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ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Environmental Attributes Senior Analyst in Des Moines, Iowa

This role can be based in Denver, CO or Remote (US).

You will be a key team member of a client facing consulting team managing renewable and low carbon fuel market reports and modeling for existing and emerging environmental attribute programs, specifically the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), US Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), and other emerging low carbon fuel markets in the US and internationally. Additionally, you will lead resource modeling and supply efforts for emerging low carbon fuel technologies such as renewable natural gas (RNG), hydrogen, carbon capture and storage (CCS), sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) as well as assist with pro forma and valuation efforts for the projects. In these areas and more, you’ll find ICF Backed by 40+ years of experience Our energy experts work at the intersection of technology and finance, policy and practice, helping investors, developers, and select government clients devise effective investment strategies, develop, construct, and maintain energy assets, and implement programs for today and the future.

To support our growth, we seek an Environmental Attributes Senior Analyst to work in our Technical Advisory line of business. The consultant will manage the delivery of environmental attribute market reports as well as have a key role in development of innovative, accurate, and high-quality economic analysis and forecast modeling, to deliver products and services in a timely manner, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff. Team members at ICF have an opportunity to apply their experience and academic knowledge, gain exposure to diverse projects, and interact with experts and clients in the fields, while building content knowledge and consulting skills. Team members advance in our consulting practice and develop an area of special competence, with increasing responsibility for project management, modeling subject matter expertise, and client contact.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage market review projects for various low carbon fuels incorporating results from ICF’s environmental attribute (LCFS/RIN) price models, fleet turnover, and fuel resource models on a stand-alone basis or as part of a broader report

  • Understand and periodically update market models and tools as necessary to respond to market changes in both individual programs and interactions of various programs and policies

  • Collaborate with engineers and prepare facility financial pro forma models to estimate free cash flows (pre- and post-tax), return on equity, debt size, and valuation. Modeling methods may include discounted cash flows, comparable analysis, or precedent analysis.

  • Market research into existing producers, policy and regulatory changes being contemplated, and future costs internally and externally

  • Collaborate with and direct junior staff on market research and modeling

  • Lead certain client engagements and be responsible for delivery of key deliverables

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance or related disciplines and 5+ years of relevant energy industry experience or Master's degree plus 3 years of experience

  • Demonstrated experience applying quantitative and modeling skills in similar roles

    Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Advanced degree in economics, environmental policy, mathematics, operations research or engineering

  • Ability to write clear concise reports outlining model outputs and market concepts

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)

  • Familiarity with Low carbon transportation fuels and their market

  • Familiarity with transportation electrification and low carbon transportation fuels

  • Knowledge of linear optimization and production cost modeling is an advantage

  • Knowledge of REMI and or IMPLAN modeling software is an advantage

  • Experience programming in R, Python, Matlab, or VBA

  • Previous consulting experience

  • Strong modeling skills

    Professional Skills:

  • Manages projects with minimal oversight including inputs from peers, direct reports, and superiors

  • Understands task expectations and how tasks fit in the overall project.

  • Works collaboratively with project team and client to define and achieve established goals.

  • Organizes written work in a manner that is clear, easy to follow, and tailored for the intended audience.

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: EEO is the law ( and Pay Transparency Statement ( .

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final salary 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 salary range for Colorado is -

$73,324.00 - $124,651.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

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About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 full and part-time 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