Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Chemical Engineer 1 - Energy Storage Technology Analysis in Helena, Montana
The Energy Processes & Materials Group within the Energy and Environment Directorate at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is currently seeking a chemical or development engineer in the area of grid energy storage. This position is for a chemical engineer, mechanical engineer, systems engineer, materials scientist, chemist, and electrochemist in a related field with experience in technology assessment, market analysis, and industry assessment. The focus of this position will be on technology readiness assessment and competitive analysis. Experience in user case analysis, data transition, and supply chain analysis is required for techno-economic and use case analysis for various energy storage technologies.
Supporting and advising senior scientists and group lead with programmatic analysis, program/project management, and strategic planning.
Performing literature reviews to collect technical information and synthesize into quickly digestible reports, fact sheets, or briefings on different technical topics.
Participating as a contributor or lead for industrial energy storage analysis projects resulting in the creation of valuable resources for the community such as data products and visualizations. (Examples include energy storage raw materials supply chain anlysis and impacts of the price fluctuation to battery market).
Collaborating on analysis and research with industrial experts, universities/laboratories, and other government personnel.
Synthesizing and clearly communicating results of research to colleagues and clients through formal and informal presentations and written technical communications (reports, white papers, fact sheets, briefings, journal articles, etc.)
Preparing and presenting technology and programmatic reports, presentations, briefings to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Participating, supporting, and helping to coordinate in-person and virtual meetings (client/team meetings, stakeholder engagements, workshops, discussions with industry experts, etc.).
Work closely with program managers and co-workers in a fast-paced collaborative team environment (diligent and responsive contributor).
Other duties as assigned.
- BS/BA or higher
Hazardous Working Conditions/Environment
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