Solar PV + Storage Project Developer

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JOB TITLE: Solar PV + Storage Developer

LOCATION: Geneva, Illinois

SunVest Solar, LLC is a leading solar developer of distributed-scale solar energy projects. We are looking for a qualified and motivated candidate to fill a sales/origination role on our growing Development team. This opportunity will be based out of SunVest Solar’s regional office in Geneva, Illinois.

Position Overview

As a Solar Developer / Originator, you will be responsible for sourcing interested Behind the Meter off-take opportunities. The typical client will be a larger C&I client with interest in installing a Solar PV and PV + Storage systems. These systems can be either cash purchases or PPA’s. (Opportunities can be in markets nationwide however, focus on the growing Illinois market is a priority).


  • Initiating contact with key decision makers at pre-qualified target prospects
  • Participating in commercial process from lead generation through signed contract
  • Engage and develop relationships with target prospects
  • Maintaining an accurate log of all communications
  • Become subject matter expert on the Illinois Adjustable Block Program
  • Develop, build, and manage internal relationships
  • Acts as liaison between internal and external specialists regarding procurement, contracting, permitting and interconnection
  • Provide technical sales support to client, including onsite client meetings as needed, for developing retail renewables opportunities with clients
  • Coordinates due diligence activities with other internal groups to ensure proper analysis and structuring of assigned projects

Required Skills:

  • 2 years of experience with 1MW+ photovoltaic systems
  • Detailed knowledge of the Illinois ABP
  • Experience working closely with contracted professional engineers and installers
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment and consistently meet challenging deadlines
  • Strong critical thinking skills with the ability to work independently

Preferred Skills:

  • BA/BS
  • Solar PV Sales


  • Full-time position with competitive base salary commensurate with experience, bonus opportunities, 401(k) and health benefits
  • Great opportunity to get work with a well-respected fast-growing company in an up-and-coming industry
  • Opportunity for advancement’

Work Location: Geneva, Illinois


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Solar: 2 years (Preferred)

Type: Full-time

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    SunVest Solar is part of Neumann’s Family of Companies, with offices in the Midwest and Northeast. As a solar developer, SunVest specializes in large solar projects from start-to-finish including land acquisition, design, development and maintenance. SunVest also aids in financial opportunities, grant writing, federal tax credits for installations and state incentives.

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