Using scientific methods and principles the incumbent will conduct the Uniform Air Quality Training Program 100/200/300 series courses, consisting of several different classes, in local APCDs and AQMDs for district engineering and inspection staff as well as for state and federal inspection staff, industry environmental engineers and regulatory compliance specialist. Primary focus will include stationary source regulations. Review and evaluate all current and upcoming stationary source regulations and research the current state of variety of stationary source types and their associated control methods and technologies, such as combustion sources, coating operations, and other associated industrial processes. Develop new stationary source courses and update existing training classes to suit the increasing number of engineering professionals and regulatory compliance specialist in the air pollution control field. Conduct day & night recertification sessions statewide. Duties include operate smoke generators and proctor field sessions for 20-30 VEE recertification programs annually. This job function requires overnight travel. Research and analyze the current state of a variety of technologies for pollution abatement application and control strategies, such as:
-Selective Catalytic Reduction
-Non-Selective Catalytic Reduction
-Particulate Matter Measurement & Control
-Diesel Emission Control Strategies
-Internal Combustion (DC) Engine Combustion Control
-Evaluate new and evolving Best Available Control (BACT) determinations for all of the source types addressed by the classes. Incorporate new materials into classes to maintain class relevance and technical accuracy due to the evolving nature of the air pollution control field, and develop new course materials to address Health & Safety, Engine technology, and Source Testing procedures. Design and review online training materials to supplement and replace existing UAQTP 100 Series classroom training. Prepare technical and business correspondence, technical reports, and other materials as required. Conduct field inspections of stationary sources to assure compliance with rules and regulations. Assist CAPCOA staff with stationary source enforcement cases, assist in preparing settlement cases, and help with outreach activities associated with the settlement of cases. Other duties as required which fall under the scope of this classification. Will require up to 40 percent travel. Wearing Personal Protect Equipment (PPE) is mandatory when required by facility or supervisor. As a condition of employment, passing a medical Physical Examination is required.
The most desirable candidate will have some experience in either the local, state, or federal levels in the air pollution control field or other closely related environmental fields. The successful candidate will be able to carry out the mission of the Air Resources Board (ARB) and of the Training Section (TS) and understands the importance of various air regulations and be able to conduct training courses in a public setting. The successful candidate will be an excellent verbal communicator so as to fulfill the role of a trainer. Also, the candidate should be an excellent writer in preparing lesson plans and other outreach materials. Candidate will be able to work independently with minimal supervision, especially in the field. The incumbent will also able to demonstrate leadership skills as the lead person of assigned projects and also function as a team player, since situations in TS demand all trainers to work as a team. In addition to the basic computer skills, such as using Word, Excel and PowerPoint, the successful candidate will be able to learn and master other computer software as required in order to accomplish any assigned projects. Since this position requires conducting training courses and outreach programs throughout the State of California, and out-of-state at times, candidate should be able to travel overnight up to a week at a time each month. Qualified Air Resources Engineers are encouraged to apply. The applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.
WHO MAY APPLY:
Current State employees who are in the Air Pollution Specialist/Air Resources Engineer classification, if you have transfer eligibility and anyone with list eligibility. In order to be eligible to transfer, the Minimum Qualifications of the Air Pollution Specialist/Air Resources Engineer classification must be met, including the educational requirements. All applicants must include documentation verifying their educational background, including copies of degrees awarded or transcripts verifying completion of the degree.
Appointments may be subject to SROA/Surplus restrictions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a State application (STD 678). On page 1 of the State Application you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility, list, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement.
ARB is located in the Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) building at 10th and I Street. Light Rail is two blocks away and the CalEPA building is also close to downtown plaza and numerous restaurants. If interested, please submit a completed State application STD form 678 and any other relevant documents (e.g. resume, etc.) to the attention of Ms. Elizabeth Walker. Also indicate your eligibility for this position in the Explanation Box of your application.
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