Northern California Referee Regional Manager - Riverside

$71,096 - $114,302 yearly
  • University of California Riverside UCR
  • Riverside, CA, USA
  • Nov 20, 2023
Part time Skilled Labor Technician Maintenance

Job Description

Position Information

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 for the Northern California region operations.

This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week, with additional hours as needed to address the organization’s needs. This is a California-based position, with the flexibility to work remotely sometimes (in California). This position will require moderate travel throughout various locations within the State for meetings and to perform other essential functions of the job.

Please note: The salary range posted in the job ad is based on a full-time position and should be considered proportional to the part-time position being advertised, taking into account the difference in hours worked.

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.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


License Requirement
California Drivers License. Required


Certification Requirement
A certificate in diesel engine/vehicle or automotive repair/maintenance or equivalent Preferred


Experience Requirement
Minimum 5 years of experience in heavy-duty vehicle inspection, diagnostic, and repairs. Heavy-duty diesel mechanic expertise is highly desirable. Required
6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Required
Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required
Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required
All hired employees must pass a criminal background check in accordance with California Education Code Sections 87013 and 88024. The employee must meet the department?s training, certification, and licensing requirements. Required

Minimum Requirements

Maintain thorough knowledge/experience with hands-on diesel mechanic skills including heavy-duty onboard diagnostic (OBD) data interpretation and repair. A certificate in diesel engine/vehicle or automotive repair/maintenance or equivalent is preferred.
Knowledge of current principles and practices of heavy-duty repair and technology, including Federal and California regulations, laws, and codes.
Ability to prioritize work assignments.
Ability to lead and influence staff; to effectively provide direction and guidance.
Ability to work in a collaborative manner.
Strong ability to maintain composure and professionalism at all times, including during high-pressure interactions with internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Working knowledge of HR policies.
Working knowledge of the principles and methods related to the design, development and fabrication of scientific/electronic equipment.
Analytical and judgment skills needed to conduct problem identification and resolution.
Ability to organize work effectively.
Working technical skills associated with providing research support.
Maintain thorough knowledge of the HD I/M program and possess technical knowledge about vehicle emission control systems and the instrumentation and equipment used in the standard HD I/M Referee tests, including opacity meters, OBD, and vehicle diagnostic software packages.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and system maintenance applications.

Preferred Qualifications


Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is 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, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

    • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

    • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

    • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

    • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

    • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

    • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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