• Engineering Assistant - Federal Energy Efficiency Internship

    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, our employees have developed and implemented over $5 Billion in energy savings solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources.

    This internship position is available for a current student, preferably but not limited to mechanical or electrical engineering disciplines with an interest in energy efficiency and renewable technology.  Position offers flexible part-time hours, exposure to business and engineering practices, and offers an opportunity build familiarity and experience with various aspects of facility systems, general business development processes & engineering practice.


    Organize, enter, and analyze key project information including utility data, equipment operating logs, facility profiles, system operating characteristics and site drawings.
    Assist with technical analysis for energy conservation and infrastructure upgrade projects
    Assist in developing bid documents, cost estimates, drawings, and specifications for energy efficient building technology and system measures.
    Perform other duties as required.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    Must be local and willing to work for a full semester.   Hours are flexible during normal business hours. 


    Additional Perferred Qualifications: 

    Junior or Senior undergraduate or post-graduate student, preferably pursuing BSEE, BSME, MSEE or MSME technical engineering degree from an ABET accredited institution.  Other degrees and disciplines may be considered.

    Engaged in coursework and/or experience related to facilities systems (e.g. lighting, electrical systems, HVAC).
    Excellent verbal, written, computer, technical data, spreadsheet, and presentation communication and organizational skills.
    MS Office proficiency required with advanced Excel and Word experience 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 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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