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JOB #R2300680

Wind Turbine Structural Engineer (REMOTE)

Location: Remote in United States or can be hybrid from one of our ICF Offices including: San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland, Chicago, Atlanta, New York, Denver or Reston, Virginia. Expect 20% travel.

Do you enjoy working in wind, solar, energy storage, hydrogen, biofuel, and or conventional power generation technologies?  How about enabling project developers, financial institutions, and owners/investors to bring new projects online that support the future of energy around the globe?


Our work is focused on enabling the development of, and investment in energy infrastructure.  Working within the Technical Advisory group, your role as a wind structural engineer will include engaging with clients and solving challenges related to the development, design, construction, operation, and analysis of renewable energy projects. 

You will be joining a motivated and dedicated team of industry experts, with a rewarding team culture.  As a member of the Technical Advisory team you will be delivering high-value technical diligence support and offer solutions for mitigating technical and commercial challenges encountered by our clients.  You will have an opportunity to work across energy technologies and engage with clients and industry stakeholders regarding the opportunities present in the evolving energy industry.

Technical Advisory provides comprehensive energy industry advisory services supporting strategic investments, portfolio management, operational planning, market developments, policy analyses, regulatory support, and customer engagement.  We work collaboratively across several divisions within ICF, including our Power and Gas Market team, Environment and Planning team, and Transportation and Sustainability team.  Consultants at ICF integrate their industry experience with advanced consulting and analytical skills.  As a Wind Engineer, you will utilize your experience to provide Independent Engineering and Owner’s Engineering advisory services.

What you will do:

ICF is seeking a motivated Wind Turbine Structural Engineer with experience in wind turbine structures and turbine foundation design.  As the Wind Turbine Structural Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting expansion of our services within the wind industry

  • Supporting both land-based and off-shore wind developments. 

  • Executing and/or leading project work related to project development and due diligence including

    • evaluating wind turbine technology and associated balance of system components,

    • wind turbine structural design,

    • wind turbine foundation design and review,

    • and overall system integration.

  • Use your design, construction, or operations and maintenance experience to perform due diligence reviews of engineering documents, construction quality documentation, commercial agreements, and operational reports concerning energy assets.

  • Support wind technology diligence efforts as we model expected energy generation.

  • Provide technical input to multi-disciplinary project teams.

  • Work within a close-knit team environment comprised of multiple technical abilities and knowledge levels.

  • Complete project work and deliverables within agreed upon time and budget.

  • Stay abreast of market activities and industry trends.

  • Travel to project sites to perform pre-construction reviews, construction monitoring, and operational reviews.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.

  • 3+ years of professional experience in the renewable energy industry, 2+ years in wind turbine structural and/or foundation designs.

  • Strong understanding of building codes, standards, and design requirements as they apply to foundation designs.

  • Strong understanding of wind turbine tower design and foundation designs

  • Knowledge of wind turbine tower and foundation due diligence and risk assessment processes.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in performing independent analysis, design, and review of wind turbine towers and foundations.

  • Working knowledge of the factors affecting wind turbine tower and foundation designs

  • Desire to develop professionally and manage project and client relationships.

  • Desire to write technical papers (e.g.  white papers).

Personal Traits/Experience

  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal guidance and ability to thrive in group solutions.

  • A willingness to dive into a new topic and learn as needed to answer various technical questions.

  • Passion for the renewable energy industry

  • Entrepreneurial spirit

  • An interest and willingness for learning new technologies.

Professional Skills:

  • MS Office Suite experience.

  • A desire to work remote or hybrid in a dynamic and diverse team environment.

  • Demonstrated data management, research, and analytical skills.

  • Ability to work with and understand technical concepts while also being able to communicate them to varied audiences.

  • Detail-oriented

  • Ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment and a capability to prioritize tasks.

  • Work flexibility as part of a project team or independently as needed.

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Expect 20% travel.

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 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:

$68,325.00 - $116,152.00

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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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