Energy and Climate Analyst
Energy and Climate Analyst
Canada Home Office
Job Summary And Description
Performs routine engineering/ scientific analysis in technical or scientific areas. Works directly with EPRI staff and minimal interaction with members at direction of manager.
- Conducts technical searches and analyzes technical information in support of the project team.
- May conduct research at the direction of the project manager.
- Work is performed under general supervision.
Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience required
Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities
- Entry level engineering position.
- Incumbents must be able to exercise judgment, diligence, and attention to detail and demonstrate an aptitude for carrying out responsible technical assignments
- Effectively work as part of a team
- Intermediate verbal and written communication skills
- Requires supervision and guidance to conduct specific research tasks and complete projects
- Works closely with contractors or staff to complete project research
- May participate in multiple projects
- Individual contributor
Additional Job Information:
The successful candidate will join the Energy Systems and Climate Analysis Group at EPRI (http://esca.epri.com), a team of leading climate economists and energy system analysts. The candidate will also support EPRI’s Technology Innovation sector, writing reports on emerging technology trends. Depending upon skill set, you will support some combination of research related to climate impacts and vulnerability analysis, climate adaptation and resilience strategies, climate policy and trends analysis, and/or technoeconomic analysis. You will also assist project managers with communications, event planning, writing reports and peer reviewed articles, and perform administrative support duties including budgeting, developing and maintaining contact lists, and organizing events, with the goal of transitioning to full time technical work in a two-year timeframe.
The ESCA team offers the opportunity to work with established experts in a stimulating and innovative research environment to tackle some of today’s most pressing societal challenges – energy and climate change – in collaboration with electric companies and government entities.
You will have autonomy and control over your work hours, and a flexible work environment. You can choose to work remote, in one of EPRI’s offices, or a mix of the two.
The ideal candidate would have
- A degree in economics, science, engineering, or a related field;
- Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Previous exposure to, and interest in energy and climate issues
- Excellent organizational and communication skills and attention to detail
- Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple responsibilities, while supporting staff located across the U.S. and Canada
- Experience with statistical software and/or programming languages for optimization methods and/or data science (e.g., R, Python, GAMS, Matlab) is a plus
- Comfortable working both collaboratively and independently;
Some travel (10%-15%) within North America is required to support meetings and events.
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