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New York, New York, United States of America
JOB #R2200045

Energy Efficiency Program Specialist

Job Description:

We are currently seeking Multifamily/Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program Specialist to join our Northeast Energy Efficiency team to provide critical program support and technical field services for New York City based energy efficiency programs as well as other areas of the northeast.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of the energy efficiency team ensuring that the implementation of client sponsored energy projects is successfully executed

  • Develop and implement desktop and field verification strategies to assess the impact of energy efficiency and clean energy projects influenced by the implementation team.

  • Implement project verification tactics by working with the outreach team and subcontractor verification team to verify

  • Provide market outreach, build and maintain relationships real estate organizations, trade allies, and other market actors to facilitate the implementation of project verification strategies.

  • Provide market outreach, technical assistance, and guidance on energy efficient technologies, project implementation, and best practices to building owners/operators, property managers, architects, engineers, contractors and other trade allies participating in client-sponsored existing facility and new construction programs.  Must be able to effectively communicate to both technical trade allies and non-technical audiences.

  • Review energy audits, technical specifications, energy usage and cost calculations for energy efficiency projects.

  • Independently build and maintain relationships with key market stakeholders in the building energy industry including building owners, operators, property managers, architects, engineers, contractors, energy raters/consultants, public officials, public interest groups, and utility customers to assess their needs, support their energy efficiency projects and building operation objectives.

  • Contribute to the evolution of program strategies and the design of program features, services, and marketing campaigns

  • Conduct market ally outreach and training as needed

  • Assess commercial grade whole building efficiency strategies, building plans and specifications, and make recommendations for energy efficiency upgrades or improvements.

  • Prepare status reports to accurately describe activities in the field and to monitor progress towards program goals on contractor/consultant participation and the completion of eligible projects

  • Coordinate with or follow up on program Quality Assurance activities as appropriate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience working contractors or in building science related field

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) and CRM applications

  • Must have valid driver’s license and successfully pass a Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) check

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Energy, Building Science, Environmental Science, Construction Management) or related experience

  • Business-to-business sales or recruitment experience

  • 3+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas

  • Demonstrated experience in conducting outreach to decision makers and stakeholders to identify energy efficiency project opportunities in residential or commercial buildings.

  • Self-driven with focus to meet assigned goals for team success and personal satisfaction

  • Excellent communication skills to present elevator pitches for energy saving concepts and projects and listening to stakeholders to understand stakeholder requirements and motivations

  • Build trust, develop relationships, and demonstrate value as an independent partner to advance energy projects by overcoming objections with a compelling reason to take action

  • Experience with the commercial trade allies in New York City or experience building relationships with trade allies in similar markets

  • Knowledge commercial building codes pertaining to new building construction (ASHRAE 90.1 2013, Local Law 31 of 2016)

Professional Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to provide project leadership and meet client goals.

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment



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 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.

New York, NY (NY18)

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A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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