Therma Holdings LLC

Associate EaaS

Virtual Req #215
Monday, April 25, 2022
Therma Holdings (“Therma”) is an integrated energy solutions provider that is accelerating the energy transition in the built environment. Our company’s core services help clients achieve their energy objectives, principally with respect to reliability and resiliency, decarbonization, and cost savings.

Key services include: 
  • environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) strategic advisory services
  • consulting engineering, with a focus on high performance, sustainable design
  • construction of energy efficiency, MEP, and renewable generation projects
  • alternative delivery solutions such as performance contracting and Energy-as-a-Service (“EaaS”)
Therma services a highly diverse set of customers and end-markets, including technology & data centers, government & defense, semiconductors, healthcare, biopharma, higher education and K-12 schools, commercial real estate, manufacturing, and agricultural / process industries, among others. Example clients include Amazon, Siemens, Apple, Google, Cargill, Tesla, Kellogg’s, Intel, Facebook, U.S. Air Force, Stanford University, Genentech, UCLA, and Cedars-Sinai Hospital, among many others.  

Therma has 3,250+ employees and 30+ offices across the United States, and is owned by Blackstone, one the largest alternative asset managers in the world with $731 billion of assets under management.

Position Summary
Therma is looking for an Associate for its Energy as a Service (“EaaS”) team to help source, evaluate, and execute on EaaS opportunities with current and future clients. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, this person will work cross-functionally with key internal and external stakeholders and will play a critical role in EaaS  transactions.

The Associate is responsible for supporting a wide range of EaaS processes and initiatives, including strategy (customer targeting, financing, tax), project development and execution, and mergers and acquisition (“M&A”) activity. For project development and M&A opportunities, the Associate will lead and support processes from screening through due diligence, valuation, structuring, financing, negotiations, and post-financial close monitoring and reporting.

This role's ideal candidate will be a self-starter with strong financial modeling and analytical skills, strategic-minded, a team player (no job is too small or too large mentality), and have an outstanding work ethic. This role requires strong communication, diplomacy, organization, and the ability to manage multiple different work-streams. 

Responsibilities
  • Financial analysis, including financial modeling and sensitivity analysis
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a robust pipeline of development opportunities and acquisition targets through leveraging relationships with existing customers and networking with project developers, investment bankers, and other industry sources.
  • Initial screening and evaluation of project development and M&A opportunities
  • Project and deal-related analysis, including project / company / market due diligence, management meetings, review of materials, preparation of investment recommendations, project / investment structuring, and material legal agreement analysis and negotiations
  • Develop EaaS proposals for clients as part of bilateral discussions and in response to competitive processes
  • Monitor sector developments and economic conditions, and assess their impact on EaaS projects and the development pipeline
  • Manage relationships with third-party advisors and consultants
  • Develop presentations for senior executives and BoD to drive internal decision-making processes
  • Provide analytical point support on critical questions in the business

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-4 years of experience working in or for an energy development platform (renewables preferred), investment banking, private equity, or consulting
  • Strong financial modeling skills; experience with project finance, renewable energy tax incentives, and/or tax equity is a plus
  • Experience with project documentation, including Power Purchase Agreements or Energy Service Agreements, and financing documents
  • Ability to quickly establish rapport, lead and collaborate on cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication skills leveraged in writing documents, presentations, and proposals
  • Self-motivated individual who can easily function in high demand, performance-driven environment
  • Accustomed to working on multiple tasks in parallel
  • Be highly motivated and possess a strategic mindset and enthusiasm
  • Be team-oriented, recognize the accomplishments of others before the individual

Location

  • Work from home flexibility
  • Therma is headquartered in San Jose, CA, and has 50+ office locations across the U.S.

Travel
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time
Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Therma Holdings and its affiliate companies are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, other non-merit-based factors, and any other characteristic protected under applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations.

To all recruitment agencies
Therma Holdings and its affiliate companies do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Do not forward resumes to our career’s alias or employees of Therma Holdings and/or its affiliate companies. Therma Holdings and/or its affiliate companies are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 25
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree