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Reston, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2300731

Energy and Sustainability Engineer

ICF is seeking an Energy Engineer to support programs and projects that seek to assess distributed energy resource (DER) technologies, markets, and policies. The Engineer should have strong communication skills and experience working with Federal and State government clients. Successful candidates will support policy analysis, program strategy development, data analytics, and economic/emissions/resilience modeling of multi-technology DERs and microgrids.


  • Assisting with policy and regulatory research and support, quantitative and economic analysis, and technical analysis. Working in fields such as renewable energy, green power, and distributed energy resources – including photovoltaic (PV), energy storage, and combined heat and power (CHP).

  • Working directly with government entities on public-private partnership programs.

  • Preparing high quality written and presentation-based deliverables, including communication of methodology and results for technical or policy analysis.

  • Helping to develop, assess, and implement long-term strategies for government and utility programs to enable emissions savings and resilience benefits of green power and DERs.

  • Help develop and drive business development strategies in the clean energy, buildings, industrial, and related technical sectors for Federal and other clients.

  • Serving as a team member and/or manager on multiple project teams, balancing competing project demands and working with staff from interdisciplinary backgrounds.

  • Corresponding with clients and internal staff through phone, email, video, and in-person communications, maintaining a high level of professionalism.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical, or similar)

  • Three (3) to (Four) 4+ years relevant experience in energy policy/programs/analysis

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in an Engineering field

  • Knowledge of renewable energy technologies and policies

  • Experience as a consultant or contractor for Federal government clients

  • Experience managing projects

  • Proficiency in writing, presentation, and communication skills

  • Proficiency in oral and written communication skills

  • Highly-developed interpersonal skills and self-motivation

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task

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.

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:  Know Your Rights and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$77,890.00 - $132,413.00

Reston, VA (VA30)

Energy Engineering

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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