Capability Statement

Welcome to Phillip Riley’s Digital Capability Statement. We hope you find the information provided in this statement to be informative and helpful. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.


Established in 2010, Phillip Riley became the first recruitment firm focused exclusively on the Renewable Energy sector in Australia and the Americas. Since our first placement, Phillip Riley has built a solid network across all the influential industry associations in America’s Renewables sector, which we proudly maintain today.

The Phillip Riley team operates out of offices in Houston, TX (US H/Q), Australia and New Zealand, partnering with a broad range of clients across Australia and the Americas.

Our senior management team has a combined recruitment experience of over 65 years, and 20 years within the Renewables sector.

We work closely with companies that sit across the entire lifecycle of Renewable Energy & Transmission & Distribution (T&D) projects.

We provide a resourcing service across the development, design, construction and operations phases of renewable energy projects across Texas, partnering with a broad range of clients.

Candidate Network

We have built and maintain deep candidate relationships across all of our Practice Areas.


  • Project Developer / Manager / Executive
  • Grid Connections Engineer / Manager
  • Power Systems Engineer 
  • Environment Advisor / Manager
  • BDM (PPA)
  • Land Access Specialist / Manager 
  • Community & Stakeholder Specialist / Manager
  • Site Identification & Acquisition
  • Planning & Consenting
  • Legal Counsel
  • General Counsel
  • Commercial Analyst
  • Commercial Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Head of Finance
  • Accountant
  • Analyst
  • Asset Manager
  • Investment Manager
  • Project Finance
  • Project Director
  • Project Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • HSEQ Manager
  • Commercial Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Commissioning Manager / Engineer
  • Design Manager & Project Engineer
  • Site Supervisor
  • Contract & Commercial Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Project Engineer (Pre-Contract)
  • Design Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • Project Planner & Scheduler
  • Sales Engineer
  • BID Manager
  • Application Engineer
  • Wind Turbine Technician / Blade Repair Technician
  • O&M Engineer / Operations Controller
  • Site Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Service Engineer & Manager
  • Asset Manager
  • PV Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Application Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Energy Efficiency Consultant
  • ESG Consultant
  • BDM
  • Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Manager
  • Full Stack Developer
  • EV Charging BDM / Head of Sales

Our Clients Include:


Local, State, Federal Project Developers, Owner Operators, IPPs

OEMs & Manufacturers

Wind, Solar PR, Tracking, Racking, Inverters, Transformers


Civil, Electrical BOP Contractors Engineering Consultants


Super Funds, Infrastructure Investors, Banking


Network Service Providers / Utilities



Whereby Phillip Riley are exclusively engaged for recruitment on a specific position / positions, typically as permanent or direct hire employees.

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Retained Search

  • Typically for senior management, execution appointments of highly specialised positions
  • Detailed brief and consultation on position and ideal candidate(s) profile with Hiring Manager, HR and any other relevant internal stakeholders
  • Research-based market mapping with our Talent Research team covering target competitors and skill sets (international search if appropriate)
  • Long list presented with detailed candidate reports and objective feedback on ‘fit’ for the
    position and final consultation to agree on short list to interview

Payroll & Contract Talent Sourcing

  • Project Specific – whereby Phillip Riley recruits and payrolls any number of white and blue collar (project specific) resources for delivery of a project / projects via an outsourced payroll solution over a fixed term or rolling contract
  • Labour Hire – whereby Phillip Riley recruits and payrolls temporary staff for periods of high workload and employs them directly on our payroll and contract them out; e.g. major bids, commissioning phase, securing major projects, transitioning from construction to operations
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Note: All insurances, indemnity, work cover and taxes are covered and presented as a figure (expense item)


Below is an abridged summary of placements we have made in the past 12 months:

  • Application Engineer (BESS)
  • Asset Manager (Global Wind Asset Owner)
  • Commissioning Engineer (Solar OEM)
  • Contract & Commercial Manager (Inverter Manufacturer)
  • Contract Commissioning Engineers (BOP EPC)
  • Contract Wind Turbine Technician (Tier 1 Wind OEM)
  • Design Manager – High Voltage (Balance of Plant)
  • Electrical Engineer (OEM BESS)
  • Engineering Manager (Network Service Provider)
  • Grid Connection Manager (Global Utility Solar Asset Owner)
  • Head of Projects (Global Solar EPC)
  • Head of Smart Cities (Global Energy Consultancy)
  • Lead HV Engineer (Global Solar EPC)
  • O&M Manager (Global Renewables Asset Owner)
  • Principal Engineer (Global Utility Solar Asset Owner)
  • Power Systems Engineer (Tier 1 Consultancy)
  • Project Director (Global Solar EPC)
  • Project Engineer (BESS)
  • Proposal Engineer (Equipment OEM)
  • Senior Project Manager (Global Utility Solar Asset Owner)
  • Sales Engineer (OEM)
  • Tender Engineer (EV OEM)

Benefits of Partnering With Phillip Riley

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