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Ameresco Project 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.

Key Responsibilities:

Work with Project Developers to create and submit interconnection applications for various Distributed Generation projects and advise on interconnection strategy:

Submission of complete and accurate Interconnection Applications;

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;

Track and manage payment of Interconnection Application, Study, and System Modification fees;

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 relay protection and design consultants to ensure all close out and witness test requirements are met;

Coordinate with Utilities and Ameresco Construction Management to complete witness test and submit all close-out documentation to facilities Permission to Operate (PTO).

Review and understand technical standards and tariffs for interconnection at utilities throughout the Northeast, including but not limited to:

Standards for interconnection for a variety of projects – including large scale DER, BTM, and standalone resources;

Utility requirements for metering arrangements for energy components present in each system, including energy storage and microgrid systems;

Research plans for utility transmission, substation, and distribution upgrades to inform interconnection strategy.

Travel required to project sites, mostly located in the region; and

Perform other duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

BA / BS degree

Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Distributed Generation projects and project engineering a plus.

Working knowledge of PV, engineering, utility and industry standards preferred.

Demonstrated experience coordinating with Utilities on solar and battery energy storage projects.

Excellent verbal, written, computer, and technical communication and presentation skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office and Project, AutoCad.

Familiarity with Solar PV system simulation using PVsyst and other PV software.

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