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Equipment Support Section

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The Mobile Source Laboratory Division (MSLD) is seeking an Air Resources Engineer (ARE) to lead the Equipment Support Section (ESS). The mission of the ESS is to provide expertise in the maintenance, failure diagnosis and resolution of problems with dynamometers, laboratory testing, sampling, measurement and calibration equipment and their interaction with laboratory infrastructure and test cell automation systems. Under general direction of the Air Resources Supervisor I, the ARE would be responsible for coordinating and performing the work of the Section, including the initial evaluation of staff capabilities in the operation of testing, sampling, measurement and calibration equipment, and the identification of training needs for staff to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to bridge the knowledge gap between test cell, QA/QC, and AVL on-site support staff to quickly resolve issues preventing the utilization of test cells per CFR requirements.

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


Working Conditions


This position is not currently eligible for telework. The incumbent will be required to report to the position’s designated headquarters location, as indicated on their duty statement, at their own expense.

  • Daily use of a personal computer, office equipment, and/or telephone.
  • Duties will be conducted within a cutting-edge, climate-controlled laboratory environment, and occasionally in the field or on travel status (less than 20% of the time).
  • Requires repetitive movement of heavy objects.
  • Works at elevated heights or near fast-moving machinery or traffic.
  • Duties require use of hearing protection and annual hearing examinations.