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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2001476

Senior Energy Analyst

Senior Energy Analyst

Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Analytics Team

Fairfax, VA, Atlanta, GA, Toronto, ON, California Remote

Want to make a difference? Then come work for ICF, where we combine passion for our work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results that help solve some of the world’s most challenging problems. In the energy market, ICF helps public- and private-sector clients develop comprehensive energy strategies and establish sustainable programs to deliver and maintain energy.

To support our growth, we are hiring a Senior Energy Analyst to work in our DER Analytics practice. You will contribute to the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high quality products and services, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff. The DER Analytics team is a leader in utility DER planning, program design, and program implementation analytics. Our thorough understanding of our clients’ needs and our ability to connect the practical on the ground experience enables us to help clients make big things possible.

At ICF you will have an opportunity to apply your academic knowledge, gain exposure to major projects, interact with experts and clients in the field, and grow your content knowledge and consulting skills. Engineers advance in our practice and develop an area of special competence, with increasing responsibility for project management and client contact in their area of competence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with DSM program planning, preparation of DSM fillings, Demand Side Management (DSM) potential studies, and other regulatory support for US utilities and/or government agencies
  • Assist with developing and designing innovative DSM program strategies
  • Conducting market research on various energy efficiency technologies including DSM measure adoption, saturation, feasibility, etc.
  • Advanced energy saving calculations and economic analyses for the residential and commercial sectors supporting utility energy efficiency and demand response programs
  • Oversee market research and development of industry expertise on energy efficiency and demand response technologies
  • Assist with the evaluation and benchmarking of DSM program performance
  • Managing and analyzing large datasets using advanced Excel functions
  • Preparing and presenting persuasive presentations
  • Co-authoring reports and other client deliverables journal articles, white papers and marketing pieces 

 Basic Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical, Architectural or Electrical Engineering, Building Science, Energy Management, Energy Policy and Planning, or related subjects
  • 3+ years of related energy industry experience, including experience in DSM program potential studies, program design, and preparation of plans/fillings
  • 2+ years of DSM program implementation
  • Experience related to California’s DSM regulations and overall DSM setting
  • In depth understanding of economic valuation such as NPV and IRR analysis, and utility cost-effectiveness tests
  • Knowledge of market adoption forecasting methodologies for DSM technologies
  • Knowledge of evaluation, measurement, and verification of energy efficiency
  • Understanding of US energy codes and standards for residential and commercial buildings, such as IECC codes and ASHRAE standards
  • Understanding of building science and building energy saving calculation
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, including advanced programming experience with Excel and Visual Basic
  • Strong writing and communication skills

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience and knowledge of renewables, energy storage systems and/or CHP
  • Knowledge of energy policy and regulation, especially related to DSM and other distributed energy resources. Experience in regulatory and public stakeholder processes would be highly valued.
  • Experience managing a team of energy efficiency analysts and engineers
  • Experience with business development and client development
  • Experience with energy saving calculation using Technical Resource Manuals (TRM) and other engineering guidelines such as ASHRAE fundamentals
  • Experience with energy modeling tools (e.g., OpenStudio, EnergyPlus)
  • Understanding of heat transfer and thermodynamics
  • Advanced programming and data analytics skills
  • Knowledge of building construction methods, mechanical systems and related energy use in residential and commercial construction

 Professional Skills:

  • Demonstrates trustworthiness and upholds the highest ethical standards
  • Ensures that information flows effectively to others
  • Identifies, collects and analyzes the information needed to solve a problem effectively
  • Clearly expresses ideas, thoughts, and concepts in writing
  • Organizes written work in a manner that is clear, easy to follow, and tailored for the intended audience
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment


  • California Remote
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Toronto, ON

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 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). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

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 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.

Fairfax, VA (VA01)

Energy Consulting

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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