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Engineer/Scientist II

Palo Alto, California 94304
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Job Summary and Description:

Performs complex engineering/ scientific analysis with moderate direction and supervision. Works directly with EPRI staff and moderate interaction with members and industry.

• Conducts technical searches and analyzes information in support of the project team.

• May conduct independent research.

• Assists Project/Program managers in assessing customer needs, formulating technical approaches, preparing proposals, technical publications/papers, and making presentations.



Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience required


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Must have satisfied requirements of entry level engineer/scientist and have 2-3 years of engineering experience or comparable work/educational experience required.

• Intermediate verbal and written communication skills

• Present research externally

• Understand how work fits across technical area

• 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:

This position works on developing strategic frameworks that evaluate electrification opportunities in their service territories, and assists member utilities in the application of tactical tools to pursue program implementations with their Non-Road Transportation, Residential, Commercial and Industrial customers in the following areas: 
•    Improved productivity and competitiveness of end-use customers through advancements in overall energy efficiency, reduced costs, and improved throughput;
•    Reduced net regional emissions/decarbonization to benefit the public-at-large;
•    Enhanced quality of end-use customers’ products or services;
•    Reduced on-site emissions/decarbonization at end-use customers’ facilities, which assists compliance with environmental regulations.



COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Electric Power Research Institute is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. As mandated by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 8, 2021, all newly hired employees, in the United States, must be fully vaccinated before their start date, unless they are legally entitled to an accommodation.


EPRI participates in E-Verify, an online system operated jointly by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration (SSA). EPRI uses the system to check the work status of new hires by comparing information from the employee's I-9 form against SSA and Department of Homeland Security databases.



Note: To ensure compliance with U.S. export controls, please indicate your U.S. citizenship or (for foreign citizens) your U.S. visa/immigration status in your resume or cover letter.



EPRI is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/Disabled



Together . . . Shaping the Future of Energy.





Posted: 2022-01-14 Expires: 2022-02-13

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