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Associate Project Engineer

Ameresco, Inc.

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Columbia, MD
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Driven by a high-caliber workforce, Ameresco is a leading clean technology integrator and renewable asset developer, owner and operator. Our comprehensive services include energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions throughout North America and Europe. Our renewable energy assets and customer projects have delivered a cumulative carbon offset equivalent to over 60 million metric tons of carbon dioxide since going public in 2010.

Grounded in our C.A.R.I.N.G. values and guided by our Environmental, Social and Governance practices, we are proud of our engaging workplace with a host of competitive benefits and wellness programs. Our teams work collaboratively to deliver best-in-class solutions with a relentless focus on customer satisfaction. In pursuit of energizing a sustainable world, our people and purpose set Ameresco apart.

Help shape the future of energy by working for an award-winning team, honored to be recognized by agencies including Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation and Forbes for our company culture, industry leadership, and client projects. Ameresco is fueled by a dynamic team that embraces diversity, career development opportunities, and -- most importantly – employees driven by doing well by doing good.

New opportunity for an Associate Project Engineer to partner with our Federal Engineering Team developing and implementing energy savings and renewable technology projects. This position is located in Columbia, MD.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate visits to customer project sites to investigate existing mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing systems and document energy performance information, including utility data and facility infrastructure drawings;

Identify opportunities for conservation or efficiency, prepare energy savings calculations, and perform engineering assessment including baseline profiles, end-use and retrofit analysis;

Lead engineering design and development activities in support of construction, operations, and maintenance of customer site projects as required by energy savings performance contracts;

Analyze and prepare conceptual and detailed engineering design and bid documents, cost estimates, drawings, and specifications for energy efficient building technology and system measures;

Coordinate with vendors and installation contractors for feasibility and pricing verification of proposed project modifications;

Provide engineering guidance throughout development, construction, project commissioning, and operations, including proposals, technical reports, cost estimates, and presentations;

Compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes;

Ensure successful project implementation that meets or exceeds company objectives, financial parameters, and technical needs required to deliver customer energy cost savings;

Cultivate and maintain positive business relationships;

Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

BSME or equivalent four year technical engineering degree with proven energy efficiency and/ or renewable technology project development and implementation work experience.

Ability to analyze and quantify energy savings and implement projects involving chiller and boiler plants, motors, VSDs, HVAC retrofit, controls, and distributed generation.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of measurement and verification, project cost estimating and accounting desired.

Experience with whole building energy simulation software such as eQuest

Financial planning/ budget experience with ability to develop a business case helpful.

Professional registration or educational progress toward PE, CEM, LEED.

Excellent verbal, written, and computer communication and technical presentation skills.

Valid Drivers License in good standing, issued by resident state required.

Travel may be required.

AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive plans.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Women/Minorities/Veteran/Disability.