• Plant Specialist

    Job Locations US-IL-Davis Junction
    Job ID
  • 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.


    We are currently seeking a Plant Specialist in Davis Junction, IL to join our Renewable Plant Operations Team.


    Responsible for assistance with daily operations, maintenance, and repair of engine driven electrical generating units, landfill gas compression and treatment systems and related power plant support equipment.  To include completion of daily logs, preventive maintenance tasks, and reporting requirements.

    Provide assistance with equipment inspection, maintenance tasks, troubleshooting and diagnoses of landfill gas to energy plant equipment and systems.

    Coordinate, schedule and participate with subcontractors, equipment service work, inspections and maintenance activities as required.

    Compliance with plant specifications to ensure timely service and reliable product delivery.

    Ensure compliance with company, customer, industry, trade, regulatory and jurisdictional hazardous material, safety and environmental standards, practices and codes.

    Perform other duties as required.



    Minimum 2 years equipment operations experience using mechanical, electrical, instrument or control system skills.
    GED or High School Diploma



    Experience performing mechanical maintenance on blowers, compressors, and equipment.

    Experience with Jenbacher, Caterpillar, or Waukesha natural gas engines desirable
    Must be able to successfully complete position training and testing requirements.
    Knowledge of PLC, electrical power equipment,  and gas plant operations experience desirable.
    Basic computer skills including e-mail and data entry using Microsoft Outlook, Word, & Excel.
    Ability to lift up to 75 lbs & transport equipment & tools in excess of 300 lbs.
    Strong verbal, written, computer communication and organization skills.

    Valid Drivers’ License in good standing, issued by resident state.
    May be required to pass DOT substance testing and/or security clearance investigation.
    May require travel and flexibility for ‘on call’ support or varied schedule needs.


    Interested individuals are encouraged to APPLY DIRECTLY through the AMERESCO Company Website for confidential and immediate consideration. Please visit to submit your resume, cover letter, sample project history and geographic location preference 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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