Conversant with computers and possesses a working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Project, and document management systems; e.g., Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee union and open shop site construction.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA requirements.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and negotiation skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy, consistency, and quality of work. 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and flexibility, in terms of assignments. 
  • Customer service oriented. 
  • Functions well within a team environment. 
  • Strong organization and planning skills. 
  • Problem-solving ability.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Reliable.

Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. This position will require deployment to specific project job sites as designated by Solas Energy.
  • Salary will depend on experience level. For deployment to projects, per diem is paid at or around the standard GSA rate for traveling positions. Per diem ranges are tax-free depending on the length and location of deployment. 1
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, AFLAC, retirement (SIMPLE IRA), short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D, statutory worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance, general liability, errors, and omissions, activity reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid sick leave.

Disclaimer

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all skills and working conditions.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. In no event shall the job description be construed to represent a contract of employment.  The Company maintains “at-will” employment, where either party is free to dissolve the relationship at any time.

Commitment to Diversity

Solas Energy is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at Solas Energy, and it is an important principle of sound business management.

Solas Energy believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the ongoing success of the company through improved employee engagement and business performance. A diverse and inclusive workforce reflects the communities where we work and operate, and provides diverse thought, capabilities, and collaboration. We value our high-performing team and celebrate the diverse thoughts and experiences of each employee.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Solas Energy is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination in the hiring or employment of individuals based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, hair style, gender identity or gender expression), national origin, disability, veteran’s status, age or genetic information (including family medical history) is illegal and will not be tolerated. Solas Energy will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees who need them for medical or religious reasons, as required by law. 

Solas Energy Consulting US Inc., headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, is seeking a diligent, analytical, and detail-oriented Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) Civil Engineer. Prospective applicants should have a passion for the field of renewable energy. This position will primarily provide field support for construction projects and will expose the employee to utility-scale wind, solar, and other renewable energy technologies; heavy construction, and other areas within the renewable energy market segment. The QA/QC Civil Engineer will assist in the construction management of renewable energy projects (primarily utility-scale wind, solar (PV), and battery energy storage) on behalf of Solas Energy’s clients for projects under development, construction, or in operations. The QA/QC Civil Engineer will also assist with business development, business planning, and other company-driven focused efforts. Please see the job description for more details.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support the civil design, engineering, and construction of renewable energy projects. Provide civil technical support to the project teams. 
  • Monitor contract performance against project milestones, budget, and other established metrics. 
  • Perform technical contract reviews for construction and procurement contracts. 
  • Assist project teams with the review of all key civil project documents and update owner obligations in the project obligation log. Manage the organizational responses to civil RFIs and submittals based on the design requirements and contract documents. Manage the compliance review of all EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) civil project job books for all scopes of work. 
  • Arrange for and organize regularly scheduled project meetings to facilitate, confirm, and communicate the status of progress and assign tasks. Coordinate, prepare, and provide regular updates on the civil project execution plan and schedule including engineering, procurement, and construction activities. 
  • Assist the Project Manager by providing technical comments on other agreements as needed. Develop preliminary design, specifications, and estimates. 
  • Establish the project engineering, procurement, and construction budget and conduct regular reviews and reporting to Accounting on forecasted expenditures. 
  • Read, analyze, and interpret blueprints, professional journals, technical procedures, contracts, or governmental regulations. 
  • Assist Construction Manager(s) overseeing civil quality control during the execution of the project and ensure compliance with reporting requirements under EPC contracts and lender agreements. Work in partnership with the development department to ensure a seamless transition of sites into the construction phase. Work with the operations team to define the requirements for adequate project turnover.
  • Support field staff in completing civil field inspections and coordinating activities to ensure the project is being constructed per project documents. 
  • Inspect civil works including roads, grading, and foundations to ensure compliance with design documents and specifications.
  • Obtain a drone pilot license (sponsored by Solas Energy) and perform QA/QC activities using aerial imagery. 
  • Oversee road installation and improvements.
  • Perform stormwater BMP inspections and assist in compliance obligations for on-site environmental requirements.
  • Care for and sustain business relationships with multiple clients.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or construction management
  • Civil or construction internship experience with an emphasis on civil construction of renewable energy projects
  • Technical working knowledge of wind turbines, solar panels, battery energy storage systems, electrical construction practices, scheduling and budgeting, reporting, safety best practices, bidding, and estimating

Essential Job Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to travel in the US and Canada
  • Ability to work legally in the United States
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, maintain balance on rough surfaces, stoop and kneel
  • Ability to speak, write, read, and understand English
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment including hard hats, boots, gloves, vests, and eye protection
  • Drug and alcohol screening may be required on a random basis and/or after being involved in any safety incidents
  • See and hear well with or without correction to avoid safety hazards to themselves and others
  • Use a computer, type, and do paperwork associated with job functions

Key Competencies

  • Passion for renewable energy
  • Effective communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; problem-solving techniques; ability to take direction
  • General understanding and ability to use project scheduling software and methodology; Microsoft Office suite; strong Excel/ spreadsheet analysis; Zoom; Adobe; AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of GIS software and solutions
  • Familiarity with construction processes, project contracts, engineering practices, construction techniques, wind, energy storage, and solar plant technologies
  • Strong attention to detail; focus on accuracy, consistency, and quality of work; high degree of integrity and reliability
  • Ability to travel to construction sites throughout the US and Canada and be on-site for the entirety of civil works, as required by project scope
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and flexibility in terms of assignments
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Functions well within a team environment
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Highly motivated
  • Reliable

Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. This position is a traveling position and location will be dependent on the project. Salary will depend on experience level. Per diem is paid at or around the standard GSA rate for traveling positions. Per diem ranges from an additional $1500 to $4500 per month in compensation and may be tax-free depending on the length and location of deployment.
  • Compensation range is $65k-85k plus a bonus, depending on experience.
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, retirement, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D, statutory worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance, general liability, errors and omissions, activity reimbursement, paid vacation, paid sick leave, and paid volunteer hours.

Disclaimer

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all skills and working conditions.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. In no event shall the job description be construed to represent a contract of employment.  The Company maintains “at-will” employment, where either party is free to dissolve the relationship at any time.

Commitment to Diversity

Solas Energy is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at Solas Energy, and it is an important principle of sound business management.

Solas Energy believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the ongoing success of the company through improved employee engagement and business performance. A diverse and inclusive workforce reflects the communities where we work and operate, and provides diverse thought, capabilities, and collaboration. We value our high-performing team and celebrate the diverse thoughts and experiences of each employee.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Solas Energy is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination in the hiring or employment of individuals based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, hair style, gender identity or gender expression), national origin, disability, veteran’s status, age or genetic information (including family medical history) is illegal and will not be tolerated. Solas Energy will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees who need them for medical or religious reasons, as required by law. 

Solas Energy Consulting US Inc., headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, is seeking a proficient, thorough, and adaptable Mechanical Inspector to work on a consistent, full-time basis on wind, solar, and energy storage projects. Prospective applicants should have a passion for the field of renewable energy. This position will primarily provide field support for construction projects. The successful candidate will have experience in mechanical inspections for wind, solar, and energy storage projects at project sites. The Mechanical Inspector will assist in the construction management of renewable energy projects, acting as the owner’s representative on behalf of Solas Energy’s clients. This is a full-time, salaried, and exempt position. This position is a traveling position and deployment to specific locations and duration of said deployments will be dependent on the project. In case there are gaps between planned deployments, this position will require providing remote technical support for specific tasks as assigned by Solas Energy. Please see the job description for more details.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Inspect and report on wind turbine components, including:
    • Receiving inspections for nacelles, hubs, blades, tower sections, and control units
    • Mechanical completion walk-downs of wind towers for completeness, cleanliness, and accuracy in conjunction with written and drawn specifications
  • Inspect and report on delivery and installation of solar components, including:
    • Piles
    • Racking
    • Inverters
    • Modules
  • Inspect and report on delivery and installation of battery energy storage system (BESS) components, including:
    • BESS enclosures
    • PCS skids and inverters
    • May include some factory QA/QC inspections
  • Provide quality assurance on EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) contractors’ QA/QC processes
  • Document delivery damage, construction issues, and construction delays
  • Create punch lists of tasks to be met for mechanical or substantial completion
  • Interact with contractors and vendors
  • Compose and prepare correspondence, reports, and other documents for review
  • Respond to routine external correspondence concerning the condition of components and accuracy of as-built turbines or other mechanical equipment
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing systems while maintaining confidentiality
  • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos, and emails
  • Attend meetings concerning the current state of the work and detail findings in the field for the construction team and clients
  • Support the construction team in the resolution of day-to-day project issues
  • Follow all assigned Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) procedures
  • Willing to travel frequently and/or relocate to job sites in multiple states every 6-12 months
  • Monitor contract performance against project milestones, budget, and other established metrics
  • Manage the compliance review of all EPC project job books for all scopes of work
  • Review manufacturer’s data to ensure scope compliance, including wiring requirements and electrical characteristics
  • Care for and sustain business relationships with multiple clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma and at least 3 years of field experience in the wind industry and at least 1 year in a QA/QC position performing walk-downs preferred or technical training from a wind turbine technician training program
  • 2-year associate or technical degree related to renewable energy, primarily wind

Essential Job Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to travel in the US and Canada
  • Ability to work legally in the United States
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, maintain balance on rough surfaces, stoop, and kneel
  • Ability to speak, write, read, and understand English
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment, including hard hats, boots, gloves, vests, and eye protection
  • Drug and alcohol screening may be required on a random basis and/or after being involved in any safety incidents
  • See and hear well with or without correction to avoid safety hazards to themselves and others
  • Use a computer, type, and complete paperwork associated with job functions

Key Competencies

  • Passion for renewable energy
  • Knowledge of wind, solar, and/or energy storage construction operations and quality control
  • Technical familiarity with hydraulic and electrical control systems
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of safety
  • Competent computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Internet skills including the use of emails, group messaging, and information-gathering
  • Numerical and literacy skills
  • Effective communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; problem-solving techniques; ability to take direction.
  • General understanding and ability to use project scheduling software and methodology; Microsoft Office suite; strong Excel/Spreadsheet analysis
  • Working knowledge of GIS software and solutions
  • Familiarity with construction processes, project contracts, engineering practices, construction techniques, and wind, storage, and solar plant technologies
  • Strong attention to detail; focus on accuracy, consistency, and quality of work; high degree of integrity and reliability
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and flexibility in terms of assignments
  • Customer service oriented
  • Functions well within a team environment
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Highly motivated
  • Reliable (arrives on time, fit for duty)
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and assignment flexibility 
  • Highly motivated
  • Safety conscious

Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a full time, salaried, and exempt position. This position is a traveling position and location will be dependent on the project. Salary will depend on experience level. For deployment to projects, per diem is paid at or around the standard GSA rate for traveling positions. Per diem ranges are tax-free, depending on the length and location of deployment.
  • Compensation range is $65k –90k plus bonus, depending on experience.
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, AFLAC, retirement (SIMPLE IRA), short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D, statutory worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance, general liability, errors, and omissions, activity reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid sick leave.    

Disclaimer

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all skills and working conditions.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. In no event shall the job description be construed to represent a contract of employment.  The Company maintains “at-will” employment, where either party is free to dissolve the relationship at any time.

Commitment to Diversity

Solas Energy is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at Solas Energy, and it is an important principle of sound business management.

Solas Energy believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the ongoing success of the company through improved employee engagement and business performance. A diverse and inclusive workforce reflects the communities where we work and operate, and provides diverse thought, capabilities, and collaboration. We value our high-performing team and celebrate the diverse thoughts and experiences of each employee.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Solas Energy is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination in the hiring or employment of individuals based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, hair style, gender identity or gender expression), national origin, disability, veteran’s status, age or genetic information (including family medical history) is illegal and will not be tolerated. Solas Energy will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees who need them for medical or religious reasons, as required by law. 

The Head of US Consulting Services will lead the Consulting Department for Solas Energy – US only. The employee will have profit and loss (P&L) responsibility for the US consulting department, will oversee the execution of all US-directed consulting projects, and will be responsible for developing and supervising all personnel within the US Consulting Department. The Head of US Consulting Services will also support the development and execution of Solas Energy’s US 5-year growth strategy for the US. Please see the job description for more details.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Oversee, direct, and support all US consulting work by the US consulting team. This includes the technical areas of:
    • Interconnection
    • Permitting and environmental
    • Land
    • Resource
    • Stakeholder consultation
    • Off-take and markets
    • Due diligence and acquisitions
  • Manage the scope, schedule, budget, and quality of US client consulting contracts.
  • Serve as the primary client manager for US contracted consulting and due diligence work; maintain contact with US key clients and US customers.
  • Support business development activities to develop new key clients and customers for US and Canadian offices.
  • Coordinate with Solas Energy Canada for client and project definition between Solas Energy US and Solas Energy Canada.
  • Facilitate potential cross-selling opportunities between Solas Energy US and Solas Energy Canada.
  • Support Solas Energy Canada’s hydrogen and ESG-related business lines
  • Manage P&L for US due diligence and US consulting services.
  • Develop US revenue targets, US annual budgets, and Canadian and US strategic goals, and monitor US performance under those budgets and goals for the US Consulting Department.
  • Facilitate strategic growth within the US Consulting Department; conduct business development to achieve growth goals for US and Canadian offices.
  • Oversee and manage the US personnel and US subcontractors assigned to the US Consulting Department and Due Diligence Services Group, including staff support, career development, and management.
  • Establish US client project consulting budgets and review and approve US invoicing activities.
  • Coordinate the preparation and regular updates of project execution plans for US clients.
  • Coordinate with Solas Energy Canada for the utilization of personnel and resources across regions
  • Identify appropriate US subcontractors to provide support as needed.
  • Oversee standardization of US company processes and procedures to create or increase efficiencies across Solas Energy’s US Consulting Department.
  • Identify key resources and skills needed to support US organizational growth.
  • Maintain indirect responsibility for the work product of all US project team members.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the US organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Arrange for and organize regularly scheduled project meetings for US client consulting projects to facilitate, confirm, and communicate the status of progress and assign tasks both internally and externally.
  • Work in partnership with the US Project and Construction Management Department to ensure a seamless transition of sites into the construction phase.


Education and/or Experience

  • 10 years’ experience performing project development or consulting with at least 5 years in a senior position managing renewable energy and energy storage projects, and 3 years performing project due diligence activities.
  • Technical working knowledge of environmental aspects of projects including Phase 1 site assessments, wildlife and biological studies, agency coordination, hazardous materials surveys, SWPPP requirements, archeological and biological site studies, and other field studies as required.
  • Technical working knowledge of power markets, interconnection applications and queues, off-take strategies, wind and solar resource methodologies, stakeholder and siting issues, project financing, US IRA provisions, wind, solar, and energy storage technologies.
  • Completed degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or another relevant field. Master’s degree or MBA preferred.

Essential Job Function

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to pass a criminal and background check
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel within the US and Canada
  • Ability to work legally in the United States
  • Ability to write, speak, read, and understand English fluently

Key Competencies

  • High degree of integrity and reliability
  • Exceptional team skills
  • Passion for renewable energy
  • In-depth understanding of renewable energy and energy storage project development, including environmental and permitting, interconnection, land acquisition, resource, siting, regulatory compliance, financing, contracting, engineering practices, and construction techniques
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks within a project and multiple projects from conception to completion
  • Ability to present the company and business concepts to internal and external customers
  • Experience with project risk management and mitigation
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; problem-solving techniques; ability to take direction
  • General understanding and ability to use project scheduling software and methodology; Microsoft Office Suite and Teams platform; and strong Excel/Smartsheet/spreadsheet analysis skills.
  • Strong attention to detail; focus on accuracy, consistency, and quality of work
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Functions well within a team environment
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Highly motivated
  • Reliable

Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a regular full-time, salaried, exempt position. This position will be based remotely, depending on the candidate’s residence.
  • Compensation range 85k-130k plus yearly bonus, depending on experience.
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, retirement, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D, statutory worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance, general liability, errors & omissions, activity reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid sick leave.

Disclaimer

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all skills and working conditions.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. In no event shall the job description be construed to represent a contract of employment.  The Company maintains “at-will” employment, where either party is free to dissolve the relationship at any time.

Commitment to Diversity

Solas Energy is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at Solas Energy, and it is an important principle of sound business management.

Solas Energy believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the ongoing success of the company through improved employee engagement and business performance. A diverse and inclusive workforce reflects the communities where we work and operate, and provides diverse thought, capabilities, and collaboration. We value our high-performing team and celebrate the diverse thoughts and experiences of each employee.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Solas Energy is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination in the hiring or employment of individuals based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, hair style, gender identity or gender expression), national origin, disability, veteran’s status, age or genetic information (including family medical history) is illegal and will not be tolerated. Solas Energy will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees who need them for medical or religious reasons, as required by law. 

Solas Energy provides commercial advisory consulting services to the renewable energy industry. We specialize in project development and project management consulting services, climate change policy analysis, and asset acquisition/divestiture services for utility-scale wind and solar power projects. With experience in renewable energy and climate change dating to the late 1990s, Solas Energy provides consulting on a variety of projects in the U.S. and Canada to utilities, developers, contractors, and equipment manufacturers. Please see the job description for more details.

Purpose of Position

Solas Energy Consulting US Inc. headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, is seeking a proficient, thorough, and adaptable Quality Assurance/Quality Control Electrical Manager to work on a consistent, full-time basis. Prospective applicants should have a passion for the field of renewable energy. This position will primarily provide field support for construction projects and will expose the employee to utility-scale wind, solar and other renewable energy technologies, heavy construction, and other areas within the renewable energy market segment. The Quality Assurance/Quality Control Electrical Manager will assist in the construction management of renewable energy projects (primarily utility-scale wind, PV, and battery energy storage) on behalf of Solas Energy’s clients for projects under development, construction, or in operations. This is a full time, salaried, exempt position. This position is a traveling position and deployment to specific locations and duration of said deployments will be dependent on the project. In case there are gaps between planned deployments, this position will require providing remote technical support for specific tasks as assigned by Solas Energy.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support the electrical design, engineering, and construction of renewable energy projects.
  • Provide electrical technical support to the project teams.
  • Monitor contract performance against project milestones, budget, and other established metrics.
  • Perform technical contract reviews for construction and procurement contracts.
  • Assist project teams with the review of all key electrical project documents and updates to owner obligation in project obligation logs.
  • Manage organizational responses to electrical RFIs and submittals based on design requirements and contract documents.
  • Manage the compliance review of all EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) electrical project job books for all scopes of work.
  • Arrange for and organize regularly scheduled project meetings to facilitate, confirm, and communicate status of progress and assign tasks.
  • Coordinate, prepare, and provide regular updates of the electrical project execution plan and schedule, including engineering, procurement, and construction activities.
  • Assist Project Manager by providing technical comments on other agreements as needed. Develop preliminary design, specifications, and estimates.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret blueprints, professional journals, technical procedures, contracts, and governmental regulations. Determine best layout of collection system, including consideration of constraints such as overhead/underground, follow roads/cross country, and junction box locations.
  • Support the creation and review of solar array layouts and production reports.
  • Support the creation and review of battery storage layouts, functionality, and performance acceptance criteria.
  • Review manufacturer’s data to ensure scope compliance, including wiring requirements and electrical characteristics (i.e., grounding requirements, power factor ranges, lightning protection requirements, generator outputs, etc.).
  • Support field staff in completing medium- and high -voltage field inspections and coordinating commissioning activities to ensure projects are being constructed per project documents.
  • Support project developers by assisting with site-specific design parameters in interconnection agreements and power-off take arrangements, financing agreements, equity acquisition agreements, and requests for proposals related to the projects/sites.
  • Care for and sustain business relationships with multiple clients.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, or journeyman electrician certification, and a minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • Electrical construction internship experience with an emphasis on electrical construction of renewable energy projects.
  • Technical working knowledge of wind turbines, solar panels, battery energy storage systems, electrical construction practices, scheduling and budgeting, reporting, safety best practices, bidding, and estimating.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to travel within the US and Canada.
  • Ability to work legally in the United States.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, maintain balance on rough surfaces, stoop, and kneel.
  • Ability to speak, write, read, and understand English.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment, including hard hats, boots, gloves, vests, and eye protection.
  • Drug and alcohol screening may be required on a random basis and/or after being involved in any safety incidents.
  • See and hear well with or without correction to avoid safety hazards to themselves and others.
  • Use a computer, type, and do paperwork associated with job functions.

Key Competencies

  • Passion for renewable energy.
  • Effective communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; problem solving techniques; ability to take direction.
  • General understanding and ability to use project scheduling software and methodology; Microsoft Office Suite; strong Excel/spreadsheet analysis; Zoom; Adobe; AutoCAD.
  • Working knowledge of GIS software and solutions.
  • Familiarity with construction processes, project contracts, engineering practices, construction techniques, wind, battery energy storage, and solar plant technologies.
  • Strong attention to detail; focus on accuracy, consistency, and quality of work; high degree of integrity and reliability.
  • Ability to travel to construction sites around the US and Canada and be on-site for the entirety of civil works, as required by the project scope.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and flexibility in terms of assignments.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Functions well within a team environment.
  • Organization and planning skills.
  • Problem-solving ability.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Reliable.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary will depend on experience level. For deployment to projects, per diem is paid at or around the standard GSA rate for traveling positions. Per diem ranges are tax-free depending on the length and location of deployment.
  • Compensation range 75k –100k plus bonus, depending on experience.
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, AFLAC, retirement (SIMPLE IRA), short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D, statutory worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance, general liability, errors, and omissions, activity reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid sick leave.

Disclaimer

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all skills and working conditions.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. In no event shall the job description be construed to represent a contract of employment.  The Company maintains “at-will” employment, where either party is free to dissolve the relationship at any time.

Commitment to Diversity

Solas Energy is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at Solas Energy, and it is an important principle of sound business management.

Solas Energy believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the ongoing success of the company through improved employee engagement and business performance. A diverse and inclusive workforce reflects the communities where we work and operate, and provides diverse thought, capabilities, and collaboration. We value our high-performing team and celebrate the diverse thoughts and experiences of each employee.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Solas Energy is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination in the hiring or employment of individuals based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, hair style, gender identity or gender expression), national origin, disability, veteran’s status, age or genetic information (including family medical history) is illegal and will not be tolerated. Solas Energy will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees who need them for medical or religious reasons, as required by law. 

Solas Energy provides commercial advisory consulting services to the renewable energy industry. We specialize in project development and project management consulting services, climate change policy analysis, and asset acquisition/divestiture services for utility-scale wind and solar power projects. With experience in renewable energy and climate change dating to the late 1990s, Solas Energy provides consulting on a variety of projects in the U.S. and Canada to utilities, developers, contractors, and equipment manufacturers. Please see the job description for more details.

Purpose of Position

The Electrical Project Engineer will assist in the project design and construction management of renewable energy projects (primarily utility-scale wind, solar (PV), and battery energy storage) on behalf of Solas Energy’s clients for projects under development, construction, or in operations. This team member will also assist with business development, business planning, and other company-focused efforts. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. This position is remote, with sporadic travel to various jobsites as required.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support the electrical design, engineering, and construction of renewable energy projects.
  • Provide electrical technical support to the project teams.
  • Monitor contract performance against project milestones, budget, and other established metrics.
  • Perform technical contract reviews for construction and procurement contracts.
  • Assist project teams with the review of all key electrical project documents and updates to owner obligations in project obligation logs. Manage organizational responses to electrical RFIs and submittals based on design requirements and contract documents.
  • Manage the compliance review of all EPC electrical project job books for all scopes of work.
  • Arrange for and organize regularly scheduled project meetings to facilitate, confirm, and communicate status of progress and assign tasks. Coordinate, prepare, and provide regular updates of the electrical project execution plan and schedule, including engineering, procurement, and construction activities.
  • Assist Project Manager by providing technical comments on other agreements as needed. Develop preliminary design, specifications, and estimates.
  • Establish the project engineering, procurement, and construction budget and conduct regular review and reporting to Accounting on forecasted expenditures.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret blueprints, professional journals, technical procedures, contracts, or governmental regulations.
  • Determine best layout of collection systems, including consideration of constraints such as overhead/underground, follow roads/cross country, and junction box locations.
  • Support the creation and review of solar array layouts and production reports as well as battery stand-alone or co-located battery storage systems, either as a retrofit to existing facilities or as part of new projects.
  • Support the creation and review of high voltage systems (substations, interconnection switchyards, T-Lines, and similar) associated with renewable power facilities.
  • Support the creation and review of SCADA systems associated with renewable power facilities, including basic topology and functionality.
  • Review manufacturer’s data to ensure scope compliance, including wiring requirements and electrical characteristics (i.e., grounding requirements, power factor ranges, lightning protection requirements, generator outputs, etc.).
  • Coordinate the external bidding process required to procure goods and services necessary for all phases of project execution, including preparation of bid packages, evaluation of proposals, contract negotiations. and recommendations to senior management. Assist Construction Manager(s) overseeing electrical quality control during execution of projects and ensure compliance with reporting requirements under EPC contracts and lender agreements. Work in partnership with development departments to ensure seamless transition of sites into the construction phase. Work with the operations team to define the requirements for adequate project turnover.
  • Support field staff in completing medium and high voltage field inspections and coordinating commissioning activities to ensure projects are constructed per project documents.
  • Support project developers by assisting with site specific design parameters in interconnection agreements and power-off take arrangements, financing agreements, equity acquisition agreements and requests for proposals related to the projects/sites.
  • Care for and sustain business relationships with multiple clients.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.
  • Electrical construction internship experience with an emphasis on electrical construction of renewable energy projects.
  • Technical working knowledge of wind turbines, solar panels, battery energy storage systems, electrical construction practices, scheduling and budgeting, reporting, safety best practices, bidding, and estimating.

Essential Job Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to travel within the US and Canada.
  • Ability to work legally in the United States.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, maintain balance on rough surfaces, stoop, and kneel.
  • Ability to speak, write, read, and understand English.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment, including hard hats, boots, gloves, vests, and eye protection.
  • Drug and alcohol screening may be required on a random basis and/or after being involved in any safety incidents.
  • See and hear well with or without correction to avoid safety hazards to themselves and others.
  • Use a computer, type, and do paperwork associated with job functions.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to travel to construction sites around the US and Canada and be on-site for approximately one month during the commissioning of a facility.
  • Passion for renewable energy.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and flexibility in terms of assignments.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; problem solving techniques; ability to take direction.
  • General understanding and ability to use project scheduling software and methodology; Microsoft Office Suite; strong Excel/spreadsheet analysis; Zoom; Adobe; AutoCAD; scheduling software.
  • Familiarity with construction processes, project contracts, engineering practices, construction techniques, wind, battery energy storage, and solar plant technologies.
  • Strong attention to detail; focus on accuracy, consistency, and quality of work; high degree of integrity and reliability.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary will depend on experience level. Travel expenses will be compensated based on documented expense reports. For longer deployments, per diem may be applicable and will be paid at or around the standard GSA rate for traveling positions. Per diem ranges are tax-free depending on the length and location of deployment.
  • Compensation range 75k-95k plus bonus, depending on experience.
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, AFLAC, retirement (SIMPLE IRA), short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D, statutory worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance, general liability, errors, and omissions, activity reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid sick leave.

Disclaimer

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all skills and working conditions.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. In no event shall the job description be construed to represent a contract of employment.  The Company maintains “at-will” employment, where either party is free to dissolve the relationship at any time.

Commitment to Diversity

Solas Energy is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at Solas Energy, and it is an important principle of sound business management.

Solas Energy believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the ongoing success of the company through improved employee engagement and business performance. A diverse and inclusive workforce reflects the communities where we work and operate, and provides diverse thought, capabilities, and collaboration. We value our high-performing team and celebrate the diverse thoughts and experiences of each employee.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Solas Energy is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination in the hiring or employment of individuals based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, hair style, gender identity or gender expression), national origin, disability, veteran’s status, age or genetic information (including family medical history) is illegal and will not be tolerated. Solas Energy will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees who need them for medical or religious reasons, as required by law. 

Reporting to the President & CEO of Solas Energy – US, the Sales Manager will be responsible for the direction and management of all sales and business development operations, including market competitiveness, market penetration strategy, key account management, oversight, and development of regional markets. The Sales Manager will also drive customer acquisition and revenue goals. Approximately 60-75% travel is required for this position. Please see the job description for more details.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Closely manage sales pipeline from first customer interaction through contract signature and hand over to our project teams.
  • Lead commercial and legal negotiations for contracts.
  • Develop proposals, sales presentations, and target client lists.
  • Conduct services pricing analysis, and competitor assessments, and develop pricing strategies.
  • Create a culture of success with ongoing business and goal achievement.
  • Develop annual sales and strategic business plans to drive target revenue and market share.
  • Assess market potential and identify new business opportunities and strategic partnerships.
  • Provide expertise to the company by building, developing, and managing a sales team capable of executing to the company’s strategic objectives.
  • Develop and implement sales selling cycle and methodology based on market research and competitor analyses, holding the sales and business development team accountable for KPIs.
  • Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of sales, methods, costs, and results.
  • Work in conjunction with the CEO and department heads to cultivate customer relationships and develop and implement strategies for expanding the company’s client base.
  • Lead with a compelling strategic vision that is in alignment with the organization’s short- and long- term goals.
  • Be a role model for the company culture, establishing credibility with new and existing clientele.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and develop new outside sales reps, including the development of a defined training program for local market sales reps.
  • Serve as the internal and external evangelist for Solas Energy’s full suite of services, working with the sales team, support team, and key customers as necessary.
  • Define and oversee incentive programs that motivate the sales team to achieve their sales targets.
  • Provide detailed and accurate sales forecasting communications to both senior leadership and sales teams.
  • Leverage customer insights to identify business opportunities and product strategies.
  • Manage key customer relationships and participate in closing strategic opportunities.
  • Align with marketing team to build successful lead generation and client nurturing programs.
  • Represent the company through in-person meetings, presentations, and industry and client events to foster key client and partner relationships.


Education and/or Experience

  • 10+ years of experience developing, managing, and growing a sales team on a national level.
  • Significant B2B sales experience in the renewable energy sector.
  • Experience recruiting, hiring, training, and developing a sales team, including sales funnel management and structuring sales quota and revenue expectations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage sales pipeline from prospect to contract.
  • Strong client retention track record.
  • Strong closing skills with a proven track record of increasing revenue and market share.
  • Experience working closely with marketing teams to collaborate on market research and competitive analysis to improve sales efficiency and win rate.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Extremely data-driven with the ability to perform quantitative data analysis, including developing KPIs and metrics for successful goal attainment.
  • Well-versed in utilizing CRM systems to support activity tracking and real-time reporting across the sales organization.
  • Excellent organization, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 60-75% to both existing and prospective markets, in addition to annual company and client events.
  • Close proximity to a major airport is highly preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite and CRM systems.
  • Strong analytical and pricing strategy skills.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to take initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail; focus on accuracy, consistency, and quality of work; high degree of integrity and reliability.
  • Ability to write, speak, read, and understand English.
  • Ability to pass a criminal and background check.
  • Ability to travel outside of the United States, as needed.

Key Competencies

  • Passion for renewable energy
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills and negotiation skills
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy, consistency, and quality of work
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Flexible with assignments and comfortable shifting priorities in a dynamic work environment.
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Functions well within a collaborative team environment
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Highly motivated
  • Strong ethical standards and adherence to confidentiality policies
  • Reliable

Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a full-time, non-exempt position. This position will be located remotely. Salary will depend on experience level and will have a base plus bonus structure.
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, retirement, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D, statutory worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance, general liability, errors & omissions, activity reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid sick leave.

Disclaimer

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all skills and working conditions.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. In no event shall the job description be construed to represent a contract of employment.  The Company maintains “at-will” employment, where either party is free to dissolve the relationship at any time.

Commitment to Diversity

Solas Energy is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at Solas Energy, and it is an important principle of sound business management.

Solas Energy believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the ongoing success of the company through improved employee engagement and business performance. A diverse and inclusive workforce reflects the communities where we work and operate, and provides diverse thought, capabilities, and collaboration. We value our high-performing team and celebrate the diverse thoughts and experiences of each employee.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Solas Energy is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination in the hiring or employment of individuals based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, hair style, gender identity or gender expression), national origin, disability, veteran’s status, age or genetic information (including family medical history) is illegal and will not be tolerated. Solas Energy will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees who need them for medical or religious reasons, as required by law. 

Solas Energy is seeking an experienced, motivated, and conscientious environmental professional for a full-time position. Environmental Project Managers are representatives of Solas Energy and will interact with both external clients and internal staff in a professional manner. The Environmental Project Manager will collaborate with other Solas Energy team members to oversee environmental compliance and permitting activities on behalf of Solas Energy’s clients for projects under development, construction, or in operations. Employee will also assist with business development, business planning, and other work as needed. This is a remote, office-based position. Please see the job description for more details.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manages the permitting process and environmental compliance of renewable energy projects.
  • Conduct agency permit negotiations on behalf of Solas Energy clients.
  • Serve as agency point of contact to represent renewable energy projects.
  • Respond to routine external correspondence
  • Conducts due diligence on environmental and permitting project status, provides guidance on project permitting strategies
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing systems while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Review or draft technical reports on topics including but not limited to wildlife, sound, wetlands, visual assessment, habitat mitigation, and annual compliance reporting. Assists in drafting reports for renewable energy permitting applications.
  • Develop and conduct annual compliance training for operational energy facilities.
  • Provides and or coordinates support for development and permitting activities as needed.
  • Provides and or coordinates support to Project Managers as needed.
  • Arranges for and organizes regularly scheduled project meetings to facilitate, confirm and communicate status of progress.
  • Has secondary/support responsibility for reviewing and providing comments to the Project Manager on project work products.
  • Assists with other office tasks, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

  • Five to ten years’ experience in permitting and/or environmental compliance, with preferred experience in utility scale renewable energy projects.
  • Demonstrated experience overseeing wildlife and biological studies, critical issues analysis, waste management and hazardous material compliance, SWPPP, SPCC, annual compliance reporting, NEPA or state-EPA permitting, consultations with local, state and federal agencies.
  • Prior supervisory skills not required but preferred.
  • GIS experience preferred but not required.
  • Experience with regulatory compliance (NERC, FERC) preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in biology, engineering, environmental science, or related field.
  • Strong technical writing and editing aptitude.
  • Strong work ethic and eagerness to learn and contribute.
  • Knowledge of operation of standard office equipment including strong proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Teams.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; problem solving skills; ability to take direction
  • Strong attention to detail; focus on accuracy, consistency, and quality of work; high degree of integrity & reliability

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to travel in the US and Canada
  • Ability to write, speak, read, and understand English
  • Passion for renewable energy
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and flexibility in terms of assignments
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; problem solving techniques; ability to take direction.
  • General understanding and ability to use project scheduling software and methodology; Microsoft office suite, SmartSheet, and strong Excel/Spreadsheet analysis.
  • Familiarity with environmental and permitting processes, project contracts, wind, energy storage and solar plant technologies.
  • Strong attention to detail; focus on accuracy, consistency, and quality of work; high degree of integrity & reliability
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work legally in the United States

Disclaimer

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all skills and working conditions.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job. In no event shall the job description be construed to represent a contract of employment.  The Company maintains “at-will” employment, where either party is free to dissolve the relationship at any time.

Commitment to Diversity

Solas Energy is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at Solas Energy, and it is an important principle of sound business management.

Solas Energy believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the ongoing success of the company through improved employee engagement and business performance. A diverse and inclusive workforce reflects the communities where we work and operate, and provides diverse thought, capabilities, and collaboration. We value our high-performing team and celebrate the diverse thoughts and experiences of each employee.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Solas Energy is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination in the hiring or employment of individuals based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, hair style, gender identity or gender expression), national origin, disability, veteran’s status, age or genetic information (including family medical history) is illegal and will not be tolerated. Solas Energy will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees who need them for medical or religious reasons, as required by law. 

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About Solas Energy

Solas Energy provides comprehensive strategy and consulting services to support the energy transition. With over 20 years of experience in project development, construction management, and climate change advisory, Solas Energy provides its clients with the depth and perspective required to navigate the complex issues associated with renewable energy project development and climate change policy. 

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