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Omaha Public Power District Renewable Energy Project Development Manager in Omaha, Nebraska

OPPD's Renewable Energy Resources team is responsible for the research, analysis, development, and deployment of current and emerging technologies for OPPD's energy resource portfolio. The Renewable Energy Project Development Manager will bring an important skillset and perspective to how OPPD deploys projects to meet net zero carbon by 2050. The Renewable Energy Project Development Manager will build relationships with external partners and the community and collaborate cross-functionally with internal business teams to identify and prioritize sites for solar, wind, and energy storage. This position should be someone who brings passion for and experience in the renewable energy industry alongside the business acumen to generate creative solutions and deliver results in technically and politically complex environment.

  • Community Presence

  • Renewable Site Portfolio

  • Technology, policy and regulations

  • Cross-Functional Coordination to Ensure Compliance



  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, economics, business, or related technical degree.

  • Three (3) years of experience in renewable project development/management

  • Five (5) years of experience with an electric utility, energy supplier, or renewable energy

  • Thorough understanding of the renewable project development process including siting, interconnection, etc.

  • Technical and analytical aptitude; must be capable of learning and understanding renewable energy technologies

  • Ability to develop and maintain internal and external partnerships

  • Knowledge of energy and utility regulatory and legislative frameworks

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, Power-Point, etc.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects under limited supervision, work well under pressure, and meet deadlines

  • Good written, oral, and visual communication skills, must be comfortable with public speaking

  • Demonstrated ability to influence and effectively collaborate in team environments


  • Advanced technical, business, or legal degree

  • Microsoft Project, Primavera, or similar software experience

  • Experience with renewable energy contracts (PPA, EPC, etc.)

  • Direct project experience in the area of renewable energy generation, energy production or delivery, energy efficiency, or emerging technologies

  • Experience with financial analysis and business case justification

  • Specific knowledge and experience of wind, solar and/or battery storage

    Closing Statement

Salary Grade: S6

Minimum: $104,645

Midpoint: $130,806

At Omaha Public Power District , we're passionate about three things: power, the people who make it, and the people who rely on it.

WE ARE: Where the Light Starts. OPPD is the 12th-largest public power utility in the U.S., serving over 850,000 people across 5,000 square miles and 13 counties.

WE'RE COMMITTED TO: Each other and the people we serve. This commitment drives us. We're dedicated to providing our communities with affordable, reliable, and environmentally sensitive energy services today, tomorrow, and well into the future.

OUR JOB: To provide power with a purpose. We have real impact - on people's lives, on the environment, and on the future of energy. We're always looking for bright, capable people who want an opportunity to lead from where you are -wherever you are- and know that your ideas will be heard. If you want to be a source of real, positive change for the community and the people who live in this region, then working for a company acknowledged for caring about these same things is likely a priority for you as well.

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EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply

Apply online at on or before June 17, 2024.

Recruiter: Jennifer Skupa - #LI-JS1

PLEASE NOTE - Your application has not been submitted unless you have applied for a specific requisition. If you have not chosen a specific opening, your application will remain in 'DRAFT' form and will not be viewed by our Human Capital staff.