Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) mission is to create and sustain American leadership in the global transition to a clean energy economy through high-impact research, development, and demonstration and by breaking down barriers to market entry. EERE helps the nation achieve greater energy efficiency and security, environmental health, and economic productivity, by exercising Federal leadership in developing policies, information, technologies, and collaborative partnerships with States, industry, and energy consumers that accelerate and expand the use of energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable transportation technologies and practices.

This position is located in the Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs (WIP). the role of the WIP is to promote the adoption of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies by a wide range of customers and stakeholders, including States, communities, institutions, companies and private citizens. in particular, WIP has overall responsibility to administer the Weatherization Assistance Program and the State Energy Program. A successful candidate in this position will serve as a Lead Advisor for domestic clean energy projects involving policy, training and technical assistance.

Duties

As a Lead Policy Advisor, you will:

  • Ensure that projects proceed in a manner consistent with approved DOE objectives, costs and schedules and provide technical expertise and assistance to program officials.
  • Serve as a Technical Monitor on projects, providing recommendations on technical performance, costs and schedule requirements.
  • Provide financial and budgetary guidance and assistance, including development of: FY Spend Plans, Annual Operating Plans and project work plans.
  • Document the state and local government, utility and public regulatory commission policies and best practices to enhance WIP's market transformation goals.
  • Lead efforts to communicate the policies and best practices to strategic partners, policymakers and stakeholders who are positioned to take action on them, or support their adoption.
  • Lead efforts to monitor and evaluate assigned grants on a continuing basis, through periodic program reviews, site reviews and desk audits.
  • Compile analytical and informational material, prepare briefings and presentations and manage key stakeholder interactions.
  • Coordinate with other DOE offices, other Federal agencies, state and local governments, and public and private interest groups on best practices or polices related to the Program.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel required up to 3 times a month

Relocation Authorized

  • No