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Ameresco Associate Project Developer in Renton, Washington

Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading cleantech integrator and renewable energy asset developer, owner and operator. Our comprehensive portfolio includes energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions delivered to clients throughout North America and Europe. Our solutions range from upgrades to facility’s energy infrastructure to the development, construction and operation of renewable energy plants combined with tailored financial solutions. We foster an entrepreneurial, collaborative, and forward-thinking culture that thrives with innovation, diversity of thought, and inclusion. We are excited with all that the future holds for our industry, planet, and communities.

New opportunity based in the Pacific Northwest for an Associate Project Developer with experience in commercial buildings and mechanical systems to partner with Ameresco’s Northwest Regional Team developing and implementing project opportunities in energy efficiency and renewable technology.

Responsibilities: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 and assist with preparation of energy savings calculations and technical engineering assessment;Assist Engineers with design and development activities in support of construction, operations, and maintenance of customer site projects as required by energy savings performance contracts;Collaborate with Project Engineers to prepare conceptual and detailed 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 technical guidance throughout development, construction, project commissioning, and operations, including proposals, reports, cost estimates, and presentations;Assure successful project implementation that meets or exceeds company objectives, financial parameters, and technical needs required to deliver customer energy cost savings;Cultivate and maintain effective business relationships at all levels and project phases; andPerform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Sustainable/Renewable Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field.Minimum of two (2) years’ relevant experience in energy efficiency and/or renewable technology project development and implementation.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:Ability to analyze and quantify energy savings and implement complex projects involving chiller and boiler plants, motors, VSDs, HVAC retrofit, controls, and distributed generation.Familiarity with solar photovoltaic system development, distributed energy resources, battery energy storage systems, and microgrids.Knowledge of measurement and verification, project cost estimating and accounting desired.Experience with building simulation and related software and industrial facility retrofits is a plus.Excellent verbal, written, computer, technical data, spreadsheet, and presentation communication and organizational skills.MS Office proficiency required with advanced Excel and Word experience preferred.Excellent verbal, written, and computer communication and technical presentation skills.Valid Driver’s License issued by state of residence and in good standing.May be required to pass security clearance investigation.


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.

Energy careers at Ameresco bring employees to the forefront of new energy technology with the backing of an experienced team of energy efficiency and renewable energy engineers and professionals. Ameresco is a recognized leader throughout North America and United Kingdom, delivering comprehensive renewable energy and energy efficiency services to public and private enterprises.

"Its inspiring to work on projects that are shaping the future of energy use and to be part of a team that has tremendous experience in renewable energy systems."

  • Ameresco Employee