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Lead Engineer – Power Systems (Renewables Focus)
Electrical Engineering /Energy Storage Practice LeadLocation: REMOTE (USA based only) or preferable locations: Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, Austin
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Do you enjoy working in renewables, fuel cells, energy storage, or other generation technologies? How about enabling project developers, financial institutions, and owners/investors to bring online generation projects that support the future of energy needs of electric grids around the globe?
ICF’s TECHNICAL ADVISORY TEAM IS DOING JUST THAT!
Technical Advisory provides comprehensive energy industry advisory services in support of strategic investments, portfolio management, and operational planning; market developments; policy analyses; regulatory support; and customer engagement. We work collaboratively across several divisions within ICF, including with our Power and Gas Market team, Environment and Planning team, and Transportation and Sustainability team. Consultants at ICF integrate industry experience with advanced consulting and analytical skills. As an Electrical Design Consultant, you will utilize your knowledge stemming from your experience within the power sector within our Independent Engineering and Owner’s Engineering advisory services groups with a proven track record of technical consulting or utility industry results. Required skills include engaging directly with client decision-makers at manager to executive levels.
What would you do?
You will be a leader and key member of a client facing consulting team evaluating project needs, identifying critical risks and providing solutions in support of energy generation financing and development. Your primary responsibilities will include setting standards for review, coaching and mentoring junior team members, collaborating across energy advisory – as well as developing technical reviews of major project components, evaluating electrical design of generation systems, and managing due diligence projects.
Lead the electrical engineering review area for the Technical Advisory practice
Collaborate with the team to set standards for design, interconnection, and control systems reviews
Oversee and/or perform review of the electrical design of energy generation systems (solar, wind, storage, biofuels, or thermal) including the interconnection to the grid.
Oversee and/or perform technology reviews for electrical equipment and systems for energy generation projects, including individual components, control systems, and system architectures.
Direct detailed technical research related to the electrical design of energy generation projects, critical component technology development, and manufacturing trends.
Travel to project sites to perform pre-construction reviews, construction monitoring, and completion reviews.
Manage independent engineering or owner’s advisory projects including client interaction, ICF team organization, and project financials and reporting.
Develop and maintain client relations among developers, financial institutions, and technology providers.
Collaborate on the strategic vision and support implementation on priorities for the Technical Advisory team.
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field with a focus on power systems.
8+ years of experience working in electrical design related areas including electrical design of renewable energy projects, electric substation design, and electronic component technology development and/or analysis.
Demonstrated understanding of current electrical design issues for power generation projects including but not limited to: industry best practices relating to engineering and construction; power system design; grounding methods and construction practices; control systems and grid interaction; substation and interconnection design; and the technical aspects of interconnection agreements.
Ability to work with and understand technical concepts, while also being able to communicate them to varied audiences.
Strong organizational and project management skills.
Master’s degree in electrical engineering or related field with a focus on power systems.
Experience in energy storage applications, energy storage component technology, integration of renewables and energy storage, and the valuation of energy storage systems is preferred.
Engineer-in-Training or Professional Engineer’s license preferred.
Experience with utility scale solar generation modeling, design, construction, operation, and/or development a plus.
ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award-winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized, and empowered workforce.
ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).
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. ICF—together for tomorrow.
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 www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
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.
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