Navigant Consultant - Technology Management & Policy, Energy - Campus 2018 - Multiple Locations in Chicago, Illinois

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.

Navigant’s Energy clients include the 50 largest electric and gas utilities; 20 largest independent power generators; 20 largest gas distribution and pipeline companies; leading oil and gas companies; international, federal, and state government organizations; and numerous new energy market entrants and investors. We focus on high value, high quality projects that address our clients’ most complex and unique business opportunities and challenges. We help clients build, manage, and protect their future by:

  • Building capabilities and innovative solutions that advance and transform their businesses

  • Managing complexity and removing barriers to accelerate operational performance

  • Protecting their business from adversity by meeting compliance requirements, keeping assets secure, and vigilantly managing risks.

Technology Management and Policy Group:

Navigant’s Technology Management and Policy group, a sub-practice of Navigant’s world-class Energy consulting practice, provides technical and market analysis related to the potential for new and emerging technologies to save energy. Additionally, Navigant’s Technology Management and Policy group supports the development of energy efficiency standards for equipment through technical and market analysis. This includes examining the impacts of regulations on manufacturers and understanding the technical improvements, and associated costs, to meet higher performance levels.

As members of our team, consultants work with clients involved in a wide range of energy-related activities, particularly in the field of energy efficiency. The successful candidate will support the evaluation, investigation, and analysis of new and emerging technologies that can improve the overall efficiency of buildings or related equipment. Other project work may include market and technology assessments and advanced technology investigations. The responsibilities of this position include cultivating and maintaining working partnerships with a diverse set of stakeholders, including government agencies, industry representatives, equipment manufacturers, trade organizations, and efficiency advocates.

This role can be based in any of the following locations: Washington, DC; Burlington, MA; Chicago, IL.

  • Providing detailed fact finding, research, and analysis on energy-related activities

  • Assessing technologies and analyzing technology trends

  • Modeling the performance of advanced technologies

  • Performing statistical and economic analyses; data collection; spreadsheet creation and management

  • Developing test methods to help characterize the energy use of various appliances

  • Reviewing international test methods and procedures currently used by industry

  • Testing the energy efficiency of various appliances

  • Preparing reports, presentations and other documents for clients

  • Graduating in June 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline (preferably Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical), Physics, or a related field

  • Strong interest in energy efficiency, laboratory testing, and advanced technologies

  • Outstanding research, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Superior interpersonal skills

  • High degree of self-confidence and determination

  • Highly developed organization and time management skills

  • Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive priorities without diminished effectiveness

  • Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and slide presentation software

  • Ability to travel and work overtime hours as needed

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work

  • Frequently travels by airplane, train or car as necessary to perform work at another location

  • Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data

  • Generally works in an office environment

The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.

Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Navigant is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Navigant will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.