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Supervisory Energy Technology Program Specialist

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Department Of Energy Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

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A successful candidate in this position will serve as a senior technical expert, and advisor to the FEMP Program Director; involving a variety of energy efficiency and renewable energy technology deployment activities. Responsible for planning the implementation of major national initiatives that cross-cut EERE programs. Develops specific requirements, long-term goals and objectives, program strategy, schedules for accomplishment of regulatory analyses.

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As a Supervisory Energy Technology Program Specialist, you will:

  • Supervise, and plan the work to be accomplished by subordinates in the Facility Optimization: Facility Design, Operations, and Policy. This includes but is not limited to technical assistance project calls; design of energy efficient new construction and retrofits of existing buildings for both standard and high energy intensity facilities (Labs and Data Centers); energy efficiency product procurement; operations and maintenance; new technology deployment and integration; and vehicle fleet optimization.

  • Set and adjust short-term priorities, and prepares schedules for completion of work. Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities established by the Program Director, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. Participate in Program integrated strategic planning and execution activities as led by Program Director. Assists in the implementation of performance driven culture by aligning project output with strategic goals, metrics and authorities as outlined by Program Director.

  • Function as an expert on highly complex analytical issues and on issues pertaining to required resources. Evaluates and makes authoritative technical judgements on concepts, proposals, analyses and alternative solutions to problems that have the effect of determining major direction in national policy and programs. In conjunction with the Program Director, assures a coordinated effort with the Golden Field Office, and other relevant offices within EERE and the Department. Function as a technical assistance subject matter expert in the facilities operation and optimization area for federal agency stakeholders.

  • Develop, justify, and allocate the annual budget for assigned areas of responsibility assuring that the plans and funding requirements fully support, and are consistent with legislative mandate and EERE's goals and objectives. Defends proposals to the Program Director on the allocation of funding among assigned areas; establishes the funding distribution; and transmits budget guidance to the affected project managers.

  • Interpret DOE policy directives, assures that they are properly executed, and tasks are directed toward meeting established goals and objectives. Act for the Program Director on decisions affecting broad aspects of ongoing projects; conducts seminars, represents the Program Director at technical meetings and symposia, at conferences, other Federal and State agencies and local institutions, academia, or with spokespersons for private industry (e.g.; utilities, financial institutions and national associations) to communicate the objectives, benefits, and offerings of the programs. Ensure program activities are in alignment with FEMP authorities and current relevant Executive Orders.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - 1 - 5 days per month.

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen.

  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.

  • Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.

  • Resume and question responses must be submitted online.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: You may be required to complete a one-year probationary period.

You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.



A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:

Overseeing agency/department-level activities which develop, evaluate, and analyze domestic energy efficiency policies and programs. Developing, planning, organizing, managing, and conducting complex quantitative, legislative and regulatory policy analyses related to energy efficiency policies and programs of national significance. Analyzing and formulating complex energy efficiency policies and strategies. Synthesizing analyses from a variety of sources; and, developing and maintaining relationships with high-level federal officials.

Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!

  • Demonstrated superior technical knowledge in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating complex, difficult and innovative energy efficiency policies and programs of national significance.

  • Demonstrated extensive experience in developing, planning, organizing, managing and/or conducting complex quantitative, modeling, legislative and regulatory policy analyses, studies and initiatives related to energy efficiency policies and programs.

  • Demonstrated superior skill in oral communications and experience in leading energy efficiency-related intra-agency, interagency, or stakeholder discussions by providing analyses based on incumbent's wide range of expertise in policy, economic, and energy efficiency-related issues of national significance.

  • Demonstrated experience in assigning and reviewing work, developing work plans, counseling employees, and ensuring assignments are carried out effectively. Experience in establishing/reviewing performance management standards/processes, resolving employee relations issues, and/or identifying/justifying selections for employees as well as scope of supervisory responsibilities.

"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.

CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.



There is no OPM education requirement at this grade level. Education cannot be substituted for experience.

Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.

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Supervisory Energy Technology Program Specialist

Expired Job

Department Of Energy