Vice President, Engineering, Procurement and Construction

Hecate Grid is seeking a Vice President of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (VP of EPC) to join our growing battery storage IPP team in Chicago.  The VP of EPC will lead contracting, project construction management, commissioning and asset management for all projects in Hecate Grid’s portfolio.  This role will lead the EPC vertical and report directly to the CEO. Interested individuals with the requisite experience, a passion for being part of the energy transition and the desire to build an industry leading storage IPP are encouraged to apply.


  • Lead project engineering, procurement and construction across Hecate Grid’s portfolio of storage projects from contracting to commissioning; with ultimate responsibility for maintaining construction safety and delivering projects on budget and schedule
  • Direct Asset Management team to ensure operational projects meet or exceed operational performance standards
  • Ensure adherence to EPC contracts, including tracking deliverables, schedules, payments due, managing change orders, providing notices of disputes, and managing warranty claims
  • Staying up to date on the BESS supply chain; identifying, ordering, and tracking long-lead and major equipment
  • Provide input during the project development phase and coordinate with Development and Finance teams
  • Work collaboratively with counterparts in the Project Development and Market Operations verticals to optimize project design and profitability
  • Develop scopes of work for third party engineering and environmental consultants
  • Participating in corporate strategy with the executive team


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in power engineering design and/or project management; renewable or energy storage experience preferred
  • Experience negotiating and administering EPC contracts; experience in California, Texas, and New York preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in civil or mechanical engineering; MBA preferred
  • Must have ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Familiarity with the financial implications of EPC decisions
  • Experienced in independently interacting with team members, contractors, and constituents
  • Excellent oral and written 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

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Excellent health insurance with 100% premium covered
  • Generous PTO / sick leave
  • Biannual company retreats; Fully stocked office pantry; Bring your dog to work

About Us

Hecate Grid is a platform jointly owned by Hecate Energy and InfraRed Capital that develops, owns, and operates standalone utility scale energy storage projects in North America. Our projects are integral to the decarbonization of the electricity industry. Hecate Grid and its affiliates have been awarded over 10 GW of renewable and flexible power capacity in North America, Europe and MENA.  Hecate Grid is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Date Posted: February 03, 2022
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Title: Vice President, Engineering, Procurement and Construction
  • Job Type: Full-Time