Plant Specialist

Seeking Plant Specialist in Half Moon Bay, CA. Responsible for daily operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of renewable energy plants. Minimum 2 years equipment operations experience required.

Half Moon Bay, CA, United States  UTC-08:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   2 months ago

About Ameresco

Company Overview

Ameresco, Inc.

Framingham, Massachusetts, USA


Business Model

Cleantech and Renewable Energy

Development, ownership, and operation of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects

Energy efficiency projects, renewable energy solutions, and related services

Locations & Geography

Operations throughout North America and Europe, including projects and regional offices

Significant contributions to sustainability and energy independence in served regions

Company Culture

Committed to providing innovative, sustainable energy solutions that meet their customers' needs

Focus on collaboration and empowerment within the workforce to foster innovation and drive results

Investment in training and development to enhance skills and leadership capabilities across the organization

Activities & Projects

Diverse portfolio including solar, wind, and biomass projects, as well as energy efficiency upgrades across various sectors

Leadership in integrating renewable energy solutions with traditional energy systems to maximize efficiency and sustainability

Robust environmental stewardship programs, focusing on sustainable practices across all areas of operation

Career Opportunities

Opportunities in project management, engineering, and sustainability initiatives, among others

Competitive benefits package, including health, retirement plans, and professional growth opportunities

Contact Information


Ameresco Careers

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.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a Plant Specialist to join our Renewable Plant Operations Team at our site location in Half Moon Bay, CA.


  • Responsible for daily operations, maintenance, troubleshoot and repair of reciprocating engines;
  • Provide assistance with equipment inspection, maintenance tasks, troubleshooting and diagnoses of landfill gas to energy plant equipment and system;
  • Coordinate, schedule and participate with subcontractors, equipment service work, inspections and maintenance activities as required;
  • Compliance with plant specifications to ensure timely service and reliable product delivery;
  • Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, regulatory and jurisdictional hazardous material and safety standards, practices, codes; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • GED or High School Diploma
  • Minimum 2 years equipment operations experience using mechanical, electrical, instrument or control system skills.
  • Valid Drivers’ License in good standing, issued by resident state required.

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience performing mechanical maintenance on blowers, compressors, and equipment.
  • Experience with Jenbacher, Caterpillar, or Waukesha natural gas engines desirable.
  • Must be able to successfully complete position training and testing requirements.
  • Knowledge of PLC, electrical power equipment, and gas plant operations experience desirable.
  • Basic computer skills including e-mail and data entry using Microsoft Outlook, Word, & Excel.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs & transport equipment & tools in excess of 300 lbs.
  • Strong verbal, written, computer communication and organization skills.
  • At times, may flexibility for ‘on call’ support or varied schedule needs.

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 27, 2024

Full Time


Aug 26, 2024


Half Moon Bay, CA, United States

Mid Level


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