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Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
JOB #R2104449

Clean Transportation Researcher

Are you passionate about clean energy and transportation issues? Want to contribute to the development and implementation of innovative projects to support these ever-changing fields? Then join ICF’s Transportation team.

ICF is seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated Clean Transportation Researcher to help clients implement and evolve their programs and initiatives related to electric vehicles and other technologies and strategies in clean transportation. The Clean Transportation

Researcher 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 selected candidate will have an opportunity to apply their academic and professional knowledge, gain exposure to interesting research- and data-based projects, and interact with experts and clients, while also building content knowledge and consulting skills. Junior and mid-level staff in our consulting practice have the opportunity to advance into management roles.

We are currently 100% remote. Upon returning back to the office (hybrid), the selected candidate will work out of the Arlington, Virginia, or Cambridge., Massachusetts office.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.

What you will be doing . . .

  • Conducting phone and email outreach to build and maintain relationships with key market actors, including vehicle fueling/charging infrastructure providers, industry associations, and utilities.

  • Gathering, compiling, analyzing, verifying, entering, and reporting data.

  • Performing research, review literature, and conduct interviews/surveys to address challenges from federal, state, local, and utility clients.

  • Contributing to the development and deployment of communications, outreach, and training resources, including case studies, webinars, in-person events, presentations, and other opportunities.

  • Tracking and summarizing federal/state/local and national energy policies and industry issues related to clean transportation.

  • Fielding and responding to general and technical inquiries from industry contacts, stakeholders, and the general public related to electric vehicles and other clean transportation solutions.

What you need to have . . .

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, Business, Public Policy, or a similar field.  

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and exceptional attention to detail.

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, decision-making, and long- and short-term planning skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under strict deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently, demonstrate initiative, and contribute as a team player.

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and organizations.

  • Flexibility and a strong work ethic with sound business ethics.

  • Experience working or conducting research related to clean transportation (e.g., alternative fuels, advanced vehicles, electric vehicles, ) preferred

  • Experience working with large and/or complex spreadsheets, databases, or basic programming is a plus.

  • Experience writing reports, articles, literature reviews, case studies, or other communications materials preferred.

  • Passion for the clean transportation field.

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.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, 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.

Washington, DC (DC02)

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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