Army Office of Energy Initiatives - Electrical Systems Engineer

Crystal City, Virginia

Job ID: 3993

The U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives (OEI) is the central management office for the business case development and execution of large-scale (>10MW) renewable and alternative energy security projects with preferred financing through private capital investment.  

Selected candidate will be part of the engineering team with a focus on conducting Energy Assessments. This will involve travel to installations and working with installation points of contact to ensure full awareness of energy infrastructure and load needs. It will also involve interacting with some mission experts to understand how electricity needs for the installation impact the location’s mission requirements.  This engineer will have a broad understanding of all aspects of the field with specific expertise in electrical engineering.

Required Skills

Successful candidate will have the requisite skills and experience to perform monthly tasks that will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assessing the energy vulnerabilities of an installation – about one a month
    • Travel to installation
    • Meetings with local installation energy experts including the energy manager, their staff, the Garrison Commander, and others involved in energy-related activities
    • Meetings with mission owners as necessary to understand the role of energy to the mission of that installation
    • Inspection of key energy infrastructure at the installation to determine age, quality, and vulnerability of equipment
  • Extensive reviews of content provided for the Installation Status Reporting – Mission Capacity (ISR-MC) and Strategic Readiness Platforms (SRP) to inform security assessments
  • Evaluating potential threats and vulnerabilities to an installation’s energy assets and looking at potential emerging and currently available technologies that address those vulnerabilities
  • Providing subject matter expertise for evaluation and implementation of renewable energy (e.g., solar power, wind, geothermal, hydro, biomass) project opportunities that support resilience efforts
  • Providing engineering, technical, and managerial direction for problem definition, analysis, requirement development, and implementation for complex systems in the engineering discipline required to meet technical requirements
  • Making recommendations and advising on system development, improvements, optimization, or support efforts
  • Employing modeling and simulation techniques as needed to complete energy security analyses

 

required Experience

Selected candidate will have experience with the following:

  • 10 years of relevant experience
  • BS or MS in Electrical, Electronics, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with design and specification of multiple microgrid, renewable energy, and alternative energy resilience projects
  • Experience with working with military installations and an understanding of the interplay between mission and installation energy needs
  • Strong interpersonal skills to provide leadership to, collaborate and work with diverse team
  • Demonstrates excellent writing skills
  • Demonstrated success working in a fast-paced, project-centric environment
  • Solid skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to travel to work sites up to 25% of the time
  • Professional Engineering license is desired, but not required

CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports transitioning service members, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package. To be considered, please apply via our website at www.calibresys.com. Come join our dynamic team. #CALIBRECareers

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