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Associate, Asset Management – Waste To Value

We are looking for an Associate to help manage our Waste to Value (WTV) assets. The mission of this role is to support the management of Generate’s national WTV portfolio, including optimizing its performance and ensuring achievement of EBITDA targets. The successful candidate will be a critical member of our team, taking the lead in the management of several operational projects and supporting the development of new potential deals. This role is based in San Francisco and reports to the WTV Technical Asset Manager.

Candidate requirements and qualifications:
• 3+ years of experience operating or managing multiple Waste to Value facilities with any of the following technologies: Anaerobic Digestion (preferred), Wastewater Treatment, Thermal projects based on woody biomass or MSW, MRFs or other material handling processes
• Experience in commissioning of facilities
• Experience in plant management from a commercial and business administration perspective
• Engineering degree (chemical, mechanical, electrical, industrial, or a related field) required
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including empathy, intuition, and listening
• High level of self-awareness and humility, with excitement about confronting uncomfortable situations or new challenges
• Intellectual agility and curiosity, superb analytical skills; problem-solving is your default mode
• Entrepreneurial spirit: flexibility to do whatever it takes, comfort with risk and the unknown, recognition that we’re never going to be perfect and that “perfect can be the enemy of the good”
• Knowledgeable and dependable presence with experience working with management
• Experience in a growth company is preferable

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