IE group photo
Back row: Tommy Jones, Brandon Kiger*, James Jensen*, David Conrad (Deputy Director), Josh Gregory, Kris Venema*, Mike Stevenson, Dan Smith, Mike Vehar*.  
Front row: Phillip Guerrero, Jami Alley*, Lizana Pierce, Wahleah Johns (Director),  Quinntella Wilson,  Paulette Tull, Jen Luna*, Tweedie Doe, Jasmine Anderson*, Megan Nicholas*.
Not pictured: Givey Kochanowski, Albert ‘Brandt’ Petrasek, Alan Verbitsky.  *Asterisk indicates DOE Contractor.

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Office of Indian Energy
1000 Independence Ave. SW
Room 8E-060
Washington, D.C. 20585

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Phone: 240-562-1352


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Employment Opportunities

Are you interested in working with American Indians and Alaska Natives in their pursuit for clean, affordable, reliable electricity? Do you have a bachelor's degree and a desire to work remotely in the United States? If so, you’re invited to apply to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs. 

We are looking for engineers to join the federal staff and contractors to support Indian tribes and Native communities in their goals to lower energy costs, increase energy security and resilience, and get electric power to unelectrified buildings through clean energy technologies.  

Preferred candidates will have experience in project management, working with (or directly for) an American Indian or Alaska Native tribal government, and working knowledge of (and experience working with) renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. 

  • Engineers interested in a federal position and who have those specialized skills can send a resume to
  • Contractors with the specialized skills can apply to Boston Government Services for the following positions: 
    • Program Analyst (bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience) 
    • Project Monitor (bachelor’s degree in business, project management, natural resources, or a related field of study, and 3 or more years of experience) 
    • Technical Project Monitor (bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related science field, and 3 or more years of experience). 


Wahleah Johns
Director, Office of Indian Energy
David F. Conrad
Deputy Director, Office of Indian Energy

Office Staff

Tweedie Doe
Lead Project Officer
Tristan Douville
Special Assistant, Office of Indian Energy
Josh Gregory
General Engineer
Phil Guerrero
Communications Specialist
Corrina Ikakoula
Tribal Outreach Specialist
Tommy Jones
Deployment Specialist
Givey Kochanowski
Senior Advisor, Alaska
Albert (Brandt) Petrasek
Senior Policy Advisor
Lizana Pierce
Senior Engineer and Deployment Supervisor
Dan Smith
General Engineer
Mike Stevenson
Lead General Engineer
Alan Verbitsky
General Engineer
Quinntella Wilson
Budget Officer and Human Capital Resource Manager