BMS / Controls Engineer

Join Ameresco as a BMS / Controls Engineer in Guildford. Contribute to energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability projects in a forward-thinking environment.

Guildford, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   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.

Role and Scope

The BMS / Controls Engineer is responsible for working on assignments covering all aspects of industrial and commercial energy usage, energy savings, utility plant redevelopment and CO2 emission reduction. The Controls Engineer will formulate, evaluate and prepare technical analysis on the control systems for industrial and commercial schemes during feasibility studies, scheme design and project implementation.

The BMS / Controls Engineer will be expected to work in areas covering CHP, refrigeration, Air Source and Ground Source Heat pumps, HVAC, boilers, compressed air, lighting systems, etc.

The Controls Engineer will have a good level of technical expertise, have a sound track record with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience. The candidate will be either a chartered Engineer or in the process of obtaining Chartered status.


Specific Duties

The BMS / Controls Engineer will be responsible for specific duties as follows:

Feasibility studies

  • Assessment of existing control system configuration and operation at client sites.
  • Development of the control system requirements to meet proposed energy project(s) including interface with existing control provisions, client and Ameresco interface requirements, instrumentation requirements, etc.
  • Control system conceptual design and specification
  • Summary report

Scheme Design (Front End Design)

  • Further definition of conceptual design from feasibility stage including on-site assessments as necessary
  • Finalise scheme design based on final energy solutions
  • Development of User Requirements Specification (URS) including details on the control strategy, instrument schedules, I/O requirements, hardware specification, data storage, HMI mimic requirements, Remote access provisions, Interface with existing plant and control systems, etc.
  • Technical Support throughout Procurement and Construction process for projects including:
  • Provide technical support to the project implementation team throughout the implementation period
  • Technical scope of works for sub-contractors
  • Interface with suppliers
  • Technical queries
  • Approval of design changes
  • Resolution of issues
  • Site visits to ensure compliance with scope, specification, build quality, etc
  • Attend HAZOP and technical review meetings as required

Technical support for Safe Commissioning and handover of projects including

  • Commissioning plan
  • Interactive planning sessions with client/sub-contractors
  • Installation, Operational and Performance protocols
  • Validation on plant performance
  • Implementation of controls in line with agreed strategy
  • Sign off and hand over documentation
  • Technical supervision and mentoring of junior engineering staff.

General Duties

  • To update the company work monitoring systems with accurate details
  • Assist in improving operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work co-operatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Sales and business

All applicants must be eligible to legally work in the UK

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 company pension and incentive plans.

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About the role

May 18, 2024

Full Time


Nov 17, 2024



Guildford, United Kingdom

Mid Level


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