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Reston, Virginia, United States of America
Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2205322

Senior Energy and Sustainability Engineer

Want to apply your analytical skills to support the development and execution of clean energy research and development programs? You can at ICF. We solve the most challenging issues facing the energy industry today while informing the future of global energy use.  

ICF is seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated candidate to help federal government clients implement and evolve their energy efficiency, decarbonization, and sustainability programs. This position will be based in our Reston, VA headquarters office. Successful candidates will support the implementation of U.S. government clean energy research, development, and deployment (RD&D) programs focused on advancing manufacturing technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Leading the execution of U.S. government clean energy research, development, and deployment (RD&D) programs, especially for advanced manufacturing technologies

  • Providing technical assistance to assist the energy development needs of a variety of program stakeholders (e.g., private companies and local communities)

  • Supporting all phases of U.S. government program or project management, from project inception to closeout

  • Supporting the management and review of program scope, budgets, financial reports, and schedules

  • Conducting technical, energy, environmental, and economic benefits analyses

  • Performing market and technology assessments

  • Synthesizing and analyzing data and models related to energy technologies and trends

  • Synthesizing and analyzing technology R&D project and program information 

  • Developing technical communications (reports, white papers, fact sheets, research summaries, briefings)

  • Preparing, reviewing, and analyzing technical reports and assessments

  • Conducting internet and literature research

  • Engaging and communicating with internal and external program stakeholder groups, including understanding stakeholder group needs, priorities, and issues

  • Conducting research and analysis of energy efficiency, electrification, renewable energy, and decarbonization programs and policies

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education background of a:

    • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience; or

    • Master’s degree in electrical engineering with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience; or

    • PhD degree in electrical engineering with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience and technical proficiency with wide bandgap-based power electronics (e.g., silicon carbide, gallium nitride)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; advanced analytical and Excel skills

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in energy analysis or consulting 

  • Experience or expertise with data center technologies

  • Experience working with U.S. federal government agencies

  • Experience providing technical support to U.S. energy research and development programs

  • Demonstrated expertise working with complex spreadsheets

  • Advanced data analysis skills (e.g., Python, R, etc)

  • Strong communication skills (oral, interpersonal, and written)

  • High level of self-motivation and interest in working in support of U.S. government clean energy programs

  • Passion for sustainability and clean energy 

  • Highly organized and proactive approach to work

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks as needed

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

  • Team player with strong ability to work collaboratively with others 

  • Professional demeanor and ability to balance respect, decisiveness, and tenacity

  • Ability and interest to learn and adapt in a dynamic 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.

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.

Reston, VA (VA30)

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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