AES United States Director Portfolio Operations in Arlington, Virginia

At AES, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.

Primary Job Responsibilities :

  • Lead analysis for greenfield and project acquisition due diligence

  • Recommend a portfolio investment strategy for the region (US and Mexico) for solar, wind, natural gas generation, and energy storage projects.

  • Develop, in association with other team members, project level budgets and timelines.

  • Conduct pre-construction energy assessments including loss and uncertainty analysis and associated reporting

  • Review, analyze, and offer Value Analysis/Value Engineering to project specifications and requirements.

  • Responsible for identifying, communicating the project risks and mitigation strategies to a multi-disciplinary team

  • Represent the Company in front of customers and other stakeholders as the senior expert on technologies

  • Develop programs to successfully integrate third party technical skills and capabilities into our business and project execution activities to ensure project execution is fast, simple, and efficient

Education, Qualifications and Expertise :

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, significant commercial experience or additional graduate level business education a plus

  • Excellent understanding of Renewable Energy

  • Successful track record analyzing investments in renewable energy projects

  • 10 + years of full time work experience in Energy Sector

  • Desired knowledge of industry best practices in the construction and operation of renewable energy facilitates

  • Experience and understanding of natural gas facility operations


Personal Attributes and Traits :

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a strength in dealing with a wide variety of individuals at various levels within and outside of the organization

  • Ability to effectively present complex engineering topics in simple terms, including to investors not familiar with the industry

  • Well-organized and hardworking, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment

  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously under tight timelines

  • A high level of intellectual, professional and interpersonal agility and flexibility, combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong organizational, planning, and project management skills

  • Willingness to work on a broad variety of subject matters. Likes to take on responsibility

Create an extraordinary future.

AES people raise the quality of life in communities around the world – from bringing electricity to rural communities in El Salvador for the first time, to engineering battery storage that makes a clean energy future possible. That’s a 24/7 responsibility, so we work like a 10,500-person start-up – all in, full-on, in small, hyper-connected teams of people from different divisions, specialties and cultures.

We recognize and reward contribution from anyone, anywhere. The only limit to our influence and impact is our own commitment. We measure our careers by the difference we make to our communities, colleagues and families. So we care as much about how we act as what we do, at work and in life. We don’t just work at AES. We work for AES. We are AES.

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