lead verifier, with evidence of favorable assessment for services performed; or,
Evidence that the applicant has worked as a project manager or lead person for not less than four years, of which two may be graduate level work:
In the development of GHG or other air emissions inventories; or,
As a lead environmental data auditor in the private sector.
Verifier Accreditation Application. To apply for accreditation as a verifier, the applicant shall submit the following documentation to the Executive Officer:
Evidence demonstrating the minimum education background required to act as a verifier for ARB. Minimum education background means that the applicant has either:
A bachelors level college degree or equivalent in science, technology, business, statistics, mathematics, environmental policy, economics, or financial auditing; or
Evidence demonstrating the completion of significant and relevant work experience or other personal development activities that have provided the applicant with the communication, technical and analytical skills necessary to conduct verification.
Evidence demonstrating sufficient workplace experience to act as a verifier, including evidence that the applicant has a minimum of two years of fulltime work experience in a professional role involved in emissions data management, emissions technology, emissions field enforcement, or other technical skills necessary to conduct verification.
The applicant shall take an ARB approved general verification training course and receive a passing score on an exit examination.
Sector Specific Verifiers. The applicant seeking to be accredited as a sector specific verifier as specified in section 95131(a)(2) shall, in addition to meeting the requirements for verifier qualification, take ARB sector specific verification training and receive a passing score on an exit examination.
Nothing in this section shall be construed as preventing the Executive Officer from requesting additional information or documentation from an applicant after receipt of the application for accreditation as a verification body, lead verifier, or verifier; or from seeking additional information from other persons or entities regarding the applicant’s fitness for qualification.