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    This position is located within the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).  A successful candidate will perform the complete research and 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 economic analysis or continuing projects; require the modification and adaption of a variety of methods or the development of new research techniques and procedures. 

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    As an Industry Economist, you will:

    • Conceive, plan, formulate, originate, initiate, execute, coordinate, develop, design, perform and document a broad range of economic analyses and research assignments involving current and projected pricing, production, supply, distribution patterns, and other conditions and problems pertaining to Energy and bring such studies to meaningful conclusions.
    • Evaluate impact of new technologies, systems, policies, and international market forces.  Documents study purposes, methods, assumptions, and conclusions, and briefs high-level officials.  Acquires thorough parametric knowledge of subjects to perform sound, authoritative economic analyses.
    • Obtain, compile, organize, and analyze economic data.  Select critical elements of real world systems for inclusion in models and applies economical techniques in innovative ways.
    • Monitor and conduct special studies important to agency decision makers.  Analyze in innovative ways, the effects of different policies and advises high level managers of positive and negative effects of the different policies and policy options.
    • Generate ideas for new programs, policies, studies and approaches in assigned subject areas.  Brief study sponsors and high level officials on findings and conclusions of studies, and on relationships of conclusions to existing and proposed policies and policy options.  Apply extensive knowledge of issues, problems, and subjects studies to assure results reflect real world environments.
    • May serve as a project leader, assuming responsibility for the development of project planning, coordination of overall team efforts, and maintaining appropriate lines of communication.  Initiate, formulate, plan, and execute analytic research projects and researches the quality of methodologies and measures pertaining to the assessment of the subject matter being studied.  Projects include specification of research questions, selection of databases or other software appropriate to the problem, development of a plan of analysis incorporating advanced statistics, execution of the analysis, and interpretation and dissemination of the findings.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/565179000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.