Development Analyst

Job title : Development Analyst
Location : Chicago
Job-type : Permanent
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Contact : Lauren Brenner
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About Earthrise

Earthrise Energy seeks to power our world more responsibly, sustainably, and equitably than ever before. We acquire, develop, and operate power generation facilities that provide reliable electricity, support the decarbonizing grid, and meet the evolving needs of our customers and communities. We are backed by a leading sustainable real asset investor. Energy entrepreneurs at heart, we embody the values of respect, integrity, service, and excellence upon which our company was founded by creating an environment that enables and encourages thoughtful debate and the development of never-done-before ideas.


Job Description

Reporting to the Lead Developer, the Development Analyst will support the Company’s regional project development activities in the Midwest, including a ~1.6 GW greenfield pipeline of solar + storage projects. The Development Analyst will coordinate closely with Project Developers, Lead Developers, and the broader Development team. The Development Analyst’s priorities will reflect those of the team, with an initial focus on accelerating and facilitating early-stage development, including supporting the execution of real estate acquisition, interconnection, permitting, and environmental diligence. The Development Analyst will also contribute to overall corporate development, including by updating and maintaining tools and processes for the development team. Finally, the Development Analyst will be given increasing levels of ownership and accountability as they demonstrate proficiency and consistency over time.

Qualifications & Skills

         Bachelor’s degree

         Minimum 1 to 2 years of previous experience in renewable energy development, or more extensive experience in other land-intensive industries with geospatial, environmental, and engineering considerations (such as agriculture or water)

         Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external parties

         Excellent project management skills and the ability to prioritize continuously

         Ability to learn and adopt new technology and software platforms quickly

         Preferably located in Illinois or nearby; travel expected to be required >25% of the time