Title: AIR RESOURCES ENGINEER Salary: $4,608.00 - $8,379.00 Posted: 02/14/2013
Under the supervision of an Air Resources Supervisor I, the incumbent prepares and reviews engineering studies; develops and evaluates test programs; evaluates and monitors research projects and technical contracts; develops emission control programs including the preparation of the regulations, technical support, cost analysis, and implementation plan to reduce emissions from on-road heavy-duty diesel vehicles; and represents the Air Resources Board (Board) in meetings. Activities include technology assessments to determine the level of emission control achievable for various emission sources, analysis of technical data, regulatory assessments to determine the appropriate methods of regulating industries, and regulatory development which involves writing regulations and following them through the public hearing process. The selected candidates' primary responsibility would be to amend and develop new greenhouse gas regulations for heavy duty vehicles and engines.
The most competitive qualifications include: strong background in diesel engine emission control technology; knowledge of tools and the ability to perform data analysis; knowledge and experience in programing, working with PHP/MySQL; strong written and verbal communication skills; the ability to develop a complex technical program; the skills to develop and present written and verbal reports to policy makers; and the ability to work effectively with industry, government agencies, and the public.
WHO MAY APPLY:
Current state employees who are in the Air Resources Engineer classification, are list eligible, or have transfer eligibility. In order to be eligible to transfer, the Minimum Qualifications of the Air Resources Engineer classification must be met, including the educational requirements.
Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. 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. In addition, all applicants must include documentation verifying their educational background: copies of degree(s) and/or transcripts to be considered a qualified applicant for this classification.
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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