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Industry Economist

As an Industry Economist, you will:
  • Develop load forecast models for Short-Term, Medium Term, and Long Term.
  • Evaluate existing load forecasts against actual for the previous 3 years and determine the delta between existing forecasts and actual.
  • Develop and publish a monthly economic report which identifies continuing economic trends and new developments.
  • Calculate and assist with populating the repository with regional weather data, to be used by load forecasters.
  • Assist in analyzing and forecasting loads at key points of delivery, analyzing load composition, volatility, and power quality for assigned customers.
  • Assist in analyzing how loads respond to actual events such as from extreme temperature excursions and provide analyses retrospective point of view as to how weather variables (primarily temperature) affect energy loads and peak demands.
  • Assist in providing economic, financial, and forecasting support and economic research.
  • Assist in performing special studies or analyses as requested by a variety of internal and external clients.
Executive Order (EO) 14043 requires Federal employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work), subject to such exceptions as required by law. At this time, EO 14043 is subject to a preliminary nationwide injunction. Although this injunction may ultimately be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action at this time to implement or enforce EO 14043's requirement that employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. However, as Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine, the selectee(s) for this position will be required to submit information about his/her vaccination status.

Providing a knowing and willful false statement on either DOE's COVID-19 Vaccination Form prior to starting or when providing proof of vaccination in DOE's vaccination tracking system once onboard is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment (18 U.S.C. 1001) and will result in termination from Federal service.