Associate Project Engineer - Energy Efficiency and Renewables

US-TN-Knoxville
Job ID
2017-1168
Category
Engineering

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.

This position is available for a new graduate in mechanical or electrical engineering with demonstrated interest in energy efficiency and renewable technology to assist with the development and implementation of energy savings projects.

Responsibilities

Gather key customer project information including utility data, facility profiles, system operating characteristics and site drawings
Assist with technical analysis for energy conservation and infrastructure upgrade projects
Analyze and prepare conceptual and detailed engineering design and bid documents, cost estimates, drawings, and specifications for energy efficient building technology and system measures.
Prepare engineering design drawings, specifications 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.
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.
Compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes.
Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

BSEE or equivalent four-year technical engineering degree from an ABET accredited institution.

 

Additional Perferred Qualifications: 

Coursework and/or experience related to electrical power systems and analysis, engineering design, with exposure to facility operations and electrical installation projects involving co-generation, engine-generators, renewable energy (e.g. solar photovoltaic), heating & cooling plants & systems, lighting, motors, building controls, and automation technologies.
Fundamentals of Engineer (FE) preferred. Applicants are generally expected to pursue and apply Professional Engineer (PE) registration.
Excellent verbal, written, computer, technical data, spreadsheet, and presentation communication and organizational skills.
MS Office proficiency required with advanced Excel and Word experience preferred.
Experience with AutoCADD and electrical engineering software such as ETAP preferred.
Proven ability to manage and complete multiple tasks in a timely, cost-effective manner.
Strong verbal, written, computer communication and technical presentation skills.
Valid Drivers’ License issued by state of residence and in good standing
Will be required to pass security clearance investigation.
Travel required.

 

Please visit http://careers.ameresco.com 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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