The Company

Birch Creek Energy, 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 32 projects representing 872MW.  With an active pipeline of over 13GW, Birch Creek is seeking a Project Development Coordinator to support development of its existing pipeline and continue to add to it.

The Role

We’re looking for a highly motivated Development Project Coordinator to join our team. In this role, you will support the Greenfield Development Team in delivering utility-scale solar and energy storage projects. You’ll be responsible for coordinating and documenting development activities. Projects will be located across multiple geographies. The ideal candidate will be exceptionally organized, detail-oriented, and have a passion for solving complex problems. The position can be fully remote however working several days a week in our St. Louis headquarters is preferred. If you’re excited about renewable energy and want to be part of a team that’s making a difference, we encourage you to apply for this position.

Essential functions/responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating with internal project developers and subject matter guides for the successful and timely execution of key development deliverables, including:
  • Performing site diligence by reviewing environmental, utility, and other land features
  • Managing landowner relationships, including sending notices and payments.
  • Completing project permitting by creating and submitting zoning applications, handling external consultants, and creating permitting site plans
  • Navigating the interconnection process of submitting a request or application and working with the applicable utility through necessary technical studies
  • Onboarding new projects into data systems. Entering and maintaining key project data.
  • Maintaining projections of upcoming payments, project budgets, and cash forecasts
  • Tracking interface with external stakeholders including landowners, consultants, utilities, permitting authorities, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Energy, Environmental, Business, or Engineering-related fields preferred
  • 1-4 years of experience in renewable energy, project management, or environmental studies is preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills required. Smartsheets experience greatly preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills. Experience working with multiple stakeholders preferred.
  • Experience working with legal documents, leases, LLC company documents preferred.
  • Confident in taking the initiative to figure things out, but also willing to ask questions when there are roadblocks.

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