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juwi Inc., based in Boulder, Colorado, and majority-owned by Germany-based juwi AG, is a developer and turnkey EPC contractor of solar power plants throughout North America. juwi’s main focus is the development, construction and operation of utility-scale power plants (5MW or larger).

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Financial Analyst

Job Opportunity: Financial Analyst
Location: Boulder, CO
Start Date: Immediately

juwi Inc., based in Boulder, Colorado, and owned by Germany-based juwi AG is a developer and turnkey EPC contractor of solar power plants throughout North America. juwi’s main focus is the development, construction, ownership and operation of utility-scale power plants (5MW or larger).

juwi has a proven track record with more than 500MW of solar generating facilities built and currently in operation. The Company has established an aggressive target for bringing solar power on line over the next several years and is looking to fill the position of Financial Analyst to support the company’s growth. The Financial Analyst position will be responsible for a wide variety of financial analysis in supporting the Company’s business development opportunities.

juwi is looking for an individual who has demonstrated strong financial analysis and modeling skills.  The ideal candidate will also have strong oral and written communication skills and a passion for renewable energy. The position will be based in Boulder, Colorado and will report to the Chief Financial Officer.

Principal Position Description: 

  • Financial Modeling – Contribute to developing and financing solar projects with detailed and well-documented financial modeling and analysis;
    • Research, understand, and model detailed tax implications and incentives for projects;
    • Provide optimization analysis to project design teams comparing different project designs;
    • Support land team negotiations with lease versus buy analysis and equivalent pricing scenarios;
    • Collaborate with multiple departments to gather and verify accuracy of inputs for financial models; and
    • Deliver timely and accurate financial components of request for proposals including business & financial documents and the calculation of electricity bid prices.
  • Project Financing – Assist in all aspects of project financing processes;
    • Responsible for coordinating with headquarters for internal approvals and credit support;
    • Assist in preparing project summary materials for investors;
    • Coordinates with various departments to satisfy investor questions; and
    • Deal support and ad-hoc analysis.
  • Financial Planning and Analysis – Support the finance team in developing juwi’s financial forecasts and business plans that will ultimately be presented to juwi-group’s headquarters in Germany;
    • Maintain accurate and timely financial reporting to juwi-group’s headquarters; and
    • Assist finance team with Treasury functions, including cash flow forecasts and intercompany loan documentation.

 

Position Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, economics, engineering, or similar; progress toward CFA a plus
  • Proven ability to build and run complex, detailed and accurate financial models
  • Excellent understanding of MS Excel; proficiency in PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong analytical skills for problem solving and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication (oral and written) skills
  • Stress-resistant team player
  • Some project related travel is expected, a willingness to work flexible hours
  • Desire to grow professionally and work in Boulder, CO

 

juwi is an equal opportunity employer, which means we offer equal treatment to all applicants. juwi prohibits discrimination, directly or indirectly, on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, religion, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Any offer of employment for this position will be conditioned upon drug screening, in accordance with Section 12-3-3, B.R.C. 1981.

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Senior Civil Engineer

Title: Senior Civil Engineer
Location: Boulder, CO
Start Date: Immediately
Reports to: VP, Operations

juwi Inc. (“juwi”), based in Boulder, Colorado, and majority-owned by MVV Energie AG based in Germany, is a developer and turnkey EPC contractor of solar power plants throughout North America. juwi’s main focus is the development, construction and operation of utility-scale power plants (1 MW or larger).

juwi has established an aggressive target for bringing solar power on line over the next several years and is seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to support the company’s growth. juwi is seeking a capable professional who has demonstrated experience in large-scale civil design and consultant management.

FUNCTION:

The Engineer is responsible for leading juwi’s civil design activities including selection of external consulting engineering firms and evaluation of the work performed including land surveying, geotechnical, civil, structural, architectural, and environmental disciplines. The Engineer will support the Engineering Team by developing a set of ready for construction civil design documents. Additionally, the Engineer will be involved with projects at the early stage of development and contribute design refinements as cost estimates and site feasibility evolve. The Engineer will support the Project Development group in site selection, site layouts, construction cost estimates, preliminary site investigations, evaluation of test data and preliminary project due diligence. The Engineer will support the Construction team through the preparation of RFP documents, analysis of subcontractor bids, and selection of subcontractors. Additionally, the Engineer will support the construction phase of all projects and occasionally assist the O&M group when civil design experience becomes necessary at operational facilities.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Support site selection, layout design and evaluate environmental, geotechnical, and civil risks during project development.
  • Generate development and civil design and construction budgets, requirements, site studies, and schedules.
  • Lead the development of land surveying, civil and geotechnical engineer design consultants Scope of Work for all projects.
  • Research and apply jurisdiction-specific civil design requirements for site plans and permit compliant designs and drawings.
  • Manage external land surveying consultants on the creation of boundary surveys, ALTA surveys, topographic surveys, easements, and stakeout requirements for all projects.
  • Manage external geotechnical engineering consultants for all geotechnical engineering requirements of a project, including, earthwork, foundation design, road design, soil parameters for electrical design, utility crossings (roads, pipelines, railroads, etc.), corrosion analysis, and racking pile foundation design.
  • Perform preliminary civil site plan design and calculations, based on local jurisdictional requirements, for site preparation, erosion and sediment control, storm water management, over-lot grading, roads, fencing, secondary containment for spill prevention, and drainage analysis and improvements (culverts, swales, detention ponds, retention basins, dry well design, etc.).
  • Manage the complete civil design on all projects, including grading, storm water management (SWPPP), erosion and sediment control, access road design, drainage improvements, landscaping, fencing and site restoration. Provide Professional Engineer’s stamp on drawings where applicable.
  • Lead the development of Scope of Work for civil construction subcontractor agreements.
  • In coordination with Project Management team members, conduct civil design solicitations, interview candidate firms and evaluate/select bidders for design work and permitting support on selected projects.
  • Manage supporting civil design firms, landscape architecture firms and other consultants and contractors in engaged services.
  • Collaborate with the racking group in racking layout and project design, considering topography, access, soils characteristics and site geometry.
  • Incorporate systems and development engineering generation optimization inputs influenced by slope, azimuth and grading costs.
  • Support construction team members in overseeing civil subcontractor performance.
  • Provide technical and practical field input into the Project Management, Engineering, and Construction teams’ efforts, supporting juwi’s high-quality, safe and cost-effective design and execution of projects.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree from an accredited university in civil or structural engineering, Master’s Degree is preferred
  • 5-10 years of applicable civil design experience
  • Professional Engineering license in one or more states with ability to obtain additional licenses
  • Thorough understanding of national civil design codes and requirements (ASTM, ACI, MUTCD, etc.)
  • Expertise in AutoCAD Civil 3D software
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications
  • Willingness to work flexible and long hours
  • Demonstrated efficiency in managing multi-disciplinary tasks
  • Ability to take initiative, work autonomously and organize work in an independent manner
  • Desire to grow professionally
  • Team player

Any offer of employment for this position will be conditioned upon drug screening, in accordance with Section 12-3-3, B.R.C. 1981.
juwi is an equal opportunity employer, which means we offer equal treatment to all applicants. juwi prohibits discrimination, directly or indirectly, on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, religion, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Project Manager

Title: Project Manager
Location: Boulder, CO
Reports To:  SVP, Projects Group
Start Date:  Immediately

juwi Inc. (juwi) is based in Boulder, Colorado and specializes in developing, constructing, and operating utility-scale solar power plants In the United States.  juwi is a subsidiary of the German-based renewables company juwi AG.

juwi has established an aggressive target for bringing solar power on line over the next several years and is seeking a Project Manager to support the company’s goals.  The ideal candidate is a solution-oriented project management professional with excellent communication skills, attention to detail, good judgment, and a demonstrated ability to manage large projects.

FUNCTION:

The Project Manager will be responsible for assuring that all steps of development and construction are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner.  The Project Manager will be charged with project-level oversight and coordination of the design of electrical, civil, structural and mechanical components of solar projects, along with the oversight of how local, state, federal, utility and landowner constraints are incorporated in the project documents.  The Project Manager will provide project information for negotiation of off-take agreements, interconnection agreements, EPC agreements and subcontracts. In addition, the Project Manager will support the company’s business development efforts by supporting bid proposals.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Oversee projects with focus on technical, commercial and economic components of the project.
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the project, enforcing juwi’s project standards while minimizing company exposure to development and installation risks.
  • Supervise the involvement of project team members to ensure proper communication, timely and efficient execution and appropriate input from decision makers.
  • Hold weekly team meetings and maintain a current list of project action items.
  • Coordinate company resources with other project managers.
  • Understand all permitting constraints and assures that projects receive and maintain all permits required.
  • Track and report team hours and expenses and maintain accurate oversight of the project budgets.
  • Assure designated project team members are managing the work performed by consultants and subcontractors.
  • Problem-solve proactively.
  • Review interconnection applications.
  • Coordinate with juwi’s construction group to ensure that the construction is executed properly in terms of quality, schedule and budget.
  • Lead the preparation of request for proposals (RFP’s) for sub-contractors.
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports to project owners/stakeholders.
  • Monitor and keep updated the overall project development schedule integrating the EPC schedule with the schedule of permits, authorizations and other contractual obligations.
  • Assure that corrective actions to mitigate the effects of schedule and budget changes are implemented.
  • Manage project status.
  • Support Contracts.
  • Lead scope of work for subcontractors.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS degree, MS or MBA preferred, five plus years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of EPC business
  • Skilled in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Project
  • Analytical Skills for problem solving
  • Knowledge of PV systems a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication (verbal and writing) and coordination skills.
  • Autonomous: take initiative and organize work in an independent manner.
  • Team player, stress resistant; Frequent project related travel is expected, a willingness to work flexible hours
  • Desire to grow professionally

 

Any offer of employment for this position will be conditioned upon drug screening, in accordance with Section 12-3-3, B.R.C. 1981.

juwi is an equal opportunity employer, which means we offer equal treatment to all applicants. juwi prohibits discrimination, directly or indirectly, on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, religion, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Logistics Manager

Title: Logistics Manager
Location: Boulder, CO
Reports To: SVP, Projects Group
Start Date: Immediately

juwi Inc. (juwi) is based in Boulder, Colorado and specializes in developing, constructing, and operating utility-scale solar power plants In the United States. juwi is a subsidiary of the German-based renewables company juwi AG.

juwi has established an aggressive target for bringing solar power on line over the next several years and is seeking a Logistics Manager to support the company’s goals. The ideal candidate is a solution-oriented logistics professional with excellent communication skills, attention to detail, good judgment, and a demonstrated ability to manage transportation, receiving and inventory processes.

FUNCTION:

The Logistics Manager’s key functions are:
• managing other logistics team members,
• sourcing and managing carrier services for juwi’s supply chain,
• arranging the logistics for construction site mobilization and demobilization activities,
• holding equipment suppliers and carriers accountable to their transportation and delivery obligations and troubleshooting issues,
• communicating equipment delivery updates to juwi’s project managers and on-site personnel,
• self-managing inventory and warehousing activities for juwi’s surplus materials, and
• collaborating with relevant juwi departments to integrate logistics with juwi’s procurement, accounting, project management, product engineering and construction activities.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Logistics Manager will also:
• Negotiate with suppliers and carriers to optimize delivery of materials
• Manage mobilization and demobilization of project sites efficiently and cost effectively
• Create and maintain a spreadsheet-based material delivery schedule for all projects
• Direct inbound logistics operations, including transportation, warehousing activities, safety performance and quality management
• Facilitate customs-related activities, including importation of major equipment from international suppliers
• Develop contingency warehousing plans for storing delivered equipment near project sites in case of construction delays
• Mitigate the effects of logistics variances on construction schedules and budgets and troubleshoot issues in coordination with project management and construction groups
• Create best practices, policies and procedures for all of the company’s logistics activities
• Analyze the financial impact of any proposed logistics changes
• Communicate well with juwi’s procurement, accounting, project management, product engineering and construction groups
• Support procurement activities such as sending out RFQs, generating purchase orders in accounting system, tracking approvals, confirmations, and change orders
• Enforce relevant contractual obligations against suppliers such as delay liquidated damages

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Minimum of three years’ experience in logistics management
• Very dependable
• Ability to accurately work under pressure in meeting deadlines
• Ability to operate forklift
• Strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication and coordination skills
• Ability to work autonomously and to take initiative and organize work in an independent manner
• Proficiency with Excel: able to create useable and organized spreadsheets that will be the basis of communicating a logistics schedule
• Proficiency with Word, Power Point, MS Project and Outlook applications
• Ability and desire to learn from more experienced team members
• Ability to elicit cooperation from team members across departments
• Willingness to work flexible and long hours
• Desire to grow professionally
• Strong organizational skills and ability
• Demonstrated efficiency in managing multi-disciplinary tasks
• Team player
• Willingness to travel to project sites

juwi is an equal opportunity employer, which means we offer equal treatment to all applicants. juwi prohibits discrimination, directly or indirectly, on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, religion, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Any offer of employment for this position will be conditioned upon drug screening, in accordance with Section 12-3-3, B.R.C. 1981.