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    Summary

    A successful candidate in this position will perform the complete statistical analyses of larger projects pertaining to the energy sector or to a sub-sector of it.  Assignments involve the initiation, formulation, planning, execution and control of statistical studies or continuing projects that require the modification and adaption of a variety of methods or the development of new systems and procedures.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Survey Statistician, you will:

    • Consult and advise top-level subject matter experts and agency officials on a segment of energy or related statistical projects. Identifies specific statistical research areas that merit investigation, develops new hypotheses and approaches for studies and evaluates the feasibility of such endeavors. Initiates, formulates, plans, executes and controls statistical studies, which are designed for the purpose of identifying, analyzing, and reporting on energy-related issues.
    • Apply a variety of statistical techniques such as logistic regression, and generalized risk models, analysis of frequency distributions; analysis and modeling of multivariate; sampling; analysis of variance; determining confidence limits; and estimating magnitudes to laboratory and/or clinical data. Develop and maintain statistical analysis programs for databases.
    • Serve as a technical expert with respect to all phases of statistical interpretation. Provide technical advice to peers and senior managers within and outside of the organization on statistical methods and techniques. Prepare comprehensive reports of study results to include discussion of substantive research objectives. Assess the adequacy and quality of data used in the analysis. Prepare an explanation of the methodologies, results, and relevance of issues and problems under study.  Disseminate results of research projects in a wide range of venues including publications, peer reviewed journals, summaries, manuscripts, and special reports. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1530 Statistics

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/529455900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.