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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
JOB #R2202737

Senior Energy Engineer - Remote CA

Senior Energy Engineer 

Energy Efficiency Programs 

Western U.S. Region 

ICF is growing its energy program implementation team to support new and existing contracts in the region. Our clients include energy utilities, recognizable Fortune 500 corporations, and a variety of Federal, State, and local governmental agencies. We are seeking a Senior Energy Engineer to lead a multi-year research effort focused on evaluating technical and market potential of emerging natural gas efficiency technologies. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Researching commercial, industrial, agricultural, and residential energy technologies that have the potential to address California greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets. 

  • Leading cross-functional project teams comprised of engineers, scientists, and analysts (both ICF internal staff and subcontractors) to successfully research and evaluate clean natural gas technologies at Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 5 or higher. 

  • Managing a research portfolio budget and schedule to achieve all project goals, KPIs, and client and customer satisfaction. 

  • Conducting primary and secondary research to document technical and market impacts of high potential technologies. 

  • Preparing final reports documenting the results of research activities and delivering public presentations at industry conferences, California Public Utility Commission and/or California Energy Commission workshops and other project-focused outreach events. 

  • Collaborating with Technology Developers and OEMs to identify technology opportunities. 

  • Developing strategies to overcome market barriers preventing adoption of gas efficiency technologies. 

  • Mentoring and guiding supporting staff in the delivery of research activities. 

Basic Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or physical sciences 

  • Graduate level degree in a related field 

  • 8+ years of experience in energy efficiency, and/or renewable energy project management. 

  • 8+ years of experienced performing engineering calculations related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, or emerging technologies. 

Preferred Skills/Experience 

  • Ph.D. work may substituted for work experience  

  • Knowledge and experience with commercial, industrial, or residential natural gas energy efficiency equipment such as HVAC, water heating, cooking and/or process/controls. 

  • Professional engineering certification 

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as clients, technology developers, OEMs, professional societies (e.g., ASHRAE) and standards/testing organizations (e.g., AHRI, ANSI) 

  • Technical consulting experience. 

  • Background conducting research in an academic or professional context. 

  • Experience writing, publishing, and presenting technical papers. 

  • Knowledge of various market partners and channels that would be leveraged in the execution of an energy efficiency technology research project. 

  • Knowledge of sustainable building practices and technologies. 

  • Knowledge of California energy regulatory policy including CPUC funded efficiency programs and building/equipment energy codes including Title 20 and Title 24. 

  • Thorough understanding of industry testing standards such as ANSI 210/240. 

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.

Los Angeles, CA (CA80)

Energy Engineering

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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