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Distributed Generation Interconnection Coordinator in Framingham, Massachusetts

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.

Ameresco currently has a new opportunity for a Distributed Generation Interconnection Coordinator based out of our Corporate Office in Framingham, MA. The ideal candidate will have very strong organizational and management skills, with the ability to coordinate related interconnection activities between project management, engineering and construction.

Responsibilities

Work with Project Development Managers and Engineers to prepare and submit interconnection applications for various Distributed Generation projects. Mainly Solar PV and Storage;Track and manage of signatures, approvals and payments for Interconnection Applications, impact studies, system modification fees and interconnection agreements;Track applications through interconnection study process, working with utility and internal counterparts to set expectations on process and schedule, complete supplemental reviews and impact studies, and execute Interconnection Agreements;Development and maintenance of a consistent record as each project navigates the interconnection process, from initial application to final authorization to operate;Being the primary point of contact for all utility communications;Coordinate with internal engineers and external consultants to address all technical comments and concerns from the utility to expedite Interconnection Agreements;Coordinate with Utilities during design and construction to ensure that the project timeline meets the needs of each project;Coordinate with Utilities and Ameresco Construction Management to complete witness test and submit all close-out documentation to facilities Permission to Operate (PTO);Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices and codes;Foster effective and positive business relationships with all parties throughout project phases; andPerforms other duties as required;Travel required to project sites, mostly located in the region; andPerform other duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

BA/BS degree Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience preferred in the energy or construction fieldsValid Driver’s License in good standing, issued by resident state required.

Additional Qualifications:

Strong management and reporting skillsExcellent interpersonal and communication skills, including written and verbal.Demonstrated ability to interact and work with multi-functional teams including sales, customers, multi discipline engineers, and utilities. Demonstrated experience coordinating with utilities on solar and battery energy storage projects.Experience working in EPC (engineer, procure, construct), or PPA (power purchase agreement) environment.Experience on technical standards, tariffs for interconnection and required metering arrangements for a variety of projects including large scale DER, BTM, standalone and energy storage, at utilities throughout the Northeast desired, but will train.Experience researching plans for utility transmission, substation, and distribution upgrades to inform interconnection strategy desired, but will train.

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
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