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The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is dedicated to improving energy and material efficiency, productivity, and competitiveness of manufacturing, including driving industrial decarbonization. We invest in manufacturing innovation to accelerate and strengthen the clean economy, supporting the growth of a modern, equitable manufacturing industry.

To achieve this mission, as well as to implement key provisions of the recently passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Office’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is expanding and looking for talented individuals to join our team!

If you are passionate about developing innovative solutions to address the most pressing challenges facing the American manufacturing sector, learn more about current AMO job openings below:

Current Openings

Industrial Decarbonization Program Manager

Title: Industrial Decarbonization Program Manager

Description:

  • Serves as the supervisor for the Industrial Decarbonization Team and has the primary responsibility for implementing all related activities consistent with the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) objectives.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in the development and implementation of Industrial Decarbonization activities to improve the research, development, demonstration, commercialization, and adoption of these technologies in the United States.
  • Has a strong understanding of and serves as a subject matter expert on the current technical and market barriers to technology development, commercialization and utilization related to industrial decarbonization.
  • Analyzes barriers to industrial decarbonization technologies reaching the market and the develops program measures to diminish these barriers.
  • Directs the coordination and interaction with other EERE and DOE offices, other Federal agencies and public and private interest groups in spurring US technology development and commercialization and developing the future industrial sector workforce.
  • Develops goals and objectives for the Industrial Decarbonization team based on a thorough and deep technical understanding of manufacturing technologies, and related industry, community and market needs including environmental and energy justice considerations.
  • Provides input in the formulation of out-year budgets, program priorities and budget allocations regarding potential Industrial Decarbonization activities.
  • Makes presentations on AMO Industrial Decarbonization objectives, content and progress to a variety of audiences; prepares a variety of issue or briefing papers and reports for senior EERE program staff; and prepares responses to Congressional and other executive correspondence and responds to requests for information about the advanced manufacturing program.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required to Perform the Work:

  • Advanced knowledge of concepts and practices of manufacturing technologies and energy-intensive industries.
  • Knowledge of industrial decarbonization technologies in order to recognize realistic opportunities for market expansion based on practical considerations and cost/benefit potentials.
  • Knowledge of the Advanced Manufacturing Program, including the technical strategies it is pursuing for industrial decarbonization.
  • Knowledge of business issues relevant to the development of the industrial sector, including key market applications, current and evolving structure of supply chains, and intellectual property considerations relevant to manufacturing technology development.

Additional details:

  • Position / Grade: GS-15 Supervisory General Engineer/Physical Scientist
    • To Apply as either a Physical Scientist or a General Engineer direct hire, follow application instructions below
    • Open Period: Open until filled. For best consideration, please apply before January 25th, 2022.
    • Location: Washington, D.C.
    • Position type: Permanent
    • Number of openings: 1

Industrial Decarbonization Senior Technology Manager

Title: Industrial Decarbonization Senior Technology Manager

Description:

  • Serves as a senior technology manager for the Industrial Decarbonization Team and has the primary responsibility for implementing all assigned activities consistent with the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) objectives.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in the development and implementation of Industrial Decarbonization activities to improve the research, development, commercialization, and adoption of these technologies in the United States.
  • Has a strong understanding of and serves as a subject matter expert on the current technical and market barriers to technology development, commercialization and utilization related to industrial decarbonization. This requires the analysis and understanding of barriers to industrial decarbonization technologies reaching the market and the development of program measures to diminish these barriers.
  • Supports the coordination and interaction with other EERE and DOE offices, other Federal agencies and public and private interest groups in spurring US technology development and commercialization and developing the future industrial sector workforce.
  • Works with supervisor to develop goals and objectives for the Industrial Decarbonization team based on a thorough and deep technical understanding of manufacturing technologies, and related industry, community, and market needs.
  • Provides input in the formulation of out-year budgets, program priorities and budget allocations regarding potential Industrial Decarbonization activities.
  • Makes presentations on AMO Industrial Decarbonization objectives, content and progress to a variety of audiences; prepares a variety of issue or briefing papers and reports for senior EERE program staff; and prepares responses to Congressional and other executive correspondence and responds to requests for information about the advanced manufacturing program.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required to Perform the Work:

  • Advanced knowledge of concepts and practices of manufacturing technologies and energy-intensive industries.
  • Knowledge of industrial decarbonization technologies in order to recognize realistic opportunities for market expansion based on practical considerations and cost/benefit potentials.
  • Knowledge of the Advanced Manufacturing Program, including the technical strategies it is pursuing for industrial decarbonization.
  • Knowledge of business issues relevant to the development of the industrial sector, including key market applications, current and evolving structure of supply chains, and intellectual property considerations relevant to manufacturing technology.

Additional Details:

  • Position / Grade: GS-15 Supervisory General Engineer/Physical Scientist
    • To Apply as either a Physical Scientist or a General Engineer direct hire, follow application instructions below
    • Open Period: Open until filled. For best consideration, please apply before January 25th, 2022.
    • Location: Washington, D.C.
    • Position type: Permanent
    • Number of openings: 1

Senior Technology Manager (Critical Materials)

Title: Senior Technology Manager (Critical Materials)

Description:

  • Responsible for directing multidisciplinary teams working on a complex portfolio of analysis, research, development, and demonstration projects that support AMO's Critical Materials initiative as well as performing technology assessments, systems-level analyses, strategic planning, and stakeholder outreach to coordinate and collaborate in executing these activities.
  • Responsible for overseeing the drafting of complex technical documents and leveraging expertise in critical materials, supply chains, and knowledge of end use applications in clean energy technologies, specifically electric vehicle batteries and wind turbines.
  • Will coordinate and collaborate with other DOE programs and agencies working on critical materials, supply chains, and end use applications to set specific performance and technical targets and track progress toward achieving them.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required to Perform the Work:

  • Expert knowledge in critical materials, supply chains, and related clean energy end use applications for critical materials, specifically electric vehicle batteries and wind turbines.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams as part of a consortium to address early stage research and development challenges in critical materials.
  • Knowledge of U.S. federal government work in critical materials to enable coordination and collaboration of activities across RDD&CA.

Additional details:

  • Grade / Position: GS-14 General Engineer/Physical Scientist
    • To Apply as either a Physical Scientist or a General Engineer direct hire, follow application instructions below
    • Open Period: Open until filled. For best consideration, please apply before January 25th, 2022.
    • Location: Washington, D.C.
    • Position type: Permanent
    • Number of openings: 1

Industrial Decarbonization Technology Manager

Title: Industrial Decarbonization Technology Manager

Description:

  • Serves as a technology manager for the Industrial Decarbonization Team and has the primary responsibility for implementing all assigned activities consistent with the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) objectives.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in the development and implementation of Industrial Decarbonization activities to improve the research, development, commercialization, and adoption of these technologies in the United States.
  • Has a strong understanding of and serves as a subject matter expert on the current technical and market barriers to technology development, commercialization and utilization related to industrial decarbonization.  This requires the analysis and understanding of barriers to industrial decarbonization technologies reaching the market and the development of program measures to diminish these barriers.
  • Supports the coordination and interaction with other EERE and DOE offices, other Federal agencies and public and private interest groups in spurring US technology development and commercialization and developing the future industrial sector workforce.
  • Works with supervisor to develop goals and objectives for the Industrial Decarbonization team based on a thorough and deep technical understanding of manufacturing technologies, and related industry, community and market needs.
  • Provides input in the formulation of out-year budgets, program priorities and budget allocations regarding potential Industrial Decarbonization activities.
  • Makes presentations on AMO Industrial Decarbonization objectives, content and progress to a variety of audiences; prepares a variety of issue or briefing papers and reports for senior EERE program staff; and prepares responses to Congressional and other executive correspondence and responds to requests for information about the advanced manufacturing program.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required to Perform the Work:

  • Advanced knowledge of concepts and practices of manufacturing technologies and energy-intensive industries.
  • Knowledge of industrial decarbonization technologies in order to recognize realistic opportunities for market expansion based on practical considerations and cost/benefit potentials.
  • Knowledge of the Advanced Manufacturing Program, including the technical strategies it is pursuing for industrial decarbonization.
  • Knowledge of business issues relevant to the development of the industrial sector, including key market applications, current and evolving structure of supply chains, and intellectual property considerations relevant to manufacturing technology development.

Additional Details:

  • Grade / Position: GS-13 General Engineer/Physical Scientist
    • To Apply as either a Physical Scientist or a General Engineer direct hire, follow application instructions below
    • Open Period: Open until filled. For best consideration, please apply before January 25th, 2022.
    • Location: Washington, D.C.
    • Position type: Permanent
    • Number of openings: 1

Senior Technology Manager (Wide-Bandgap Power Electronics)

Title: Technology Manager (Wide-Bandgap Power Electronics)

Description:

  • Responsible for directing multidisciplinary teams working on a complex portfolio of analysis, research, development, and demonstration projects that support AMO's Wide-Bandgap Power Electronics initiative as well as performing technology assessments, systems-level analyses, strategic planning, and stakeholder outreach to coordinate and collaborate in executing these activities.
  • Responsible for overseeing the drafting of complex technical documents and leveraging expertise in WBG-power electronics, semiconductor manufacturing, related supply chains, and knowledge of end use in industrial applications and grid modernization needs.
  • Will coordinate and collaborate with other DOE programs and agencies working on WBG/power electronics, semiconductor manufacturing, related supply chains, and end use applications to set specific performance and technical targets and track progress toward achieving them.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required to Perform the Work:

  • Expert knowledge in critical materials, supply chains, and related clean energy end use applications for critical materials, specifically electric vehicle batteries and wind turbines.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams as part of a consortium to address early stage research and development challenges in critical materials.
  • Knowledge of U.S. federal government work in critical materials to enable coordination and collaboration of activities across RDD&CA.

Additional Details:

  • Grade / Position: GS-14 General Engineer/Physical Scientist
    • To Apply as either a Physical Scientist or a General Engineer direct hire, follow application instructions below
    • Open Period: Open until filled. For best consideration, please apply before January 25th, 2022.
    • Location: Washington, D.C.
    • Position type: Permanent
    • Number of openings: 1

Technical Partnerships Senior Technology Manager

Title: Technical Partnerships Senior Technology Manager

Description:

  • Responsible for directing multidisciplinary teams working on a complex portfolio of analysis, demonstration, and deployment projects that support AMO's Technical Partnerships programs as well as performing strategic planning, and stakeholder outreach to coordinate and collaborate in executing these activities.
  • Responsible for managing deployment programs focused on energy efficiency technologies, on-site generation, and decarbonization strategies, while leveraging expertise in end use applications for clean energy technologies, workforce development, and energy/environmental justice considerations.
  • Will coordinate and collaborate with other DOE programs and agencies working on deployment of industrial energy efficiency technologies, on-site generation, energy storage, and microgrid technologies. 
  • Facilitates planning and integration efforts across AMO and DOE programs focused on deployment of emerging efficiency and decarbonization technologies at energy intensive manufacturing facilities.
  • Makes recommendations to inform prioritization and promote efficient use of resources to achieve programmatic and administration decarbonization goals.
  • Identifies connections and opportunities for alignment, coordination, and increased collaboration on clean energy technologies, workforce development, and decarbonization strategies.
  • Develops approaches for partnership with a broader array of stakeholders across AMO’s program portfolio.
  • Coordinates with subject matter experts, national labs, contractors, and cross-office teams.
  • Develops presentations, briefing materials, analytical resources, and other work products for use by senior leadership. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required to Perform the Work:

  • Technical expertise in on-site generation technologies, such as combined heat and power (CHP), waste heat to power (WHP), energy storage (thermal and electric), and renewable energy systems.
  • Skilled at leading programs that integrate workforce development, stakeholder engagement, and energy/environmental justice considerations.
  • Ability to engage with a broad variety of stakeholder organizations to develop technology deployment strategies and programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams to implement energy efficiency or clean energy programs/projects.

Additional Details:

  • Grade / Position: GS-14 General Engineer/Physical Scientist
    • To Apply as either a Physical Scientist or a General Engineer direct hire, follow application instructions below
    • Open Period: Open until filled. For best consideration, please apply before January 25th, 2022.
    • Location: Washington, D.C.
    • Position type: Permanent
    • Number of openings: 1

Golden Colorado Field Office Technical Project Officer

Title: Golden Colorado Field Office Technical Project Officer

Description:

  • Work closely with AMO’s Technology Managers and contracting professionals to coordinate DOE’s substantial involvement in the award and administration of financial assistance agreements to ensure Federal technical presence and oversight.
  • Developing the technical and programmatic aspects of proposed funding announcements, participating in the technical review and evaluation of applications, participating in the development of recommendations for selection, and monitoring the technical and programmatic aspects of project performance.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required to Perform the Work:

  • Knowledge of concepts, principles, theories, practices and techniques of interdisciplinary physical sources
  •  Working knowledge of various engineering/scientific fields as they related to assigned programs.
  • Knowledge of project planning, analysis and evaluation to assist supervisor or project/program manager.
  • General knowledge of Federal and departmental goals, policy, programs projects, and efforts related to assigned program areas. General knowledge of the Federal budget processes.

Additional Details:

  • Grade / Position: GS-12 General Engineer/Physical Scientist
    • To Apply as either a Physical Scientist or a General Engineer direct hire, follow application instructions below
    • Open Period: Open until filled. For best consideration, please apply before January 25th, 2022.
    • Location: Golden, Colorado
    • Position type: Permanent
    • Number of openings: 1

AMO Industry Analyst

Title: AMO Industry Analyst

Description:

  • Provide support and technical input for AMO’s chief engineer, connect with technology managers throughout the office, and collaborate with a team of analysts located at multiple National Labs. Your work will inform AMO strategic planning and include a focus on industrial energy and materials, industrial decarbonization, sustainable and clean energy manufacturing, supply chain resilience, and manufacturing competitiveness.
  • Activities include assessment and evaluation of AMO’s past and current portfolio of R&D technologies; technology and programmatic analysis; contribution to studies, reports, journal articles, etc.; and presenting information to a variety of audiences internal and external to DOE. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required to Perform the Work:

  • Knowledge of concepts, principles, theories, practices and techniques of interdisciplinary physical sources.
  • Working knowledge of various engineering/scientific fields as they related to assigned programs.
  • Knowledge of project planning, analysis and evaluation to assist supervisor or project/program manager.
  • General knowledge of Federal and departmental goals, policy, programs projects, and efforts related to assigned program areas.
  • General knowledge of the Federal budget processes.

Additional Details:

  • Grade / Position: GS-12/13 General Engineer/Physical Scientist
    • To Apply as a direct hire as either a Physical Scientist or a General Engineer, follow application instructions below
    • Open Period: Open until filled. For best consideration, please apply before January 25th, 2022.
    • Location: Washington, D.C.
    • Position type: Permanent
    • Number of openings: 1

Senior Supply Chain Strategic Advisor

Title: Senior Supply Chain Strategic Advisor

Description:

  • Serves as the key policy advisor to the AMO director and subject matter expert for the office to develop and implement a clean energy supply chain strategy across industries and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) offices while maintaining a strong understanding of activities in other Federal agencies.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required to Perform the Work:

  • Knowledge of commonalities and differences in clean energy supply chains across industries, with the ability to foster and develop multi-sector industry opportunities as well as understand key individualized needs across industries.
  • Advanced knowledge of policies, concepts, and practices of manufacturing clean energy supply chains.
  • Knowledge of the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Technology Programs including the technical strategies the offices are pursuing for supply chain management.
  • Knowledge of business issues relevant to the development of the industrial sector, including key market applications, current and evolving structure of supply chains, and intellectual property considerations relevant to manufacturing technology development.

Additional Details:

  • Grade / Position: GS 15 General Engineer/Physical Scientist
    • To Apply as either a Physical Scientist or a General Engineer direct hire, follow application instructions below
    • Open Period: Open until filled. For best consideration, please apply before January 25th, 2022.
    • Location: Washington, D.C.
    • Position type: Permanent
    • Number of openings: 1

R&D Consortia Program Manager

Description:

  • Serves as the supervisor for the R&D Consortia team and has the primary responsibility for implementing all related activities consistent with the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) objectives.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in the development and implementation of activities to advance clean energy manufacturing and material supply chains to improve the research, development, demonstration, commercialization, and adoption of these technologies in the United States.
  • Has a strong understanding of and serves as a subject matter expert on the current technical and market barriers to technology development, commercialization and utilization related to clean energy manufacturing and material supply chains. This requires the analysis and understanding of barriers to clean energy manufacturing technologies reaching the market and the development of program measures to diminish these barriers.
  • Directs the coordination and interaction with other EERE and DOE offices, other Federal agencies and public and private interest groups in spurring US technology development and commercialization and developing the future clean energy workforce.
  • Develops goals and objectives for the R&D Consortia team based on a thorough and deep technical understanding of manufacturing technologies, and related industry, community and market needs including environmental and energy justice considerations.
  • Provides input in the formulation of out-year budgets, program priorities and budget allocations regarding potential clean energy manufacturing and material supply chains activities.
  • Makes presentations on AMO clean energy manufacturing and material supply chains objectives, content, and progress to a variety of audiences; prepares a variety of issue or briefing papers and reports for senior EERE program staff; and prepares responses to Congressional and other executive correspondence and responds to requests for information about the advanced manufacturing program.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required to Perform the Work:

  • Advanced knowledge of materials, manufacturing processes, and technologies related to clean energy manufacturing and material supply chains, including topics such as cybersecurity, additive manufacturing, critical materials, battery manufacturing, semiconductor manufacturing, clean energy supply chains, materials for harsh service conditions, recycling technologies, and smart manufacturing.
  • Business knowledge in order to recognize realistic opportunities for market expansion based on practical considerations and cost/benefit potentials.
  • Knowledge of business issues relevant to manufacturing and supply chains including key market applications, current and evolving structure of supply chains, processes for manufacturing scale up and intellectual property considerations relevant to manufacturing technology development.

Additional Details:

  • Grade / Position: GS 15 General Engineer/Physical Scientist
    • To Apply as either a Physical Scientist or a General Engineer direct hire, follow application instructions below
    • Open Period: Open until filled. For best consideration, please apply before January 25th, 2022.
    • Location: Washington, D.C.
    • Position type: Permanent
    • Number of openings: 1

Application Instructions

Please send your resume directly to AMOjobs@ee.doe.gov.

Please include in the subject line “Resume for [enter the position you are interested in] consideration”. Only individuals who submit a resume will be considered.

Send your resume as an encrypted and password-protected document (Learn how to encrypt and password protect your document). Please INCLUDE the following information:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Phone number
  • Resume (Please submit your resume via email to AMOjobs@ee.doe.gov. Please send the password in a separate e-mail to the same address.)

DO NOT include the following information:

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your address
  • Photos of yourself
  • Personal information, such as age, gender, religious affiliation, etc.
  • Classified or government sensitive information
  • Any encryption or digital signatures

Anyone applying to this position needs to be aware that, if selected, you will be placed on a new appointment in the Civil Service. A DOE career status employee selected for this position may be required to serve a new one (1) year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.

Applicants must be US Citizens.

 

Applicants may choose to apply via USAJobs; those who chose to do so, however, should also send their resume directly to AMOJobs@ee.doe.gov.

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