Graduate Engineer

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  • 2 September 2022

About the Job

Driven by a high-caliber workforce, Ameresco is a leading clean technology integrator and renewable asset developer, owner and operator. Our comprehensive services include energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions throughout North America and Europe. Our renewable energy assets and customer projects have delivered a cumulative carbon offset equivalent to over 60 million metric tons of carbon dioxide since going public in 2010.

Grounded in our C.A.R.I.N.G. values and guided by our Environmental, Social and Governance practices, we are proud of our engaging workplace with a host of competitive benefits and wellness programs. Our teams work collaboratively to deliver best-in-class solutions with a relentless focus on customer satisfaction. In pursuit of energizing a sustainable world, our people and purpose set Ameresco apart.

Help shape the future of energy by working for an award-winning team, honored to be recognized by agencies including Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation and Forbes for our company culture, industry leadership, and client projects. Ameresco is fueled by a dynamic team that embraces diversity, career development opportunities, and — most importantly – employees driven by doing well by doing good.

Specific Duties

Bid Development

Graduate Engineers will initially join either the Development or Design & Consultancy teams, supported by your development plan and coaching from other staff, specific duties may include:

Identify Energy Conservation Measures (ECM) at potential customer sites

Carry out energy audits and surveys

Prepare capital cost and energy savings models for each ECM

Prepare the technical write up for inclusion in bid submission

Present technical solutions at bid meetings

Feasibility Studies (High Level Appraisals)

Assessment of existing system configuration and operation at client sites

Compilation and analysis of data

Conceptual design of energy related projects

Preparation of final report and presentation

Scheme Design (Front End Design/Investment Grade Audits)

Further definition of conceptual design from feasibility stage including on-site assessments as necessary

Finalise scheme selection

Develop heat and mass balance for the selected scheme

Prepare full equipment list with performance/sizing/selection for key energy equipment, all major pipework lines, pumps (including pressure capabilities), heat exchangers including definition of control philosophy

Prepare P & ID, layout and scheme drawings

Produce an outline work package for contractor to provide pricing and assess accordingly

Develop savings calculations and pricing to +/- 10% for project capital approval

Compliance/ Consultancy

ESOS audits

Supporting clients with carbon compliance schemes e.g. EU-ETS, CCA, CCL, CHP-QA, MPCD

Detailed Design and Commissioning

Assist in finalisation of project design, P & ID, equipment selection and layout

Provide technical support to the project implementation team throughout the implementation period

HAZOP and technical review meetings as required

Attend site to support commissioning and performance trials

General Duties As Follows

To update the company’s work monitoring systems with accurate details

Assist in improving operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service

Sales and business development

General office duties


Minimum Qualifications:

Engineering degree preferably in chemical, mechanical or electrical

Working knowledge of one or more energy-saving technologies such as gas engine/gas turbine CHP, steam and hot water systems, chillers, solar PV, wind turbines, heat pumps, battery storage, BEMS, LED Lighting, and Variable Speed Drives

Strong communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Strong team-working skills

Eligible to work in the UK

Desirable Qualifications/Experience

Masters or other further study related to energy solutions and compliance e.g. Bioenergy, Energy Economics and Policy, Energy Storage, Renewable Energy, Low Carbon Technologies

Previous work experience of energy related or field engineer work

Experience with safety standards, mechanical and electrical systems development, engineering, and project regulations, practices, and codes

Tagged as: Design, Engineering, IT

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