Title: AIR RESOURCES ENGINEER Salary: $4,608.00 - $8,630.00 Posted: 04/07/2014
The Mobile Source Control Division (MSCD) is responsible for developing statewide programs and strategies to reduce the emission of smog-forming pollutants, greenhouse gases and toxics from mobile sources. These include both on- and off-road sources such as passenger cars, motorcycles, trucks, buses, heavy-duty construction equipment, and recreational marine vessels. These programs are often adopted nationally and worldwide.
The Low Emission Vehicle Strategies Section, within MSCD, is seeking a highly-motivated Air Resources Engineer. This section, which has primary responsibility for the development of motor vehicle control measures for evaporative emissions, refueling emissions, off-cycle emissions, and greenhouse gas emissions, will also be joining an effort to further control emissions from heavy-duty diesel engines and vehicles. Under the direction of the Air Resources Supervisor I, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing and overseeing test programs, studies, and surveys; analyzing emission data; determining the degree of emissions control achievable using technological information obtained through test programs and reviewing literature and reports; meeting and corresponding with industry, environmental groups, trade associations, governmental agencies, and the public; generating a variety of reports, briefing papers, speeches, and presentations; working with management to evaluate strategies for reducing criteria and greenhouse gas emissions from mobile sources and making recommendations based on thorough analyses of relevant technical, economic, and policy-based information; and writing regulations and following them through the public Board hearing process.
The position involves substantial verbal and written interactions with stakeholders, other governmental organizations, and the public. Accordingly, the most competitive candidates will possess excellent oral communication skills and expository/technical writing abilities. Strong analytical and critical-thinking qualities, technical background to understand existing and emerging engine/fuel system technology, knowledge of mobile source toxics, project management skills, and statistical analysis capabilities are also highly desirable. Position may require occasional travel.
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 Angela Iniguez at the address below.E-mailed applications will not be accepted.
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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