Job Opportunities

Join the NRMCA team.

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


Founded in 1930, the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is the leading industry advocate. Our 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.

We work in conjunction with state associations on issues such as promotion and regulatory concerns and extend what they can do to a national level. 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, improve their operations and be their voice in Washington.

NRMCA has several committees in which members and professional staff work together to support the mission. They include Audit and Finance, Concrete Promotion, Divisions/Bureaus, Government Affairs, Membership, Nominating, Political Action, Research, Engineering & Standards, Safety, Environmental & Operations and Workforce Development.

NRMCA supports employee development through formal training, challenging work assignments and feedback from an experienced leadership team. NMRCA not only supports employee development but also strives to support the community as an active participant with Habitat for Humanity International with our newly created program called Habitat Strong. NRMCA also supports local food programs, holiday projects and provides support for women and children in transition.

Unless otherwise indicated, positions are based at association headquarters in Northern Virginia.

NRMCA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Senior Vice President, Learning & Development

Job Title: Senior Vice President, Learning & Development
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Department: Learning & Development
Location: Alexandria, VA
Date: February 2024

Click here for online application link!

About the Role

NRMCA’s SVP of Learning and Development will have leadership responsibility for shaping and executing an overarching vision and strategic direction for professional development for the employees of our member companies. Includes conceptualizing, implementing, and marketing gold-star professional development programs and courses to help drive the industry forward. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

Specific Responsibilities

• Develop and execute a forward-looking training and development strategy, assessing the development needs of our members.
• Oversee the day-to-day operations of the professional learning department. Build and maintain a highly effective and cohesive team. Coach, mentor and support team members with their ongoing growth and professional development. Performance management of the department including performance feedback, disciplinary action as needed and succession planning.
• In coordination with subject matter experts and key member stakeholders, evaluate and update existing education offerings, activities, and assessments to ensure all are learner-focused and deliver results aligned with the unique needs and preferences of our member organizations.
• In coordination with subject matter experts and key member stakeholders, identify, develop, champion, and launch new and appropriate professional development opportunities that are in alignment with member priorities and the organization’s strategic vision, goals, and objectives.
• Continuously enhances training programs based on feedback, evolving industry trends, current adult learning theory, and business requirements, ensuring the alignment of training content with NRMCA objectives and members’ needs.
• Develop engagement strategies to build a Professional Learning Community maximizing member access to education. Assess the success of development plans and help member employees make the most of learning opportunities through career pathing.
• Take lead and ownership of projects from conception to execution: business case, scope, cost, resources, schedule, action cycles, risks, challenges, decisions, interdependencies, and milestones to track progress and success. Define and oversee monitoring and achievement of key performance indicators. Oversee the gathering, analyzing, and reporting on performance metrics, including budgetary and ROI considerations.
• Facilitates training sessions and workshops, utilizing dynamic presentation skills and effective training methodologies to engage and educate participants.
• Leverages learning management systems (LMS) and other technological tools to deliver, track, and assess virtual/online training programs, ensuring efficient and seamless learning experiences.
• Evaluate and oversee training instructors.
• Ensures training programs are following federal, state, and local legal regulations.
• Market and develop customized programs for members as needed, identifying appropriate instructors, and developing course materials.
• Identify, supervise, and manage outside contractors to serve as principal instructors for courses. Assist principal instructors in identifying and securing guest speakers from both within and outside of NRMCA membership.
• Liaison to Workforce Development Committee, planning and conducting three annual meetings, engaging members to offer insight that supports short- and long-term goals for industry workforce enhancement and sustainability, as well as obtain insight about HR-compliance related advocacy needs.
• Write articles for trade publications communicating industry-specific workforce and training information.
• Promote and undertake joint ventures with other organizations to conduct projects and programs as appropriate.
• Write and submit education/training proposals to the Concrete Advancement Foundation for new training publications and curriculum as needed.

Education Requirements and Skills

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, Learning & Development, Organizational Development, Human Resources, or related field; advanced degree preferred.

Relevant Experience: At least 10+ years’ experience developing and facilitating training with
small and large-size groups. 10+ years in training and development, with a focus on adult learning methodologies preferred.

• Demonstrated ability to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders, both internal and external to NRMCA. Must have experience working across multiple networks and stakeholder groups and a proven ability to build strong relationships with member leaders, senior executives, colleagues, vendors, and partner organizations.
• Candidates should possess polished executive skills including vision, strategic thinking, consensus building, ability to read an audience, decisiveness, and influence.
• Proven experience as an L&D leader
• Current knowledge of effective adult learning theory and best practices
• Familiarity with e-learning platforms and practices
• Experience in project management and budgeting
• Proficient in MS Office and Learning Management Systems (LMS) and other e-learning technologies.
• Proven track record in designing, implementing, and managing successful in-person and virtual training programs required.
• In-depth understanding of current adult learning theories and their application to training design required.
• Strong leadership experience, including team training, management and mentorship required.
• Excellent presentation and facilitation skills, with the ability to engage diverse audiences required.
• Analytical mindset to assess training program effectiveness and make data-driven decisions required.
• Ability to provide leadership, accept responsibility, set goals, work independently and in cooperation with others in large and small groups.
• Maintain standards of professionalism and service excellence in all functions of the role.
• Ability to develop trusting and collaborative relationships with teams across the organization.
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills; sharp business acumen.

NRMCA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

No relocation reimbursement is offered at this time.

Director, Building Innovations
Mid‐Atlantic/Southeast U.S.

Consultative Sales | Business Development

Job Title: Director of Building Innovations Mid- Atlantic Southeast
Reports to: Vice President, Building Innovations
Department: Structures and Sustainability
Location: Remote
Date: 2/15/24

Click here for online application link!

Come join a team of professionals and become an indispensable resource and consultant to prominent developers, architects, engineers, contractors, and concrete producers to offer innovative and economical concrete building solutions for concrete buildings.

Work to enhance the knowledge of cast‐in‐place concrete building systems for both multi‐family residential and non‐residential applications.

The successful candidate will be a person that enjoys identifying, meeting, and engaging with key developers who build residential and non‐residential buildings.

Use your strong analytical skills and technical knowledge to work with developers to determine which types of concrete system is best suited for the building type and location.

Leverage the robust construction market in the mid‐Atlantic and southeast U.S. to host informative roundtable education discussions and deliver training for architects and engineers on the optimal concrete systems.

Showcase your partnership skills by connecting with our in‐house design resources to recommend innovative and economical concrete building systems that includes structural and envelope design recommendations including first cost, energy cost, life cycle cost and sustainable concrete solutions.

Be a problem solver by identifying obstacles to concrete construction (cost, construction schedule, labor pool, etc.) and propose solutions to decision makers to eliminate or reduce those obstacles.

Performance is measured on the number of projects converted or retained as concrete through consultative support provided to decision makers.

At NRMCA we are not only concerned with what you accomplish but we care about how you meet your goals and objectives. NRMCA fosters an environment of teamwork, mutual respect, and collaboration while emphasizing a high‐performance metric driven culture. All candidates will be expected to demonstrate an ability and willingness to support shared goals and objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering (structural) preferred
  • Other related field such as architecture and construction management will be considered
  • Five years’ experience directly related to building design and construction
  • Experience working in a client‐ or customer‐facing role
  • Experience with building systems including concrete, masonry, steel, and wood a plus
  • Knowledge of building and design codes, life cycle assessment and sustainability


  • Position requires significant travel (25%)
  • Pack and ship heavy printed material and other supplies (50 lbs.)
  • Work from home office located reasonably close to a major airport in the mid‐Atlantic or Southeast United States (MD, VA, NC, SC, TN, KY, WV, DE, DC or nearby state).

Direct inquiries only. No agency referrals will be accepted

Manager, Government and Political Affairs

Job Title: Manager, Government and Political Affairs
Department: Government Affairs
Reports to: Executive Vice President, Government Affairs
Date: January, 2024

Click here for online application link!

About the Role

The Manager of Government Affairs will support the efforts of NRMCA’s Government Affairs department by monitoring and reporting on legislation, engaging with NRMCA’s member companies, participating in direct issue advocacy, and supporting the Executive Vice President of Government Affairs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor and report on legislation and policies impacting the ready mixed concrete industry
  • Research, formulate and draft legislative proposals and advocate
  • Participate in and represent the association at coalition meetings and fundraisers
  • Support industry fly-ins and NRMCA member engagement in policy and political process
  • Engage with Members of Congress and Congressional staff in an effective and professional manner
  • Facilitate grassroots and grasstops engagement efforts of NRMCA leadership, including action alerts, facility tours and in-district meetings
  • Conduct issue-based research and writing, including drafting issue papers, letters, reports and updates for a range of audiences
  • Perform legislative research and analysis, monitor committee and floor activity

Candidate Requirements

  • Desire to be part of a team that serves the ready mixed concrete industry
  • Relevant experience on Capitol Hill or lobbying
  • Practical knowledge of the legislative process
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and manage workload
  • Knowledge of federal legislative procedures and personnel


  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills
  • Punctuality to and preparedness for meetings
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to think outside the box and be creative

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s strongly preferred
  • 3 – 5 year’s experience in government affairs, public police, or related field

Manager of Safety, Environmental & Operations (SEO) Programs

Job Title: Manager of Safety, Environmental & Operations (SEO) Programs
Department: Compliance & Operations
Reports to: Executive Vice President of Compliance & Operations
Date: November 2023

Click here for online application link!

About the Role

NRMCA’s Manager of Safety, Environmental and Operations (SEO) Programs will have responsibility for helping the EVP of Compliance and Operations to devise and lead NRMCA’s policy and response on compliance and regulatory issues impacting the industry. In addition to supporting and conducting industry SEO educational offerings, recognition programs, benchmarking surveys, SEO Committee actions and affiliated bureau management.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Support department EVP in monitoring and advocacy efforts on key regulatory issues of importance to the industry before Federal Executive Branch agencies such as, but not limited to, Department of Labor, Department of Transportation, Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency.
• Assist updating and communicating with the industry on compliance with safety, labor, operations, transportation and environmental regulations.
• Help conduct and support educational training for the NRMCA membership, including various workshops, webinars, Plant Manager Courses, Safety Courses, Dispatcher Courses, and Environmental Courses.
• Help conduct and support NRMCA recognition programs including the Safety Contest, Environmental Excellence Awards, Driver of the Year, Carpenter Award and Green-Star Certifications.
• Support NRMCA industry benchmarking efforts with the Fleet Benchmarking and Safety Benchmarking Surveys.
• Support the planning, execution, and enhancement of the annual National Mixer Driver Championship.
• Aid in managing the Volumetric Mixer Manufacturers Bureau, Concrete Plant Manufacturers Bureau and Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau.
• Advise, update, communicate and work with the SEO Committee to present overviews and updates on committee issues. As well as help plan, execute and support SEO Committee meetings, conference calls and other events.
• Support maintaining, updating and creating new SEO publications and educational offerings.


• Bachelor of Arts degree in public policy, political science, concrete industry management, or related field.
• Experience or other related certifications in lieu of educational requirements will be considered.
• At least 5+ years’ experience in either ready mixed concrete, safety, environmental, operations, transportation or related fields.
• Concrete, safety, transportation and/or operations industry knowledge preferred.
• National trade association experience or familiarity preferred.


• Demonstrated excellent and effective verbal, written and presentation skills
• Exemplary attention to detail and very well organized
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Honesty and integrity
• Ability to develop and interpret industry-related reports and presentations
• Familiarity with regulatory and legislative proposals and processes
• Ability to research and understand industry specific issues
• Ability to work in a team setting and partner cross-department to execute tasks
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, heavy work-load environment
• Great customer support for members
• Creativity and ingenuity
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Great organizational and multitasking skills
• Ability to work independently
• High level of motivation for executing duties and learning new issues
• Proficient in programs including Microsoft Office, iMIS, Google Docs
• Ability to push, pull or lift at least 50 lbs.

Additional Position Notes

• Position requires frequent travel (20%-30%)
• Position is salaried (commensurate with experience)
• Benefits include, in part: Medical, Dental, Vision, Matching 401(k), Paid Leave
• Driver’s license preferred
• Position is hybrid, work remotely up to 2 days per week

NRMCA Annual Convention 2024

March 18 – 21, 2024 | Tampa, FL

register here!