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ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Construction & Structural Engineer (REMOTE) in Des Moines, Iowa

Construction and Structural Engineer

Location: Anywhere in US – 70% Remote + 30% US Domestic Travel on average (ideal candidate will live near an airport hub)

Job Description:

ICF's Commercial Energy Division is growing, and we seek an engineer to join our Technical Advisory team in our Independent Engineering/Owner’s Advisory line of business. Our work is focused on energy sector projects and encompasses all phases of project lifecycle from concept development through decommissioning. This includes technical advisory and due diligence for projects during development and financing, construction monitoring, performance testing, periodic O&M and operating budget reviews, decommissioning, expert witness, and restructuring activities. Personnel within the Technical Advisory practice have experience in numerous technologies including PV solar, wind, concentrating solar power, biomass, waste-to-energy, biofuels, emerging process technologies, combined cycle and simple cycle plants, thermal technologies, distributed generation, storage, demand response and other energy related technologies.

Our Technical Advisory team works collaboratively with our Power and Gas Market team, Environment and Planning team, and the greater ICF to provide comprehensive advisory services including strategic, investment, and portfolio management, operational planning; market development; policy analysis; regulatory support; and customer engagement.

As a Construction & Structural Engineer, you will utilize your experience in industrial construction, cost estimating, and/or development of civil and structural design packages to support our team with a proven track record of technical consulting and engaging with client decision-makers at manager to senior executive levels.

Key Responsibilities:

You will contribute to the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high-quality products and services, potentially working with all levels of staff. You will have an opportunity to apply your experience and knowledge, lead and provide technical input to major projects, and interact with experts and clients in the field, while building content knowledge and consulting skills.

  • Travel to project sites for approximately one day to monitor the status of construction and commissioning.

  • Review the feasibility of proposed capital budgets and construction schedules.

  • Review and comment on geotechnical investigations, ALTA surveys, corrosion studies, site characteristics, and accessibility for construction and operations.

  • Review and comment on proposed civil and structural design packages, including alignment with contract specifications and typical industry practices.

  • Demonstrated ability to work within a close-knit team environment comprised of multiple technical abilities and knowledge levels.

  • Contributes to technical and cost proposal development.

  • Support business development efforts including identifying, qualifying, and supporting the pursuit of both follow-on work and new business opportunities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering (civil or structural preferred) or construction management field.

  • 5+ years' experience delivering solutions to EPC firms, utilities, IPP firms, electrical cooperatives, municipal power authorities and/or other stakeholders for electrical generating technologies design and construction.

  • 5+ years' experience with current power industry issues including inside the fence power plant construction and/or operations, project development and integration; cost estimating and schedule development; civil and structural design aspects, and/or other technical areas of expertise related to generating technologies.

  • 5+ years' experience working on construction and design related issues in a power industry role.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Master's in business or engineering or related field.

  • Experience working effectively with technical and commercial business stakeholders, including strong facilitation skills.

  • Consulting industry experience.

  • Technical writing abilities.

  • Field experience at project jobsites during construction or start-up phases.

  • Independent engineering / finance due diligence experience.

Professional Skills:

  • Advanced MS Office Suite experience.

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

  • Strong written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills.

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

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



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 :

$97,594.00 - $165,910.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

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About ICF

ICF is a global consulting and technology services company with approximately 9,000 employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at ( .