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Technical Leader - Critical Power

Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Job Summary and Description:

Leads research efforts in particular scientific disciplines or technologies and participates the development and application of products and services in those areas through contractors and departmental or cross-functional teams.  Applies technical expertise, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.  Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. Organizes the external and interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget.  May conduct research directly in complex, high impact technical or scientific fields.

• Ability to apply technical knowledge to industry issues and gain input on needs from members/stakeholders and identify current and emerging technical issues.

• Develops research or services opportunities of value to EPRI members that fit EPRI’s mission and capabilities.  This will include solving customer problems, producing insights and information vital to the members, and delivering information in a manner that members and customers can and will apply.  

• May provide oversight of a project team to assure technical and financial milestones are met.

• Provides assistance to the EPRI sales staff in Member Services and EPRI International.

• Broaden technical expertise and interface with national and international technical networks with manufacturers, consultants, and academia and research organizations.

• Communicates strategies and results, written and verbal, to program members, potential members and external stakeholders through guidelines, reports, meetings, webcasts, workshops and conferences.

• Manages small or medium (less complex) projects including budgets and resources



• MS or Ph.D. in either Electrical Engineering or Physics preferred.

•BS with previous experience can substitute for advanced academic degrees


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• 5 -7 or more years of research and development project and promotional experience, including development of advanced concepts for internal research or equivalent experience.

• Shows technical expertise and assumes responsibility for highly specialized technical objectives using creative imaginative solutions.

• Experience in performing and/or managing research activities.

• Incumbents must be able to exercise judgment, diligence, and attention to detail and demonstrate an aptitude for carrying out responsible technical assignments.

• Good verbal and written communication skills.

• Manages projects and may work in conjunction with a technical specialist.

• Developing technical depth in 1-2 areas

• Understand how work fits across EPRI programs

• Typically individual contributor, may begin handling supervisory activities for lower level positions.



Additional Job Information:

In this position, the Technical Leader will work closely with the Program Manager and other EPRI technical staff to manage and support a diverse range of challenging electric power and energy projects. Specific knowledge and experience in the following areas is required:

• Electronic Circuit Design

• CAD PCB /PCA Design

• Software / Firmware development

• Signal processing and data analysis.

• Electric machinery and electromagnetics.

• Demonstrated experience with power electronics and control system design.

• Knowledge of statistics and data analysis.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently and effectively in support of multiple concurrent projects.


Ideal Candidate:

• Strong technical knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering, power electronics, general physics and control systems.

• A good understanding of electric machines, motor drive systems, electromagnetics, and signal processing.

• Strong mathematics and analytical skills.

• Strong interest in working in nontraditional power and energy applications.

• Self-motivated, quick learner with an ability to adapt to changes in work scope.

• Experience electronic design focused projects.

• Understanding of the responsibility associated with protecting information including trade secrets, confidential data, and proprietary information. Position Requires Security Clearance





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 Electricity.





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

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