Water Power Technical Project Monitor

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Boston Government Services Llc

Boston Government Services has a need for a Water Power Technical Project Monitor.

BGS is an engineering, technology, and security firm helping to advance missions of national importance for government programs, national laboratories, national security facilities, nuclear operations, and complex projects. We support clients at every stage, from strategic planning and program management to the execution of engineering and technical activities. We work to attract and retain the best talent because the best talent delivers the best results for our clients. Our capabilities are based on our experience in complex, secure, and highly regulated environments. We leverage our experience and capabilities to provide mission-driven solutions tuned to our client’s mission needs and strategic direction.

This position will help directly support the Department of Energy’s (DOE) office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) in project management activities, including, but not limited to, Funding Opportunity Announcements, project management, and technical support for competitively selected cooperative agreements. Support involves daily interactions with internal parties such as legal, contracting, NEPA, and communications, as well as external communication with project recipients in academia, private industry, and National Laboratories.

The position will directly support EERE’s Water Power Technologies Office’s (WPTO) mission to advance cutting-edge technology to modernize the U.S. hydropower fleet and drive U.S. leadership in new ocean and river energy, with the goal of delivering low-cost power and resiliency to the nation’s power grids. The position will provide recommendations and advice on system development, improvements, and optimization. An ideal candidate will have project management experience and experience with research, development, and deployment of innovative hydropower technologies. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with project management, performance monitoring, documentation, and progress assessment for WPTO-funded projects.
  • Support the development, coordination, and management of competitive solicitations and merit reviews
  • Engage with hydropower and marine hydrokinetic industry stakeholders appropriately to ensure needs and gaps are being addressed where possible.
  • Assist in developing internal briefing materials for decision-makers, and contribute to a technical review of external communications.
  • Successfully represent the program status to senior government officials, congressional stakeholders, academia, and industry partners.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant Engineering or Scientific discipline.
  • 5 plus years of experience.
  • Professional attitude.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated independent problem-solving skills.
  • Self-starter, an ability to work both independently and as part of a highly dynamic collaborative team.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to actively track and monitor government-funded research and development projects.
  • PMP Certification.
  • Experience working within DOE EERE.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-starter, an ability to work both independently and as part of a highly dynamic collaborative team.
  • Knowledge of sources of renewable energy, principles of renewable energy generation and storage, power conversion, modeling, simulation, and analysis.

Salary Range:

Boston Government Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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