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Engineer/Scientist II - Electric Transportation

Palo Alto, California
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Job Title: Electric Transportation - Engineer/Scientist


Location: Palo Alto, CA


Job Summary and Description:

Performs complex engineering/ scientific analysis in the field of Electric Transportation with moderate direction and supervision.

  • Works directly with EPRI staff and moderate interaction with members and industry
  • Conducts technical searches and analyzes information in support of the project team
  • May conduct independent research
  • Project management
  • May participate in multiple projects
  • Assists Project/Program Managers in assessing customer needs, formulating technical approaches, preparing proposals, technical publications/papers, and making presentations
  • Works closely with contractors or staff to complete project research
  • Individual contributor


Additional Job Information:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in the field of engineering/physical science or equivalent experience required


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have satisfied requirements of entry level engineer/scientist and have 2-3 years of engineering experience or comparable work/educational experience required
  • Team player willing to work in cross functional teams on various Electric Transportation projects
  • Self-starter that can work with R&D staff in completing specific task under supervision
  • Strong attention to detail and documentation skills of methodology as well as results
  • Communication skills to present technical results and updates to members of the project team
  • Intermediate verbal and written communication skills
  • Understand how work fits across technical area
  • Willingness to travel
  • Intellectually curious


Ideal Candidate:

  • Positive attitude
  • Sense of humor
  • Strong customer focus
  • Clear understanding of audience needs
  • Leadership experience
  • Tenacity in dealing with ambiguity, beaucracy, etc.
  • Ability to incorporate diverse perspectives while making progress toward goals
  • Project management experience, professionally or personally
  • Internship or other practical experience, e.g. Future Car team member, automotive mechanics, car restoration, or home construction/remodeling
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present research externally


EPRI participates in E-Verify, an online system operated jointly by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration (SSA). EPRI uses the system to check the work status of new hires by comparing information from the employee's I-9 form against SSA and Department of Homeland Security databases.


Note: To ensure compliance with U.S. export controls, please indicate your U.S. citizenship or (for foreign citizens) your U.S. visa/immigration status in your resume or cover letter.


EPRI is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/Disabled


Together . . . Shaping the Future of Electricity.





  • Energy / Utilities / Oil & Gas
Posted: 2020-05-19 Expires: 2020-06-18


EPRI is at the center of a quickly evolving energy landscape. With significant challenges facing the electric industry and the world, we are always seeking top talent with hands-on experience to address issues as they relate to the generation, delivery, use, management and environmental responsibility of global electricity.

Industry expertise, thought leadership and innovative solutions guide the work of EPRI’s employees. Our commitment to fact-based, objective research allows individuals to harness the power of focused collaborations with the electric industry, academia and numerous stakeholders. As an employee of EPRI, you may grow professionally and build a rewarding career in a setting where people leverage their skills, talents, experiences and interests.

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