Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 2:35 AM
Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
The energy market is roughly 4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1. But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we're looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long:term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world:record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world's energy future, there's no better place to be than SunPower.
We believe that our employees create our brand : with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:
SUMMARY OF ROLE
We are seeking an experienced Utility Sales Associate to help implement strategies and tactics necessary to develop solar power plant projects for a diverse set of customers. The Utility Sales Associate is responsible for working with senior utility group project developers to enable the construction of large:scale solar projects. This includes securing new project sites, progressing the electrical interconnection study process, and pursuing various land entitlements including local, state and federal permitting. In addition, the Associate will support SunPower's sales efforts to secure off:takers by conducting market research to identify potential customers, bidding into competitive processes, and negotiating terms on multi:million dollar contracts. We are looking for a hardworking team player with proven ability to achieve results in a dynamic environment. The candidate should be self:motivated and self:directed and be able to manage relationships across a large organization effectively.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
:Analyze economic returns of projects and conduct sensitivity analysis using robust financial models
:Put together comprehensive proposals for customers, including marketing documents and project pricing
:Interface with design, estimating, performance, engineering, construction, O and M and other SunPower departments
:Research and evaluate candidate sites for project feasibility based on factors like parcel ownership, zoning, and current land use
:Manage land, permitting and interconnection consultants to ensure work product is high quality, timely, and accurate
:Interface with utility transmission and independent system operator personnel in support of execution of interconnection agreements
:Support negotiations to finalize power purchase agreement terms; support the drafting and execution of final off:taker agreements
:Provide leadership by managing project development meetings, coordinating with internal stakeholders to ensure the efficient flow of material information, and maintaining project budgets
:Create presentations for senior management and executive team deal review committees seeking approval of significant capital investments.
RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Minimum requirements :
:5 years of work experience
• Location: East Bay, Richmond
• Post ID: 79654003 eastbay