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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Marine Energy/Environmental Engineer in SEATTLE, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 311165

Directorate: Energy and Environment Directorate

Division: Coastal Sciences Division

Group: Coastal Research

Job Description

  • Participate on a team of interdisciplinary scientists and engineers to develop and implement research projects associated with marine and aquatic systems.

  • Perform research with an emphasis on projects that support the development of renewable ocean energy and uses of marine energy outside of grid applications; quantifying processes and conditions within marine and coastal ecosystems; and evaluation of technologies to monitor engineered system performance within a marine environment and associated effects on environmental conditions.

  • Build networks at a local and capability level.

  • Contribute to proposals that lead to opportunities for new work.

  • Mentor junior staff and students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/BA with 2 years of experience, MS/MA with 0 years of experience, or PhD with 0 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or PhD degree in a marine, engineering (mechanical, civil, or environmental), or related field

  • Background in marine energy or other research of the marine environment

  • Experience in marine energy device testing or deployment

  • Experience in environmental monitoring and data analysis

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. If you are offered a position at PNNL and are currently a participant in a foreign government talent recruitment program you will be required to disclose this information before your first day of employment.

Closing Statement

  • Position will be located in Seattle or Sequim, Washington.

Directorate: Energy & Environment

Job Category: Engineering/Engineering Techs

Group: Coastal Research

Opening Date: 2020-09-12

Closing Date: 2020-10-02