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[Met-jobs] Air Resources Engineer with the California Air Resources Board (USA)

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Date Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:27:10 +0000

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State Air Resources Board



Final Filing Date: 11/1/2017

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all,
regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical),
exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender
expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status,
medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin,
political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy,
childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free
work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to
behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal
drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing
Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Position Details

Job Code #:


Position #(s):




$5,098.00 - $6,078.00 A

$5,837.00 - $7,303.00 B

$7,196.00 - $9,000.00 C

$7,631.00 - $9,548.00 D

# of Positions:


Work Location:

Sacramento County

Job Type:

Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Department Website:

Job Description and Duties

The primary role of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy Section
(GHGRSS) in the Research Division of ARB is to focus on implementing
mitigation strategies identified in the scoping plan and developing new
strategies identified in the short lived climate pollutant plan to meet
the legislatively mandated goals of Assembly Bill 32 and Senate Bill
1383 respectively.  The section is responsible for developing regulatory
and non-regulatory measures to address some of the most potent
Greenhouse Gases (GHG) such as the chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs),
hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) used in a
variety of applications such as refrigeration and air-conditioning
(R/AC) and insulation foams. In addition, the section leads research
efforts to inventory, determine lifecycle impacts, and evaluate the
feasibility of low global warming alternates in various end use

The successful candidate will join a strong team of professionals to
advance the implementation of the Stationary Source Refrigerant
Management Program, a regulation to reduce emissions of high-global
warming refrigerants from refrigeration systems and will work closely
with industry stakeholders, engineers, facility owners and service
providers in the industry to develop a better understanding of
refrigerant emissions and mitigating factors. The successful candidate
will conduct highly focused technical and scientific evaluations to
identify and prioritize sources of refrigerant emissions and evaluate
the technical feasibility of alternate R/AC technologies.  The
successful candidate will serve as a staff lead to conduct engineering,
technical, and administrative tasks related to research efforts and
implementation of new high-global warming HFC reduction measures. The
incumbent is expected to have an ability to communicate effectively on a
technical and policy level, both verbally and in writing, with a wide
variety of stakeholders including other CARB Divisions, government
agencies, policymakers, industry, environmental organizations, and the
public. Some travel is required.

Special Requirements

The language under the who may apply section of this bulletin is
standard template language that cannot be altered. However, for this
vacancy, ARB will not consider Training and Development assignments.

The language under the who may apply section of this bulletin is
standard template language that cannot be altered.  However, for this
vacancy, ARB will not consider Training and Development assignments.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received by
the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.

Final Filing Date: 11/1/2017

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for
lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training
and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or
have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list
eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters”
to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants
will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (Applications and any applicable or
required documents) must be submitted electronically through your
CalCareer account at

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who
do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant
Account at All Experience and Education relating to
the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification
Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the
Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Degree and/or School Transcripts

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview
process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a
hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to
schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations
may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as
demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors
will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as
demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors
will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Competitive applicants will demonstrate enthusiasm, initiative and
resourcefulness; possesses excellent written and oral communication
skills; is able to understand technical and policy issues; has strong
analytical and problem-solving skills; and works effectively with other
staff.  The successful candidate will have a strong educational
background in engineering with general or specific knowledge of climate
change, air quality and regulatory development and implementation.
Knowledge of commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems,
ASHRAE/HVAC codes and standards and USEPA Section 608 technician
certification is highly desirable.

The most competitive applicants will have the demonstrated ability to:
work effectively and cooperatively with a diverse stakeholder group
including the public, other government agencies, and research
organizations; anticipate program needs and initiate solutions; write
concisely and effectively in everyday language; effectively use common
software programs; communicate persuasively with agency executives and
community members; and elicit cooperation and collaboration from a wide
variety of stakeholders. The candidate must also be able to work
independently, as a team member, and as a team leader, and have
excellent interpersonal skills, maintain a sense of humor under
pressure, and travel within the State. The ability to work proactively
and efficiently on multiple projects with strict deadlines is expected.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding
the position or application process.

Department Website: <>
Human Resources Contact:
Christine Seghers
(916) 323-4957
Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the
interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled.
You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable
Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s)
to the Department's EEO Office.
EEO Contact:
Beverly Bueno
(916) 323-7053

California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922
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