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Sr. Technical Leader - Critical Power

Washington, District of Columbia 20005
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
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    1st Shift

Job Title:

Sr. Technical Leader - Critical Power



Washington, D.C.


Job Summary and Description:

Plans, designs, and controls the progress of complex project work within the technical department to meet member/client objectives; prepares and presents research reports.

• Manages small to medium level projects without direct people management responsibilities.

• Assumes responsibility for highly specialized technical objectives or problems where the relationships between cause and effect are difficult to establish and little or no precedence exists, and the use of creative imaginative thinking is required.

• Influences project teams in the engineering aspects of the technical work.

• Provides input into configuration management and documentation for engineer related projects.

• Leads proposal efforts and new promotional work.

• Maintains familiarity with the progress and problems in assigned technical areas.

• Prepares proposals, technical publications, and delivers presentations.

• Leads national and international technical networks with manufacturers, consultants, academia, and research organizations.

• Works independently on technical activities without direct supervision



Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience required


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• 8-10 years of engineering experience or comparable work/educational experience.

• Ability to recognize strategic issues and build collaborative projects.

• Required limited supervision and guidance

• Responsible for the success of individual projects

• Works closely with members, contractors, staff to manage projects

• Experience in successful proposal preparation, and marketing activities.

• Manages multiple projects

• Responsible for project budgets, schedules, deliverables, and technology transfer

• Shows maturity of technical expertise and assumes responsibility for highly specialized technical objectives

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Individual contributor

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Increasing technical depth/breadth to become a subject matter expert


Additional Job Information:

  • Experience with research, development, and technology demonstration projects.
  • Experience with federal government contracting and business processes.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally to support work-related assignments at customer-designated locations.
  • Strong collaborative skills and a great interest to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to develop technical solutions to problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity
  • Ability to work independently but knows when to ask for assistance and further direction
  • Strong hardware aptitude with proven skills in design, troubleshooting, and testing.
  • Strong desire to learn and explore areas outside academic training and skills; ability to be mentored by a senior staff member.
  • Self-motivated, quick learner with an ability to adapt to changes in work scope.
  • Strong interest in working in nontraditional power and energy applications.
  • Knowledge of AC and/or DC electric power systems and/or power electronics and related fields of study (power distribution, energy storage, power conditioning, emergency power, renewable energy, energy efficiency, thermal energy management, and power protection)
  • Understanding of the responsibilities associated with protecting information including trade secrets, confidential data, and proprietary information.
  • Proven ability to prioritize, allocate, and manage time and budget for assigned tasks
  • MS or Ph.D. in either Electrical Engineering or Physics is preferred


EPRI participates in E-Verify, an online system operated jointly by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration (SSA). EPRI uses the system to check the work status of new hires by comparing information from the employee's I-9 form against SSA and Department of Homeland Security databases.


Note: To ensure compliance with U.S. export controls, please indicate your U.S. citizenship or (for foreign citizens) your U.S. visa/immigration status in your resume or cover letter.


EPRI is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/Disabled


Together . . . Shaping the Future of Electricity.



Posted: 2019-05-23 Expires: 2019-06-22


EPRI is at the center of a quickly evolving energy landscape. With significant challenges facing the electric industry and the world, we are always seeking top talent with hands-on experience to address issues as they relate to the generation, delivery, use, management and environmental responsibility of global electricity.

Industry expertise, thought leadership and innovative solutions guide the work of EPRI’s employees. Our commitment to fact-based, objective research allows individuals to harness the power of focused collaborations with the electric industry, academia and numerous stakeholders. As an employee of EPRI, you may grow professionally and build a rewarding career in a setting where people leverage their skills, talents, experiences and interests.

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