Project Development Manager

Job Location US-CA-San Diego
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/2/2020 11:01 AM)


For nearly two decades, Con Edison Solutions (CES), Con Edison Development (CED) and Con Edison Energy (CEE) have been leading national providers of retail and wholesale energy services. Now, they are part of Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses (CEB), a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies.


CED is a leading developer of solar, wind and battery storage throughout the United States and currently owns and operates over 2.6 GW of renewable energy projects and is the second largest owner and operator of solar photovoltaic facilities in the U.S. CED leads the industry in the development, ownership and operation of renewable energy projects by providing engineering, permitting, interconnection, construction management, start-up and commissioning expertise, as well as operations and maintenance services. CED also has deep experience in financial management for power generation facilities.


We offer great career opportunities and are able to check some of your boxes including:
• Be a part of a market leader and one of the largest solar energy producers in North America
• Improve the planet by helping us further reduce carbon emissions
• Collaborate on a dynamic team of high performing professionals
• Create and improve on our renewable innovation
• Obtain a customized career path
• Obtain a competitive compensation package
• Select from comprehensive health plans and other benefits
• Utilize our generous tuition reimbursement program
• Participate in company events and social causes


The CEBs have a growing renewable pipeline and we are seeking to hire an essential member to the Con Edison Development team in San Diego, CA. The Project Development Manager will identify and help assess utility-scale renewable energy and energy storage projects for greenfield development. The Project Development Manager will manage project development efforts, including conducting project siting analysis and negotiating necessary land rights agreements. The Manager will also coordinate discretionary permitting activities, manage third-party consultants, and support Development Engineering and Construction, Origination, Interconnection, Financial Analysis, Legal and External Relations.The Project Development Manager will also participate on due diligence teams in support of development-phase acquisitions.


  • Prepare work product in support of project development and permitting. Evaluate prospective project development sites, meet with government agencies, while forging relationships with community leaders and other stakeholders.
  • Manage scope of work and review work product for consultants and contractors providing real estate, environmental permitting, transmission, engineering and external relations services.
  • Interface extensively with other internal subject matter experts including Origination, Real Estate, Financial Analysis, Legal and Engineering & Construction.
  • Prepare management presentations on project opportunities, development status and fiscal requirements.
  • Prepare preliminary budget and project schedule. Obtain approval for project expenditures. Prepares inputs to project pro forma financial projections.
  • Monitor opportunities in new U.S. markets, industry trends and government regulations affecting renewable energy and energy storage.



Requires a minimum of a Bachelor degree in Engineering, Environmental Science or business-related studies or background.



Minimum 5 years of related professional experience, preferably in power project development.



  • Position requires the ability to conceptualize and strategize on project development opportunities.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and understanding of key business goals and objectives.
  • Highly effective communication skills, both written and oral, and will at times require presentation skills and public speaking.
  • Team management and team building are also necessary skills.
  • An ability to manage activities underway on multiple projects is essential.
  • Able to be self-motivated and have attention to detail.
  • Understand financial implications of project economics and manage the cost of prospective projects is required.
  • In addition, the position requires effective computer skills including GIS, Excel, Word, Powerpoint and project management software.
  • Effective computer skills including GIS, Excel, Word, Powerpoint and project management software.
  • Physical Requirements – 40% of travel and field work required.





Equal Opportunity Employer: Consolidated Edison is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice its commitment to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, eligible veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law.


Con Edison is a federal contractor subject to VEVRAA and desires to receive priority referrals of protected veterans.

You must be eligible to work in the US independent of company sponsorship.




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