Senior Director, Counsel – EPC

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco | US-TX-Houston | US-CA-La Jolla
Posted Date 4 months ago(8/10/2023 1:20 PM)
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Pattern Energy is a leading renewable energy company that develops, constructs, owns, and operates high-quality wind and solar generation, transmission, and energy storage facilities. Our mission is to transition the world to renewable energy through the sustainable development and responsible operation of facilities with respect for the environment, communities, and cultures where we have a presence. 

Our approach begins and ends with establishing trust, accountability, and transparency. Our company values of creative spirit, pride of ownership, follow-through, and a team-first attitude drive us to pursue our mission every day. Our culture supports our values by fostering innovative and critical thinking and a deep belief in living up to our promises.  


Headquartered in the United States, Pattern has a global portfolio of more than 30 power facilities and transmission assets, serving various customers that provide low-cost clean energy to millions of consumers.


Provide legal support to EPC group through project development, procurement, construction, financing and transition to operations, including by drafting, negotiating and administering all applicable major contracts, including Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) / Balance of Plant (BOP) contracts, and Equipment (wind, solar, transformer etc) supply agreements and related Service Agreements. In addition, interface with finance team to assure finaceability of document terms and coordinate with Operations, Insurance and Transaction Support teams to assure inclusion of their considerations.  Monitor force majeuere, default and insurance notice communication and coordinate and manage legal issues that arise during and after construction in respect of all EPC related agreements. Provide other transactional legal services through responding to requests wtihin the legal queue, such as task orders and master service agreements.  Advise internal parties regarding certain regulatory compliance matters and permitting matters impacting equipment supply and construction.  Remain current on relevant legislative, tax, and regulatory issues as it relates to the renewable energy EPC business. Advising the EPC team on claims management and mitigation strategies.



  • Support Engineering, Procurement and Construction Group
  • General Legal Transactional


Juris Doctorate and at least 10 years of relevant in house and private practice experience.


The expected starting pay range for this role is $160,000 - $217,000 USD. This range is an estimate and base pay may be above or below the ranges based on several factors including but not limited to location, work experience, certifications, and education. In addition to base pay, Pattern’s compensation program includes a bonus structure for full-time employees of all levels. We also provide a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, voluntary benefits, family care benefits, employee assistance program, paid time off and bonding leave, paid holidays, 401(k)/RRSP retirement savings plan with employer contribution, and employee referral bonuses.


Pattern Energy Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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