Analyst, Grid Integration

About the role
BlueWave has an immediate opening for an Analyst on the Interconnection team, this entry level position will be responsible for managing interconnection duties for solar and storage projects across multiple states.  The primary focus will be to create and manage utility interconnection applications, estimating interconnection upgrade costs, and working with the Project Development & Site Acquisition teams.  Daily activities will include but not be limited to project support but also strategic research and analysis on technical and policy related topics. Attention to detail and thoroughness are critical for being successful in this position. This position will be based in our Back Bay Boston office, aligned with the current office schedule.   

What you'll do
  • Create, track, and manage interconnection applications for various projects  

  • Negotiate with utilities on interconnection related topics, including scope, timeline, and costs 

  • Manage utilities customer portal system daily  

  • Review and draft one-line diagrams and site plans for solar and storage systems for interconnection purposes 

  • Research utility infrastructure to inform projects 

  • Assist management in interconnection strategy  

  • Coordinate with internal teams and processes for making payments 

  • Maintain frequent communication (formal and informal) with various utility personnel across the chain that impact BlueWave projects.  

  • Manage third party technical consultants, engineers, and other entities 

  • Supervise IX team Co-Ops 

  • Bachelor's in Engineering degree required; Electrical Engineering degree preferred 

  • Interpersonal skills  

  • Ability to work well on a team 

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and manage tight deadlines 

  • Detail orientation 

  • Organizational skills  

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills (Excel) 

  • Knowledge of utility infrastructure (including transmission and substation engineering) is a plus. 

  • Understand solar and storage project electrical components, including batteries, balance of systems, inverters and transformers 

  • Understand solar and storage project single line diagrams and layouts 

  • Understand utility infrastructure and interconnection processes 

  • Understand technical aspects of utility interconnection materials 

  • Understand state policy, incentives and tariff implications on interconnection applications 

  • Understand and inform the Development & Site Acquisition teams on interconnection related decisions 

About us:

BlueWave's mission is to protect our planet by transforming access to renewable energy. As a pioneering renewable energy company that develops and owns solar and battery storage projects, BlueWave has a long track record of success and is developing several gigawatts of solar and battery storage projects throughout the United States to ensure our grid is reliable and efficient in a clean energy future. BlueWave is proud to be a certified B Corp, recognized by B Labs as "Best in the World" in Governance.


BlueWave provides employees with a robust benefits package, including unlimited paid time off, dedicated volunteer days, cell phone reimbursement, summer Fridays and 13 paid holidays. In addition, we offer a 401k and Roth 401K option with company match, subsidized health, dental and vision plans, as well as life insurance and long/short-term disability.

Inclusion at BlueWave:

As a mission-driven B Corp, as environmentalists, and as humans, we hold ourselves accountable to creating a workforce that celebrates diversity on our team and within our communities. Our inclusive culture and core values inspire us to develop more innovative, bolder solutions to support our customers and partners in the solar industry. When you join BlueWave, you join a collaborative team doing all that we can to be transparent, sustainable and inclusive as we fight for our shared vision of protecting the planet.

Compensation will be influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to internal pay equity, job-related knowledge, skills, education, licenses/certifications, essential job duties and the necessary experience relative to the job’s minimum qualifications.

BlueWave is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and will do so by actively seeking to hire and promote diverse individuals throughout the company.  Providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment is critical to our identity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, handicap (disability), sexual orientation, gender identity/ or expression, genetics, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, military status or obligation or other protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

The pay range for this role is:

75,000 - 83,000 USD per year (Boston HQ)


Boston, MA

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