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Senior Electrical Engineer

at Ameresco, Inc. in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

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. Position Overview: Ameresco's Distributed Energy Resource (DER) team is seeking a Senior Electrical Utility Engineer to support the development and implementation of DER projects located nationwide, including combined heat and power (CHP) projects, peak shaving power projects, solar generation, battery energy storage, flywheel energy storage, and other renewable technology projects.The preferred candidate will sit in our Portland, Maine, Framingham, MA or Charlotte, NC. Responsibilities: Primary responsibility to provide on-going electrical engineering support for existing Ameresco plant operations including but not limited to utility protective relay issues, Arc Flash studies, Coordination studies, Electrical specifications, Dynamic Modeling and updates, utility engineering interface, and electrical safety functions; Secondary responsibility to provide electrical engineering support for the development and implementation of new projects including but not limited to Renewable Natural gas plant, Combined Heat and Power (CHP) projects, Power generation projects, Microgrid projects, Solar power projects, Battery Energy Storage, Flywheel storage, and other renewable projects; Prepare engineering design drawings, specifications and bid document development in support of construction, operations, and maintenance of customer site programs and projects in accordance with design/build requirements. Analyze and prepare conceptual and detailed engineering design and bid documents, cost estimates, drawings, and specifications for energy-efficient building technology and renewable power systems. Coordinate with vendors and installation contractors for feasibility and pricing verification of proposed project modifications. Provide engineering guidance throughout construction, project commissioning, and operations. Cultivate and maintain effective business relationships at all levels and project phases. Manage project expenditures and job cost accounting: including documentation, approvals, tracking, and reporting. Compliance with company, industry, trade,and jurisdictionalsafety standards, practices, codes. Ensure successful project implementation that meets or exceeds company objectives, financial parameters, and technical needs required to deliver customer energy cost savings. Detailed review of customer Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and specifications to determine required response; Develop and maintain electrical safety and operational policies and procedures. Provide proposal engineering support as required by sales development efforts including conceptual drawing preparation, proposal project schedules, and proposal narratives; Obtain preliminary equipment vendor proposals and installing contractor proposals to conceptually develop the project and details; Prepare conceptual design engineering and capital and operating cost estimations as required for project development efforts and input for financial models; Collaborate with project implementation team to establish design intent and performance requirements; Determine optimal process technology and prime movers for energy projects that provide optimal solutions for end users. Develop cost models and performance models using major equipment vendor proposals and contractor estimates. Provide electrical engineering support required for interface with electrical utility representatives to define project definition, interface details and interconnect application; Review detailed design documents including drawings, specifications, and bid documents; Provide engineering support during project construction, commissioning and start-up; Deliver support and guidance to construction managers to ensure successful project completion and delivery (extensive travel to the jobsite during the construction and commissioning phase can be expected; Support engineering needs for operating projects including troubleshooting, training, and documentation preparation; Ensure compliance with company standards, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety, standards, practices, codes, and Perform other duties as... For full info follow application link. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Women/Minorities/Veteran/Disability
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Job Posting: 1014903

Posted On: Nov 27, 2023

Updated On: Feb 06, 2024

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