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Salary: $3,262.00 - $5,136.00
Posted: 10/10/2013

Job Description:

DUTIES: Under the direction of the section manager, operate, maintain, test and repair complex electronic air quality monitoring instumentation. This instrumentation is used to measure and record the source, quantity and transport of air pollution using electronic, physical and chemical-based techniques to measure and sample air quality. Consults with instrument manufacturers, local air pollution control district (APCD) personnel and Air Resources Board (ARB) staff regarding instrument malfunctions or design deficiencies.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have a background in electronics including, but not limited to, knowledge of printed circuit boards, understanding schematic diagrams, troubleshooting to the component level, AC/DC Circuits and diagnostic skills. Demonstrate ability to exercise independent judgement in resolving installation, maintenance, repair and operational problems with air monitoring instrumentation and samplers used in the State's ambient air monitoring program. Be able to perform corrective measures and provide technical guidance to ARB and other agency staff in accordance with skill level. Independently troubleshoot and problem solve instrument malfunctions. Demonstrate ability to work independently or as a team member. Desire to do limited field work.


Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. This vacancy may be subject to SROA/Surplus provisions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a completed standard State application (STD 678). On page one of your State application you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility: list appointment, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement.

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 Reggie Smith at the address below. ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 673 - 556 - 6927 - 007
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Monitoring and Laboratory Division
1927 13th Street
Sacramento, 95812
Reggie Smith
(916) 327-1238

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