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National Renewable Engineering Director (Nationwide U.S)

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Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are working together for the future of our world. We combine engineering and science with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges.  Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technologists.

 

Join us today. You will be proud to be a part of a company built on Leading with Science.

 

Tetra Tech’s commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive professionally is stronger than ever. Our national energy practice is seeking an experienced leader to serve as National Renewable Energy Engineering Director to grow our renewable engineering practice and support a variety of projects from concept to completion in a dynamic consulting environment. With decades of national experience, Tetra Tech offers a wealth of technical knowledge and a strong understanding renewable energy development. From planning and siting to operation and maintenance, Tetra Tech supports our clients in developing renewable projects from concept to completion. This position could be located in any of our offices including Portland, OR, Bothell, WA, Irvine, CA, Boise, ID, Denver, CO, Minneapolis, MN, Phoenix, AZ, Salt Lake City, UT Green Bay WI, Houston, TX and Chicago, IL however the location is flexible for the best qualified candidate.  

 

Successful candidates will have a strong technical background and demonstrated leadership experience with engineering and design for commercial and utility scale solar PV, solar plus storage projects and battery energy storage projects, wind energy experience a plus but not the primary focus. This strategic candidate will be responsible for directing and organizing Tetra Tech engineering resources and supporting the project execution on all engineering activities across a variety of renewable project types and services.

 

The Director will be involved in establishing teams, hiring additional resources as well as client business development to sell and provide a variety of engineering services that support the development, design, construction, and operation of solar PV projects. Services may include but not limited to, due diligence, feasibility, detailed design, owners engineering, independent engineering. Our ideal candidate will have pre-existing client relationships and a proven track record of winning work within the renewable energy market. The ideal candidate will be able to lead by example and understand the team’s responsibilities because they have performed the same tasks in a previous role.

 

This is a strategic growth opportunity within Tetra Tech’s Energy Program. This individual will assist other Energy Initiative Practice leads establish the strategic direction and growth of Tetra Tech’s renewable energy and engineering practice.  Our ideal candidate will have the experience and proven track record of building teams and winning work with the opportunity to develop and expand our team of engineers into a national renewable engineering practice to support multiple locations across Tetra Tech.

 

Our National Renewable Energy Engineering Director will specifically lead and further expand the development, design, and construction of renewable energy facilities with a focus on solar, wind, battery energy storage systems and transmission.

 

Responsibilities:

Business Development:

  • Develop, sustain, and grow Renewable Energy clients and key accounts.
  • Develop and expand Tetra Tech’s renewable energy engineering services through collaboration and an integrated services approach by partnering with other Energy Initiative Practice Leaders.
  • Build, grow, and develop a team of high performers of engineering staff focused on renewables.
  • Participate in client marketing and business development activities which consists of proposal development, technical presentations, trade show attendance, client meetings and the development of marketing materials.
  • Collaborate nationally across the Tetra Tech organization to identify and develop project teams.

 

Strategic Thinking:

  • Identify trends and work with Energy Initiative Practice Leaders to develop a long-term view of the renewable energy industry, market, and client base.
  • Identify new service areas in response to changes in the market and service area opportunities.
  • Innovate and enhance Tetra Tech’s capabilities, emerging practices, integrated approach to improve its competitive advantage in the market.
  • Ability to create innovative and effective client solutions that are aligned with the fast-paced shifts in the renewable energy market due to technology, climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, resiliency, and sustainability.
  • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices.

 

Leadership:

  • Working closely with Operations Management, Energy Initiative Leaders, and other Business Unit Leaders to deliver safe, quality, profitable, and sustainable projects, and services for our clients.
  • Develop a team of multi-discipline engineering staff through coaching and mentoring to expand our renewable engineering services, providing competitive and profitable services and projects.
  • Direct and manage marketing and business development within the Renewable Energy practice through collaboration and building intercompany relations.
  • Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional, safety standards, practices, codes.
  • Lead and support the development of engineering technical standards, educational materials, and templates.
  • Provide leadership for project teams by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones.

 

Engineering:

  • Perform various consulting-related duties supporting the development, analysis, engineering design, permitting, financial aspects and construction associated with renewable energy projects.  Knowledge of PV systems and battery energy storage systems design.
  • Manage multi-disciplinary teams to complete projects on time and on budget.
  • Manage workload for the engineering staff (resource allocation, proposals, deliverables, QA/QC, and backlog forecasting).
  • Serve as a Project Manager where you will manage technical projects, engage with clients to identify new work opportunities, prepare proposals, and cost estimates, establish, and formulate technical approaches, and direct project teams.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for clients, project managers, engineering, and non-engineering technical staff to understand the engineering design of renewable project development.
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously.
  • Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • B.S. in Electrical, Civil, or other Engineering discipline from an accredited university.
  • Minimum 10-15 years of relevant work experience and 5-7 years working on solar, battery energy storage system and/or wind project development.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE).
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of engineering planning, design and construction related to renewable energy generation facilities. 
  • Electrical engineering experience including site layout, interconnect, collector system design, transmission, substation scopes of work, battery energy storage system design and microgrids is a plus.
  • Proven success in providing on leadership for project teams by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones.
  • Efficient time management –handle multiple projects simultaneously and with minimal supervision, including prioritizing, organizing, and planning effectively to meet all deadlines.
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational teambuilding skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence.
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus, and achieve objectives.
  • Experience preparing and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget.
  • Experience leading, motivating, and managing various project and program teams, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and presentation skills to convey technical information to clients and business and financial reports to management.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in a business or engineering discipline is a plus.
  • Engineering background in commercial utility-scale and distributed generation renewable energy projects (solar, wind, and battery energy storage system projects).
  • Proven ability to work in a diverse environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective.
  • Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross - functional environment.

 

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience.

Salary Range: $140,000 - $235,000 a year

 

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees— 20,000 associates working together to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international developmentExplore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/en/careers. LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers Twitter: @TetraTechJobs Facebook: @TetraTechCareers

 

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits.

 

Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusion are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people.  All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, abilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.   We invite resumes from all interested parties.  Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

 

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

 

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