Commercial Energy Analyst (Winter/Summer 2020) - FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • ICF
  • Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
  • May 07, 2020
Full time Professional Services

Job Description

Commercial Energy Division

Fairfax, VA

Analyzing fuel and power markets, improving energy efficiency in concert with renewable energy and distributed generation programs, advising on regulatory compliance. In these areas and more, you’ll find ICF. Backed by 40+ years of experience, our energy experts work at the intersection of policy and practice, helping government and commercial clients worldwide devise effective energy strategies, develop and implement programs for today, and tomorrow.

Job Description:

As an entry-level consultant in the Commercial Energy Division you will develop subject matter expertise, project management skills, and solutions with emphasis on the power, gas, emissions, renewable energy, efficiency and distributed resources sectors. Successful recent graduates advance to progressive client engagement and research responsibility in our consulting practice, and go on to outstanding graduate programs around the country. This position is for graduating students or recent graduates who are available to start working in summer 2020. Candidates who can begin earlier are also encouraged to apply as well.

Key Responsibilities

• Perform advanced quantitative and economic analysis of energy and environmental markets, using commercial model frameworks

• Contribute to the development and enhancement of ICF proprietary models and data bases

• Evaluate the impact of future market trends and regulations, and support the development of client strategies to manage change

• Perform analysis for major corporate and government client deliverables

• Support sales and client development efforts with market research, proposal development and thought leadership

Basic Qualifications

• A Bachelor's degree in Energy Policy, Economics, Mathematics, Business, Operations Research, Engineering, or related subjects is preferred. Candidates majoring in other fields must clearly demonstrate equivalent quantitative aptitude

• Minimum GPA of 3.5 • Strong capabilities in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel) and other basic software tools

• Strong interest in one or more of these areas: energy economics, finance, energy efficiency analytics, climate change, and policy. Candidates seeking long-term careers in the energy industry are highly encouraged to apply. Personal Traits/Experience

• Passion for the energy industry

• A passion for solving complex problems and identifying creative solutions

• Strong intellectual curiosity, and enthusiasm to learn beyond what is required for daily tasks

• Entrepreneurial spirit

• Team-oriented, ability to thrive in group solutions

Professional Skills:

• Ability to work with and understand technical concepts, while also being able to communicate them to a less sophisticated audience

• Strong organizational and project management skills

• Excellent written and oral communications skills

• Detail-oriented

• Ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment

• Strong analytical skills

Preferred Skill:

• Basic knowledge of R, Python and/or other coding languages

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.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities 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.

Fairfax, VA (VA01)