Program Manager for Building Technology and Urban Systems

Berkeley Lab

(Berkeley, California)
Full Time Travel Required
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About Berkeley Lab
Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
Berkeley Lab’s Building Technology and Urban Systems (BTUS) Division has an opening for a Program Manager. You will conduct and manage research in the fields of industrial and building energy management systems and energy efficiency at the state, national, and international levels for the Building and Industrial Applications Department in the BTUS. The Program Manager 2 will manage and contribute to related research as needed. This position requires the ability to simultaneously manage work from several sources and on different research topics.
* Work collaboratively to develop projects leading to ISO 50001 implementation and Department of Energy (DOE) programs. * Update DOE program managers in multiple offices. * Determining resource needs to meet deliverables. * Work with subcontracts and other stakeholders to ensure DOE client goals are met. * Execute data analysis protocol(s), producing graphical and written findings. * Develop or evaluate software tools (to assess energy performance improvement opportunities). * Contribute to the development of proposals for new research, including staffing plans, resource allocations, and budgets. * Monitor research project performance to meet client/sponsor requirements. * Support Industrial Systems Team Leads as a participant for technical issues within LBNL and with US DOE, other funding organizations, and their contractors. * Represent the Industrial Systems Team with external organizations to negotiate and develop work scopes and budgets, and implement LBNL subcontracts. * Adjust projects to adapt to unanticipated changes in work scope, schedule and budget that arise as projects evolve. * Contribute monthly milestone and project task status reports and reporting to funding organizations. * Contribute to the development of technical reports, case studies, conference papers, and technical training curriculum. * Create presentation materials which will be presented by Industrial Systems Team Leads or the PM2 to internal and external stakeholders including DOE funders. * Travel to meetings and site visits to oversee project implementation. **Additional Responsibilities as needed:** * Develop new funding ideas. * Write journal papers based upon project research.
Ideal Candidate
* Bachelor's degree in public, environmental, or environmental policy, or a related field with the following related work experience: Minimum 7 years of work experience involving public policy development, implementation, or analysis with at least 5 years’ work experience in the area of energy or water efficiency or management. * Understanding of industrial energy efficiency principles and continual improvement based energy management systems. * Ability to organize and summarize complex technical information and communicate it effectively in written materials, graphics, and presentations. * Demonstrated ability to work independently given knowledge of broad program goals and objectives as well as in cooperation with a larger team effort, with very limited supervision. * Demonstrated ability to work within the operational requirements of programs similar to those of the US DOE. * Demonstrated interaction with utilities and work on energy or water efficiency programs. * Excellent communication and written skills, including ability to compile information on complex subjects and issues and synthesize information from diverse sources in presentation form appropriate for clients/sponsors. * Ability to conduct literature research with multiple resources and clearly summarize findings. * Ability to contribute to, and effectively collaborate as a team member in, technical research projects. * Knowledge of ISO 50001 Energy management system standard.


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