Mechanic - Norfolk Naval Base

Seeking Mechanic in Portsmouth, VA for new CHP plant. Responsible for electrical maintenance, ensuring safety, compliance, and customer satisfaction. Requires 7 years industrial plant experience and various technical skills.

Portsmouth, VA, United States  UTC-05:00   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.

Ameresco has a new opportunity for a Mechanic in Portsmouth, VA for a new CHP plant, consisting of two gas turbine generators with HRSGs, one steam turbine, three package boilers and the associated balance of plant equipment. The CHP plant will run 24/7/365. The Mechanic will be responsible for electrical maintenance of the CHP, Waste Treatment Plant, and related infrastructure.


  • Perform routine maintenance, such as inspecting drives, motors, or belts, checking fluid levels, replacing filters, or doing other preventive maintenance actions.
  • Repair or replace defective pressure vessel parts, such as safety valves or regulators, using torches, threading dies, welding equipment, or metalworking machinery.
  • Ensure the site is run a safe manner by adhering to all standard industry, Navy safety protocols and internal company procedures, including preparing job specific hazard analysis.
  • Ensure the site complies with all required environmental permits, in particular proper disposal of waste.
  • Ensure Contract Compliance with our Customer with regards to all maintenance requirements – typically OEM recommendations
  • Assist in the implement and continued improvement of the Preventative Maintenance Program for the site using the ASSET maintenance computer tracking system.
  • Focus on customer satisfaction.
  • Be proficient in the use of the Ameresco Asset Management Software System ASSET Planner©
  • On call for emergencies 24/7/365
  • Travel as required.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Seven years of experience in industrial plants

Additional Qualifications

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Ability to use hand tools, operate power tools, read plans and blueprints.
  • Ability to repair boilers, pumps, turbines, compressors, and other items for use in steam plant.
  • Strong work ethic and leadership and communication skills
  • Solid computer skills - proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • The ability to work in different environmental conditions.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Valid Drivers' License in good standing, issued by state of residence.
  • Ability to successfully complete position training and testing requirements.
  • This position may require eligibility to Review DoD Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).
  • This position may require the ability to obtain a DoD Non-Escort Access Badge.

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

Mar 06, 2024

Full Time


Sep 06, 2024


Portsmouth, VA, United States



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