Real Goods Solar, Inc.

Project Development Specialist

Job Summary

Company:

Real Goods Solar, Inc.

Category:

Other

Type:

Employee

Status:

Full Time

Relocation:

None

Industry:

Solar

Close Date:

12/10/12

Compensation:

Hours:

Not Applicable

Location:

San Rafael, CA

Description

 

SUMMARY

The project development specialist a critical support position on RGS Energy commercial sales team. This position is responsible for developing presale layouts, schematic drawings, production analysis, as well as assisting with the development of project proposals and RFP responses.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate the efforts of 2 or more Sales Directors in response to competitive bids and proposal requests

  • Works with Sales Directors to determine project viability

  • Conduct site visits to review project conditions, shading, etc.

  • Establish the initial financial model to be used in customer presentations

  • Responsible for developing and running solar PV production analysis

  • Develop sales PV array layouts and schematic design drawings.

  • Interface with internal departments to facilitate information flow as it relates to developing proposals and responding to customer issues

  • Conduct an analysis of the customer’s energy bill and create a preliminary and initial cost estimate to be used to develop an indicative pricing model.

  • Assist in response efforts for all RFPs, RFQs and bid requests.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • CAD Experience Required

  • Salesforce experience preferred

  • College degree in related field preferred

  • Self-starter

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Time management

  • Project management

  • Analytical with advanced MS Office – Excel, Word, Power Point

  • Knowledge of PV Watts and/or PVSYST and understanding of renewable energy