Contracts Manager - Federal Operations and Maintenance

Job Locations US-TX
Job ID
Project Management



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.


This position will perform and manage all functions relative to the operations and Maintenance, construction and implementation of projects and ongoing operations and maintenance consistent with company objectives, financial parameters, and technical needs required to deliver energy cost reductions to Ameresco customers.  These involve but are not necessarily limited to performance contracting, end-use supply agreements and new technology applications in Government, retail, commercial, public, and industrial facilities, including public and multi-family housing sites.


Coordinate with vendors and subcontractors to assure lowest cost, best schedule and best delivery for all project-related equipment, supply installations, and construction services.

Ongoing contact, communication, and coordination with Ameresco customers and subcontractors in the design and construction phases, including project status updates and remedies for delays or other concerns.

Manage, coordinate and supervise employees and subcontractors to ensure quality control and that projects are delivered on time and within budget while meeting or exceeding the customers’ expectations.

Evaluate technologies and equipment and recommend most suitable for each application.

Provide all necessary support, reports, and documentation required by Management for individual projects, including technical and other support to sales, engineering and operating functions.

Organize and maintain specific project files with accurate information and copies of project documentation.

Manage Project job cost accounting process to assure accurate record keeping for all projects, including customer and subcontractor billing and invoicing, substantial completion evaluation for progress payments, payments to subcontractors, job accounting reporting and tracking.

Review, approve, and manage all expenditures for assigned projects including ensuring all invoices approved for payment are within budget established in project report and have appropriate purchase orders, contracts, and supporting documentation.

Foster effective customer, subcontractor and vendor relationships at multiple levels and project phases.

Attend weekly operation meetings at various jobsites.

Analyze proposals, prepare spreadsheets, and conduct review meetings.

Perform other duties as required.


Minimum qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in project engineering or construction management fields.
Minimum 10 years’ energy-related project management experience.


Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Proven knowledge of maintenance and operational practices for electrical and mechanical equipment.
Strong oral, written, computer, and technical communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and business relationships.
Travel required.

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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