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Development Coordinator

Cypress Creek Renewables is powering a sustainable future, one project at a time. We develop, finance, own and operate utility-scale and distributed solar and storage projects across the country. Fostering a diverse group of innovative thinkers from all backgrounds, Cypress people are drawn to work in a purpose-driven organization. We hope you will join us.
The Role
Cypress Creek Renewables is seeking a motivated candidate for a Development Coordinator position in the solar energy industry. This position would support the Project Development Departments. As a Development Coordinator of Cypress Creek projects, this position balances sound internal communication with coordinating and documenting development activities using cloud-based document management and project information databases and reporting tools. Projects may be located across multiple states and will generally have between a 12-36 month development cycle. An effective candidate will demonstrate comprehensive attention to detail, superior organization, a desire to solve complex problems, enthusiastic initiative, and an excellent ability to work with others across multiple teams.  
Essential functions 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 the following:
  • Performing site diligence by reviewing environmental, utility, and other land features
Handling landowner relationships including sending notices and payments
  • Completing project permitting by creating and submitting zoning applications, handling external consultants, and creating permitting site plans
  • Navigation through the interconnection process of submitting a request or application and working with the applicable utility through necessary technical studies
  • Entering and maintaining key project data using cloud-based document management, relational databases, and reporting tools. Key project data management could include:
  • Onboarding new projects into data systems
  • Maintaining projections of upcoming payments, project budgets, and cash forecasts
  • Tracking interface with external stakeholders including landowners, consultants, utilities, permitting authorities, etc
  • Creating and managing project and market dashboards and reports with status of development activities for distribution to the market team and executive team
  • A bachelor’s degree and 0-4 years working experience
  • Bachelor’s degree focused on energy, environmental, business or engineering industries is a plus
  • Working or Internship experience in energy, environmental, or engineering industries is a plus
  • Strong Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft excel, skills required
  • Strong work ethic and ability to self-start in a fast-paced environment
  • Results driven and solutions oriented
  • Confidence to take initiative to figure it out, but also to ask questions when there are roadblocks
  • Strong organization, communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with little supervision and to seek help when needed
  • Demonstrated team-first mentality and willingness to do whatever it takes