• Project Development Engineer - Energy Efficiency & Renewables

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
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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.

    Ameresco is looking for a full-time Project Development Engineer to provide quantitatative and technical information for Renewable Energy Projects. This position is located in Phoenix, AZ.


    Responsible for preliminary design management, energy modeling, engineering management, permitting, pre-construction, construction, commissioning and close-out support on specified projects;

    Coordinate individuals to support project development i.e.,coordinate and administer site walks, shade studies, surveyor, and pre-development support;

    Support Senior PM with coordination all equipment procurement for projects (product specification, delivery & storage, purchase orders);

    Management and coordination of third-party engineering contractor schedule and deliverables;

    Manage engineering design, permitting and development activities for projects as required;

    Coordinate with on-site customer and obtain approvals for design concepts, communicate progress by attending site conference calls/meetings as required;

    Manage conceptual and detailed engineering design and bid documents, cost estimates, drawings, and specifications for renewable energy;

    Support technical work with vendors and installation contractors (as appropriate through Pre-Construction) for feasibility and pricing verification of proposed project modifications;

    Provide technical guidance throughout construction, commissioning, and close out to implementation team;

    Manage all utility communication i.e., interconnection applications, engineering coordination, on-site support as required;

    Safety compliance, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes;

    Ensure successful project implementation which meets company objectives, financial parameters, and technical requirements to deliver customer energy cost savings;

    Cultivate and maintain positive business relationships;

    Perform other duties as required.




    BA/BS degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Finance or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Professional Certification or advanced degree desired.

    Two years (2) of experience in a variety of the fundamental activities that support the Renewable Energy Development process including: project development, engineering, construction of energy generation projects, power purchase agreements, performance contracting, and financial analysis of energy generation projects.



    Demonstrated ability to interact and work with host customers, equipment vendors, engineers, and utilities.
    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including written and verbal.
    Ability to travel to Renewable Energy Project Sites to support permitting and construction management teams.
    Advanced Proficiency in PC software applications AutoCAD, PV Syst, Google Sketch preferred but not required.


    Interested individuals are encouraged to respond directly to AMERESCO: please submit your resume directly via: for immediate and confidential consideration.

    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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