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Diesel Technician

Employer
University of California-Riverside
Location
Riverside, CA

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Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

The University of California at Riverside (UCR) will provide the California Air Resources Board (CARB) with operations and management of the Heavy-Duty Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance (HD I/M) Referee program in compliance with the HD I/M Regulation specified in Title 13, California Code of Regulation, Sections 2195 to 2199.1. The HD I/M Referee program will provide independent evaluations of heavy-duty vehicles and services for vehicles with inspection incompatibilities or compliance issues. UCR will perform and report all Referee actions and testing results to CARB. UCR is looking to hire Diesel Technicians who possess high skill levels in the areas of vehicle inspection procedures, emission testing equipment, and HD I/M program requirements. Incumbent Diesel Technicians will perform Referee inspections under the supervision of a regional manager or the project principal investigators including, but not limited to, visual inspections of heavy-duty diesel engine and after-treatment systems, readings from the vehicle on-board diagnostics (OBD) system, smoke opacity tests, and verification of vehicle modifications and/or compliance issues. The incumbent will perform these tasks in the field, or virtually through various meeting software packages. The incumbent will document the results of any inspection performed in relation to the Referee program and report these results to CARB. The current contract end date for this position is June 1, 2024, with the anticipation of being extended. Please Note: The department is looking to fill (2) positions. Additionally, candidates may be required to take a skills assessment as part of the interview process.The budgeted salary amount for this position is up to $64,290. Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Organization

The University of California, Riverside is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.

We are located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations.

Widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, UCR's current enrollment is over 19,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.

UCR plays many roles. As a university, we help educate students to reach their potential and goals. As the only public research university in Inland Southern California, we are on the leading edge of pioneering research that affects the challenges each of us face daily. As a proud member of the Riverside and Southern California communities, UCR's impacts extend beyond just educating students, including contributions to the local economy and promoting positive growth.

The University of California, Riverside serves the needs and enhances the quality of life of the diverse people of California, the nation and the world through knowledge – its communication, discovery, translation, application, and preservation. The undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs; research programs; and outreach activities develop leaders who inspire, create, and enrich California’s economic, social, cultural, and environmental future.

With its roots as a Citrus Experiment Station, UC Riverside is guided by its land grant tradition of giving back by addressing some of the most vexing problems facing society. Whether it is assuring a safe, nutritious, and affordable food supply; stimulating the human mind and soul through the humanities and arts; or finding solutions to the profound challenges in education, engineering, business, healthcare, and the environment, UC Riverside is living the promise.

Located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California, the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities — air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UCR provides a gathering place where scholars can pursue their life's work in an academic setting that encourages faculty to make a difference in the world. The university provides faculty members with the resources, support and stimulation needed to reach their goals.

UCR has a commitment to excellence and a proven track record of innovation and collaboration. Every day, our diverse faculty brings an entrepreneurial spirit to showing what a public university is capable of in the 21st century.

In the process, our faculty makes a global impact while remaining leaders for innovation in Inland Southern California.

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