Careers at 7Skyline, LLC
We are seeking exceptional independent consultants to work as part of our team with other 7Skyline professionals and industry partners.
Ideal candidates will have the following:
An interest in serving renewable energy and electric transmission development clients
5 - 15+ years experience in energy planning, engineering, or a related field
A BS, MS, or PhD in a technical discipline relevant to energy consulting
Strong technical skills and existing client relationships
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing skills
Please send your resume and cover letter explaining why you are interested in joining 7Skyline, LLC.
Jennifer Rouda – Founder & Principal
Jennifer is a leader in strategic environmental planning and risk mitigation in the North American electric transmission and renewable energy industries. Her experience includes overseeing or consulting on dozens of high-profile energy infrastructure projects over 20+ years. Jennifer is adept at building and supervising large teams, working on executive strategic initiatives, and overseeing energy projects and programs. Jennifer’s skills include energy project risk assessment, business development, environmental planning, and due diligence. She is a qualified Environmental, Social, & Heath Impact Assessment (ESHIA) facilitator. Jennifer is currently serving as a board member for the non-profit organization Solar Oregon.
Prior to starting 7Skyline, LLC, Jennifer was the vice president of environmental development for Abengoa, Transmission & Infrastructure, LLC. Her work included spearheading the environmental strategy for Ten West Link, a 500-kV electric transmission project under development in California and Arizona. Before her work at Abengoa, she served as a global project account manager for CH2M and principal planner at Ecology and Environment, Inc, an environmental consulting firm. Jennifer’s academic background includes a science baccalaureate degree from Brown University in geology and chemistry and a master of science from Dartmouth College in earth sciences.
David Harper - Executive Officer & Tribal Liaison
For the past 25 years David has served as the traditional spokesman for the Mohave Elders Committee and is the author of a reburial policy for artifacts and isolates adopted by the National Congress of American Indians. As the founder and first appointed director of the Tribal Historic Preservation Office for the Colorado River Indian Tribes, he has acted as a liaison with agencies, development companies, and utilities and established cultural monitoring programs. He has evaluated and consulted on multiple renewable energy, microgrid, transmission, and energy storage projects in CA, AZ, NM, NV, and OR.
David is recognized by the State of California as an expert witness on traditional Mohave culture and has testified in Federal Court on potential cultural impacts of solar energy projects in the Southwest. David is also a founding board member for Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice, a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco.
William Peterson - Finance & Human Resources Manager
Bill joined 7Skyline, LLC at its inception in 2016 and currently manages the the financial and human resource functions for the company. He brings 40 years of financial leadership from a variety of firms and organizations.
Previously the Branch Manager for Portland Teachers Credit Union in Hillsboro, Oregon, Bill has also served in management roles at First Interstate Bank of Oregon, First National Bank of Oregon, H&R Block, and Century 21 Real Estate in Oregon.
Kristin Weinberger - Senior Editor
Kristin has 14 years' experience in technical editing, copywriting, and project management. She has worked for Addison-Wesley Professional and Cisco Press, as well as other professional publishers, technology companies, and consultancies.
Kristin earned a bachelor's degree in English with high honors from the University of California, Berkeley and a master's degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Constance Rouda - STEM Intern
Constance is attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is leading development of the 7Skyline website, providing graphic art support, and managing online marketing for 7Skyline, LLC as a STEM intern.