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Engineering Assistant - Energy Efficiency & Renewables

Phoenix AZ

Job ID: 2017-1190


Fueled by a dedicated workforce, Ameresco is the premier provider of energy efficiency and renewable technology solutions. From conservation to renewable energy generation, Ameresco employees have developed and implemented over $5 Billion in energy savings solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources.

Ameresco is looking for a full-time Engineering Assistant Intern to gain hands-on experience will support the technical project development team for renewable energy projects with a primary focus on solar photovoltaics. They will support commercial distributed generation solar projects as a focus, with an ability for occasional cross training exposure to battery energy storage systems and energy efficiency technologies. This position is located in Phoenix, AZ.



Assisting with a large variety of assignments including software analysis tools, optimization, AutoCAD preliminary site plan creation, site feasibility studies, energy modeling, utility rate analysis, utility interconnection and rebate processing, project scheduling, team process improvements, project budgeting and project technical support for construction.

Provide quantitative and technical information for Renewable Energy, projects including primarily solar photovoltaics.

Gain exposure to both office and limited field visits by working with renewable Project Development Engineers, Pre-Construction Managers, Project Managers, and Development Managers.

Exposure to the energy industry private sector by playing an instrumental role in the technical/engineering project development process.

Exposure to both engineering and construction, and learn how a project is conceptualized and consequently made a reality.




Junior level college education focusing on electrical, mechanical, engineering, or industrial power, energy services, and renewable technology. Specific interest in energy technologies and the environment is a plus.



Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

MS Office proficiency with advanced AutoCAD, Excel, and Word experience preferred

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

Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and deliverables within fast paced, team project-oriented work environment.

The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.


Interested individuals are encouraged to APPLY DIRECTLY through the AMERESCO Company Website for confidential and immediate consideration. Please visit to submit your resume, cover letter, sample project history, geographic location preference, and salary information for immediate and confidential consideration. DIRECT Applicant Response Preferred.

Posted December 28, 2017

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