Senior Project Manager


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  • Job Description

      Req#: R2580

      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.

      Ameresco is seeking a highly skilled and experienced DDC (Direct Digital Controls) Controls Project Manager to oversee and manage our DDC controls projects around Lexington, KY. As a Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading the planning, execution, and successful completion of multiple ESCO projects related to building automation and controls systems.


      • Manages internal and external resources and making sure the project team has the necessary skill sets to complete the project.

      • Establishes the project’s overall critical path and ensuring that all project phases adhere to the agreed-upon timeline.

      • Assists project team in troubleshooting and finding solutions to unforeseen issues.

      • Develops and monitors all phases of project budget.

      • Communicates with stakeholders, team members and other project managers on project status; including progress, risk and issues that may have an impact on project delivery.

      • Manages customer expectations and proactively closing expectation gaps.

      • Takes ownership of, manages, and obtains approvals for all change requests, particularly regarding scope and budget.

      • Ensures that project team is adhering to all standards and processes as defined by clients.

      • Perform all other duties as required.

      Minimum Qualifications:

      • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Computer Science, or a related field. Equivalent work experience will also be considered.

      • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management, preferably in the field of DDC controls systems or building automation.

      Additional Qualifications:

      • Strong knowledge of DDC controls systems, including programming languages (such as BACnet, LonWorks, or Modbus), protocols, and integration with HVAC, lighting, and other building systems.

      • Proficient in project management methodologies and tools.

      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.

      • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, with the ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams.


      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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      Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Women/Minorities/Veteran/Disability.

  • About the company

      Ameresco is a leading renewable energy company and energy efficiency company offering ESPC-funded energy solutions for public and private organizations.