Operations Research Analyst / Cost Analyst
This is a formal Air Force intern position, established under the PALACE Acquire (PAQ) program; as such, it is centrally managed and funded by the AF Personnel Center, Civilian Force Management Directorate. This program is intended to develop broad gauged individuals who can deal effectively with change and complexity within the AF environment as it relates to the Financial Management career field.
- Performs a variety of tasks in support of cost analysis and projects to develop analytical, judgment, procedural and technical skills. Compiles pertinent factual financial and operational data from records.
- Performs tasks in support of cost analyses. Programs being analyzed by higher graded financial management personnel are relatively stable throughout the year.
- Uses automated financial management system(s) and computer-generated products in accomplishing financial management assignments.
- By performing supporting tasks, develops experience in cost comparison/benefit studies and in developing lifecycle cost analyses of projects.