PROJECT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER – Energy Efficiency & Renewables

Location: Multiple US Regional Locations
Job Code: 1515


Fueled by a dedicated workforce, Ameresco is the premier provider of energy efficiency and renewable technology solutions.  From conservation to renewable energy generation, our employees have developed and implemented over $5 Billion in energy savings solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources.

New opportunity for a Project Engineers to partner with our  Engineering Teams developing and implementing energy savings and renewable technology projects.  


Coordinate visits to customer project sites to investigate existing mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing systems and document energy performance information, including utility data and facility infrastructure drawings.

Identify opportunities for conservation or efficiency, prepare energy savings calculations, and perform engineering assessment including baseline profiles, end-use and retrofit analysis.

Lead engineering design and development activities in support of construction, operations, and maintenance of customer site projects as required by energy savings performance contracts.

Analyze and prepare conceptual and detailed engineering design and bid documents, cost estimates, drawings, and specifications for energy efficient building technology and system measures.

Coordinate with vendors and installation contractors for feasibility and pricing verification of proposed project modifications.

Provide engineering guidance throughout development, construction, project commissioning, and operations, including proposals, technical reports, cost estimates, and presentations.

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.

Cultivate and maintain positive business relationships.

Perform other duties as required.



BSME or equivalent four year technical engineering degree with proven energy efficiency and/ or renewable technology project development and implementation work experience.

Ability to analyze and quantify energy savings and implement projects involving chiller and boiler plants, motors, VSDs, HVAC retrofit, controls, and distributed generation.

Knowledge of measurement and verification, project cost estimating and accounting desired.

Familiarity with building simulation and related software.

Financial planning/ budget experience with ability to develop a business case helpful.

Professional registration or educational progress toward PE, CEM, LEED.

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

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

May be required to pass security clearance investigation.

Travel may be required.

Please visit to submit your resume, cover letter, sample project history,  and salary information 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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