Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field or major coursework in project management, plus six (6) years of progressively responsible work experience in managing projects.
Notes to Applicants
This position on the Solar team will be responsible for developing and implementing policies and programs to meet local solar goals and utility business needs related to distributed solar generation. The position will:
-Provide technical advice to city management. Research and communicate findings related to other utility programs, solar industry trends, technical aspects of solar deployment, local, state and national renewable energy policy.
-Develop and evaluate plans, criteria, etc. for a variety of projects, programs, and plans. Develop short/long range plans for future to ongoing projects and identify resources necessary to complete projects.
-Manage consultant services and contracts as necessary.
-Develop, maintain, and improve program policies & processes.
-Serve as liaison with internal and external stakeholders, including contractors, consultants, and utility departments.
-Resolve conflicts and difficult situations, including customer billing inquiries, solar permitting and interconnection issues.
The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history.
Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as “see resume” will not be accepted. You may use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes.
The responses to the supplemental questions should reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information.
We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s).
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VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE:
Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference.
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT:
This position is classified as EXEMPT.
CLOSING OF REQUISITION:
Please note that Austin Energy may close the job posting at any time after 7 days from the date of the initial advertisement.
$35.20 – $45.76
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
1. Training and experience in the design, development and implementation of renewable energy projects and programs
particularly for solar PV and grid integration technologies and approaches, incl DSM, energy storage & smart inverters.
2. Experience with local and national solar policy, programs, solar financing models, and solar rate setting.
3. Experience working with diverse stakeholder groups in the private & public sectors, incl the electric utility sector, on renewable energy or environmental projects or programs.
4. Excellent quantitative and communication skills, incl research, writing, and public speaking.
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
May provide leadership and/or supervision to assigned employees or project management.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.