PLANT SPECIALIST - Renewable Energy Solutions

Location: Multiple US Regional Locations
Job Code: 1519


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 currently seek a Plant Specialist to join our Renewable Plant Operations Team.


Responsible for assistance with daily operations, maintenance, and repair of steam heat recovery units, drainage distribution systems, and related power plant support equipment, including 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, industry, trade, regulatory and jurisdictional hazardous material and safety standards, practices, codes.

Perform other duties as required.


Minimum 2+ years' equipment operations experience using mechanical, electrical, instrument or control system skills.
High School, GED, technical training school, Associates Degree level graduate.
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.
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. Please visit to submit your resume, cover letter, and salary information.\

An award-winning industry leader, AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented, and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment which embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards that include people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive plans. To learn more, please visit

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