Responsible for review of SEMA Certification applications and testing data for the purposes of issuing Certifications for aftermarket performance products. Must have expertise in automotive powertrain engineering and familiarity with automotive emissions certification tests, CARB Aftermarket Parts (AMP) EO processes and EPA Tampering Policy specifics.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITY
Interface with SEMA Compliance Center Project Coordinators regarding the development of product information documents and Vehicle Coverage Lists (VCLs)
Interface with SEMA members regarding product technical information
Develop appropriate test protocols
Review emissions test data and compare to standards or baseline test data to determine PASS/FAIL criteria
Review product installation manuals and technical documents to determine the function of and effects from the aftermarket part in order to determine necessary testing to confirm compliance with applicable emissions standards.
Other duties may be assigned based on department and company needs.
Reports to Director of Emissions Compliance
Communicates with association Members
Communicates with CARB and EPA
Communicates with all levels of staff
PRIMARY SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:
Expert knowledge of internal combustion engine operation and automotive emissions
Knowledge of vehicle emissions certification standards
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and data analysis software
Knowledgeable about the Specialty Automotive Aftermarket parts industry and familiar with the range of parts and systems that typify this market segment
Bachelors degree in engineering required
Excellent written communication skills
Expert knowledge of automotive electronic control systems, including OBD function.
A love for cars, trucks and SUVs is the motivating force behind the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). This trade association consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street-rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more. Our organization performs many services for its members and for the hobby as a whole. Perhaps most importantly, SEMA works hard to protect consumers’ rights to drive accessorized, customized and vintage vehicles. Every year, SEMA also presents an enormous trade show in Las Vegas. This is where manufacturers unveil their latest offerings, while buyers, distributors and members of the press walk their feet off to see it all. Visit SEMAShow.com for more information.