Ranger Power is a utility-scale solar development company headquartered in Chicago, IL. Ranger develops utility-scale solar and battery storage projects around the United States. The company is comprised of experienced renewable energy professionals and is looking to grow its team.

Ranger Power is an equal opportunity employer. Read more about our commitment to DEI here.


Ranger Power is seeking a Development Manager to join its development team. As part of a small and dynamic development team, developers are expected to manage varying responsibilities as projects progress through the development process.


  • Project Development: Under the general direction of Ranger Power’s management team, establish the development strategy for our utility-scale solar projects and drive all aspects of project development, including site prospecting and acquisition, site analysis, landowner relations, permitting, interconnection, business development, and community outreach. 

  • Project Management: Coordinate and collaborate with internal resources and third-party consultants to ensure project tasks are completed on schedule and within budget. 

  • Leadership and Management: Manage and direct junior developers to support project development across the Ranger portfolio.

  • Manage Multiple Tasks Simultaneously: Develop and manage several projects at various stages of development, under tight deadlines and according to specific business plans.

  • Prepare Quality Work Product:  Prepare project documents, real estate agreements, reports, presentations, and other work product timely, completely and accurately.

  • Organization and Data Management: Organize, store, and transmit project information effectively using internal and external data management policies.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • 2-5 years of experience in a similar role.

  • Project management, organizational, leadership, and analytical problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and advocacy skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team and take the initiative to follow up as needed.

  • Ethical, professional, and respectful workplace manner.

  • Up to 70% domestic travel.

  • Experience in solar industry a plus, but not required.

  • Experience with geospatial tools, including ArcGIS and Google Earth.


Chicago, IL