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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
Los Angeles, California, United States of America
JOB #R2206088

Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Engineer – Emerging Technologies

Want to apply your engineering and analytical skills to help individuals and leading organizations save energy and reduce greenhouse gas footprints? You can at ICF. We solve today’s most challenging issues facing the energy industry, business and consumers.  

ICF is growing its energy program implementation team to support new and existing contracts. Our clients include energy utilities, recognizable Fortune 500 corporations, and a variety of Federal, State and local governmental agencies. We are seeking an engineer to support programs focused on demonstration and deployment of new technologies for residential or non-residential energy efficiency.

Expected responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Carrying out implementation of utility customer energy programs focused on research and evaluation of new energy efficiency technologies.

  • Acting as a subject matter expert in energy efficiency technologies and building design and construction, HVAC, building envelope, local, state and Federal energy codes and standards, and carbon mitigation strategies for new and existing buildings.

  • Performing in-depth analysis of energy efficiency savings, using spreadsheets, databases, and custom programming (e.g., Python, Ruby).

  • Reviewing literature and performing market and technology analytical research.

  • Writing of technical materials and reports. 

  • Conveying complex technical subjects to non-technical audiences.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, physical sciences or related technical field.

  • 4 years of relevant technical experience. 

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Proficient quantitative and analytical skills.

  • Knowledge and/or experience with new building design, application, evaluation, training, energy end uses, including technical and financial aspects of energy efficiency, demand response and/or distributed generation strategies and equipment

  • Proficient personal computer skills (Microsoft applications, spreadsheet/database skills, basic programming skills).

  • Strong interpersonal skills and self-motivation.

  • Knowledge of sustainable building practices and technologies

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information. 

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

  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and seek input when needed.

  • Knowledge of California Building Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6)

  • Knowledge of Cost Effectiveness Calculator tool (CET), Database for Energy Efficient Resources (DEER), Remote Ex-Ante Database Interface (READI) and California eTRM.

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:  EEO is the law 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

$75,990.00 - $129,183.00

Arlington, VA (VA31)

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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ICF is growing, and we add new open roles to our site regularly. If you're waiting for that perfect opportunity at ICF or want an inside look at what it's like to do world-changing work, join our talent network to stay updated.