Low Carbon Transportation Engineer, California Air Resources Board – Sacramento

Published 22:31 on October 13, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:44 on October 13, 2021  /  Job Postings  /  1 Comment

The California Air Resources Board is seeking motivated and experienced applicants to work on a flagship greenhouse gas reduction program—the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS).

Job Description and Duties

The California Air Resources Board is seeking motivated and experienced applicants to work on a flagship greenhouse gas reduction program—the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). We are seeking an Air Resources Engineer (ARE) to support the objectives of the LCFS, which are to promote alternative fuels and reduce emissions in California’s transportation sector. This position is part of a team involved in policy and technical areas of the program including: leading regulatory changes, analyzing alternative fuel trends, designing provisions to better promote alternative fuels and zero emission vehicle (ZEV) deployment, investigating the economics of alternative  fuel production technologies, consideration of equity, assessing the supply and demand of the LCFS credit market, and monitoring the LCFS credit market to deter and detect manipulation.

As an Air Resources Engineer, you will conduct economic and environmental assessment of low carbon transportation technologies and fuels-related policies; model future compliance scenarios; analyze transportation policies in the context of California’s long-term  climate goals; develop cost-benefit analyses of emission reduction and alternative fuel production technologies; analyze fuel supply and demand in California; review applications submitted under ZEV infrastructure provisions and evaluate  ZEV projects; and provide inputs to improve to the LCFS program. You will work independently and with team members, and communicate regularly with stakeholders and other interest groups.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

The California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) has implemented the requirement that all state employees attest to their vaccination status. Employees are required to indicate whether they are vaccinated, unvaccinated, or if they choose not to disclose their vaccination status. As an additional health and safety standard to protect the state workforce and the public it serves, CalHR is also implementing COVID-19 testing of all state employees working on site (including field sites) if they are unvaccinated, vaccinated but choose not to provide documentation, or choosing not to disclose their vaccination status. Any employee seeking exemption from COVID-19 testing or wearing a face covering must provide evidence of vaccination. This requirement is subject to change depending upon updated Federal, State, and/or local requirements and guidance.

  • Position located in a high-rise building
  • Requires being in a stationary position, consistent with office work, for extended periods.
  • Standard office environment (for example, artificial lighting, controlled temperature, etc.)
  • Daily use of a personal computer, office equipment, and/or telephone.
  • Travel may be required up to 5% of the time for making presentations and/or providing other program related information at public forums.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Low Carbon Transportation Engineer


$5,849.00 – $6,975.00 A
$6,698.00 – $8,380.00 B
$8,257.00 – $10,327.00 C
$8,756.00 – $10,956.00 D
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: Sacramento County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.; for more information about E-Verify, please go to www.dhs.gov/e-verify

CARB values diversity at all levels of the organization and is committed to fostering an environment in which employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. CARB believes the diversity of our employees collectively make up one of the world’s most respected environmental organizations. CARB offers various modern interview options including remote phone and video interviews.  Join CARB and help us improve the lives of all Californians.

Department Website: http://www.arb.ca.gov


1 Comment

  1. *NOTE* This is an open advertisement and anyone can apply. The State of California requires applicants to take the Air Resources Engineer “exam” to get on the eligibility list for this position—in addition to applying through the like above. The “exam” is not a test in the traditional sense; rather, it assesses the candidates’ background, training, and experience related to the needs of the position through an online self-assessment of your knowledge and experience. Details on the exam can be found at https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/3PB06.PDF