• Junior Project Engineer

    Job Locations UK-London
    Job ID
    Project Management
  • 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.


    Our projects divisions covers all aspects of delivery of energy projects for the public sector, industrial and commercial clients.  The Junior Project Engineer will work within the team to formulate, evaluate and prepare technical analysis and specification of public sector, industrial and commercial schemes during feasibility studies, scheme design and project implementation.


    The Junior Project Engineer will be expected to work on projects related to CHP, biomass, refrigeration, HVAC, lighting, boilers, compressed air and control schemes.


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


    Typically, the Junior Project Engineer will assist in the:

    • Planning, development, procurement and implementation of a variety of projects.
    • Development of project scopes, goals and deliverables to meet the objectives of the clients' "Project Brief".
    • Finalisation of project design, P & ID, equipment selection and layout
    • Provide project delivery support to the project implementation team throughout the implementation period
    • Definition of project tasks and resource requirements
    • Development of full scale project plans
    • Assembly and coordination of project resources
    • Management of the project budget
    • Management of project resource allocation
    • Planning and scheduling of project timelines
    • Tracking of project deliverables using appropriate tools
    • Compliance with Health and Safety Regulations
    • The Project Quality assurance
    • Monitoring and reporting on progress of the project to all stakeholders
    • Presentation of reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
    • Implementation and management of project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
    • Management of Contractor's activities in line with project requirements and company procedures.
    • HAZOP and technical review meetings as required
    • Reviewing commissioning and performance trials


    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 Junior Project Engineer will be required to work with the Sales Development team and 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:

    • 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.
    • Some experience gained from public sector, pharmaceutical, health or chemical based sectors or projects.
    • Detailed understanding of engineering issues and processes.
    • Aware of CDM type projects, strategic planning, experience in risk management and 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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