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JOB #R2201046

Distributed Grid Strategy Consultant (Remote USA)

Distributed Grid Strategy Consultant
Climate, Energy and Transportation DivisionDC area, NYC area, Remote

Are you interested in a strategic role supporting the evolution of the power grid? Do you have experience working with electric utilities? If so, we’re looking for a talented candidate like you to join our diverse, growing team and make lasting impacts in the electric energy industry.

As a Consultant with ICF’s Distributed Grid Strategy practice, you will have the opportunity to advance grid decarbonization, integration of distributed energy resources, and resilience 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 utility distribution system experience and knowledge and interact with experts and clients, 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.

This is a full-time position. Work will be remote as we continue to move through the pandemic. Once on-site work resumes, it is preferred that you would be able to work from one of our ICF Offices (New York, NY or Fairfax, VA). Remote candidates will also be considered!

What you will do:

  • Work as part of a team supporting clients in navigating challenges related to electric grid modernization, integration of distributed energy resources (DER), resilience, and decarbonization.

  • Help provide strategic support for utility clients tasked with planning and operating the electric grid amidst changing policy environments and evolving market conditions pertaining to DER, such as solar, energy storage, electric vehicles, energy efficiency, demand response.

  • 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline.

  • 2 years of related energy/electric utility industry experience.

  • 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

Preferred Skills/Experience:

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

  • 3-5 years of related energy/electric utility industry experience.

  • Proven track record working on DER technologies and DER integration issues in the electric utility industry.

  • 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.

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.

Fairfax, VA (VA01)

Energy Consulting

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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