Birch Creek Development, a utility-scale solar and storage developer, is looking to expand its development team to complement its growing pipeline of projects.  Founded in 2019, Birch Creek has developed and placed in-service 28 projects representing 315MW.  With an active pipeline of over 5GW, Birch Creek is seeking an Associate Project Development Manager to support development of its existing pipeline and continue to add to it.

The right candidate will be someone who has sound industry and project development knowledge, superior communication skills, and the ability to understand how minute details impact project development in the long run.  The role requires strong initiative and the ability to work cross functionally across the organization.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Engaging with consultants and subject matter experts for the successful and timely execution of key development deliverables including the following:
  • Performing site diligence by reviewing environmental, utility, and other land features
  • Handling landowner relationships including sending notices and payments
  • Completing project permitting by creating and submitting zoning applications, handling external consultants, and creating permitting site plans
  • Navigation through the interconnection process of submitting a request or application and working with the applicable utility through necessary technical studies
  • Entering and maintaining key project data using cloud-based document management, relational databases, and reporting tools. Key project data management could include:
  • Onboarding new projects into data systems
  • Maintaining projections of upcoming payments, project budgets, and cash forecasts
  • Tracking interface with external stakeholders including landowners, consultants, utilities, permitting authorities, etc
  • Creating and managing project and market dashboards and reports with status of development activities for distribution to the market team and executive team


  • Bachelor’s degree focused on energy, environmental, business or engineering industries
  • Work experience in energy, environmental, or engineering industries is a plus
  • Strong work ethic and ability to self-start in a fast-paced environment
  • Results driven and solutions oriented
  • Strong organization, communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with little supervision and to seek help when needed

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