Green Powered Technology (GPTech) is a global sustainable energy and infrastructure consulting firm passionate about engineering and energizing a sustainable future. We are a close-knit team of highly qualified technical and development professionals dedicated to making a lasting impact for realizing a sustainable future. 
Providing comprehensive services for the entire project lifecycle, we deliver solutions to help clients save money, enhance operations, protect the environment, and achieve sustainable impacts. We are a trusted partner for delivering sustainable solutions through ongoing engagement and continuous improvement. GPTech is a signatory to the Global Compact and supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with an emphasis on providing technical support in the areas of Affordable and Clean Energy; Climate Action; Sustainable Cities and Communities; Clean Water and Sanitation; and Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure. 
As a small business, we are proud of our big results. After just 13 years in business, GPTech has successfully supported more than 100 projects for over 30 clients in over 65 countries, with no sign of slowing down. Today, we are one of the world’s leaders in employing innovative energy and engineering solutions to sustainably manage the earth’s resources and meet societal needs. Visit for more information.

GPTech is seeking a Sustainable Infrastructure Engineer with a background in civil/humanitarian engineering to support the Sustainable Infrastructure practice area on domestic and international development projects funded by national, state, and local agencies.  The Sustainable Infrastructure Engineer will assist with planning, designing, and managing programs of vertical and horizontal infrastructure projects in energy, transportation, water, and structures, while meeting deliverables such as technical analyses and reports.  The position also will endeavor to ensure work aligns with relevant codes and standards.  The ideal candidate will be organized, results driven, detail oriented, and able to execute independently with a high level of accuracy.  The position will be located in the Washington, DC, metro area, with occasional travel to client or project sites. 


  • Conduct civil engineering planning, assessment, analysis, design, review, and report writing.
  • Prepare construction schedules and cost estimates.
  • Work with Chief of Party or program management team to support various tasks, including tracking deliverables, preparing meeting minutes, and communicating with stakeholders.
  • Work with practice area lead to develop and improve processes and assist in quality assurance and quality control.
  • Develop targeted communications (e.g., white papers, fact sheets, research summaries, briefings).
  • Facilitate project meetings and/or summarize proceedings.
  • Provide project management support.
  • Coordinate with clients and stakeholders.
  • Contribute to company growth and business development through creating and improving communications products and supporting business capture strategies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university or similar degree from a related field (e.g., engineering, architecture, construction management) and demonstrated knowledge of civil engineering
  • Specific experience pertaining to engineering or construction in vertical or horizontal infrastructure in civil or energy infrastructure projects
  • Experience managing tasks and supporting project management
  • Familiarity with cost estimating and budgeting
  • Experience preparing communications for wide-ranging audiences
  • Eligibility to work in the United States and obtain security clearance
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English
  • Proficiency with software tools for research, analysis, reporting, communications, and collaboration, including AutoCAD/Microstation and structural analysis software

Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in humanitarian, civil (or related) engineering, or public policy/international development
  • Prior experience in developing country infrastructure or energy programs or projects (experience may include volunteer work with organizations such as Engineers Without Borders)
  • Knowledge of overall humanitarian and sustainable infrastructure sector challenges, opportunities, and solutions, including participatory development, disaster risk, environmental issues, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and infrastructure reliability and resiliency
  • Fluency in French, Spanish, Arabic, or other language relevant to international development work

Thank you for applying and for your interest in Green Powered Technology. Only qualified candidates selected for further screening will be contacted. Candidates will be evaluated continuously. All are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as employment may be contingent upon a successful background check, security clearance, and/or customer approval.

The physical demands and work environment that are described in this position description are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

This position description is a summary of the essential functions and requirements of this position. This document is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties and requirements of the position; at any time, the employee’s manager may assign other duties as related, or as otherwise deemed appropriate and necessary, within the general scope of the role, without the need for additional compensation.

Green Powered Technology is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons, in all facets of the employment process. Green Powered Technology prohibits the discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, parental status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This is a non-management position
This is a regular full time position

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