• Sr. Project Engineer - Federal

    Job Locations US-TN-Knoxville
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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, Ameresco employees have developed and implemented over $5 Billion in energy savings solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources.


    Lead visits to customer project sites to investigate existing mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing systems and document energy performance, including utility data and facility information.

    Audit facility systems to include visual inspection and documentation, performance measurements with field instruments and datalogging equipment, retrieval of information from client control, SCADA and metering systems, identification and retrieval of relevant drawings, performance and maintenance logs, service and utility contracts.

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

    Lead engineering 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 bid documents, cost estimates, drawings, and specifications for energy efficient building technology and system measures.

    Develop and prepare accurate, accessible, and persuasive proposal documents and supporting appendices in compliance with contract requirements.

    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.


    Minimum Qualifications

    BSEE or BSME degree.


    Professional registration or educational progress toward Professional Engineer(PE) license or Certified Energy Manager (CEM) or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. 

    7 years’ energy efficiency and/or renewable technology project development and implementation work experience.


    Demonstrated proficiency in most energy-related building systems including but not limited to building envelope, air-side and water-side heating and cooling systems, central hot water, steam, and/or chilled water plants, building controls, lighting and domestic water systems, compressed air systems, renewable energy systems, distributed generation and/or combined heat and power systems.  Proficiency shall be demonstrated through previous design experience with above systems with a specific emphasis on energy and water use and life cycle performance.


    Additional Preferred Qualifications

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

    Prior experience developing solutions for Federal facilities.

    Familiarity with common Federal construction and performance standards.

    Proficiency in common codes and industry practice including ASHRAE standards 90.1 & 62, the International Building Code (IBC), NFPA 72 and others as applicable to technical discipline.

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

    Proficiency with computerized building simulation and related software.

    Excellent verbal, written

    Must be U.S. Citizen


    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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