Director - Development Engineering

PMO Los Angeles, California United States


Position at EVgo

About EVgo

EVgo (Nasdaq: EVGO) is one of the largest public fast charging networks for electric vehicles, and the first to be powered by 100% renewable energy. Our mission is to expedite mass adoption of electric vehicles by creating a convenient, reliable, and affordable EV charging network that delivers fast charging to everyone. EVgo’s owned and operated charging network is growing rapidly, and we’re working to triple our network size by 2025. We partner with multiple stakeholders including automakers; fleet and rideshare operators; retail hosts such as grocery stores, shopping centers, gas stations, and more to make our vision of electric for all a reality. The EV industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the country. Join us as we charge forward into an electrified future.

Position Summary:

The Director of Development Engineering is responsible for managing project development engineering process and design best practices for all EVgo infrastructure projects in the development and permitting phases. The individual will provide technical guidance and best practices for EVgo’s public network projects along with strategic projects being developed in various business units within the company. The individual will be responsible for managing internal and external resources to produce engineering deliverables and development support which ensures projects are optimally designed for constructability and safe operation. The position is remote and will manage sites across the United States with up to 30% travel.


  • Lead site feasibility and risk assessment of EV charging project development opportunities.
  • Supervise on creation of development engineering deliverables from conceptual to detailed engineering designs.
  • Manage external survey and engineering partners to ensure timeline completion and quality control of engineering deliverables.
  • Collaborate closely with Site Development, Grid Integration, and external engineering consultants to ensure detailed engineering meets utility and code requirements
  • Provide technical guidance to the Site Development team during the early site selection phase of the project
  • Track the development pipeline of projects to identify desired projects to proceed into development engineering.
  • Assist in smooth transition of engineering deliverables to the Site Development, Grid Integration, and Project Management teams.
  • Incorporate lessons learned feedback into conceptual designs whether related to technology or AHJ/ utility specific requirements for certain regions.
  • Establish standardized designs and specifications for all EVgo projects as they pertain to new programs, technology selection, and regional requirements
  • Maintain and report on the pipeline of projects in the development engineering phase and provide productivity metrics of work getting done which inform expectations on deliverable lead times.
  • Take part in the review process for new technology evaluations as they pertain to incorporations in projects.

Required Skills and Experience

  • B.S. in Engineering Degree (Electrical Engineering with Professional Engineering license highly preferred)
  • 10-years minimum experience, 5-years management level experience building, managing, and mentoring a team
  • Utility, Renewables, Power System Engineering Industry Experience
  • Knowledge of NEC and Building Codes
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce or enterprise CRM systems
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal communication and management skills.
  • Highly motivated self-starter, friendly personality, and good team player.

Employees are required to provide documentation of COVID 19 vaccination. 


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