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Counsel

Chicago, IL
25 days ago
Full time role

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Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

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Job Description

Do you want to be part of the solar revolution that is transforming the energy landscape? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is leading the way into new markets sound exciting to you? Come join us as we take on new challenges and help build a better tomorrow. Our mission is clear: to reshape the energy landscape, delivering value to our clients and partners while benefiting our communities and society at large. Let’s make a difference together. Join our team!

SUMMARY 

Nexamp is a leading renewable energy company with a rapidly-expanding national footprint, focused on solar and battery storage projects as developer, EPC provider and asset manager.  The position will provide legal support for Nexamp’s (i) engineering, procurement and construction function and (ii) asset management and operations & management functions.  The position offers the opportunity to be part of a growing legal department. Additional responsibilities will also include managing outside counsel and improving internal processes, with the potential to expand the role to support additional business units, as well.  This role requires a detail-oriented, organized, and energetic self-starting team member with a strong legal background in commercial contracting, preferably in construction and/or procurement.

This position will report to the Assistant General Counsel. The Counsel role can be based in either Chicago, IL or Washington D.C. 

RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Negotiate major procurement and subcontractor agreements
  • Manage disputes with procurement counterparties and subcontractors, including resolution of liens and providing legal support for warranty claims
  • Work with outside counsel and business teams to manage trade and tariff risk
  • Manage legal matters (including revenue contracts) arising in connection with operational projects
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of contract templates and internal deal processes
  • Role can be expanded to include management of additional legal areas
  • Occasional travel may be required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Law degree from an accredited law school
  • 2-5 years legal experience required, preferably in a law firm setting
  • Advanced experience negotiating commercial contracts is required
  • Specific experience in construction and/or procurement contracting, and/or with renewable energy projects, is preferred, but candidates with strong backgrounds in finance, construction, energy, or commercial contracts are encouraged to apply
  • Ability to work in a highly team-oriented environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously with little supervision to support various business units within the organization 
  • Excellent commercial judgement with strong oral and written communication 

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application.  We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply.

At Nexamp, our mission is building the future of energy, so it is clean, simple, and accessible for all. We believe a diverse team brings different perspectives and experiences, thus benefiting our work. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. By encouraging a culture where ideas and decisions come from all people, we believe it will help us grow, innovate, and be a part of environmental and social change.

PERKS & COMPENSATION

Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp offers! This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401(k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance starting day one; Flexible Paid Time Off and Holiday PTO; Commuter Benefits, Cell Phone Reimbursement; as well as a hybrid work environment, headquartered in Boston, MA with a fun, collaborative, downtown office! We provide healthy snacks, coffee, yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!

NEXAMP VALUES AND MISSION

Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible.

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.

Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

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