Job Overview


About the Agency

We have two vacant positions that may be filled in Albany, OR; Morgantown, WV or Pittsburgh, PA.

This position is located in the Strategic Energy Analysis & Planning Division (SEAP), within the Director's Office of the National Energy Technology Laboratory.  SEAP is responsible for providing forward-looking analysis of novel technology trends, economic and market developments, and assessments of environmental issues and industrial concerns.  SEAP focuses on fossil energy, electricity and fuels markets, analyzing the entire energy value chain, from primary energy extraction through conversion to distribution and end-use.   SEAP therefore deploys an interdisciplinary analytical staff composed of engineers, economists, and scientists.  A successful candidate for this position will perform a variety of technical tasks in support of the NETL mission of developing technology to enhance energy security and resolve environmental issues involving the use of fossil energy.


As a General Engineer/Physical Scientist, you will: 

Adapt engineering and economic principles to life cycle analysis methodology.

Identify, plan, organize, and prepare reports and presentations that document and transfer results and interpretation of policy analyses, process/system studies and Research, Development & Demonstration efforts.

Monitor NETL contractors conducting policy support, systems and cost studies and ensure that technical and economic results of their work are valid and applicable to NETL programs.

Support NETL product teams through technical analysis, situation analysis, program planning, strategic planning, analysis of trends, and programmatic gap analysis.

Conduct special analyses to provide independent economic and technical appraisals of existing and proposed scenarios for U.S. fossil energy supply, delivery, and use.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel is required for this position and may include travel to all NETL locations.

Relocation Authorized

  • No