Organization and Job ID
Energy and Environment
Electricity Infrastructure & Buildings
Technology Planning & Deployment
The Technology Planning & Deployment Group within the Energy and Environment Directorate at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is currently seeking a Lighting Engineer/Scientist. This position is anticipated to end on 9/30/13, with the possibility to be extended or convert to a regular salaried position. The successful candidate will bring a strong electrical engineering background to an interdisciplinary team, and will interact often with multiple government agencies and/or other clients and consultants. Technologies addressed by the work include solid-state lighting and lighting controls.
A demonstrated track record of working within interdisciplinary teams and a lighting industry recognized reputation are highly desired.
The primary duties associated with this position could vary depending on client needs. Representative activities from recent and existing projects include:
Investigate, make presentations, and write technical reports on lighting, lighting controls, and related technical issues, such as lighting system lifetime and reliability, photometric flicker, dimming performance, power quality, and device interoperability.
Assist with field demonstrations of next generation lighting and lighting controls products.
Develop test setups and procedures for evaluating next generation lighting and lighting controls products.
Develop technical specifications for next generation lighting and lighting controls products.
Develop design guidance for proper application of next generation lighting and lighting controls products..
Participate in the development of standards being developed by various bodies (e.g. the IES, IEEE and ANSI) for next generation lighting and lighting controls technologies.
Develop and implement commercialization assistance strategies focused on helping a wide variety of users including lighting designers, facility managers, energy efficiency program implementers, and federal agencies collaborating with the U.S. Department of Energy in efforts to improve energy efficiency adopt next generation lighting and lighting controls products.
Bachelor's degree plus 6 years experience; Masters Degree (preferred) with 4+ years experience; or PhD with 3+ years experience. Education and experience should be related directly to electrical engineering, and include knowledge of lighting, energy-efficient technologies, lighting application, and building technologies.
Lighting Certification (LC) highly desired.
This position will require travel of up to 15% of time.
The individual must be a professional with a growing reputation as a lighting\electrical engineer comfortable working with a diverse set of government and industry clients. The candidate must possess strong analytical, task management, and communications skills, both oral and written, and be able to communicate clearly the goals, parameters, objectives and outcomes of their research. The candidate must have a demonstrated track record of successfully assembling, motivating, and managing small to moderate size technical teams.
The individual is expected to be actively participating in professional activities and/or external collaborations at an influential level.
Breadth of Relevant Technical Knowledge:
The individual must possess an advanced level of education and experience, an expert understanding in one or more of the following areas: photometric performance measures, lighting technology, electrical design, and application, regulatory review and interpretation.
The individual shall possess an expert knowledge and ability to fully apply and interpret advanced theories, principles, methods, tools, and technologies within the lighting area.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace.
All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information.
All staff at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - 9 months ago
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