Energy/Environmental Policy Researcher

Employer
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Location
Berkeley, California
Posted
Feb 22, 2024
Closes
Mar 01, 2024
Ref
2720566951
Position Type
Other
Specialty
Alternative Fuels
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Energy/Environmental Policy Researcher - 100769

Division: EA-Energy Analysis Env Impacts

About Berkeley Lab: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab's ( ) Energy Analysis & Environmental Impacts Division ( ) is seeking an individual to join our team as an Energy Policy Researcher in the Energy Markets and Policy (EMP) Department. At Berkeley Lab we focus on discovery science and solutions for clean energy and a healthy planet. This is an opportunity to make a real difference by contributing to research and applied solutions in the U.S. power sector.

Position Overview: As an Energy Policy Researcher, you will be a key player in the EMP Department which conducts technical, economic, and policy analysis, and provides technical support to a broad range of stakeholders. The role involves leading quantitative and qualitative research efforts, managing projects, and engaging with stakeholders. The position will focus on the energy services company (ESCO) research area, with potential involvement in Strategic Energy Management and other demand-side management/distributed energy resources program and policy topics.

Responsibilities:

Level 2 Policy Researcher:

• Contribute significantly to Berkeley Lab's ESCO industry research, supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's goals.

• Develop and conduct policy-relevant research projects, including analyses of ESCO project trends, market studies, and ad hoc data analyses.

• Identify and define research needs, contribute to funding proposals, and present research results in webinars and at conferences.

• Manage project budgets, schedules, tasks, and deliverables, working with internal and external teams, including researchers, subject matter experts and the development team of the eProject Builder (ePB)/eProject eXpress web-based energy project tracking and reporting system.

• Foster partnerships and collaborations with industry stakeholders.

Level 3 Policy Researcher, in addition to the above:

• Lead Berkeley Lab's ESCO industry research and related technical support projects.

• Identify research needs, develop funding proposals, and procure project funding from primary and non-DOE funders.

• Lead internal and contractor project teams, lead research, author technical reports and journal articles, provide oversight, and ensure high-quality, timely results

• Direct the development of complex technical concepts, methods, and research.

• Foster partnerships with a broad range of industry stakeholders and make significant contributions to nationwide working groups.

For full consideration, please apply by March 28, 2024.

Notes:

• This is a full time, 1 year, term appointment with the possibility of extension or conversion to Career appointment based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs.

• This position will be hired at a level commensurate with the business needs and the skills, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate.

• At Level 2: The full salary range for this position is $96,192.00 - $162,336.00. The budgeted salary range that the Lab reasonably expects to pay for this position is $114,239.40 -$ 126,264.60. Salary offers will be commensurate with the final candidate's qualification and experience, including skills, knowledge, relevant education, and certifications, and also aligned with the internal peer group.

• At Level 3: The full salary range for this position is $119,184.00 - $201,120.00. The budgeted salary range that the Lab reasonably expects to pay for this position is $141,531.00 - $156,429.00. Salary offers will be commensurate with the final candidate's qualification and experience, including skills, knowledge, relevant education, and certifications, and also aligned with the internal peer group.

• This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

• Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

How To Apply

Apply directly online at and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.

Berkeley Lab is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA, ) and strives to continue building community with these shared values and commitments. Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We heartily welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and all who would contribute to the Lab's mission of leading scientific discovery, inclusion, and professionalism. In support of our diverse global community, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

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