• Senior Project Manager

    Job Locations US-CA
    Job ID
    Project Management
  • Overview

    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. 


    Ameresco currently has a new opportunity based in California for a Renewable Construction Sr. Project Manager. We are looking for talented team players with initiative, drive, creativity and vision. In addition, we are seeking individuals who are critical thinkers, possess the drive to achieve quick results with accountability, and have experience working in a fast pace environment with multiple project responsibilities running concurrently. Ideal candidates will have a passion for the solar industry, experience managing people, and direct P&L experience of renewable projects of at least $1M or greater.


    Provide daily administrative and technical management of renewable construction projects delivering energy savings for public, institutional, industrial, government, and commercial customers. Management of full project accounting, project schedule and tracking, reporting, quality management and internal communication.

    Management of full project budget, project schedule, and financial analysis. Ensure compliance with the Company’s financial policies and procedures to include revenue recognition policies and project set up rules. Serve as a liaison between the business office and operations.

    Direct interface with Ameresco customers managing customer service, relationships, contracts, etc. Collaborate with the Financial Administrators on the monthly reconciliation of billed/unbilled vs. revenue activity to include researching unexplained reconciling items.

    Assist Engineering and Development Team in project design and development including scope, subcontractor selection, cost estimation, installation, and project scheduling. Regularly monitor assigned project performance and cost estimates to forecast estimates at completion (EAC) for reasonableness against plans and actual expense rate.

    Solicit bids, negotiate scope, and coordinate with vendors and subcontractors to assure competitive cost, best schedule and delivery for all project-related equipment, supply installations, and construction services.

    Directly manage vendors, subcontractors, and construction managers (site superintendents) to ensure quality control and project delivery on time and within budget, while meeting or exceeding customer expectations.

    Schedule management; update schedules to reflect current information, monitor critical path activities, and track outstanding items.

    Work closely with the Project Finance, Construction, and O&M Services teams to satisfy all requirements for commercial operation and financial close.

    Manage project expenditures and job cost accounting processes: including accuracy, documentation, approvals, payment reporting, monthly forecasting and tracking.

    Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes.

    Perform other duties as required.



    Minimum 5 years electrical, mechanical, engineering, or industrial power construction project management work experience focusing on commercial solar installations, energy storage implementation, complex facility infrastructure construction, renovations, retrofits, upgrades, and/or energy services.




    Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Project Management or related field from an accredited university preferred.

    Direct P&L responsibility for Commercial Solar, Renewable Energy or Power Generation projects from $1M - $25M. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and foster positive business relationships.

    Proven experience with OSHA safety standards, mechanical and electrical systems development, engineering, and project management regulations, practices, and codes.

    Demonstrated experience managing people.

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

    Proficient computer skills including MS Word, Excel, MS Project

    U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident status required.

    Valid Drivers’ License in good standing, issued by resident state.

    May be required to pass security clearance investigation.

    May require on-call response and travel.



    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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