• Senior Project Engineer

    Job Locations UK-London
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  • Overview

    Fueled by a dedicated workforce, AMERESCO is the premier sustainability partner providing 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.



    Role and Scope:

    The Senior Project Engineer is responsible for working on assignments covering all aspects of industrial and commercial energy usage, energy savings, utility plant redevelopment and CO2 emission reduction.  The Senior Project Engineer will formulate, evaluate and prepare technical analysis and specification of public sector, industrial and commercial schemes during feasibility studies, scheme design and project implementation.


    The Senior Project Engineer will be expected to work in areas covering CHP, biomass, refrigeration, HVAC, lighting, boilers, compressed air and control schemes.


    The Project Engineer will assist in the trial and development of new products and technology.


    The Senior Project Engineer will have a good level of technical expertise, have a sound track record, and the role will involve complex technical duties and business support activities


    The Senior Project Engineer will be required to work on a variety of client projects at any one time depending on the size and scope of the work.


    Typically, the Senior Project Engineer will:


    • Be responsible for the planning, development, procurement and implementation of a variety of Client projects.
    • Need to ensure project scope, goals and deliverables are accurately specified, budgeted and planned to meet the objectives of the clients' "Project Brief".
    • Assist in finalisation of project design, P & ID, equipment selection and layout
    • Provide technical support to the project implementation team throughout the implementation period
    • Attend HAZOP and technical review meetings as required
    • Attend site to review commissioning and performance trials
    • Define project tasks and resource requirements
    • Develop full scale project plans
    • Assemble and coordinate project resources
    • Manage the project budget
    • Manage project resource allocation
    • Plan and schedule project timelines
    • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
    • Compliance with Health and Safety Regulations
    • Quality assurance
    • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
    • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
    • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
    • Project evaluations and assessment of results
    • Continually review new and existing technical developments to ensure sustainability for client's developments.
    • Manage Contractor's activities in line project requirements and company procedures.
    • Coach and support the operational side of engineering prior, during and after project implementation.
    • Ensure projects meet the requirements not only of the Client but also any relevant regulative bodies.


    People are important to our business and therefore the ability to interface with other disciplines within the engineering design office and project delivery teams is a vital skill that we look for in all members of our team.


    Public Sector Project Development

    From time to time the Project Engineer will be required to work with the Sales Development team to assist in the end-to-end completion of high quality proposals, quotations, bids and tender responses, which are both technically and commercially compliant with the client’s specifications.


    • Timely preparation of detailed engineering proposals
    • Accurately interpret client’s technical specification and assist in the production of a compliant technical proposal; offering more suitable alternatives where appropriate.
    • Accurately interpret client’s commercial requirements and ensure any commercial or contractual risks to the company are identified and mitigated.
    • Ensure proposals pricing and estimating is in line with company’s agreed strategies on sales and marketing, charge out rates and availability of engineering resource.
    • Take part in ‘bid review’, ‘bid clarification’ and ‘sales handover’ meetings.
    • Write high quality technical and commercial documents and reports and present them to both internal and external audiences.
    • Liaise with internal stakeholders to assist in collating accurate data for the preparation of proposals.
    • Maintain a sales and marketing focus in all proposals related activity and in contacts with
    • On a needs basis, provide resilience support to other departments within the company.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    The Ideal Candidate Will Possess


    • Strong Project Engineering experience, gained from within a design or engineering projects environment.
    • Relevant engineering qualifications and/or degree in relevant field, or currently studying for relevant qualification.
    • Experience gained from public sector, pharmaceutical, health or chemical based sectors or projects.
    • Detailed understanding of engineering issues and processes.
    • Proven experience of working in CDM type projects
    • Proven experience in strategic planning
    • Proven experience in risk management
    • Proven experience in change management
    • The ability to think analytically, with the ability to critically assess requirements and select "best fit" approach to meeting company and client objectives.
    • Ability to influence and collaborate at all levels in order to achieve engineering targets and represent the company in a professional and highly competent manner.
    • IT literate with demonstrable Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel/spreadsheets, Power point, Outlook, Auto CAD and MS Projects.
    • Full UK driving licence.


    Personal Attributes

    The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, confident and have a flexible approach to work. They should be able to demonstrate good organisational skills including the ability to multi-task, prioritise work under pressure and complete within deadlines. They should be able to communicate effectively with non-finance people in a friendly and courteous manner, establishing and maintaining good working relationships with Clients and colleagues at all levels. The job requires the ability to work well as part of a team but also independently using their own initiative where appropriate.


    Interested individuals are encouraged to respond directly to AMERESCO: please submit your resume directly via: for immediate and confidential consideration. 


    An award-winning industry leader, 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.


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