Fueled by a dedicated workforce, Ameresco is an innovative technology company specializing in energy solutions. Customers benefit from our ability to design, develop, finance and construct solutions to increase energy efficiency, optimize operations, leverage renewable energy assets, and plan for a resilient future. Our unique position enables us to deliver objective solutions for measurable cost savings and sustainable roadmaps for energy generation. Drawing from decades of experience, Ameresco develops tailored energy projects for the commercial, industrial, government, education, healthcare and public housing sectors.
We are seeking an Associate Project Engineer to support the development, design, and installation of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) generating systems including energy storage options for institutional and utility-scale projects as well as other renewable energy initiatives for federal government clients. This position is located in the Phoenix office.
Collaborate with Solar PV Engineers to provide project support for development, design, and construction activities;Assist with the assessment of project requirements to evaluate business opportunities for solar PV;Evaluate energy regulations for opportunities and risks to the solar PV business plan;Provide assistance with market evaluation and prepare sales materials to communicate findings;Visit project sites to assess and document site dimensions and electrical systems;Gather key project details such as utility data, facility profiles, site drawings, and system operating data;Provide assistance with engineering assessment including technical and financial analysis of options;Prepare technical content, proposals, analysis, feasibility reports and provide critical peer review;Prepare reports on projects in development, construction and operation;Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes;Foster effective and positive business relationships with all parties throughout project phases: andPerform other duties as required.
Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Science discipline, with a focus on Electrical Engineering, Energy Efficiency and/or Renewable Technology preferred.
Minimum two (2) years of experience performing design calculations, solar photovoltaic rooftop and ground-mounted system layouts and designs, related site visits and fieldwork for commercial/institutional facilities.
Valid Drivers License in good standing, issued by resident state required.
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident status required.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated understanding of current engineering principles associated with analysis of building electrical interconnection, solar power generation systems, data monitoring/reporting systems. Ability to evaluate building electrical drawings and specifications a plus.
Familiarity with commercial and industrial utility rate schedules a plus.
Proven ability to gather, validate, and analyze quantitative data and informationAbility to read and understand complex energy regulations and to summarize the key parts of the regulations that affect market opportunities and sales growth.
Intermediate level user of MS Excel and understanding of common functions and formulasFamiliarity with solar design software such as PVSYST, HELIOSCOPE, NREL SAM, and PV Watts. Excellent verbal, written, computer communication and presentation skills required.Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and business relationships.
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.
Energy careers at Ameresco bring employees to the forefront of new energy technology with the backing of an experienced team of energy efficiency and renewable energy engineers and professionals. Ameresco is a recognized leader throughout North America and United Kingdom, delivering comprehensive renewable energy and energy efficiency services to public and private enterprises.
"Its inspiring to work on projects that are shaping the future of energy use and to be part of a team that has tremendous experience in renewable energy systems."
- Ameresco Employee