Director Energy Efficiency Residential - SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • ICF
  • San Diego, California, United States of America
  • May 05, 2020
Full time Professional Services

Job Description

Program Director

New Construction 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 an experienced Program Director to lead implementation of customer energy programs focused on residential or non-residential new construction.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing a multi-functional project team comprised of technical, sales, administrative, and marketing specialists (both ICF internal staff and subcontractors) to successfully carry out implementation of utility customer energy programs focused on new construction energy efficiency.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in new construction energy efficiency, including building design and construction, HVAC, lighting, building envelope, LEED, Energy Star, applicable codes and standards, and carbon mitigation strategies for new buildings.
  • Interfacing with client’s program management staff to develop strategies to influence market adoption of new construction energy efficiency services
  • Creating program plans and managing budgets, scope and schedule to achieve all program goals, KPIs, and client and customer satisfaction.
  • Leading or contributing to development of winning proposals and solutions for new business.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, architecture, engineering or other construction related technical field
  • 10+ years of experience in new construction energy efficiency, and developing and managing successful energy management programs and projects
  • Expert level knowledge and experience with new building design, application, evaluation, training energy end uses, including technical and financial aspects of energy efficiency, demand response and/or distributed generation strategies and tactics
  • At least one or more recognized certifications of the architecture/engineering/construction industry, such as LEED, Association of  Energy Engineers (AEE), AIA, ASHRAE, or equivalent

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Management or technical consulting experience
  • Sales/business development experience
  • Knowledge of specific regulatory policies and procedures applicable to energy utilities and energy markets in general
  • Knowledge of various market partners and channels that would be leveraged to implement a successful customer energy program
  • Knowledge of sustainable building practices and technologies

Professional Skills

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
  • Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for a senior management team
  • 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

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. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

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San Diego, CA (CA74)