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Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
JOB #R2002208

Energy and Sustainability Specialist

*This requisition is for future work, with specific hire date*

Want to apply your engineering and analytical skills to help individuals and leading organizations save energy and reduce greenhouse gas footprints? You can at ICF. We solve today’s most challenging issues facing the energy industry, business and consumers. 

ICF is seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated candidate to support our Climate, Energy Efficiency, and Transportation line of business. Our associates work on multiple projects, interact with all levels of staff, participate in client meetings, and interact with industry experts. 

Successful candidates will be responsible for shaping critical programs for the next era of energy policies that will impact our communities and our world. They will support implementation of high–profile public–private partnership programs to drive improved energy efficiency in homes and businesses. They will be part of a team that reviews and analyzes energy efficient consumer products and building technologies and helps develop technical specifications. 

Expected responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Performing research, analysis, and industry outreach to develop energy efficiency specifications for a variety of commercial product categories.
  • Serving as liaison between government and industry stakeholders (e.g. equipment and component manufacturers, trade associations, energy efficiency advocates) to understand the challenges and opportunities for improving product efficiency.
  • Performing in-depth analysis of energy efficiency savings, using spreadsheets, databases, and custom programming (e.g., Python, Ruby).
  • Reviewing literature and performing market and product analytical research.
  • Writing of technical materials.
  • Developing and implementing program strategies, preparing and presenting persuasive presentations, and research and analysis of energy efficiency and industry trends.
  • Conveying complex technical subjects to non-technical audiences.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics or related technical field.
  • 3-5 years of relevant technical experience.
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Excellent personal computer skills (Microsoft applications, spreadsheet/database skills, basic programming skills).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and self-motivation.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in climate- and sustainability-related areas.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-orientation.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in product development and/or test method development
  • Knowledge of commercial food service product design and energy efficiency
  • Familiarity with the development/delivery of public-private voluntary partnership programs.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and seek input when needed.

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). 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 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.

Washington, DC (DC02)

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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ICF is growing, and we add new open roles to our site regularly. If you're waiting for that perfect opportunity at ICF or want an inside look at what it's like to do world-changing work, join our talent network to stay updated.