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GCI is a leading utility-scale energy storage development company that has seen remarkable growth since its inception over a year ago. Our well-funded enterprise is led by a team of seasoned project developers with a proven track record in energy storage, thermal and solar. Since its inception in 2022, GCI has achieved substantial growth, currently spearheading the development of over 1.7 GWs of energy storage projects in various stages across diverse markets throughout the United States. We are committed to pioneering sustainable solutions in the energy sector and are now seeking passionate and qualified individuals to join our dynamic team.


Ithaca, NY/ Emerald Isle, NC


Head Of Development


Significant Equity Potential + $100k-$160k/Year


This position will lead all interconnection efforts for the company.  This includes the full development cycle for generator interconnections, load interconnections, and the build-out and leadership of the interconnection / engineering department as the company rapidly scales.


  • Lead the preparation of generation and load interconnection requests and manage the process through GIA execution, including management of external consultants.
  • Review all interconnection related reports and studies, evaluate effects on projects and provide insights to management (including Feasibility, System Impact Studies, Facilities Studies, short-circuit duty, stability studies and similar).
  • Lead the negotiation, execution, and management of Generation Interconnection Agreements and Engineering Design and Procurement agreements.
  • Evaluate the feasibility of new interconnections, prepare and manage 3rd party consultants in preparing and reviewing injection analysis of proposed POIs, and conducting in person site visits and producing substation evaluation reports.
  • Lead the preparation of power flow and stability models, technical specifications, single line diagrams, including the development of conceptual designs for interconnection facilities and estimated costs.
  • Lead interconnection request meetings, establish and maintain relationships with RTO/ISO technical experts.
  • Support development activities in multiple regions (NYISO, ERCOT, ISONE, SPP, WECC) by providing grid and transmission planning, congestion evaluation, and reviewing utility and ISO expansion plans.
  • Identify new project opportunities influenced by changes in load and generation technology and their impact on the grid.


Provide support for special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering with a focus on power systems.
  • 2+ years of experience with substation design, substation construction and closeout activities, including punch list creation, walk-downs, and as-built records.
  • 3+ years of experience working on Generator Interconnection Procedures and related activities throughout the U.S., with familiarity in distribution and transmission systems and their operations.
  • Proficient in preparation of interconnection request packages for submission, with a comprehensive understanding of electrical diagrams and preliminary site plans
  • Capable of analyzing power flow and System Impact Studies (SIS) for interconnecting utility scale solar, wind, and storage generating facilities.
  • Experienced using power flow software such as PSS/E/PSLF
  • Experience with ArcGIS (or similar)
  • Extremely high attention to detail, analytical problem-solving skills, and ability to produce error-free work.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to convey technical ideas and complex information to both expert and non-expert audiences (experience presenting findings to senior management a plus).


  • Must be able to work in an office environment
  • Ability to work at a computer and computer monitor and use repetitive motion for long periods of time


  • Competitive salaries and year-end discretionary bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health care (medical, dental, vision).
  • PTO and other paid leave options.


We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from candidates with various work authorizations. GCI participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.