Energy Efficiency Technical Specialist, Albany
ICF International - Albany, NY

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Energy, Environment & Transportation

Energy Efficiency Division

Albany, NY

About ICF International

If you want to work on the leading issues of the day, if you want your work to reflect your passion in life, if you truly want to make the world a better place, then you want to work at ICF International. Whether ensuring efficient use of energy resources, protecting the environment for generations to come, supporting cancer and HIV/AIDS patients and returning veterans, keeping young people in school and educators informed, delivering results in emergency preparedness, or breaking ground in any number of today’s issues, ICF works in the topics that lead the news.

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, and transportation; health, education, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement.

We have a passionate commitment to our work and to helping our clients achieve their objectives. We combine technical expertise with world-class analytics. We provide room for entrepreneurial thinking and grass-roots innovation to achieve compelling results for both our clients’ projects and our own company. All our work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals the latitude they need to perform work that parallels their passions. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 4,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's website is


Job Description:
We are seeking a candidate with strong working knowledge of energy-efficiency measures including electric, gas, C&I equipment, and building envelope, to help bring effective, energy efficient measures to end users, to work with trade allies, and to review energy analysis.

Key Responsibilities:
Work as part of a team ensuring that the evaluation, implementation and verification of energy efficiency projects are successfully executed.

Provide technical assistance and guidance on energy-efficient technologies and practices to companies participating in utility-sponsored programs.

Review technical specifications, engineering calculations and cost estimates for energy efficiency projects for customers.

Interface with contractors installing energy efficiency projects for customers.

Conduct equipment surveys to verify installation and operation of energy efficiency equipment.

Prepare project status reports to accurately monitor progress towards utilities’ energy efficiency goals and report annual achievements (units delivered, kW, kWh, therms achieved, emission reductions, etc.)

Review Applications for accuracy and completeness.

Basic :
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Energy, or related subject

5+ years of utility, energy efficiency, or equivalent trade experience (electrical or HVAC contracting).

Experience with lighting, motors, compressors, energy management systems, and HVAC systems required.

Experience with energy auditing

Preferred Skills/Experience:
Certified Energy Managers, Certified Lighting Professionals or engineers preferred.

Basic knowledge of lighting systems, commercial building energy technologies, or experience in the building trades is a plus.

Ability to communicate technical information to industry trade allies and clients.

General understanding of energy efficiency rebate and incentive programs.

Knowledge of building system interactivity and the impacts on energy use.

Prior experience or a strong interest in one or more of the following is a plus:

Experience performing building energy audits, savings calculations and/or whole building modeling.

Lighting retrofit designs

Installation of lighting equipment

HVAC System assessment, operations and maintenance

Preparing technical reports, calculations and summary information for client review.

Interacting with all levels of commercial, industrial, and government clients

Professional Skills:
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

Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information

Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors

Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF International is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V

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