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Associate Project Developer – East Region

The Company

Scout Clean Energy is a leading US renewable energy developer, owner and operator headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Scout is developing a MW portfolio of over 5,000 MW of wind, solar and energy storage projects across 11 US states.  Scout is an owner-operator with expertise in all aspects of renewable power project development, permitting, power marketing, finance, construction and asset management. Scout is a portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners.

Scout is made up of renewable energy industry veterans who are making a difference in our world. Our team’s work ethic is second to none. We identify problems, create solutions, and deliver them professionally to our customers, stakeholders, partners and one another. We do the right thing when no one is looking because we are committed to our collective success and because we believe that our uncompromising integrity is key to the collaborative relationships that drive our business.

Summary Description

The Associate Project Developer will support Project Developers in the development of multiple wind, solar and battery storage projects in Scout’s East Region, which includes ERCOT, MISO, SPP, PJM, Southeast and Northeastern U.S. power markets.

You will join the East Region Development Team, reporting directly to the Director of the East Region. You will work together and in parallel with other internal and external subject matter experts to progress the renewable energy projects.

  • Support development activities in early and mid-stage projects, including:
    • Meteorological studies
    • Environmental studies and permitting
    • Electrical interconnection studies and strategy
    • Land control campaigns
    • Wind turbine and solar array configuration and performance
    • Stakeholder relations
  • Conduct extensive Google Earth mapping to identify and analyze potential constraints for wind, solar and battery storage projects.
  • Lease agreement processing and landowner communications.
  • Help coordinate consultants and external parties.
  • Support pre-construction planning and engineering.
  • Assist with project budgeting, scheduling and reporting.
  • Significant travel as needed.


  • A BS or BA from an accredited college program.
  • Previous coursework or internship in the renewable energy industry is preferred.
  • Self-motivator with exceptional communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and to meet deadlines and complete time-sensitive duties.
  • Excitement and enthusiasm in learning how to become a Project Developer.
  • Google Earth, Excel, PowerPoint, Word proficiency.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Willing and available to travel significantly as needed (40%-60%) depending on project stage and COVID-19 restrictions.

Timeline and Location

This position will begin as soon as possible or by early January 2022 at the latest.

Our ideal candidate will be able to commute to our Boulder office daily.

Characteristics of Successful Scout Team Members

  • Integrity. Ethical professional who does the right thing even when it is difficult.
  • Initiative. Resourceful self-motivator with exceptional leadership and organizational skills.
  • Intelligence. Perpetual learner with the ability to solve problems and make informed decisions quickly.
  • Work Ethic. Productive team member who desires to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment to meet deadlines and get things done.
  • Team Focus. Purpose-driven colleague with strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to working across organizational boundaries to deliver on shared team goals.

Invitation to Women and U.S. Underrepresented Groups

We encourage applications from all demographics and especially those that are traditionally underrepresented in the energy industry. Consistent with our core values, Scout celebrates the diversity of thought and experience that comes from a range of backgrounds including, but not limited to, gender, race, and ethnicity.

Invitation to Veterans

Scout welcomes veterans of the United States Armed Forces to apply for this position. Scout includes veterans of all branches and a diverse set of occupational specialties. We value the independent thinking, problem solving, leadership, and teamwork that our veterans have developed through their service. We welcome applications from any service and any military occupational specialty.


Target base salary: $65,000-$70,000

Attractive bonus potential.

Scout offers a full range of benefits, including medical/dental/vision insurance with attractive premiums, 401(k) match, STD, LTD, an Employee Assistance Program, and a range of optional supplemental insurance coverage.

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to

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LOCATION Boulder, CO TYPE Full Time REQUIREMENTS Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree

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Scout Clean Energy

+1 303-284-7566

5775 Flatiron Parkway, Suite 120
Boulder, CO 80301