Intern, Development Engineering

More than 6 months ago

Austin, Texas, United States

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Recurrent Energy Careers - Intern Development Engineering

Engineering Procurement Construction | Austin, Texas



Position at Recurrent Energy

**Job Description** Functional Title: Intern Development Engineering FLSA Status: Exempt Functional Area: EPC Grade: Intern

**Summary** The Company is seeking a PAID Summer 2024 intern to support engineering efforts on the Development Engineering Team with designing and performing technical due diligence for utility scale solar PV and energy storage projects. The internship will cover the Summer term and is flexible with start/end dates. This internship will gain exposure to projects currently under development, being constructed, preparing for financial close, and actively being marketed into wholesale power markets in the US. These projects will be located across the US and allow this position to be remote. This internship is an opportunity to join an industry-leading team to help drive management decision making and grow the business.

**Principal Responsibilities & Key Results Areas**

  • Assess new sites for solar and battery storage project development opportunities, including performing site visits
  • Manage and review technical due diligence, geotechnical and hydrological surveys for late-stage development projects
  • Perform project designs in AutoCAD and optimize for cost performance
  • Prepare site constraints plans for projects at the EPC RFP stage
  • Review EPC bids and designs
  • Support bidding into PPA RFPs
  • Support project sales

**Financial & Organizational Scope**

  • Reporting Relationships: Reports to Engineering Manager, Development Engineering
  • Works cross-functionally and collaboratively with all departments
  • Interfaces with third-party engineering service providers and subcontractors

**Requirements** **Knowledge & Skills**

  • Demonstrated interest in a career in renewable energy
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD


  • Problem-solving skills: takes a systematic approach to solving problems rather than reacting to symptoms
  • Self-development: knows own capabilities, seeks out feedback, and responds positively to improve performance
  • Critical thinking: the ability to break a situation down into smaller pieces to identify its key or underlying issues
  • Flexibility: the ability to work in a variety of situations and with various individuals and groups
  • Understanding and appreciating different and opposing perspectives on an issue and adapting one's approach to the changes at hand

**Experience & Education**

  • Minimum of at least 2 years of coursework working toward a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or any amount of coursework/experience working towards a Graduate degree
  • Renewable energy experience is a plus
  • Civil engineering is also a plus

**Other Comments** Priority is given to candidates who can work in a flexible hybrid model from one of our offices in Austin or Guelph, Canada. In addition, monthly travel may be required to either a project site or our headquarters in Austin.

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Recurrent Energy

Recurrent Energy

Austin, United States, + 1 more location(s)

51 - 200

Sector: Energy

About this company

Founders:Arno Harris, Don Hutchison, Matt Garlinghouse

Founded date:2006

Revenue:US$ 50 - 100 million

Investors:Hudson Clean Energy Partners, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Natixis



As a leading provider of distributed solar power, Recurrent Energy is overcoming the barriers to widespread solar adoption, making renewable energy a practical choice for today's large scale energy more

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