Engineering Assistant - Energy Efficiency and Renewables

Job Locations US-IL-Oak Brook
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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.


New opportunity for an Engineering Assistant to join Ameresco’s Central Region Team based in Chicago, IL.


Collaborate with Engineers to provide project support for development, design, and construction activities

Assist with the assessment of project requirements to evaluate opportunities for energy efficiency

Visit project sites to assess and document building, mechanical, electrical, controls, and plumbing systems

Investigate, analyze, and document energy conservation and water cost reduction measures

Provide assistance with engineering assessment including baseline profiles, end-use and retro-fit analysis

Prepare technical content, proposals, analysis, feasibility reports and provide critical peer review

Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes.

Foster effective and positive business relationships with all parties throughout project phases

Perform other duties as required


Minimum Qualificaitons: 

Junior/Senior level student pursuing Bachelor Degree in Engineering discipline, with a focus on Energy Efficiency and/or Renewable


Additional Perferred Qualifications:

Technology preferred.Proven ability to gather, validate, and analyze quantitative data and information

Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Excel.

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

Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and business relationships.

Valid Drivers’ License issued by state of residence and in good standing.

U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident status required.

Ability to pass DOE security investigation and DOT substance testing requirements.


Please visit to submit your resume, cover letter, sample project history,  and salary information for immediate and confidential consideration.  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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