CAREER

Wind Energy Development Managers

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$116,350

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

-1.8% (little or no change)

Career

What Wind Energy Development Managers Do

Lead or manage the development and evaluation of potential wind energy business opportunities, including environmental studies, permitting, and proposals. May also manage construction of projects.

Other Job Titles Wind Energy Development Managers May Have

Business Development Director, Business Development Manager, Development Director, Development Manager, Project Development Leader, Renewable Project Management and Construction Director

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Coordinate or direct development, energy assessment, engineering, or construction activities to ensure that wind project needs and objectives are met.
  • Manage wind project costs to stay within budget limits.
  • Lead or support negotiations involving tax agreements or abatements, power purchase agreements, land use, or interconnection agreements.
  • Create wind energy project plans, including project scope, goals, tasks, resources, schedules, costs, contingencies, or other project information.
  • Supervise the work of subcontractors or consultants to ensure quality and conformance to specifications or budgets.

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