The Research Data Analyst I/II (RDA I/II) develops and validates Contractors State License Board’s licensing examinations. The job consists of facilitating groups of contractors, analyzing the occupations, editing exam questions, and using exam statistics to ensure a high-quality product. The RDA I/II uses Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SurveyMonkey, testing applications, and travel-related applications. The position requires strengths in written and oral communication, project management (being organized), and statistics. Travel of 3-4 times per year (1-2 days at a time) is typical for completing occupational analyses. The RDA I/II will learn about building trades, for example, solar, electrical, carpentry, painting, flooring, or air conditioning. Applicants do not need experience in these occupations. The incumbent also works on blueprints and technical drawings. There is extensive training before a new hire would run a workshop.

This position has many positive aspects in addition to the benefits of State service.  These include flexible hours, free parking, opportunities for advancement, strong support staff, access to training, autonomy, access to public transportation, proximity to gym facilities, and some travel.

The Research Data Analyst I/II  position in the Examination Development Unit has been posted. The final filing date is 2/13/20.

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If there are any questions, please feel free to contact Carol Gagnon at:

phone: (916) 255-4034