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Portland, Oregon, United States of America
JOB #R1904895

Energy Management Specialist

Energy Management Specialist

Portland, OR

About ICFICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success.  Analyzing fuel and power markets, improving energy efficiency in concert with renewable energy and distributed generation programs, advising on regulatory compliance. In these areas and more, you’ll find ICF. Backed by 40+ years of experience, our energy experts work at the intersection of policy and practice, helping government and commercial clients worldwide devise effective energy strategies, develop and implement programs for today, and tomorrow. To explore career opportunities in ICF’s energy consultancy, visit www.icf.com/careers.

Job Description

ICF is adding staff to its energy efficiency team in the Portland, Oregon to support a wide range of energy efficiency programs. Our clients include utilities, recognizable Fortune 500 global corporations, as well as a variety of industry, and government organizations. We are seeking an Energy Efficiency specialist to support our Engineering Team and to take a significant role in the implementation of programs that will deliver and expand our offerings. The strongest candidates will have a mechanical engineering degree or meaningful “in-building” work experience with HVAC systems and control applications to help promote the adoption of energy efficiency in commercial buildings. This team member will play a key role in implementing utility funded energy efficiency programs, reviewing energy studies and design documents, identifying new efficiency opportunities, calculating energy savings potential of measures using Excel and energy simulation, writing technical reports,  and supporting other efforts to increase energy efficiency in new commercial buildings. There will be opportunities to work on cross-team projects involving every aspect of energy efficiency, spanning all energy end uses in commercial buildings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a team ensuring that the evaluation, implementation and verification of energy efficiency projects are successfully executed
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance on energy efficient technologies and practices to our clients
  • Review technical reports, engineering calculations and cost estimates for energy efficiency projects for small commercial customers
  • Interface with contractors installing energy efficiency projects for a wide range of commercial and industrial customers
  • Conduct electric and gas energy using equipment surveys to verify installation and operation of energy efficiency equipment

Basic Qualifications

  • BS Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of energy efficiency or equivalent trade experience (electrical or HVAC contracting)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of building controls, motors, domestic hot water and HVAC systems

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Certified Energy Managers
  • PE License or Engineer in Training (EIT)
  • Experience with retrocommissioning
  • Basic knowledge of electric and gas systems, commercial building energy technologies
  • Experience performing energy audits and energy savings calculations
  • Interacting with all levels of commercial, industrial, and government clients

Professional Skills

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Excellent technical and non-technical writing and communication abilities
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
  • Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for a senior management team
  • Ability to analyze technical issues and convey conclusions to diverse technical and non-technical audiences 
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with energy modeling software (eQUEST, Energy Plus, DOE-2.2, 2.2R, etc.)
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Portland, OR (OR08)

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