• Project Engineer - Federal

    Job Locations US-TN-Knoxville | US-MD-Columbia
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  • Overview

    Fueled by a dedicated workforce, Ameresco is the premier provider of energy efficiency and renewable technology solutions.  From conservation to renewable energy generation, our employees have developed and implemented over $5 Billion in energy savings solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources.


    We currently seek a Mechanical Engineer to support the development and implementation of energy savings performance contracting projects, new technology applications, and renewable energy initiatives.


    Support engineering audits and design walk throughs .

    Prepare engineering design and bid document development in support of construction, operations, and maintenance of customer site programs and projects in accordance with energy savings performance contract requirements.

    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 construction, project commissioning, and operations.

    Cultivate and maintain effective business relationships at all levels and project phases.

    Manage project expenditures and job cost accounting: including documentation, approvals, tracking, and reporting for engineering aspects.  

    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.

    Perform other duties as required.


    BSME or equivalent four year technical engineering degree.

    Minimum 4-6 years’ HVAC system analysis and design engineering experience, with exposure to facility operations and mechanical installation projects involving co-generation, heating, cooling, lighting, building controls, and automation technologies.

    Proven ability to manage and complete complex projects in a timely, cost-effective manner.

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

    MS Office proficiency

    U.S. Citizenship required.

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

    Travel required.



    Fundamentals of Engineer (FE) required; Professional Engineer (PE) registration preferred.

    Advanced Word and Excel experience preferred, particularly experience with creation of pivot tables within Microsoft Excel

    Experience with Microsoft Project & Primevera

    Experience with cogeneration on systems from 60 KW up to 1 MW highly desirable.

    Experience in/willingness to learn AutoCAD and Revit MEP

    Experience in Trane Trace 700 and Carrier HAP Heating and Cooling Loads programs

    Experience in eQuest energy modeling software


    Interested individuals are encouraged to visit to submit your resume, cover letter, sample project history, and salary information.  DIRECT Applicant Response Preferred.


    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.


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