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Job: Geothermal Program Analyst, U.S. DOE Geothermal Techologies Office

U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC, U.S. (source: Wikimedia)
Alexander Richter 1 Feb 2017

KeyLogic Systems is recruiting a Mid-Level Geothermal Program Analyst for the U.S. Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO).

KeyLogic Systems is recruiting a Mid-Level Geothermal Program Analyst to support the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO). The GTO researches, develops, and validates innovative and cost-competitive technologies and tools to locate, access, and develop geothermal resources in the United States. This position will provide direct support to DOE’s Hydrothermal team.

The Geothermal Program Analyst will provide comprehensive technical energy analysis of geothermal and hydrothermal issues and support the GTO in planning and management of applied research and development programs in the geothermal space. The position will assist the DOE personnel with the development of technical analyses needed for program planning meetings and other industry liaison work. As directed by the DOE Program Staff, this position will develop analytic tasks that provide technical background, data compilations, or straw-man technical proposals for the Office. This position will develop papers and presentations to assist the DOE Staff in the communication of technical and program knowledge both within DOE and external to outside stakeholders. The Program may also require analytical support that includes market research and analysis, financial analysis (budgets, spend plans, and development of annual operating plans) and modeling, policy analysis, and economic analysis.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Prepare presentations for clients, and technical written content for internal and external use
  • Review projects against technical targets
  • Review project presentation materials submitted by principal investigators for clarity and format requirements
  • Develop topics for new funding opportunities and assist with program planning activities
  • Track project actions and budgets
  • Help organize workshops to identify technical gaps and gain input from stakeholders
  • Coordinate and run meetings and tech teams

Position Requirements:

  • United States Citizenship
  • Bachelor’s Degree in geology, engineering or political science or other technical fields
  • 4+ years of experience in the energy and engineering field with a strong geothermal background
  • Familiar with principles of program/project management – federal budgeting process knowledge is preferred
  • Must be a proactive self-starter and able to work independently
  • Manipulate data in Excel, create polished presentations in PowerPoint
  • Knowledge with the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) is preferred

Source: KeyLogic Systems via Monster.com