Job Overview


The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) government owned and operated national research laboratory that produces technological solutions to America’s energy challenges. For more than 100 years, the laboratory has focused on developing tools and processes to provide clean, reliable, and affordable energy to the American people.  NETL has three research facilities in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Morgantown, West Virginia, and Albany, Oregon.

*1 Vacancy exists that may be filled at Morgantown, WV; Pittsburgh, PA or Albany, OR.*
The position is located in the  Office of Coal and Power R&D (OCPR&D), Storage Division.  The office implements Research and Development (R&D) activities in support of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy’s (FE) mission to advance technologies related to the reliable, efficient, affordable and environmentally-sound use of fossil fuels which are essential to our Nation’s security and economic prosperity. 

A successful candidate in this position will perform a variety of developmental assignments in support of work performed by senior technical staff related to carbon management and storage technologies.


  As a General Engineer/Physical Scientist, you will:

  • Serve as a Federal Project Manager responsible for assisting with technical and managerial expertise in support of a variety of research projects in industry, academia, nonprofit entities, and national laboratories in order to meet programmatic goals.
  • Provides technical project management to advanced fossil energy research in advanced carbon capture, utilization and storage systems, more specifically carbon management and storage technologies. 
  • Regularly communicate the technical progress and status of research projects via bullets, weeklies, fact sheets, abstracts and papers, other publications, and oral presentations.
  • Establish and maintain liaison with technology managers, and technical and scientific personnel in industry, academia, and national laboratories. 
  • Maintain effective communications and productive working relationships with program stakeholders, senior management, technology managers and other project managers.