Energy Storage Project Developer

over 1 year ago
Full time role
Remote · Ann Arbor, MI, US... more
Remote · Ann Arbor, MI, US... more

Job Description

Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is leading the way into new markets sound exciting to you? Come join us as we take on new challenges and help build a better tomorrow. Our mission is clear: to reshape the energy landscape, delivering value to our clients and partners while benefiting our communities and society at large. Let's make a difference together. Join our team. 


The Energy Storage Development Manager will lead origination and development opportunities for energy storage in an identified market within the Mid-West. This role will lead efforts by interacting with offtake customers, landowners, permitting officials, etc. to secure projects and move them through to investment decision. This person will work closely with the larger Energy Storage team to tackle markets and identify customers who can benefit from storage systems.

The project developer can be based in Chicago; but are able to support fully remote work. This role reports directly to the Director, Energy Storage Development. 


  • Originate and develop energy storage projects, simultaneously managing site origination, permitting, interconnection, tax negotiation, revenue contracting, and other development activities.
  • Identify and interface with utilities, C&I customers, landowners, and other prospects to evaluate and secure new project opportunities.
  • Manage proposal process for RFPs in a specified territory
  • Evaluate site-related due diligence in support of project origination
  • Work with the greater energy storage team to incorporate new markets and products into development opportunities
  • Efficiently manage project schedules and budgets to ensure timely and cost-effective project completion.
  • Communicate effectively with project stakeholders to facilitate the project permitting and approval process.
  • Support internal finance, legal, technical, and construction teams to facilitate successful project financing and construction
  • Manage project specific external consultants to support civil, permitting, and other development activities.
  • Identify, manage, and resolve real estate issues, including but not limited to easements, access, and title concerns.
  • Follow changes in the storage market and evaluate potential value that different offerings can bring to Nexamp projects
  • Travel as needed; some evening and weekend work required


  • At least 4 years of relevant renewable energy project development or power industry experience
  • Experience developing renewable projects from inception through investment decision
  • Ability to cultivate and manage relationships, especially with external stakeholders such as customers, landowners, local officials, and permitting agencies
  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Experience growing out a pipeline of projects in a new market preferred
  • Experience with battery storage technologies 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.


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!


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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