Commissioning Field Service Technician

Join Ameresco in Florida, United States as a Commissioning Field Service Technician. Travel to project sites, assist with documentation, perform testing, and troubleshoot equipment. Minimum 2 years' commissioning experience required.

Florida, United States  UTC-05:00   Hybrid   Full Time   1001-5000   2 months ago

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.

As a proven leader in Renewable Energy, Ameresco is dedicated to expanding its portfolio of Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) processing plants. In doing so an opportunity has opened up for a Commissioning Field Service Technician to augment the multi-disciplined commissioning team responsible for bringing new Renewable Energy Assets online. This is a remote position, requiring travel to project sites for commissioning activities. The amount of travel will vary based on the number of projects being commissioned each year and can be upwards of 50% or more at times.


  • Assist with the completion and organization of the documentation turnover package including commissioning documentation, pressure test documentation, O&M manuals, etc.
  • Communicate regularly with the manager with regard to any encountered or expected issues with schedule, work scope, or the need for additional resources to solve problems.
  • Embrace Ameresco’s strong safety culture during all work activities. This includes following all Ameresco safety protocols, including the use of PPE, LOTO practices, hot work permitting, safe work habits, etc.
  • Travel to vendor shops to perform Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) work on control panels and other vendor supplied equipment.
  • Use electrical test equipment to perform I/O verification checks on discrete and analog control circuits from the PLC cabinet to the field device. Determine the root cause of, and provide corrective action for, any lack of continuity or function.
  • Verify the function of discrete and analog valves. Configure, test, and tune valve actuators and positioners.
  • Assist with the setup, configuration, commissioning, and troubleshooting of plant servers, process networks, HMI graphics, PLC's, site internet service, VPN tunnels, and plant data historians.
  • Update P&IDs, control panel drawings, and other drawings and schematics as needed according to the commissioning drawing revision procedures.
  • Provide technical support for mechanical and control system troubleshooting.
  • Assist with pressure testing, flushing, and purging of piping systems.
  • Assist with plant performance testing activities and oversee work provided by sub-contracted vendors and commissioning personnel.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in a controls-related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in plant commissioning.

Additional Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience with Rockwell Software “Studio5000” software is preferred.
  • Understand the proper and safe use of multimeters, loop calibrators, and HART communicators is preferred.
  • Experience with using plant HMI workstations to test and troubleshoot field equipment is preferred.
  • Experience with using PLC programming software to test and debug PLC code and I/O systems is preferred.
  • Understanding of the safe use of basic hand and power tools (wrenches, screwdrivers, cordless drills, torque wrench, etc.)
  • Ability to read and understand P&IDs, control panel schematics, and electrical one-line diagrams is preferred.
  • Physical ability to bend, reach, climb, and lift 45 pounds without assistance.
  • Ability to perform all assigned activities in accordance with Ameresco standards and written procedures, in a timely manner, and with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • High level of competency with a laptop computer, Windows operating system, MS Word, MS Excel, PDF editors (eg. BlueBeam).
  • Experience with GE iFIX HMI software preferred.

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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About the role

Feb 07, 2024

Full Time


Aug 03, 2024


Florida, United States

Minimum two (2) years’ experience in plant commissioning


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