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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley, CA

Company
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
82931
AJE Ref #
576185087
Location
Berkeley, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

Berkeley Lab is Bringing Science Solutions to the World, and YOU can be a part of it!

In the world of science, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is synonymous with "excellence." That's why we hire the best - whether in research, science or operations. This is a great opportunity to bring your top-notch skills to bear in support of world-class scientific research that addresses national and global challenges!

Position Summary:

Berkeley Labs Building Technology and Urban Systems (BTUS) Division has an opening for a Program Manager. You will conduct and manage research in the fields of industrial and building energy management systems and energy efficiency at the state, national, and international levels for the Building and Industrial Applications Department in the BTUS. The Program Manager 2 will manage and contribute to related research as needed. This position requires the ability to simultaneously manage work from several sources and on different research topics.

What You Will Do:

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Work collaboratively to develop projects leading to ISO 50001 implementation and Department of Energy (DOE) programs.
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Update DOE program managers in multiple offices.
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Determining resource needs to meet deliverables.
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Work with subcontracts and other stakeholders to ensure DOE client goals are met.
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Execute data analysis protocol(s), producing graphical and written findings.
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Develop or evaluate software tools (to assess energy performance improvement opportunities).
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Contribute to the development of proposals for new research, including staffing plans, resource allocations, and budgets.
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Monitor research project performance to meet client/sponsor requirements.
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Support Industrial Systems Team Leads as a participant for technical issues within LBNL and with US DOE, other funding organizations, and their contractors.
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Represent the Industrial Systems Team with external organizations to negotiate and develop work scopes and budgets, and implement LBNL subcontracts.
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Adjust projects to adapt to unanticipated changes in work scope, schedule and budget that arise as projects evolve.
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Contribute monthly milestone and project task status reports and reporting to funding organizations.
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Contribute to the development of technical reports, case studies, conference papers, and technical training curriculum.
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Create presentation materials which will be presented by Industrial Systems Team Leads or the PM2 to internal and external stakeholders including DOE funders.
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Travel to meetings and site visits to oversee project implementation.

Additional Responsibilities as needed:

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Develop new funding ideas.
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Write journal papers based upon project research.

What Is Required:

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Bachelor's degree in public, environmental, or environmental policy, or a related field with the following related work experience: Minimum 7 years of work experience involving public policy development, implementation, or analysis with at least 5 years work experience in the area of energy or water efficiency or management.
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Understanding of industrial energy efficiency principles and continual improvement based energy management systems.
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Ability to organize and summarize complex technical information and communicate it effectively in written materials, graphics, and presentations.
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Demonstrated ability to work independently given knowledge of broad program goals and objectives as well as in cooperation with a larger team effort, with very limited supervision.
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Demonstrated ability to work within the operational requirements of programs similar to those of the US DOE.
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Demonstrated interaction with utilities and work on energy or water efficiency programs.
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Excellent communication and written skills, including ability to compile information on complex subjects and issues and synthesize information from diverse sources in presentation form appropriate for clients/sponsors.
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Ability to conduct literature research with multiple resources and clearly summarize findings.
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Ability to contribute to, and effectively collaborate as a team member in, technical research projects.
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Knowledge of ISO 50001 Energy management system standard.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

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Juris Doctorate with a focus on energy or environment.
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Knowledge of Laboratorys scientific capabilities generally, and more specifically, industrial energy efficiency topics.
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Completed training in project management.

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled, however for full consideration, please apply by close of business on October 14, 2016.

Notes:

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This is a 1 year, term appointment with the possibility of renewal and with the possibility of conversion to career.
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Salary is commensurate with experience.
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This position requires completion of a background check.

Berkeley Lab addresses the worlds 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 Labs scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energys Office of Science.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.