Technical Proposal Writer

100% remoto desde Estados Unidos
Jornada completa

Descripción del puesto de trabajo

Who we are:

ICAST (International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology) is a 501c3 nonprofit that delivers green upgrades to multifamily affordable housing (MFAH) properties to fight the affordable housing, climate change, and social equity crises. We motivate people to act, leading to results that foster local economic development, environmental stewardship, and social responsibility. By 2025, we aim to serve 100,000 LMI households annually, reduce their utility costs by $270 Million and Carbon emission by 1.5 million tons, create 2,000 sustainable jobs, and invest over $100 Million in local communities.

Our Work Environment:

Collaborative, entrepreneurial, fast paced, inclusive, work/life balance, established career paths for certain positions, opportunities to job shadow, flexible schedules, robust onboarding, and above all passion for what we do.

Would you like to know more about working at ICAST? Click the link to hear from an ICAST employee! Why ICAST?


Position Overview:

The Technical Proposal Writer position will work with the Business Development Team to draft, overview and facilitate the creation and submission of proposals for grant and contractual funding. This potentially includes Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program Grants, Utility Demand Side Management Contracts, Federal Grants and Cooperative Agreements, State Energy Efficiency Programs, and others. The position will lead technical aspects of proposal submissions including facilitating and coordinating with engineering on program energy/carbon savings expertise and staff technology and construction experts.


Must Have Qualifications:

  • 5 years Technical Proposal Writing Experience
  • 2 years of Writing Proposals in the Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Space

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field
  • Must be self-motivated and can balance multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Ability to work with multiple writers, partners, and editors on projects
  • Detail Oriented
  • Experienced with MS Outlook, Word, & Excel
  • Understanding of Energy Savings Calculation Methodologies
  • Experience working with Engineering Teams and Subject Matter Experts


Location: Remote in the U.S.A.

Reports to: Director of Buisness Development

Skill Level: Intermediate

Areas of Expertise: Grant Writing, Proposal Writing, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Federal Funding, Utility Demand Side Management and DOE Weatherization Programs.

Compensation: DOE


Key Responsibilities:

  • Writing proposals to government agencies, utility companies, foundations, and corporations focused on the clean energy projects/programs which ICAST implements.
  • Working directly with ICAST Engineering staff to understand the technical requierments of assigned projects and writing them into the proposal.
  • Reviewing Proposals for technical accuracy and coordinating with subject matter experts on engineering, technology, and program technical details.


This Job Description is a guide listing the key responsibilities of the Job, not an all-inclusive list. It will be reviewed and revised periodically by management to meet the changing needs of ICAST.


  • Company Health, Dental, and Life Insurance plan for the employee at no cost! (charges will be added for spouse and family coverage)
  • Available Vision and Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 403b Retirement Savings Plan available on day 1
  • Up to $400 in annual gym/fitness membership reimbursement through our healthcare program!
  • Unlimited PTO Plan

ICAST is a qualifying employer for Federal public student loan forgiveness. Visit for more details.

ICAST is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff and will honor your experiences, perspectives, and unique identity. We strive to create and maintain a working environment that is inclusive, equitable and welcoming. ICAST is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Jornada completa, 100% remoto.


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