Title: AIR RESOURCES TECHNICIAN I Salary: $12.10 - $17.15 Posted: 01/16/2013
This is a Limited Term Intermittent position and may work at a maximum of 1500 hours per calendar year.
The Heavy-Duty Diesel Inspection and Maintenance Development Section administers the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP) which audits smoke inspection and repair records from California based fleets. In addition, the section also operates the Depot Park test facility which performs emissions tests of heavy-duty diesel-powered vehicles and equipment.
In this capacity, the incumbent will provide technical support to the section by assisting staff with the inputting of audit data into the PSIP data base, the follow-up of routine telephone and written inquiries, processing of technical mailings, the reporting of monthly audit activity; as well as, other administrative and technical support activities. In addition, the incumbent will also provide technical support to the section relative to the operation of the Depot Park facility which includes: operation of basic analytical laboratory equipment, assist with the tracking of maintenance and quality assurance documents, processing of test result sheets and other support activities needed by technical and field staff.
Qualified candidates must be competent in arithmetic, spelling, grammar and English composition. Successful candidates should also have the ability to: learn rapidly; follow directions; communicate effectively and establish cooperative relations with other staff and those contacted in the work; acquire acceptable work habits such as punctuality, skill, neatness, and dependability; work safely; and make satisfactory progress in a prescribed practical work-training program.
The successful candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and possess an understanding of: basic statistical and mathematical computational techniques; understand emission sources and their controls; have experience with vehicular source testing, instrumentation and sampling techniques; have an understanding of the regulatory process; and have an understanding of air pollution science.
WHO MAY APPLY:
Qualified Air Resources Technician II candidates are encouraged to apply.
If interested, please submit a completed standard State application (STD 678) and any other relevant documents (e.g. unofficial transcript, copy of degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Tullie Flower at the address indicated below.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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