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New York, New York, United States of America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2103510

Consultant, Distributed Grid Strategy

Join ICF as a Consultant in our growing Distributed Grid Strategy practice area!

Location: New York, NY, Washington DC or Fairfax, VA

This is a full-time position. Work will be remote as we continue to move through the pandemic. Once on-site work resumes, you may be required to work from one of our New York, NY or Fairfax, VA offices.

Do you have experience in Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and utility distribution systems?  Are you interested in supporting the evolution of the electric distribution system and the utility industry to achieve environmental, business, and policy objectives? We want someone to help us build not just the future of our team but have a lasting impact on the industry.

Working within project teams, your role will be to assist in the continued development of ICF’s distributed grid management practice, and to help support our clients’ challenges related to aspects such as distribution system planning, DER integration, grid modernization, energy infrastructure resilience, regulatory policy, and performance-based ratemaking.

We are looking for an analytical individual that balances strong communication and technical skills, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.

You will have an opportunity to apply your experience and knowledge supporting major projects and interact with experts and clients in the field, while building content knowledge and consulting skills. 

What you will do:

  • Conduct strategic and client-facing work in distribution system planning and operation in the context of evolving challenges around issues like DER integration, grid modernization, and energy infrastructure resilience

  • Support client engagements related to DER such as solar PV, energy storage, electric vehicles, demand response

  • Support specific technical areas such as smart inverters, monitoring and control of DER, and DER interconnection processes

  • Provide strategic planning support for clients planning and operating distribution systems under changing policy environments and evolving market conditions

  • Support the preparation and development of client research, reports, and deliverables

  • Prepare, support, develop, and deliver internal and external presentations

  • Support team coordination and execution of large, complex engagements

  • Work closely with our practice leads and our marketing function to inform the continued development of ICF’s DER service offerings

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar

  • 3+ years of related energy industry experience

  • Work flexibility as part of a project team or independently as needed

  • Demonstrated technical, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Direct experience with the electric power utility sector

  • Track record working on DER technologies and DER integration issues

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • 4 to 6+ years of related energy industry expertise

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Economics, Public Policy, Business, or a related discipline

  • Demonstrated experience coordinating and managing large, complex projects and multidisciplinary teams

  • Experience with power system analysis and/or financial analysis tools and methods

  • Demonstrable experience of opportunity spotting through research / analysis

  • Prior consulting/commercial project management experience

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)

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. ICF—together for tomorrow.

About ICFICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 7,000 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. Come engage with us at icf.com.

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.

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.

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.

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