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Senior Technical Leader in Electric Sector Planning

Washington , District of Columbia
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Job Title: Senior Technical Leader in Electric Sector Planning

 

Location: Washington, D.C.

 

Job Summary and Description:

Plans, designs, and controls the progress of complex project work within the technical department to meet member/client objectives; prepares and presents research reports.

• Manages small to medium level projects without direct people management responsibilities.

• Assumes responsibility for highly specialized technical objectives or problems where the relationships between cause and effect are difficult to establish and little or no precedence exists, and the use of creative imaginative thinking is required.

• Influences project teams in the engineering aspects of the technical work.

• Provides input into configuration management and documentation for engineer related projects.

• Leads proposal efforts and new promotional work.

• Maintains familiarity with the progress and problems in assigned technical areas.

• Prepares proposals, technical publications, and delivers presentations.

• Leads national and international technical networks with manufacturers, consultants, academia, and research organizations.

• Works independently on technical activities without direct supervision

 

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience required

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• 8-10 years of engineering experience or comparable work/educational experience.

• Ability to recognize strategic issues and build collaborative projects.

• Required limited supervision and guidance

• Responsible for the success of individual projects

• Works closely with members, contractors, staff to manage projects

• Experience in successful proposal preparation, and marketing activities.

• Manages multiple projects

• Responsible for project budgets, schedules, deliverables, and technology transfer

• Shows maturity of technical expertise and assumes responsibility for highly specialized technical objectives

• Individual contributor

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Increasing technical depth/breadth to become a subject matter expert

 

Additional Job Information:

This position will manage and contribute to research efforts in integrated generation, transmission, and distribution planning within EPRI’s Energy Systems and Climate Analysis group.  The ideal candidate would have:

  • An advanced degree (Masters/PhD) in science, technology, engineering, economics, mathematics, or a related discipline
  • At least three years’ experience conducting electric company integrated resource planning or providing significant analytic support for resource planning or similar activities.
  • Significant experience using capacity expansion, production cost simulation, or other electric planning models (e.g. PROMOD, EGEAS, Plexos, Aurora, PSO, etc.)
  • Experience with at least one high-level modeling system for mathematical programming, optimization, and economics, such as GAMS, AMPL, Matlab, or similar.
  • Interest in leading and contributing to cutting-edge research, as it relates to utility resource planning and electric systems analysis, including developing novel methods for integrated generation, transmission, and distribution planning, and performing original analyses.
  • Experience managing project budgets, schedules, deliverables, and technology transfer

 

Some travel (10-15%) is required to support conferences, meetings, and utility visits.

 

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.

 

 

www.epri.com

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Industry

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

Careers 


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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