Encore Renewable Energy

Senior Project Manager – Development | Full Time

Category: Energy Products/Services

Location: Burlington, VT (Portland, ME or other Northeastern locations considered)

Title:  Senior Project Manager – Development

Location: Burlington, VT (Portland, ME or other Northeastern locations considered)


About Encore Renewable Energy


Encore is a leading integrated clean energy services company headquartered in Burlington, Vermont, focused on the development of sustainable, cost-effective and high return community-scale solar PV systems, large scale energy storage applications and 21st century solutions for the redevelopment of underutilized property. Since the Company’s formation in 2009, Encore has established itself as the leader in the Vermont solar market having been involved in the development and construction of nearly 100 community-scale solar projects. The Company is in the process of transitioning from a develop and EPC business model into that of a vertically integrated power producer. At the same time, Encore is building from its leadership position in Vermont to expand into other attractive markets across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, as well as select markets in the Western portion of the U.S., and is targeting key hires to expand its team to meet strategic objectives.




The Senior Project Manager – Development will fill a key role in our expanding solar and energy storage development firm and will work across the entire portfolio of Encore’s project development activities. These activities include site evaluation, design, interconnection, permitting and pre-construction efforts managing subcontractors as necessary to complete these tasks.


This position requires an ambitious, problem-solving professional who can add to, rather than blend in with Encore’s culture. The position will report to the Chief Development Officer, ­­­and the successful candidate will manage the responsibilities outlined below to support the firm’s practice.


Encore is a dynamic, high-growth, team-oriented, entrepreneurial company. We want colleagues who are committed to a triple bottom line of people, planet, profit, and who are willing to take on responsibilities outside of their comfort zone.




  • Provide myriad project development and management tasks for solar PV and battery storage projects in Northeastern US and other strategic markets;
  • Manage project schedules and budgets in concert with Project Development team;
  • Perform fatal flaw/feasibility assessments on new opportunities;
  • Manage interconnection process in collaboration with utilities and engineers
  • Interface with local and state authorities in seeking approvals and required documentation for project permits;
  • Support business development team as necessary with bid submittals and proposals for RFPs and unsolicited opportunities;
  • Prepare progress reports as projects move through development and construction;
  • Manage various contractors including survey, design, environmental, etc to prepare permit applications and supporting documentation;
  • Tender RFPs for professional services, equipment procurement and installation contractors;
  • Support EPC activities as required including monitoring inspections, progress reporting and client/investor requests;
  • Assist in managing Encore-owned assets as well as those in which Encore serves in an asset management capacity;
  • Assist in developing and negotiating legal contracts, including lease agreements, power purchase agreements, services agreements, etc.;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




  • 3-5 years of renewable energy project development/management experience. Battery storage experience a plus;
  • Demonstrated experience and/or education in the fields of in Finance, Business, Engineering, Math, Economics, or other quantitative field;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, comfortable presenting in public settings, organized approach to workflow processes;
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office, MS Project (Project Primivera, Smartsheets, or other PM software);
  • Keen sense for identifying various risk factors as opportunities arise;
  • Ability to travel regionally to various sites to meet with landowners, customers, etc.;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the development of high impact presentations;
  • A strong desire to work on projects related to renewable energy development, brownfields redevelopment, and sustainability. Experience in these areas preferred;
  • Able to self-organize priorities, set and work to deadlines, often with limited direct oversight;
  • Demonstrated success at building team relationships and partnerships across organizational lines;
  • A high degree of emotional intelligence;
  • Team player – willingness to pitch in across the organization.


About Working at Encore


Our team is our single greatest asset and that of which we are most proud. Encore team members share a single mission – building the clean energy economy of the future in a responsible manner that creates high quality jobs and enhances the communities in which our projects operate.


We invest heavily in our team – here are a few of the benefits we offer:

  • Complete, high quality medical benefits that include flex time options for child and family care and extended parental leave
  • Work-life balance with flexible work schedules (remote work opportunities) and attractive paid-time off policy
  • 14 paid holidays (includes 2 floating holidays of employee’s choice)
  • One paid volunteer day each fiscal quarter
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Employee equity participation program
  • Continuing education and tuition assistance


Please send resume to careers@encorerenewableenergy.com




To Apply:

Please send resume to careers@encorerenewableenergy.com