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General Engineer in Building Technologies Office’s Appliance Standards Program

DOE/EERE’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) is pleased to announce our intent to fill a position (General Engineer, GS-801-13) in our Appliance Standards Program (ASP) in Washington D.C.

This position supports implementation of national minimum energy conservation standards for more than 60 categories of appliances and equipment.  The incumbent will act as a product manager for the appliance standards program and is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the rulemaking process for assigned products. The incumbent reviews previous project proposals, technical successes, etc., to gather supplementary data on which to base recommendations, makes calculations, and analyzes proposals and research findings. Analyzes technical and administrative problems and makes recommendations on viable solutions. Assists in coordinating and performing in-field management assessments and audits/surveillance. Monitors short- and long-range program plans, including program priorities, overall requirements, schedules, milestones and reporting, and makes recommendations to keep programs on track.

BTO will utilize DOE’s Direct Hire Authority to fill Scientific, Technical, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) positions at the GS-13 grade levels for General Engineers. This authority allows us to hire more quickly than the traditional government hiring process.  In using this authority, DOE still abides by the Merit System Principles and all Federal and DOE regulations for hiring. Review General Engineers direct hire announcement for qualification requirements. 

If you or someone you know is qualified and interested in this key position at the GS-13 level performing duties described above, you should send (or have them send) a resume to BTO at Buildings@ee.doe.gov. Remember to include the title of this email into the reply email. For the best opportunity for engagement during this recruitment phase, please send resumes and a cover note by July 30, 2021.