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Ameresco Associate Project Development Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts

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 is currently seeking an Associate Project Development Engineer to work with Ameresco’s Solar PV Grid-Tie Development Team in the development of solar PV projects. This position is located at our company headquarters in Framingham, MA.


Collaborate with Senior Solar PV Engineers, Project Development Managers, and sales personnel to develop, design, and estimate costs of solar PV projects;

Assist with the assessment of project requirements to evaluate business opportunities for solar PV;

Visit project sites to assess and document site dimensions and electrical systems;

Gather key project details such as utility data, facility profiles, site drawings, and system operating data;

Provide assistance with technical and financial analyses of options;

Prepare utility interconnection pre-applications or contact utilities as needed;

Evaluate project sites for interconnection feasibility using software tools and site visits;

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

Foster effective and positive business relationships with all parties throughout project phases; and

Perform other duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Science discipline, with an electrical engineering or solar PV engineering focus preferred.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Proven ability to gather, validate, and analyze quantitative data and information

Experience with the National Electrical Code, medium voltage engineering, solar PV design software (Helioscope/PVSyst), or AutoCAD is a plus.

Programming experience using Python or Visual Basic is a plus

Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite, especially MS Excel.

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

Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and business relationships.

Valid Drivers’ License issued by state of residence and in good standing.

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