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AIR RESOURCES BOARD, STATE

Title:  AIR RESOURCES ENGINEER
Salary: $4,608.00 - $8,379.00
Posted: 04/10/2013

Job Description:

DUTIES:

The Regulation Development Section is seeking a technical expert who can complement the existing team and contribute to the Section's priorities. The priorities for this Section are: to advance the Board's ozone reduction program through development of control measures for evaporative emissions; and to support ARB's analytical capabilities for vehicle and engine emissions testing, including particulate matter (PM). To carry out its mission, the Section evaluates, designs, develops, and implements control measures to reduce volatile organic compound (VOC) evaporative emissions applicable to diverse sources such as recreational vehicle fueling systems and portable fuel cans. In addition, the Section collaborates with other divisions to develop motor vehicle test programs, conduct testing, and support regulatory proposals.

The incumbent is expected to bring to the Section significant technical expertise in the measurement and understanding of motor vehicle and engine emissions. The incumbent will develop regulations and participate in and/or initiate test programs. Study of measurement instrumentation and methods is expected to be a key activity.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will be a team player; possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills; has excellent written and oral communication skills; has ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; pays attention to detail; takes initiative; and has excellent time management skills. Ability to keep abreast of the latest advances in measurement and laboratory methods is expected. Experience with evaporative and exhaust testing is desirable.

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 Kim Ohara at the address below.



Additional Information:
Working Title Position Number
Air Resources Engineer 673 - 534 - 3735 - xxx
Will also consider hiring a(n)
AIR POLLUTION SPECIALIST $4,204.00 - $7,899.00
Location County
Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled http://www.arb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Monitoring and Laboratory Division
P.O. Box 2815
Sacramento, CA 95812
Kim Ohara
(916) 323-1697
kohara@arb.ca.gov