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Development Manager (d/f/m)

RWE Renewables Americas LLC, Austin, United States (US) 

To start on 31/01/2021, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Renewables 


Your future plans

  • Adhere to the company’s values and behaviors
  • Identify viable sites for wind project development, using knowledge of energy markets, wind, transmission, permitting and environmental issues
  • Work efficiently and effectively to rapidly acquire all land and easements required for utility scale wind farm
  • Manage all wind project development activities on one or more projects, including site identification, land acquisition, interconnection, environmental studies, permitting, title, survey and other real estate matters
  • Lead and manage all aspects of project development from inception to construction hand-off
  • Prepare the annual MTP, Quarterly Progress Reports, Performance Dialogue Sessions and Presentation to Management on projects, processes and punctual updates on NA development updates Completing environmental and permitting inquiries and all other aspects of project development work
  • Work with other employees regarding off-take of power, project modeling, project proposals, arrangements for finance, construction and operations, and other matters


Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in business, science or comparable
  • You preferably already have experience as a project development manager in the wind industry
  • Proven ability to acquire land rights through leases and easements
  • Willingnes to travel extensively (1-4 nights per week) in order to research land ownership through local public records and visit land owners to sign leases
  • You are well organized, able to work independently and with teams, and you have a thorough understanding of leases and other contracts, relevant environmental issues, and wind industry trends
  • Technical proficiency with Microsoft Office, mapping and other applicable software is strongly preferred


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Any questions? Ben Michalson, ben.michalson@rwe.com


We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Nearest Major Market: Austin

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