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Eastern Municipal Water District

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Emissions Technician Coordinator (Mechanical Services)

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Job Location

Perris, CA

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Salary Range

$59,005.07 - $73,504.45

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Eastern Municipal Water District is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a vacancy in our Mechanical Services Department for the position of Emissions Technician Coordinator.  If you meet the qualifications outlined below, and you are interested in joining a dynamic business environment working with a stellar team of professionals, we encourage you to apply for this excellent employment opportunity!

CLOSING DATE & TIME:  Open Until Filled with first review of applications on 01/04/2024 at 4:00PM Pacific Time


SALARY (with 5.3% COLA as of 01/01/2024) 

  •  Range 207   $28.37 - $35.34 Hourly; $4,917.09 - $6,125.37 Monthly 


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Under direction, the Emissions Technician Coordinator for Eastern Municipal Water District coordinates and performs a wide range of air quality testing duties; conducts air emissions sampling and data collection; makes minor adjustments to emission control equipment; generates weekly work schedules, assignments and plans for assigned staff; calibrates and maintains air-quality monitoring instruments; and performs related duties, as assigned.


BENEFITS:  For a summary of EMWD's excellent benefits, please visit the following link:  EMWD Overview of Benefits 


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EMWD’s mission is to deliver value to our diverse customers and the communities we serve by providing safe, reliable, economical and environmentally sustainable services. 


EMWD is a leader in sustainability efforts that provide long-term benefits to the environment and establishes EMWD as an industry front-runner in adapting to climate change. We have invested in solar energy programs that provide significant environmental benefits, are modernizing our fleet vehicles to be further reliant on clean energy, and have a long-term strategic priority to further reduce our carbon footprint while reducing financial impacts to customers.

Required Skills


  • Principles of providing functional direction and training.
  • Principles, methods, techniques, and operations of internal combustion engines.
  • Federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations in assigned areas of responsibility.
  • SCAQMD permitting and emission reporting processes.
  • Use and application of emission control technology.
  • Operational characteristics and use of gas analyzer systems or gas chromatographs.
  • Shop mathematics.
  • Principles and practices of record keeping.
  • District and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and District staff.
  • The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project, and task coordination, including computers and software programs relevant to work performed.


  • Plan, organize, and coordinate the work of assigned staff.
  • Use complex testing and analysis apparatus and electrical tools.
  • Interpret specifications and manuals.
  • Organize, research, and maintain complex and confidential files.
  • Understand, interpret, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures, and standards relevant to work performed.
  • Independently organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up on assignments.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
  • Effectively use computer systems, software applications relevant to work performed, and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Required Experience


  • Two (2) years of skilled experience in emissions testing, diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of large industrial stationary engines (natural gas and diesel), or equivalent in the automotive/truck industry.
  • Progressive responsible experience performing emissions testing preferred.
  • PC basic skills (Word, Outlook, and Excel) 


  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade. 


  • A valid California driver’s license, Class C, and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s Vehicle Insurance Policy.
  • South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Portable Emissions Analyzer Certification; or obtained within six months from date of hire and maintained during the course of employment.
  • Certification by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (Master Heavy-Duty Truck Technician and/or Automotive Technician), desirable.

This position is located at 2270 Trumble Road, Perris, CA. View the Google Map in full screen.