Title: AIR RESOURCES ENGINEER Salary: $4,608.00 - $8,630.00 Posted: 03/13/2014
DUTIES: The Air Resources Board (ARB) is a nationally and internationally recognized agency which is consistently at the forefront of air pollution control. The Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division is seeking an Air Resources Engineer in its Retrofit Assessment Section. This Section leads the way in evaluating emission control technologies designed to reduce emissions (with emphasis on particulate matter and oxides of nitrogen) from existing diesel engines. These technologies range from industry standards to unique products which require innovative assessment and testing. Additionally, this section frequently is tasked with supporting Air Resources Board’s various fleet rule activities, including understanding current and future engine technologies and aftertreatment. Staff in this section not only will be interacting with industry leaders in assessing various technologies, providing reports on these technologies, but also developing appropriate regulatory measure to support these actions, conducting workshops and meetings, providing formal written responses to stakeholders, and writing regulations and following them through the public Board hearing process.
This position requires extensive verbal and written interactions with stakeholders, other governmental organizations, industry, the public as well as other ARB staff. As such, the most competitive candidates will be self-starters who possess excellent analytical skills excellent critical-thinking qualities, superb oral communication skills and outstanding expository/technical writing abilities. Competitive candidates should be adept at working independently as well as in a team, and able to consistently meet deadlines. They should also have a strong background in engineering, and be familiar with the basic concepts of diesel engines and diesel exhaust aftertreatment. Candidates with heavy duty diesel testing experience are also encouraged to apply
WHO MAY APPLY: Qualified Air Pollution Specialist candidates are 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 Darlene Chavez 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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