Director of EPC

Location: United States of America
Job Type: Permanent
Contact: Silas Mahner
Email: email Silas
Posted: about 1 year ago

NextWave Partners are working exclusively with a high-growth Renewables IPP that is seeking a Director of EPC. 

This role will lead general solar engineering and EPC contract negotiations for solar, battery, and offshore wind projects totaling approximately 5 GW annually.


  • Leading and supporting project engineering, procurement and construction efforts
  • Issuing RFPs for the company’s solar, storage and offshore wind construction contracts
  • Negotiating EPC contracts and administering them
  • Reviewing and managing existing EPC contracts
  • Understanding the solar, wind and battery storage supply chains; support in the company’s procurement negotiations with vendors
  • Developing scopes of work for third party engineering and environmental consultants
  • Managing, optimizing and overseeing initial project layouts and designs
  • General engineering supervision, expert reviews and support needed
  • Participating in corporate strategy with the executive team


  • 10+ years of related engineering design, cost estimation, construction and contract negotiation experience. Power and renewables sector EPC experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in civil engineering. MBA preferred
  • Must have ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Familiarity with the financial implications of EPC decisions
  • Successful track record of overseeing EPC processes
  • Experienced in independently interacting with team members, contractors, and constituents
  • Excellent communication skills for internal communication, project marketing, and stakeholder relations
  • Ability to study, understand, synthesize and communicate information from multiple parties and disciplines to audiences with different backgrounds and experiences
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

The Company

Our client is the largest privately owned renewable energy developer in the U.S. With a team of 30. They are consistently on industry rankings for top ten developers nationally. The Company was founded by a team of energy industry veterans who have worked together for over 25 years. Our client has a pipeline of over 40GW of renewable projects.


If you are interested contact Silas at with your attached CV and he’ll be in touch if there is a good fit.