Center for Reliable Energy Systems


Position Openings

Executive Assistant


Center for Reliable Energy Systems (CRES) is a consulting and applied research organization for the energy industry worldwide. CRES has an immediate opening for an executive assistant.

Depending on the individual’s qualification and experience, this position can be full-time or part-time. A full-time staff would have a salaried position with a full range of benefits plus a bonus plan. Part-time staff compensated on the basis of an hourly rate without benefits.  


  1. Ability to maintain, track, and execute multiple threads of administrative work
  2. Excellent communication skills
  3. Self-motivated and goal-oriented work habits
  4. Strong teamwork ethics, including willingness to listen to and help others
  5. Open-mindedness and strong desire to learn new skills
  6. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office software suite, particularly Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  7. Proficient computer skills in a general office environment
  8. Good understanding of financial management systems

Experience in working in a consulting business environment is desirable.  No formal training in financial management is necessary.  Must be flexible, dependable, precise, and willing to work on a broad range of administrative issues.

Job Duties

An individual in this position is expected to take a lead in a wide variety of administrative work, including, but not limited to:

  1. Managing accounts receivable and payable, including issuing and tracking invoices.
  2. Maintaining a project management system, including entering financial data, reporting financial status, and updating project contract status.
  3. Keeping records and maintaining communication with subcontractors.
  4. Maintaining a staff management and recruiting system.
  5. Maintaining and tracking administrative tasks.

Interested candidates may send resumes to [email protected]

Positions in Mechanical, Materials, and Software Engineering


CRES is looking for highly motivated individuals to fill multiple immediate openings in mechanical, materials, and software engineering. The positions are open to all relevant engineering disciplines at preferably MS or PhD level.
Interested candidates may send resumes to [email protected]


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Documented history of self-motived and goal-oriented accomplishments
  • Solid background in one or more of the following areas:
    • mechanical engineering
    • materials science and engineering
    • civil engineering
    • finite element analysis
    • material testing and characterization
    • engineering mechanics
    • software management
    • software engineering
  • Software development skills may include MS Visual Studio with JAVA, VC++, and Visual Basic. Experience with software interface design, programming and debugging of various software platforms is a plus.
  • Spirit of team work and willingness to expand into new technology areas

More about CRES

CRES offers competitive compensation package and excellent environment for career growth.  CRES is a dynamic company with a world renowned reputation in its key technology areas.  Staff members are encouraged to solve practical problems and publish in scientific journals and conferences.  CRES is an equal opportunity employer.