My client is currently seeking a highly skilled and seasoned executive with extensive experience in power generation to take on the crucial role of Executive Vice President (EVP) of Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC). In this key position, reporting directly to the CEO and as a vital member of the executive team, you will be responsible for providing strategic oversight and direction to ensure the utmost efficiency, quality, cost-effectiveness, adherence to schedules, and safety of our projects. Moreover, you will play a pivotal role in fostering sustainable growth and success for the company.
- Spearhead the development, expansion, and optimization of the Company's engineering, procurement, and construction activities, including installation, commissioning, and testing, to ensure seamless operational effectiveness.
- Lead the growth and advancement of the Company's asset management and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) function, while assuming overall profit and loss (P&L) accountability for operational assets.
- Direct and oversee compliance with company objectives, governmental regulations, power purchase and interconnection agreements, transmission authorities, O&M agreements, financing arrangements, annual operating plans, as well as prudent engineering practices and industry standards across the project portfolio.
- Champion safety as a core value and actively manage Health, Safety, and Environment (HS&E) programs within the company.
- Take charge of designing and implementing execution strategies and ensure day-to-day operational performance of the business.
- Establish, monitor, and report on clear performance goals and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to gauge progress and success.
- Devise and implement emergency prevention and response plans and act as a liaison with local, regional, and federal officials and government agencies to address regulatory matters.
- Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with a wide range of vendors and stakeholders, both internal and external to the company.
- Continuously review existing processes, structures, and resources within the business and provide recommendations to tackle challenges arising from a dynamic business environment.
- Develop comprehensive reports and presentations for discussions among the Executive Team and the Board of Directors, covering the current state of the business, industry trends, regulations, operational performance, and projections.
- Demonstrate exemplary leadership and set objectives aligned with strategic plan.
- Oversee the management, identification, and professional development of a highly skilled and entrepreneurial team.
- Proven track record in a senior leadership position with a utility-scale renewable energy developer, Independent Power Producer (IPP), or power generation company.
- Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or a related field.
- An MBA degree is highly preferred.
- In-depth expertise and experience in leading the execution phase and ongoing operations of utility-scale energy storage and/or hybrid renewable energy development.
- Experience in business process improvement methodologies such as LEAN or six sigma is advantageous.
- Exceptional leadership abilities, with a vision-setting capacity and the capability to engage and inspire individuals at all levels.
IDEAL LOCATION: Austin, TX, Remote option possible