Energy Projects Manager

Position: Energy Projects Manager

Location: Denver, CO (Headquarters).

Company Overview: 

Tract is a team of digital infrastructure experts dedicated to accelerating responsible data center growth by developing master-planned data center parks with access to pre-positioned power and fiber in key markets.  Our approach is collaborative with cities and counties to ensure development is targeted for optimal locations to maximize revenue and economic development benefits for the community, while being good stewards of the land and minimizing the impact on neighbors.  Tract is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with real estate holdings throughout the United States.

 

Position Overview:

Tract is in search of an Energy Projects Manager to join our Power team. In this role, you’ll be at the forefront of powering next-gen cloud and AI data centers while influencing the evolution of the energy grid.  You will support the delivery of utility scale power capacity through strategic collaborations with electric utilities, RTOs/ISOs, and other energy enablers.  The right candidate thrives in ambiguity and takes ownership, from strategic thinking to hands-on execution in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment. If you’re ready to shape the future of energy and data centers, Tract is the place to be.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Support senior team members with engaging utilities and power companies to deliver at-scale power capacity solutions from inception to commercial operations.
  • Manage the day-to-day interactions with multiple utilities to ensure energy requirements and infrastructure needed to support Tract’s planned growth are met.
  • Support senior team members in evaluation of utilities capabilities to meet Tract’s needs, especially related to scope/design, schedule, and budget for large capital projects.
  • Lead cross-functional technical teams of internal and external stakeholders. Effectively track, manage, and report on active project progress and financials. Proactively identify and mitigate risks to cost and schedule.
  • Establish and grow business and technical relationships that contribute to the success of Tract in key markets.
  • Provide portfolio-level analysis of project status for communication with senior leaders.
  • Support the creation and execution of a power supply development program that is optimized across time, cost, reliability, sustainability and points the organization toward future business opportunities.
  • Support Tract’s Land Strategy team on early engagement with utilities in identified markets.

 

Required Experience Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of demonstrated energy project management experience in any of the following domains: construction, operations, project finance, rate analysis, technical project management, transmission, generation, or distribution development.
  • Demonstrated expertise collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to power infrastructure or capacity commitments.
  • Ability to translate technical engineering concepts to executives, potential investors, and/or Board members.

 

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience with contracting and contract management.
  • Economic analysis, engineering or operational familiarity with battery storage, fuel cell, microgrid, grid-scale wind/solar, or similar energy technologies.
  • Substation engineering, medium voltage, or high voltage project management experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of electric utility development in regulated or deregulated markets for the following: RTOs/ISOs, investor-owned utilities, electric cooperatives, and county/municipally owned utilities.
  • Utility account management, regulatory, or economic development experience.
  • Demonstrated success writing and delivering due diligence reports for future substation and/or transmission projects for utilities, owner’s engineers, and/or EPC vendors.
  • Track record of successfully collaborating with utility consultants or electrical utilities to plan, design, or contract for energy infrastructure. 

 

Education, Professional Certification and Licensure

  • A/B.S. degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Power Engineering, Construction Management, Economics, or related field.
  • 5 years of relevant energy experience can be substituted in lieu of engineering or economics degree.

 

Interpersonal/Soft Skills:

  • Detail-oriented mindset with a commitment to accuracy and delivering high-quality work.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively collaborate with team members and stakeholders.
  • Ability to influence outcomes and decision making.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing multiple tasks and meeting multiple deadlines.

 

Location and Travel:

  • Work location: Denver, CO (on-site).
  • Occasional travel to meet with local authorities/utility leaders in support of projects.

 

Expected Salary Range:  $120,000-$165,000 plus Bonus.

 

Tract employees enjoy competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including 100% employer-covered medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401K program, standard paid holidays, and unlimited PTO. 

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the organization’s ongoing needs.

Tract is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance applying for any of our open positions, please contact us at info@tract.com.

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