Title: AIR RESOURCES ENGINEER Salary: $4,608.00 - $8,630.00 Posted: 03/06/2014
The Aftermarket Parts Section is responsible for evaluating add-on and modified parts, new aftermarket catalytic converters, highway motorcycle critical emission components, various hybrid vehicle retrofits and on-road and off-road vehicle/engine alternative fuel retrofit systems to determine their impact on vehicle/engine exhaust and evaporative emissions.
Under supervision of the section manager, engineers in the section evaluate designs and test data of aftermarket parts and retrofit systems. The successful candidate chosen will perform engineering evaluations to determine the effect of modified and/or add-on parts on emissions, analyze vehicle/engine emission data, prepare reports and other technical documentation for approval, develop pertinent engineering test procedures for emission compliance and prepare necessary correspondences and guidelines to applicants. Evaluation of parts may also involve review of manufacturer durability test plans, on-board diagnostics II (OBD II) compliance, and impact of part control strategies on auxiliary emission control devices. Engineers in the section may be assigned to assist in development of new regulations pertaining to emerging aftermarket areas.
The successful candidate should possess an engineering degree, and general knowledge of engineering principles of motor vehicles/engines, fuels and emission control systems and knowledge of exhaust and evaporative emission test procedures. Applicants should possess good communication and people skills, experience in preparing technical documents, good personal computer skills, and ability to effectively interact with manufacturers, test laboratories and the general public. Knowledge of Access and/or MYSQL is a plus.
WHO MAY APPLY:
Qualified Air Pollution Specialists are also encouraged to apply.
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 Gloria Gonzalez at the address 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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