Project Developer, Senior Job at Engie, Houston, TX

  • Engie
  • Houston, TX

Job Description

What You Can Expect

As our Senior Project Developer, you will play a vital role in supporting the origination and development of distributed solar and solar + Storage projects for ENGIE Distributed Solar and Storage (DSS) business in ENGIE North America. Your daily tasks will involve facilitating land acquisition, permitting, environmental review, and other critical aspects of solar energy and storage project development, contributing to our company's renewable energy goals and growth strategy. In this position, your strong interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills will be essential as you manage various tasks simultaneously with a positive and professional demeanor. You will lead development activities across all stages, from early to late, for greenfield sites, origination projects, and acquired projects. Moreover, you will possess a solid understanding of renewable energy market trends and their implications for solar project development. This role offers flexibility in location, with options in either Chicago, IL or Houston, TX, and reports to the Director of Project Development.

  • Support the team by facilitating strategic meetings with customers, landowners, and local/state/regional stakeholders to keep them informed throughout the development process, including attending community engagement events, conferences, policy/advocacy group meetings and other local events
  • Direct/Manage both internal and external subject matter experts to complete all land acquisition, environmental, local/state/federal permitting, interconnection, real estate and design activities
  • Prepare and deliver presentations related to project and policy for solar markets
  • Support activities related M&A opportunities originated by the DSS Business Development Team

What You'll Bring
  • You hold a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Environmental Sciences, or Economics
  • A minimum of five (5) years' of experience in energy or related field
  • A minimum of four (4) years' of project development experience, including managing projects at various stages of the development lifecycle
  • You have experience in distributed and community solar programs
  • You are conscientious and detail-oriented, ensuring accuracy and precision in all tasks
  • You have unimpeachable integrity, consistently prioritizing ethical conduct and acting with a team-first attitude
  • You are proficient in creative problem-solving, particularly in renewables transactions and project development, adept at resolving challenging commercial disagreements with professionalism and poise

Additional Details
  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work policy; consisting of with a minimum of two (2) days in the office
  • Must be available to travel domestically up to 25% of the time and with the need for some overnight trips
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE's policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies


Salary Range: $96,100 - $147,600 USD annually

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

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

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

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

Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location

At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, ESPP, generous paid time off including wellness days, holidays and leave programs. We also help you plan for retirement by offering a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match. But that's not all - we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being through all stages of life from family forming to caregiver benefits. Explore our benefits package to see how we can support you. Learn more.


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

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

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

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

We value internal mobility and will offer sponsorship for this role to internal candidates only.

The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed.

Job Tags

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