Job Overview

Summary

The Department of Energy's (DOE's) overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the U.S. through scientific and technological innovation and the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex. With DOE you'll have the flexibility and freedom to explore a world of possibilities through a wealth of exciting and challenging career opportunities. By joining DOE, you can hone your career skills while helping to secure the U.S. future and make a real difference in the lives of Americans and people around the world.

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The Office of The U.S. Energy Information Administration is seeking motivated and highly-qualified candidates for these exciting full-time positionsposition located in the Office of Petroleum, Natural Gas & Biofuels Analysis in Washington D.C. 
 

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is the statistical and analytical office within the U.S. Department of Energy. EIA collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment. EIA is the Nation’s premier source of energy information and, by law, its data, analyses, and forecasts are independent of approval by any other officer or employee of the United States Government.

The Office of Energy Analysis analyzes energy supply, demand, and prices including the impact of financial markets on energy markets; prepares reports on current and future energy use; analyzes the impact of energy policies; and develops advanced techniques for conducting energy information analyses. This Office also oversees the planning and execution of EIA's analysis and forecasting programs to ensure that EIA models, analyses, and projections meet the highest standards of relevance, reliability, and timeliness.

Assignments involve study and consideration of the effects of new and emerging technologies, rapidly changing industry practices, mergers and restructurings, new regulations, and other changes in the world and national economies and markets affecting production, pricing, supply and distribution patterns. The incumbent participates in studies important to agency decision-makers.

This vacancy is being concurrently advertised with HQ-13-CAT-03-EI-00452. You must apply to the vacancy for which you wish to receive consideration. Applicants who wish to be considered for both must apply to both.

Duties

This advanced developmental position provides an analyst to perform segments of mathematical, statistical, economic or other analyses projects, and to maintain and enhance models for use in simulation studies that pertains to the Energy sector or to a sub-sector of it.

The incumbent performs segments of economic analyses projects, using standard techniques.  Compiles, organizes and analyzes data.  Identifies likely significant variables and underlying relationships.  Participates in evaluations of impacts of new technologies, systems and policies. Acquires sufficient parameteric knowledge of subject's studies to perform sound economic analyses reflective of real world environments. Participates in facets of planning, designing and conducting tests to obtain and validate data, models and proposed enhancements.

Develops recommendations for priorities, milestones and refinements of problem definitions for assigned project segments. Prepares reports and charts to document study purposes, methods, premises, and conclusions, and participates in briefing official on progress and conclusions of studies.

Maintains and enhances models and simulation techniques and scenarios for use in current and future energy studies.  Identifies and proposes critical elements for selection for real world systems for inclusion in models. Develops recommendations for priorities, milestones and refinements of problem definitions for assigned project segments. 

Prepares reports and charts to document study purposes, methods, premises, and conclusions and participates in briefing officials on progress and conclusions of studies. Recommends optimum sample sizes and sources of data appropriate for studies.  Writes or adapts computer programs for models being developed.