• Electrical Engineer - Federal

    Job Locations US-TN-Knoxville | US-VA-Reston | US-MD-Columbia
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    Fueled by a dedicated workforce, Ameresco is an innovative technology company specializing in energy solutions. Customers benefit from our ability to design, develop, finance and construct solutions to increase energy efficiency, optimize operations, leverage renewable energy assets, and plan for a resilient future. Our unique position enables us to deliver objective solutions for measurable cost savings and sustainable roadmaps for energy generation. Drawing from decades of experience, Ameresco develops tailored energy projects for the commercial, industrial, government, education, healthcare and public housing sectors. 


    We currently seek a Electrical Engineer to support the development and implementation of energy savings performance contracting projects, new technology applications, and renewable energy initiatives.


    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.

    Analyze and prepare conceptual and detailed engineering design and bid documents, cost estimates, drawings, and specifications for energy efficient building technology and system measures. (HVAC is a must)

    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.

    Ensure successful project implementation that meets or exceeds company objectives, financial parameters, and technical needs required to deliver customer energy cost savings.

    Perform other duties as required.


    BSEE or equivalent four year technical engineering degree.

    Fundamentals of Engineer (FE) required; Professional Engineer (PE) registration preferred.

    Minimum 8-12 years’ electrical system analysis and design engineering experience, with exposure to facility operations and electrical installation projects involving co-generation, engine-generators, heating, cooling, lighting, motors, building controls, and automation technologies.

    Experience with cogeneration on systems from 60 KW up to 1 MW highly desirable.

    Experience with AutoCADD and electrical engineering software such as ETAP desired.

    Proven ability to manage and complete complex projects in a timely, cost-effective manner.

    Strong verbal, written, computer communication and technical presentation skills.

    Will be required to pass security clearance investigation. .

    Travel required.


    Interested individuals are encouraged to APPLY DIRECTLY through the AMERESCO Company Website for confidential and immediate consideration. Please visit


    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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