The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
26 days old

Engineer Scientist II - Electric Vehicle

Palo Alto, California
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Engineer/Scientist II – Electric Transportation

Palo Alto, CA

Job Summary:

  • Performs complex engineering/ scientific analysis in the field of Electric Transportation with moderate direction and supervision.
  • Works directly with EPRI staff as well as utility members and diverse stakeholders across the electric vehicle industry
  • Conducts technical analysis in support of the project team
  • May conduct independent research
  • Assists Project/Program managers in assessing customer needs, formulating technical approaches, preparing proposals, technical publications/papers, and making presentations

Education Level and Years of Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent experience required
  • Preferred MS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Present research externally
  • Understand how work fits across technical area
  • Requires supervision and guidance to conduct specific research tasks and complete projects
  • Works closely with contractors or staff to complete project research
  • May participate in multiple projects
  • Individual contributor
  • Must have satisfied requirements of entry level engineer/scientist and have 2-3 years of engineering experience or comparable work/educational experience required
  • Team player willing to work in cross functional teams on various ET projects
  • Self-starter that can work with R&D staff in completing specific task under supervision
  • Strong attention to detail and documentation skills of methodology as well as results
  • Communication skills to present technical results and updates to members of the project team
  • Willing to travel

Ideal Candidate:

  • Must have satisfied requirements of entry level engineer/scientist and have 2-3 years of engineering experience or comparable work/educational experience required
  • Experience with data analytics or modeling
  • Internship or other practical experience
  • Any hands-on mechanical-related work, e.g. Future Car team member, automotive mechanics, car restoration, or home construction/remodeling
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present research externally
  • Has an interest in developing skills in software programming, data analytics and energy management systems and would have taken college-level courses or completed previous internships of class-related projects

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Note: To ensure compliance with U.S. export controls, please indicate your U.S. citizenship or (for foreign citizens) your U.S. visa/immigration status in your resume or cover letter. 
EPRI is an equal opportunity employer.

Together . . . Shaping the Future of Electricity.




EPRI is at the center of a quickly evolving energy landscape. With significant challenges facing the electric industry and the world, we are always seeking top talent with hands-on experience to address issues as they relate to the generation, delivery, use, management and environmental responsibility of global electricity.

Industry expertise, thought leadership and innovative solutions guide the work of EPRI’s employees. Our commitment to fact-based, objective research allows individuals to harness the power of focused collaborations with the electric industry, academia and numerous stakeholders. As an employee of EPRI, you may grow professionally and build a rewarding career in a setting where people leverage their skills, talents, experiences and interests.

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