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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
JOB #R2203778

Gas Emerging Technologies Lead- Remote CA

Gas Emerging Technologies Lead- Remote CA

Energy Efficiency Programs

Ready to make a difference?

ICF is growing its energy program implementation team in Southern California to support new and existing contracts in the region. Our clients include energy utilities, recognizable Fortune 500 corporations, and a variety of Federal, State, and local governmental agencies.

We are seeking an experienced leader to oversee our efforts to chart a path towards a decarbonized future for California by helping to overcome market barriers for the next generation of natural gas energy efficiency technologies. This position is ideally suited for someone who is passionate about addressing climate change and energy affordability, while becoming a recognized leader in tech transfer of energy efficiency technologies on a state and national stage.

Why you will love working here:

  • Quality of life: Flexible workplace arrangements, work-life balance

  • Investment of the community: Donation matching, volunteer opportunities

  • Investment in you: Tuition reimbursement, access to professional development resources, 401k matching, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • And many, many more (Ask your recruiter for more details!)

What you will be doing:

Own and Guide the Program:

  • Develop and maintain an annual research plan that prioritizes research activities in alignment with California decarbonization goals.

  • Manage the delivery of a statewide research portfolio budget, scope of work, and schedule to achieve all project goals, KPIs, and client and customer satisfaction.

Lead the Narrative:

  • Lead industry engagement, representing the program in a variety of public forums including presentations at industry conferences, state and national committees focused on emerging energy efficiency technology research, California Public Utility Commission and/or California Energy Commission workshops and other project-focused outreach events.

  • Collaborate with Technology Developers, OEMs, and other research entities (e.g., national labs) to identify technology opportunities with a Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of 4 or 5 that will fill the research pipeline for project engineers.

  • Collaborate with industry stakeholders to overcome market barriers to energy efficiency technologies and develop strategies to transfer those technologies into the marketplace at scale.

Drive Successful Teams:

  • Mentor and guide supporting staff in the delivery and reporting of research activities.

  • Coordinate cross-functional project teams comprised of engineers, scientists, and analysts (both ICF internal staff and subcontractors) to successfully deliver research projects to client.

What we need you to have (minimum qualifications):

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience in energy efficiency, and/or renewable energy project management.

  • Working level knowledge or experience with commercial, industrial, agricultural or residential natural gas energy efficiency equipment such as HVAC, water heating, cooking and/or process/controls.

What we would like you to have: 

  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.

  • Management or technical consulting experience.

  • Experience writing, publishing, and presenting technical papers or concepts.

  • Knowledge of various market partners and channels that would be leveraged  in the transfer of high potential natural gas efficiency technologies into the market.

  • Knowledge of sustainable building practices and technologies.

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.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

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.

California Remote Office (CA99)

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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