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Consultant, Energy Markets & Planning - (On Call)
Are you interested in supporting the development of cleaner, affordable energy in North America? Would you like to work on some of the most important issues of the day with some of the best minds in the industry? If so, consider joining our team to make a lasting impact in the electric energy industry. At ICF, we use advanced data modeling and innovative technology solutions to help clients evaluate pressing issues and identify solutions to support business growth in a sustainable manner with better customer and community outcomes.
As a Consultant with ICF’s Energy Markets and Planning Advisory practice, you will have the opportunity to advance decarbonization strategy for utilities, trade organizations, NGOs, regulators, and policy makers across North America. Your projects will be cross-cutting, involving technology, strategy, planning, operations, regulation, and improving electric customer outcomes. You will have an opportunity to apply your forward market modeling experience and knowledge to key discussions focused on identifying and assessing energy transition risks and opportunities while building content knowledge and consulting skills. We are looking for an individual who balances strong communication and technical skills, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
What you will do:
Work as part of a team supporting clients in navigating challenges related to electric system planning and decarbonization.
Help provide strategic support for utility clients tasked with planning and operating the electric system amidst changing policy environments and evolving market conditions.
Prepare and develop analysis, research, reports, presentations, and other deliverables.
Coordinate within and across ICF teams in complex engagements.
Engage with clients in project meetings.
Bachelor’s Degree in Energy Economics, Electrical Engineering, Operations Research, Policy, Environmental Science or a related discipline
2+ years of related energy/electric utility industry experience
2+ years of experience with energy and capacity market modeling tools (e.g., IPM, ReEDs, Plexos, RESOLVE, Aurora)
Highly mathematical/quantitative orientation with strong analytical aptitude, experience with Microsoft Office data analytics tools (Excel, PowerBI)
Demonstrated ability to work flexibly as part of a project team or independently as needed
Demonstrated organizational, technical, written, and verbal communication skills
Motivation to learn and take on new challenges
Ability to take initiative and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Consulting experience in power sector
Experienced in application of programming languages such as R, Python, C# or VBA
Experience with power system planning and analysis and/or financial analysis tools and methods
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.
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.
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