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Project Management Specialist - Integrated Building Deployment and Analysis Research Group

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37830

Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Requisition Id 8102 



Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is the largest US Department of Energy science and energy laboratory, conducting basic and applied research to deliver transformative solutions to compelling problems in energy and security. Our diverse capabilities span a broad range of scientific and engineering disciplines, enabling the Laboratory to explore fundamental science challenges and to carry out the research needed to accelerate the delivery of solutions to the marketplace.


The IBDA group leads the development of innovative methods for residential and commercial whole-building energy performance and systems integration, deployment, and analysis in support of the DOE mission. Staff members lead and participate on teams focused on R&D and deployment of low-carbon, energy-efficient, demand-flexible, and resilient buildings for the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Building Technologies Office (BTO), the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), the Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program (WIP) Office, and State and Community Programs. IBDA is currently seeking a Technical Project Manager to support its research goals. 


Main Responsibilities / Duties

You will:

  • Conduct research and market studies on select Commercial and Residential Building Integration topics to meet program objectives
  • Lead project management and milestone reporting for large projects with interdisciplinary research teams
  • Develop and present various types of communications, including progress reports, proposals, journal articles and conference papers to summarize the results of R&D activities
  • Collaborate with research staff and partner organizations on development of Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs) and user facility agreements
  • Lead teams to develop and hold workshops with internal and external stakeholders on energy saving research topics for buildings


Qualifications Required

  • Master’s degree in a Scientific or Business-related field with Bachelor of Science degree is required.
  • At least 5 years of technical project management experience is required.
  • Must have experience conducting project management and reporting, strong attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). 
  • You must also possess a basic understanding of building energy performance and building energy savings, specifically research related to thermal performance, durability, and resiliency of building envelope components.
  • You should have the ability to work creatively and cooperatively as a member of an interdisciplinary research team and demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills to support team building, partnering, and leadership.
  • You must be highly organized, self-motivated and possess strong interpersonal skills (both oral and written) to support regular interactions with Laboratory staff, sponsors, industry, and academia.




This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

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ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply.  UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.

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