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* 1.Select the response that best describes your experience establishing and maintaining working relationships with others involved in quality assurance or sampling activities.
  1. I have initiated, developed, and maintained working relationships including organizing or coordinating meetings and events.
  2. I have experience meeting with others in an effort to establish and maintain working relationships.
  3. I have disseminated information to others in an effort to explain the needs of my office or organization and to solicit information.
  4. I have participated in meetings with others to solicit their support for various projects.
  5. None of the above.


* 2.Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience developing project budgets.
  1. I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  2. I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.


* 3.Select the response that best describes your highest level of team leadership that you have provided in a work situation.
  1. I do not have experience leading a team to accomplish specific tasks or assignments.
  2. I have taken the lead to accomplish a specific team task or assignment.
  3. I set goals, milestones, and expectations for a team, planned and assigned work to team members, followed-up with team members to assure timeliness in meeting milestones, and reported progress to higher management.
  4. I formally coached and mentored team members to achieve desired results, reviewed completed work for technical adequacy and timeliness, and submitted the team`s final product to higher management.
  5. I obtained and committed resources for a team, resolved conflicts, differences, or problems among team members, presented team requirements or accomplishments to upper management, evaluated the results of the team`s product; and recommended changes to improve team performance.


* 4.Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience interpreting and evaluating project data results and drawing conclusions on data validity, usability, and legal defensibility found in written reports.
  1. I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  2. I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.


* 5.Do you have experience managing multiple projects of varying complexity with varying priorities and deadlines?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Select the responses that reflect your experience setting priorities, organizing workloads, and handling multiple assignments.
  1. I have planned and executed several quality assurance tasks or activities.
  2. I have completed quality assurance tasks within tight and changing deadlines.
  3. I have established priorities and organized multiple quality assurance project workloads.
  4. I have completed non-routine quality assurance tasks within established deadlines.
  5. None of the above.


* 7.Have you written scopes of work for, reviewed bids of, and assisted in the management of contracts related to evaluation, research or data collection?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Choose the statement(s) that best describe your experience in performing studies and analyses of proposed regulatory strategies, policies, programs, and practices as a foundation for developing comprehensive plans.
  1. I have analyzed the feasibility of establishing a new division within an office for a major regulatory program.
  2. I have analyzed the processes, structures, problems, etc. of a program for needed improvements in an existing regulatory program.
  3. I have regularly conducted research involving a variety of programs using laws, regulations, and directives.
  4. I have independently conducted office reviews and audits in order to identify specific needs and problems.
  5. I have been responsible for tracking and monitoring a variety of specific activities relating to an organization's administrative policies and business practices.
  6. I have experience conducting manpower surveys and/or organizational studies.
  7. None of the above.


* 9.Please indicate which of the following items you have researched and analyzed in order to provide recommendations.
  1. Laws
  2. Regulations
  3. Policies
  4. Program documents and/or standard operating procedures
  5. Processes
  6. Statistical data
  7. Technical data
  8. None of the above


* 10.I have planned and performed the following duties as it relates to research and analysis.
  1. Conducted operational/financial studies, providing recommendations for needed revisions in applicable policies and procedures.
  2. Consolidated the results of analysis into an overall report for presentation to management.
  3. Conducted follow-up surveys on approved reports or actions to detect any problems.
  4. Conducted comprehensive studies concerned with the identification of operational elements.
  5. Participated in the monitoring, tracking and evaluation of operational workload indicators and workload systems.
  6. None of the above.


* 11.Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience interpreting and evaluating energy sector project data results and drawing conclusions on data validity, usability, and legal defensibility found in written reports.
  1. I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  2. I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.


* 12.Do you have experience managing multiple energy sector projects of varying complexity with varying priorities and deadlines?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.Do you have experience extracting, transforming, and loading energy sector data from various sources into database systems for use in designing energy sector monitoring and sampling plans?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.Have you drafted National-level energy sector documents?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 15.Select the responses that describe your experience with technical writing (e.g., project plans, data reports, interpretive environmental assessment reports).
  1. I have been the sole or primary author of data collection and analysis plans, comprehensive data reports, or interpretive environmental assessment reports for outside (published or client) use.
  2. I have been the sole or primary author of internal technical documents OR secondary author of environmental monitoring plans and technical reports for outside (published or client) use.
  3. I have provided a peer review on other`s technical writing to ensure technical and grammatical adequacy.
  4. I have independently written informal documents or memos summarizing materials used and methods applied in technical field work.
  5. My writing experience is non-technical.


* 16.Have you written scopes of work for, reviewed bids of, and assisted in the management of contracts related to evaluation, research or data collection in the energy sector?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 17.Choose the statement(s) that best describe your experience in performing studies and analyses of proposed energy sector regulatory strategies, policies, programs, and practices as a foundation for developing comprehensive plans.
  1. I have analyzed the feasibility of establishing a new division within an office for a major regulatory program.
  2. I have analyzed the processes, structures, problems, etc. of a program for needed improvements in an existing regulatory program.
  3. I have regularly conducted research involving a variety of programs using laws, regulations, and directives.
  4. I have independently conducted office reviews and audits in order to identify specific needs and problems.
  5. I have been responsible for tracking and monitoring a variety of specific activities relating to an organization's administrative policies and business practices.
  6. I have experience conducting manpower surveys and/or organizational studies.
  7. None of the above.


* 18.I have planned and performed the following duties as it relates to energy sector research and analysis.
  1. Conducted operational/financial studies, providing recommendations for needed revisions in applicable policies and procedures.
  2. Consolidated the results of analysis into an overall report for presentation to management.
  3. Conducted follow-up surveys on approved reports or actions to detect any problems.
  4. Conducted comprehensive studies concerned with the identification of operational elements.
  5. Participated in the monitoring, tracking and evaluation of operational workload indicators and workload systems.
  6. None of the above.






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