Berkeley Lab's Energy Analysis and Environment Impacts (EAEI) Division has an opening for a Program Manager to join their Electricity Markets and Policy Group (EMP)!
In this role, you will interact with research scientists, project team members, and external customers to achieve program success. This position will provide project management, research, and analytic support for a variety of group projects.
The Electricity Markets and Policy Group conducts technical, economic, and policy analysis of energy topics centered on the U.S. electricity sector. Our current research seeks to inform public and private decision-making on public-interest issues related to energy efficiency and demand response, renewable energy, electricity resource and transmission planning, electricity reliability, and utility regulation.
What You Will Do:
Coordinate and implement research projects on energy efficiency and other distributed energy resources in both the residential and nonresidential sectors.
Assist in the development of short- and long-term research priorities and preparation of proposals and budgets to secure funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other sponsors to perform the research.
Develop, assign, conduct, and manage work scopes, budgets, and tasks to ensure completion of research projects on time and on budget.
Provide technical assistance to state and local policymakers, state energy offices, and public utility commissions on energy efficiency and other distributed energy resources.
Develop and manage large datasets and other energy and economic analysis tools, and improve tools, code and methods, to support the research group.
Contribute, often as lead author, to technical reports and other written products.
Present research at conferences and meetings.
What is Required:
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent knowledge) in Energy & Resources, Public Policy, Economics, Business Administration, City & Regional Planning, Environmental Studies, Engineering, or a related discipline and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with increasing responsibility in program administration, planning, and conducting research projects, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated experience in a research environment with developing, managing and using energy-related software tools, datasets and/or databases, and engineering, environmental, or energy system models.
Experience with project management.
Advanced knowledge of energy efficiency.
Demonstrated familiarity with demand response, electric power systems, and distributed resource programs and technologies.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
What We Desire:
Advanced degree in Energy & Resources, Public Policy, Economics, Business Administration, City & Regional Planning, Environmental Studies, Engineering or a related field.
Professional or consulting experience, ideally working with utilities, states or local governments on energy efficiency, demand response, electric power systems, and distributed resource programs and technologies.
Familiarity with programming languages and database platforms.
The posting shall remain open until the position is filled, however for full consideration, please apply by close of business on November 18, 2019.
This is a full time, M-F, exempt from overtime pay (monthly paid), 1 year Term appointment with the possibility of extension for a total of 5 years or conversion to Career appointment based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.
Learn About Us:
Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world's most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab's scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.
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About Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
In the world of science, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is synonymous with excellence. Thirteen scientists associated with Berkeley Lab have won the Nobel Prize. Fifty-seven Lab scientists are members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the highest honors for a scientist in the United States. Thirteen of our scientists have won the National Medal of Science, our nation's highest award for lifetime achievement in fields of scientific research. Eighteen of our engineers have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, and three of our scientists have been elected into the Institute of Medicine. In addition, Berkeley Lab has trained thousands of university science and engineering students who are advancing technological innovations across the nation and around the world. Berkeley Lab is a member of the national laboratory system supported by the U.S. Department of Energy through its Office of Science. It is managed by the University of California (UC) and is charged with conducting unclassified research across a wide range of scientific disciplines. Located on a 200-acre site in the hills above the UC Berkeley campus that offers spectacular... views of the San Francisco Bay, Berkeley Lab employs approximately 4,200 scientists, engineers, support staff and students. Its budget for 2011 is $735 million, with an additional $101 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, for a total of $836 million. A recent study estimates the Laboratory's overall economic impact through direct, indirect and induced spending on the nine counties that make up the San Francisco Bay Area to be nearly $700 million annually. The Lab was also responsible for creating 5,600 jobs locally and 12,000 nationally. The overall economic impact on the national economy is estimated at $1.6 billion a year. Technologies developed at Berkeley Lab have generated billions of dollars in revenues, and thousands of jobs. Savings as a result of Berkeley Lab developments in lighting and windows, and other energy-efficient technologies, have also been in the billions of dollars. Berkeley Lab was founded in 1931 by Ernest Orlando Lawrence, a UC Berkeley physicist who won the 1939 Nobel Prize in physics for his invention of the cyclotron, a circular particle accelerator that opened the door to high-energy physics. It was Lawrence's belief that scientific research is best done through teams of individuals with different fields of expertise, working together. His teamwork concept is a Berkeley Lab legacy that continues today.