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Engineer, Energy Storage & Electric Vehicle - REMOTE
Engineer, Energy Storage & Electric Vehicle (Associate level)
Location: Remote USA Based
Consultants will work from our Reston, Virginia or Golden, Colorado office locations, or potentially from home, and travel occasionally depending on engagements and needs.
ICF's Energy Advisory business is growing, and we seek experienced consultants to join our team in our Independent Engineering/Owner’s Engineering line of business. Our work is focused on energy sector projects and encompasses all phases from concept development through the end of the project lifecycle.
This includes technical advisory and due diligence for projects during development and financing, construction monitoring, performance testing, periodic O&M and operating budget reviews, decommissioning, expert witness, and restructuring activities.
Personnel within the Technical Advisory practice have experience in numerous technologies including PV solar, wind, concentrating solar power, biomass, waste-to-energy, biofuels, emerging process technologies, combined cycle and simple cycle plants, thermal technologies, distributed generation, energy storage, demand response, and other energy related technologies.
Our Technical Advisory team works collaboratively with our Power and Gas Market team, Environment and Planning team, and the greater ICF to provide comprehensive advisory services include strategic, investment, and portfolio management, operational planning; market development; policy analysis; regulatory support; and customer engagement.
Consultants at ICF integrate industry experience and advanced consulting and analytical skills. As an IE/OE Consultant, you will utilize your deep energy storage experience along with our IE/OE advisory services group and in broader power markets, proven track record of technical consulting or utility industry results, and skills engaging with client decision-makers at manager to senior executive levels.
You will contribute to the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high-quality products and services, potentially working with all levels of staff. You will have an opportunity to apply your experience and knowledge, lead and provide technical input to major projects, and interact with experts and clients in the field, while building content knowledge and consulting skills.
Review technical aspects of related to energy storage, specifically battery storage, as well as electric vehicles (“EV”), EV infrastructure, and EV charging stations - with a willingness to support the team on other technologies, as necessary:
Perform technical reviews for new and existing energy storage related equipment and systems, including individual components, control systems, and system architectures.
Perform detailed technical research related to energy storage modeling, technology development, and manufacturing trends.
Perform energy modeling of systems that include energy storage plus generation (solar, wind, or thermal) or stand-alone energy storage and interaction with the grid.
Support development of internal tools and databases related to technology, performance, and cost of energy storage technologies and other technologies.
Continuously monitor and evaluate new technologies and industry developments related to energy storage and EVs.
Write and review due diligence reports.
Contribute to technical and cost proposal development.
Interface with clients on key deliverables
Support business development efforts including identifying, qualifying, and supporting the pursuit of both follow-on work and new business opportunities.
Support business development efforts including client discussions as a technical expert, and marketing and thought leadership to external audiences.
Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering or related field with a focus on energy storage and/or power systems.
2+ years of experience working in energy storage related areas including:
energy storage system design
energy storage system modeling/quantitative skills
energy storage component technology development and/or analysis
energy storage applications and use cases.
energy storage component technology
integration of conventional or renewable generation with energy storage
valuation of energy storage in various applications
energy storage applications and stacked services; energy storage component technology
familiarity with regulatory standards for energy storage and EV technologies, including UL, IEC, and NEC.
3 to 5 years of experience working in energy storage related areas including energy storage system design, energy storage system modeling, energy storage component technology development and/or analysis.
Knowledge of linear optimization and production cost modeling is an advantage.
Experience programming in R, Python, Matlab, or VBA
Previous consulting experience
Experience with project management and business development
Experience working effectively with technical and commercial business stakeholders, including strong facilitation skills.
In-depth knowledge of energy storage and EV technologies, including battery chemistry, power electronics, and charging infrastructure.
Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
Demonstrated ability to work within a close-knit team environment comprised of multiple technical abilities and knowledge levels.
Passion for sustainability and clean energy solutions.
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 email@example.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: 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:
$68,325.00 - $116,152.00
Nationwide Remote Office (US99)