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 PROJECT DEVELOPER JOB DESCRIPTION                                                           

SunEast Development LLC, a major developer of utility-scale solar PV projects in the eastern U.S., seeks Solar Project Developer based out of West Chester, PA and Old Lyme, CT. The candidate will be responsible for the land and project development of a variety of large-scale solar projects in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.  The candidate should possess renewable energy industry experience, project development knowledge, strong communication and leadership skills, a focus on detail, and effective problem-solving skills.


  • Working with other team members to generate new opportunities through research, networking, account profiling, and other market penetration strategies.

  • Developing projects from site identification through executed permits.

  • Managing and leading all aspects of development activities, including schedules, scope of projects, resources and budgets.

  • Prioritizing, coordinating, reviewing and tracking development deliverables with internal teams and external consultants.

  • Achieving milestones on time and on budget.

  • Preparing and submitting land use permitting applications.

  • Managing development of site layouts for permitting and coordinating, attending and presenting at permitting meetings project contracts with vendors and consultants.

  • Interfacing directly with land owners, investors and other project stakeholders.

  • Researching, conducting analysis, producing reports and presenting information clearly to management.

  • Compiling and analyzing financial data for project stakeholders on a regular basis.

  • Traveling to project site locations and meetings as required.

Key Job Skills:

  • Consistent customer focus, both internal and external.

  • Excellent problem solving skills and quick reaction time in a changing environment.

  • Detail-oriented, resourceful, and able to manage multiple and shifting priorities.

  • Flexible, smart, analytical, and personable.

  • Self-starter who can independently complete tasks ahead of schedule.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Job Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of work experience in renewable energy - direct experience in solar project development and/or financing a plus.

  • Bachelor's degree required with a preference in business, economics, finance, environmental or                             engineering.

  • Master’s degree a plus.

  • Comfortable with basic principles of project management and development, finance and economics.

  • Strong communication, presentation and computer skills.

  • Good understanding of the solar and energy markets.

  • Good multi-tasking and due-diligence skills.

  • Basic understanding of market strategy and ability to assess market segments.

  • Strong financial acumen, including working knowledge of project-based financial models.


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Compensation and Benefits

Compensation to be determined based on the selected candidate’s background and experience. SunEast offer great benefits, including health care with an HSA plan, dental, and disability insurance, a 401(k) plan, and a flexible schedule. 


About SunEast Development LLC: 

Founded in 2012, SunEast Development LLC is a privately held full-spectrum solar development company with offices in West Chester, PA, Old Lyme, CT and Palm Beach Gardens, FL.  SunEast Development and its affiliates, in partnership with recognized leaders in the energy industry, have managed the development of over 50 utility-scale solar projects in ten states.

Apply below via an email to the SunEast HR manager

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