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Denver, Colorado, United States of America
Reston, Virginia, United States of America
Sacramento, California, United States of America
JOB #R2301343

Lifecycle Analysis (LCA) Modeling Expert - REMOTE US

Lifecycle Analysis Modeling Expert

Location: Denver (preferred), Reston, San Diego, Sacramento (or Remote US)

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 fuel pathway submission to the California Air Resources Board (CARB), Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ), Washington Department of Ecology, and Canada’s national Clean Fuel Regulations (CFS).  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 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 other agencies, 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 for new pathways and annual reporting.

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, Environmental Engineering or 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 Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Sciences, or related disciplines

  • California LCFS and or other clean carbon fuel programs experience

  • Knowledge, background or interests in biofuel production, lifecycle analysis, and or techno-economic modeling

  • Experience in GREET models, openLCA, GHGenius, and or other LCA platforms.

  • Strong modeling skills

  • Experience programming in R, Python, or VBA

  • Previous consulting experience

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.

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 committed to creating a culture where we embrace our differences in ideas and identities. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. Learn more about what we do and our commitment to inclusion

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 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:

$75,157.00 - $140,544.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

Energy Consulting

Who is ICF?

A global consulting and technology services company with approximately 9,000 employees, but we are not your typical consultants.

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