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The mission of the Wind and Water Power Technologies Office (WWPTO) is to develop new innovative technologies that enable a rapid expansion of electricity generation from wind and water resources for the production of clean, affordable, reliable, domestic energy. Through a balanced portfolio approach, investments in water power span transformational technological innovations that seek to enable new water power technologies as viable and substantial renewable energy option for our nation, to addressing key market deployment and environmental barriers to speed acceptance and deployment of these innovative technologies. Specifically in Marine & Hydrokinetic (MHK) Technology Development DOE investments enable the advancement of innovative Wave, Tidal, Ocean and River current energy conversion technologies to reduce their cost of energy bringing them to techno-economic viability. The WWPTO provides the overall strategic vision, program development, funding award opportunities, award execution, and program management necessary to maintain a balanced R&D program inclusive of applied research, development, demonstration, and deployment of innovative technologies. A selectee for this position will serve as a Technology Manager in the Wind and Water Power Technologies Office (WWPTO), specific to Marine and Hydrokinetic technology development within the Water Power Program.
As a General Engineer, you will:
- Serve as a lead engineer of a research and technology development portfolio, demonstrate ability to manage multiple concurrent research and development projects, evaluate impact of the portfolio, and exhibit comfort addressing complex system engineering problems and decisions for a diverse set of technologies and Marine and Hydrokinetic (MHK) energy resources, namely wave and current (tidal, ocean and river in-stream) resources..
- Support the MHK Technology Program Manager in the development of short and long term strategy goals and objectives, and in the identification of specific requirements and schedules for the accomplishment of research, development and testing of MHK technologies in cooperation with U.S. industry, and other federal agencies.
- Support the MHK Technology Program Manager to ensure the MHK strategy is understood by internal (e.g. DOE top management), and external (trade organizations, industry, national labs, academia, and international programs) stakeholders.
- Articulate and communicate to the Team necessary assignments, problems to be solved, milestones, program issues under review, and timeframes for completion.
- Plan and manage projects with knowledge of the executive/legislative decision-making process, policy planning functions, the Federal budget, regulatory and other processes.
- Ensure that the organization's strategic plan, mission, vision and values are communicated to the team and integrated into the team's strategies, goals, objectives, work plan, and work products.
Occasional travel - Travel 1-2 times a month
Who May Apply
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