Developer, Western Region


The Developer leads many aspects of the early-stage and late-stage development process of solar PV projects including, but not limited to, real estate contracting, permitting, tax abatement, and title work.  The Developer works with and is supported by Coronal Energy (CE) team members with expertise in renewable energy policy & incentives, real estate, GIS, legal, design, permitting, site preparation, finance and construction.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Developers manage most all early-stage and late-stage development activity up to construction mobilization for any projects under his/her purview.  However, much of the development activity is done in partnership with other groups within Coronal Energy e.g., project design and engineering, finance, legal and marketing. While work can vary significantly project to project, generally, it requires:

  • A solid command of local and state incentives
  • “Native” knowledge of solar friendly planning departments & counties
  • Collegial coordination with CE Operations, Legal, and Finance as needed to manage project to NTP, including site acquisition, procuring permits, and negotiating tax abatements
  • Developer should be comfortable working with and communicating with outside partners for successful development of solar project

The Developer may also be called on during later stages of development such as; Interconnection, Engineering, PPA, Design, Project Finance, Procurement, Construction, Commissioning, but generally, other CE groups manage these areas. 

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their manager.

Characteristics of Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Able to manage a myriad of competing priorities 
  • Extremely organized 
  • High energy, responds well to pressure, works to deadlines
  • Creative and a solid sense of humor
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as with a team

Education/ Experience: 

Education:  University Degree, BS or BA preferred 

Experience:  1 – 2 years of renewable energy experience.  Real Estate experience is a plus.

This position will likely be based in California and the market focus will be based in the Western USA so there is a high potential for remote location. It will involve a fair amount of travel.

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