Organization and Job ID
Directorate: Energy & Environment
Division: Electricity Infrastructure & Buildings Division
Group: Energy Policy and Markets
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is currently seeking a Lighting Engineer/Scientist. The primary duties associated with this position will be primarily focused on supporting teams and providing technical expertise in the area of energy efficient lighting policy, standards, market adoption, testing and demonstration.
Lighting technologies addressed by this position include solid-state lighting, lighting controls, and advanced versions of conventional technologies.
Representative activities from recent and existing projects include:
Development of lighting technologies energy conservation standards for the Department of Energy.
Testing, demonstration, and market development of next generation commercial and residential lighting technologies.
Development of next generation lighting technologies test procedures for standards certification and compliance with technology procurements.
Development of design guidance for proper application of next generation lighting technologies.
Development and implementation of commercialization assistance strategies for advanced technologies.
Investigating and writing technical reports on advanced lighting technology market and technical issues
The individual will be a member of an interdisciplinary team, often with participants from multiple government agencies and/or other clients and consultants.
This position requires exceptionally strong communication skills in order to work successfully with a variety of external stakeholders, lighting industry and laboratory staff.
Incumbent will also be required to author written reports and conduct oral presentations.
The selected incumbent will participate in conferences as a presenter and participant.
The individual is expected to be actively participating in professional activities and/or external collaborations at an influential level.
Level of Responsibility:
Demonstrated success in leading\working in a multidisciplinary and integrated work environment is required along with the ability to develop and communicate a vision/strategy to the research teams, peers and individuals.
Lead/support teams with a focus on meeting client needs in the areas of energy efficient lighting policy and regulatory development, test procedures, and stakeholder\industry adoption and deployment. Mentor and develop staff and interact with peers at other DOE National Laboratories and sub-contractors.
Ability to maintain and expand career with scientific and technical credentials in the areas of energy efficient lighting, developing technical requirements for energy efficient lighting and development of lighting systems performance assurance.
Individual will have a growing industry recognized reputation in the area of energy efficient lighting.
Bachelor's degree plus 5+ years experience; Masters Degree (preferred) with 3+ years experience; or PhD with 2+ years experience. Education and experience should be related directly to lighting, energy-efficient technologies, lighting application, regulations\policy development and building technologies.
Lighting Certification (LC) highly desired.
May involve periodic domestic travel of up to 15% of time.
Professional Experience: The individual must be a skilled professional with a growing reputation as a lighting scientist\engineer who in addition is comfortable working with a diverse set of government and industry clients. The individual will possess strong, expert level 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 individual will have a demonstrated track record of successfully assembling, motivating, leading and managing small to moderate size technical teams.
Breadth of Relevant Technical Knowledge:
The individual is a skilled professional with understanding in one or more of the following areas: photometric performance measures, lighting technology, design, and application, regulatory review and interpretation.
The individual shall possess knowledge and ability to fully apply and interpret advanced theories, principles, methods, tools, and technologies within the lighting area.
A demonstrated track record of successfully supporting and leading interdisciplinary teams with a recognized and growing reputation within the lighting industry is required.
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 - 18 months ago