Construction Manager

Ottawa, ON

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.

Construction Manager

Driven by a high-caliber workforce, Ameresco is a leading clean technology integrator and renewable asset developer, owner and operator. Our comprehensive services include energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions throughout North America and Europe. Our renewable energy assets and customer projects have delivered a cumulative carbon offset equivalent to over 60 million metric tons of carbon dioxide since going public in 2010.

Grounded in our C.A.R.I.N.G. values and guided by our Environmental, Social and Governance practices, we are proud of our engaging workplace with a host of competitive benefits and wellness programs. Our teams work collaboratively to deliver best-in-class solutions with a relentless focus on customer satisfaction. In pursuit of energizing a sustainable world, our people and purpose set Ameresco apart.

Ameresco Canada is looking to fill the role of construction manager to work with our team during the contract execution and construction stage of large scale, utility grade, renewable energy infrastructure projects. Ameresco assumes the role of constructor and uses a multiple-subcontractor and supplier approach to build out our projects.


Plan, coordinate and manage all aspects of the construction of the project from pre-permitting stage to commercial operation;

Oversee the development of a detailed project schedule and construction methodology;

Work with the project manager/director to develop a resource plan and assist in the procurement process for subcontractors, on-site support personnel, suppliers, etc.;

Create and review Requests for Information, Requests for Proposal, Change Notices;

Ensure that all work is performed in accordance with the contract documents, approved manuals and procedures, and good engineering practices;

Develop and create contingency plans as required to safeguard the execution of the project in a timely manner;

Provide technical support to the project manager/director and technical design team;

Develop and maintain project cost/change controls, and project budget and accounting records;

Work closely with the Project Finance, Operations, and O&M Services teams to satisfy all requirements for commercial operation and financial close;

Coordinate and monitor schedule updates, invoices, and submittals;

Assist in managing and reviewing the progress of subcontractors’ construction schedules;

Oversee and minute construction progress meetings;

Review weekly and monthly reports on the status and progress of the contracts, including project costs and potential changes;

Report the status of projects to business and project stakeholders;

Attend client program meetings as needed;

Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, and codes;

Foster positive and effective business relationships at all levels and project phases; and

Perform Other Duties As Required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum 10 years of managing utility grade electrical infrastructure projects and/or renewable energy projects (BESS, PV)

Engineer Procure Construct (EPC) industry experience

Additional Qualifications:

Proven experience with Ontario safety standards, and project management regulations, practices, and codes;

Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and foster positive business relationships;

Strong verbal, written, computer, technical communication and presentation skills;

Proficient with MS Office Suite of Tools including MS Word, Excel, Project

Knowledge of construction technology

Knowledge of project controls

Risk assessment/management

Conceptual planning ability

Conflict management and problem solving skills

Leadership ability

Multi-tasking ability

Communication, meeting, and presentation skills

Comfort with time reporting systems

Valid Drivers’ License in good standing, issued by resident province.

Ability to travel and be away from home for extended periods of time.

Canadian Citizenship or Landed Immigrant Status

Required to pass security clearance investigation.

Ameresco Canada Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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