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Columbia, Maryland, United States of America
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Energy Engineer, Energy Efficiency Programs - Columbia, MD

Energy Engineer
Columbia, MD 

We are currently seeking an Energy Engineer to join our Midatlantic Energy Efficiency team to provide critical program support and technical field services for the Maryland energy efficiency programs. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance and guidance on energy efficient technologies and practices to customers, architects, engineers, contractors, and other trade allies participating in the utility-sponsored programs. Must be able to effectively communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Prepare and review technical specifications and engineering calculations for commercial and industrial energy efficiency measures and projects.

  • Build and maintain relationships with key market actors in the energy efficiency industry including architects, engineers, contractors, and customers.

  • Maintain strong ongoing communications with participating service providers and consultants in order to assess their needs and to receive feedback on their experience with the program.

  • Conduct program trainings as needed for prospective participants.

  • Assess whole building efficiency strategies, building plans and specifications, and make recommendations for energy efficiency upgrades or improvements.

  • Prepare status reports to accurately describe activities within projects and to monitor progress towards program goals on contractor/consultant participation and the completion of eligible projects.

  • Coordinate with or follow up on program Quality Assurance activities such as inspections and customer surveys, as appropriate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Architecture, Energy, Building Science, Construction Management) or related trade experience

  • 2+ years of related experience with energy efficiency

  • Experience with energy modeling platforms 

Preferred Skills/Experience: 

2+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • LEED or CEM credentials

  • Working on successful energy efficiency programs, with specific expertise in energy modeling, energy efficiency technologies and products, and commercial energy issues in both existing buildings and new construction

  • Commercial construction industry in Maryland or experience working with commercial construction at a utility, public agency or non-governmental organization

  • Knowledge of applicable MD’s construction building codes and practices.

  • Knowledge of ASHRAE 90.1

  • Knowledge of integrated or whole building, building science principles

  • Knowledge of commercial energy-efficient applications and renewable technologies

  • Knowledge of sustainable building practices and technologies

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for a senior management team

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

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

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. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities 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.

Columbia, MD (MD12)

Energy Engineering

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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