Technical Professional - Power & Energy Systems
Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Posted on: September 13, 2019
Requisition Id 1811
The Power and Energy Systems Group at the Oak Ridge National
Laboratory (ORNL) is seeking a technical staff member to conduct
projects and support R&D efforts in the development of projects
to support the Power Systems Research Program in the areas of
machine learning, communication, power systems, microgrids, energy
storage, distributed generation, controls and protection.
Major Duties / Responsibilities
You will be responsible for the following:
- Support research projects and support the expansion of R&D in
the Power Systems Research Group to take advantage of our
multidisciplinary capabilities, multimodal strengths, and unique
tools and capabilities;
- Network with other groups and divisions internally and with DOE,
industry, and utilities;
- Interact with and support senior researchers in their efforts to
obtain new funding;
- Help prepare new proposals to the internal and external funding
- Prepare and present research results to sponsors, peer reviewers,
and others and at technical meetings such as IEEE societies
conferences. The current sponsors include DOE, DHS, NRC, Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and California Energy
- You will possess a Bachelor s degree in Electrical Engineering
plus a minimum of four years of experience focusing on distributed
energy sources and microgrids.
- You must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q level
- You should demonstrate an advanced understanding of power systems
planning, operation, and system protection.
Knowledge/experience is desired in areas of: cybersecurity best
practices for ICS/SCADA/EMS systems, Optimal Power Flow,
distribution automation systems, electrical power system protection
practices, principles, and methods; and issues related
to communications standards for power system integration and
Excellent oral and written communication skills to support regular
interactions with research staff, peer reviewers, and others and to
prepare reports, proposals, publications and journal articles is
Experience with power systems modeling, simulation, and protection
software such as: CAPE, ASPEN, CYME, PSSE, PSLF, DIgSILIENT,
Mathworks SimPowerSystems, EMTP-RV, ATP, as well as languages:
C/C++, LabVIEW, and Python, is desired.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills to support team
building, partnering, and leadership are required.
Knowledge of relevant public and private partners is required.
Benefits at ORNL: UT-Battelle offers a quality benefits package,
including a matching 401(k), contributory pension plan, paid
vacation, and medical/dental plan options. Onsite amenities include
a credit union, medical clinic, cafeteria, coffee stands, and
Relocation: Moving can be overwhelming and expensive. UT-Battelle
offers a generous relocation package to ease the transition
process. Domestic and international relocation assistance is
available for certain positions. If invited to interview, be sure
to ask your Recruiter (Talent Acquisition Partner) for details.
For more information about our benefits, working here, and living
here, visit the About tab at jobs.ornl.gov.
This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which
it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or
We accept Word (.doc, .docx), Adobe (unsecured .pdf), Rich Text
Format (.rtf), and HTML (.htm, .html) up to 5MB in size. Resumes
from third party vendors will not be accepted; these resumes will
be deleted and the candidates submitted will not be considered for
If you have trouble applying for a position, please email
ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants,
including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are
encouraged to apply. UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.
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