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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
San Diego, California, United States of America
JOB #R2104172

Life Cycle/Carbon Expert (Remote)

Lifecycle Analysis Modeling Expert

Location (Flexible): Atlanta, Fairfax, San Diego (or Remote)

You will be a key team member of a client facing consulting team preparing Lifecycle Analysis (LCA) for low carbon fuels transactions including Carbon Intensity (CI) Analyses under the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), emerging LCFS markets, as well as emerging voluntary programs.  Additionally, this person will assist low carbon asset owners with the preparation of Tier 2 and design-based pathways for submission to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ).  In these areas and more, you’ll find ICF! Backed by 40+ years of experience, our energy experts work at the intersection of technology and finance, policy and practice, helping investors, developers, and select government clients devise effective investment strategies, develop, construct, and maintain energy assets, and implement programs for today and the future.

To support our growth, we seek a Lifecycle Analysis Modeling Expert to work in our Technical Advisory line of business.  The consultant will prepare CI and LCA reports, provide subject matter expertise to support low carbon fuel financial transactions, as well as have a key role in development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high-quality products and services.  Team members at ICF have an opportunity to apply their experience and academic knowledge, gain exposure to major projects, and interact with experts and clients in the field, while building content knowledge and consulting skills. Team members advance in our consulting practice typically develop an area of special competence, with increasing responsibility for project management, modeling subject matter expertise, and client contact.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare CI and LCA reports for various low carbon fuels based on applicable CARB GREET models, voluntary protocols, and other LCA models on a stand-alone basis or as part of a broader report.

  • In collaboration with the LCA/CI team, understand and adjust LCA and GREET inputs as necessary to respond to policy and technical changes by CARB and ODEQ, market changes in voluntary programs and changes in legislation/regulation in other markets and how they impact LCA/CI scoring in the markets of interest.

  • Utilize CI and LCA tools to prepare LCA and CI reports internally and or prepare tools to support clients with project screening efforts.  

  • Prepare materials and assemble supporting documentation to support client applications to CARB/ODEQ for new pathways under the programs including Tier 1, Tier 2, and design-based pathways.

  • Assist clients with development of monitoring programs for LCFS and similar programs.

  • Collaborate with and direct junior staff on CA/LCA research and modeling

  • Lead client interface and responsible for delivery of key deliverables

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, or related disciplines and 3+ years of relevant energy industry experience or Master's degree plus 1 year of industry and or internship experience

  • Demonstrated quantitative and modeling skills

  • Ability to write clear concise reports outlining model outputs and input concepts

  • Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Advanced degree in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, economics, environmental policy, mathematics, or operations research

  • California LCFS and or Oregon CFP market experience

  • Experience programming in R, Python, Matlab, or VBA

  • Previous consulting experience

  • Strong modeling skills

Professional Skills:

  • Collaboratively executes their work with oversight and input from peers, direct reports, and superiors

  • Understands task expectations and how tasks fit in the overall project.

  • Works collaboratively with project team and client to define and achieve established goals.

  • Organizes written work in a manner that is clear, easy to follow, and tailored for the intended audience.

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.

About ICFICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 7,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com.

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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.

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.

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