Energy-Efficiency Sr Project Developer 6 views


At NORESCO, Project Developers direct the development of energy efficiency projects by identifying, assessing, and structuring technical and financial solutions for our customers’ energy efficiency and capital improvement challenges. They have a strong understanding of a wide range of technology offerings and have the communication and business skills necessary to bridge the gap between the sales, engineering, and construction management groups. Project Developers translate customer needs into strategic and technical guidance to the development team.

We have an immediate need for a Senior Project Developer in Nashville, TN.


Technical/financial support of sales activities Financial modeling of Energy Performance Contracts Proposal writing and review/QC Management and coordination of proposal team
Technical/financial support of sales activities:

  • Conducts walk-throughs of customer facilities to determine project viability
  • Interviews customers to determine facility needs and assess customer expectations
  • Assists in the preparation of customer presentations
  • Presents the business case of the proposal for oral interviews and customer meetings

Financial Modeling of Energy Performance Contracts:

  • Combines energy savings values, sub-contracted costs, and purchased material costs and incorporates these data into NORESCO’s financial model
  • Reviews energy savings and costs for reasonableness based on past experience, metrics, and knowledge of the project
  • Analyzes Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs) for technical and financial viability
  • Identifies ECM and project cost and savings risks, and develops a plan and strategy to manage and mitigate these risks

Proposal Writing and Review/QC:

  • Responsible for financial/technical sections of the proposal
  • Reviews ECM Write-Ups and other technical proposal sections provided by Energy Engineers
  • Coordinates proposal document strategy and tactics with the Account Executive
  • Supported by a Proposal Administrator (PA) to review, edit, and assemble the proposal and Detailed Audit Documents

Management and Coordination of Proposal Team:

  • Manages the proposal team including Account Executive, Energy Engineer(s), Lighting and Water Auditor/Designer, Construction Manager, and M&V Specialist
  • Host weekly conference calls to communicate strategy and tactics, review team member’s responsibilities and progress to date against milestones
  • Coordinates and leads risk review meeting prior to proposal submission, presenting the business case for the project
  • Manages the proposal and detailed audit budgets and timelines to produce project deliverables on time and within budget


  • 7-10+ years experience in the energy engineering field
  • Experience in development of Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) projects, preferred
  • Very proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient in MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Sales aptitude
  • Strong business acumen
  • General engineering knowledge of HVAC, lighting & lighting controls, DDC / pneumatic controls, and building envelope


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in an engineering or technical discipline
  • MBA, PE, and CEM are not required but are considered a plus


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