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Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
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JOB #R2204952

Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Engineer - HVAC

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 seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated candidate to support our Climate, Energy Efficiency, and Transportation line of business. Our associates work on multiple projects, interact with all levels of staff, participate in client meetings, and interact with industry experts. 

Successful candidates will be responsible for shaping critical programs for the next era of energy policies that will impact our communities and our world. They will support implementation of high–profile public–private partnership programs to drive improved energy efficiency in homes and businesses. They will be part of a team that reviews and analyzes energy efficient consumer products and building technologies and helps develop technical specifications.  

Responsibilities:

  • Performing research, analysis, and industry outreach to develop energy efficiency specifications for a variety of product categories.

  • Serving as liaison between government and industry stakeholders (e.g. equipment and component manufacturers, trade associations, energy efficiency advocates) to understand the challenges and opportunities for improving product efficiency.

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

  • Reviewing literature and performing market and product analytical research.

  • Writing of technical materials. 

  • Developing and implementing program strategies, preparing and presenting persuasive presentations, and research and analysis of energy efficiency and industry trends.

  • Conveying complex technical subjects to non-technical audiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics or related technical field.

  • 4 or more years of relevant technical experience or an M.S. in Engineering plus 2 or more years of relevant technical experience

  • Proficient quantitative and analytical skills.

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

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in climate- and sustainability-related areas.

  • Proficient written and spoken communication skills. 

  • Demonstrated organizational skills and detail orientation.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience with general HVAC technology and/or products, especially in a residential or light commercial application.

  • Working knowledge of newer heat-pump based space and water heating technologies.

  • Experience in product development and/or test method development. 

  • Familiarity with the development/delivery of public-private voluntary partnership programs.

  • 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.

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 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.

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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Join our talent network

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.