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Employment Opportunities | Join the NRMCA team.

Join the NRMCA team.

 

Challenging, career-building work is just one of the many great benefits.

 

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) is an 80-year-old construction trade association located in Silver Spring, MD. Our mission is to provide exceptional value for our members by responsibly representing and serving the entire ready mixed concrete through leadership, education, advocacy, promotion and partnering to ensure ready mixed concrete is the building material of choice. Our commitment to our members is second to none and we strive for constant communication on the latest information, products, services and programs to help our members expand their markets and improve their operations while acting on their behalf in Washington, D.C.
 

Unless otherwise indicated, positions are based at association headquarters in Silver Spring, MD.

 

If no employment opportunities are currently listed or those listed are not a match for your experience, NRMCA still welcomes your interest and invites you to send a letter and resume to Patty O'Brien at pobrien@nrmca.org in case suitable opportunities arise.

 


President

Seeking experienced, motivated, passionate, dynamic, collaborative and visionary applicants to lead the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA). The president leads a staff of nearly 60 professionals executing an annual operating budget of $15 million.

Working collaboratively with the association's officers and Board of Directors, the president directs association staff in leading a united and prosperous industry ensuring ready mixed concrete is the premier construction material for building sustainable communities. NRMCA’s mission is to create opportunities for our members and the industry to prosper through leadership in safety, environmental & operational excellence, promotion, advocacy, workforce development and concrete technology advancements.

            The NRMCA president will actively and creatively orchestrate the varied staff functional objectives into a continuous and congruent flow of tactical actions to achieve the association’s strategic plan, annual work plan and budget. It is imperative that NRMCA’s president build rapport and strengthen professional relationships with staff, officers, directors, members, prospects, industry vendors, regulators, legislative leaders and allied associations.

Please send your cover letter and resume to our search committee at nrmcajob@gmail.com. We also require all applicants to complete an application. Click here for specific position requirements. Applicants cover letter should address the following:

  • State what interests you about the position and a description on how past experiences qualify you for the position.
     
  • Articulate how your influence and leadership will help NRMCA members be more successful.
     
  • Describe past efforts and successes resulting from collaboration with peers or peer organizations.
     
  • Outline your approach to staff selection, development and performance management.

 

Lab Technician
 

Description
Concrete and aggregate testing technician at the Research Laboratory of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association.


Responsibilities
• Planning, scheduling and conducting aggregate and concrete tests; documenting procedures, data entry of test results.
• Support functions in the Laboratory Quality System to maintain its AASHTO accreditation status. Schedule and manage typical maintenance of laboratory equipment and facility.
• Support the conduct of planned research projects and contract testing to ensure timely reporting.

 
Qualifications
At least 1-year experience testing concrete, aggregate, cement and other construction materials. Must be self-motivated, have good communication skills, and be a team player. Should have basic skills at computer operations with proficiency in MS Word and Excel. Must be mechanically inclined. Position requires ability to perform physical tasks in a construction laboratory setting. Knowledge of test standards, laboratory quality control procedures and construction specifications desired. Must attain ACI certification within 6 months. High school diploma/GED desired.


Information about position
The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is a non-profit trade association representing the ready mixed concrete industry. The Research Laboratory is a 5000 sq.ft. facility in College Park that includes basic and some advanced testing equipment for testing concrete, aggregates and other construction materials. The Association conducts funded research and performs contract testing using ASTM and AASHTO standard test methods. It maintains accreditation under the AASHTO Accreditation Program that requires periodic inspections for conformance to its Quality System and participation in proficiency sample testing programs. There are two other personnel at the facility in addition to engineering professionals at the headquarters office in Silver Spring, Maryland who direct the activities at the Research Laboratory.

If interested in this position, please send a cover letter and résumé to Patty O’Brien pobrien@nrmca.org, Senior Director, Internal Operations, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, (240) 485-1133
 


 

Sales Support Specialist

The Sales Support Specialist supports a team of business development professionals whose primary objective is to convert building and paving projects to concrete by identifying sales opportunities through online lead services (e.g. Dodge Pipeline), marketing campaigns, educational events, trade shows and other sources. The successful candidate will have the ability to navigate through different organizational structures including building owners and developers, architectural and engineering firms, and contracting companies to identify key decision makers on building and paving projects. The Sales Support Specialist will provide a consistent flow of sales-ready leads to the business development team. He/she will manage a multitude of tasks, including the lead generation process, schedule meetings between qualified leads and business development team members and report on progress towards successful project conversions. The ideal candidate will exhibit outstanding judgement and professionalism while laying the foundation for a successful career in sales and business development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research and gather business intelligence on prospective clients.

  • Search for leads using Dodge Pipeline (or similar lead services) and contact decision makers to identify sales opportunities.

  • Search and contact leads generated through marketing campaigns, educational events and trade shows to identify potential sales opportunities.

  • Setup meetings between qualified sales opportunities and business development team members.

  • Manage prospects within Salesforce to ensure data is accurate and up-to-date.

  • Produce customized Salesforce sales and activity reports and dashboards for the business development team.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, PPT, Word, etc.) and Google Suite products (Sheets, Docs, Slides, etc.)

  • Familiarity with Salesforce preferred.

  • Ability to work within a team structure, as well as independently in a fast-paced sales environment with challenging goals.

  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills are a must.

  • Gather and analyze data and generate reports.

  • Create, compose, and edit written materials.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related major

  • 2+ years relevant experience

  • Prior knowledge/use of lead generation services a plus

  • Prior knowledge/use of Salesforce a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Position requires little travel (less than 10%)

  • Position requires working from a home office.

If interested in this position, please send a cover letter and résumé to Patty O’Brien pobrien@nrmca.org, Senior Director, Internal Operations, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, (240) 485-1133.

 


 

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