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Vice President, Grid Integration

Washington, DC
about 2 months ago
Full time role

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Job Description

Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is making a difference in our environment excite you? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow?  Let’s make a difference together. Join our team! 

SUMMARY

We are seeking a VP, Grid Integration tasked with establishing and implementing the strategic vision for the future of Distributed Generation (DG) and Utility Scale (US) interconnections for the organization.  This will be accomplished through technical expertise, innovative ideas, collaboration with internal stakeholders and establishing personal relationships with the key proponents of renewable energy interconnectivity in our current and future markets.  In addition to setting the strategic pace, this position will manage a technical team to drive project level execution for solar and storage.  A balance of soft skills, technical acumen, and an innovative thinker will be empowered to lead the team to be an interconnection leader in our industry.   

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive strategic level innovation and help shape alternate utility renewable interconnection means and methods that drive enterprise value
  • Drive interconnection execution and strategy for Distributed Generation and Utility Scale solar and storage projects within the CED group
  • Manage the project level interconnections team composed of the Grid Integration Team and Director, Grid Integration
  • Monitor and work with the Policy team on state utility and regional ISO regulatory policy developments and issues impacting our solar and storage projects
  • Participate in interconnection and similar grid modernization proceedings and working groups on behalf of the organization
  • Engage with internal teams to comprehend regulatory friction points and work with Policy advocacy to address immediate solutions and long-term improvements
  • Understand DG interconnection tariffs in active and target markets
  • Identify technical, policy and regulatory trends that could impact organizational operations or project performance and communicate relevance to key business leaders and key business teams
  • Work with Policy for interconnection procedures favorable to Nexamp, specifically, and the solar and energy storage industry

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, hands-on, results-oriented, and a team player.

Key qualifications as follows:

  • Experience with Distributed Generation and Utility Scale operations 
  • 3+ years of renewable energy interconnection experience
  • Background in engineering; at least 3+ years with distribution utility or interconnection experience and direct experience in DER interconnection
  • Demonstrated experience with cross-functional project leadership including: Engineering, Procurement and Construction, Policy, Business Development, Project Acquisitions, and Asset Management 
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic planning and implementation; ability to proactively anticipate and prevent problems that could result in internal and external stakeholder dissatisfaction
  • Policy and legal experience; working knowledge of FRC and ISO-level interconnection processes
  • Knowledge of the applicable utility tariffs, governing policies, and regulatory frameworks across multiple states
  • Knowledge of electrical principles, including medium voltage distribution, protection system coordination and relaying principle
  • Strong management and project management skills required
  • Experience leading people and teams; 5+ years of experience 
  • Technical (Engineering, Operations Management, Mathematics, Science) Master’s Degree from an accredited university preferred 

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application.  We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply.

At Nexamp, our mission is building the future of energy, so it is clean, simple, and accessible for all. We believe a diverse team brings different perspectives and experiences, thus benefiting our work. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. By encouraging a culture where ideas and decisions come from all people, we believe it will help us grow, innovate, and be a part of environmental and social change.

PERKS & COMPENSATION

Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp offers! This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401(k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance starting day one; Flexible Paid Time Off and Holiday PTO; Commuter Benefits, Cell Phone Reimbursement; as well as a hybrid work environment, headquartered in Boston, MA with a fun, collaborative, downtown office! We provide healthy snacks, coffee, yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!

NEXAMP VALUES AND MISSION

Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible.

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.

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