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Founded in 1930, the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) is a construction trade association located in Northern Virginia.
Unless otherwise indicated, positions are based at association headquarters in Northern Virginia.
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 cover letter and resume to [email protected] in case suitable opportunities arise.
Job Description Summary: Full job description available on request
Follows direction from laboratory supervisor. Within a team framework, a laboratory technician is responsible for implementing a QA program for raw materials and a QC program that ensures products produced meet project specifications and customer expectations. Additionally, a laboratory technician must be able to conduct applied research testing.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Calibrate production and testing equipment
- Sample and test raw materials for specification compliance
- Perform QC tests on concrete and mortar
- Record and report test results to customers, plants, batch and sales personnel
- Use test results to make recommendations on product changes
- Conduct periodic informative programs for drivers, plant, batch and sales personnel
- Other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Reliability, Time Management and Team Oriented
- Able to lift 50 lbs.
- Ability to apply mathematical operations
- Must be able to utilize spreadsheet capabilities in Excel, also having knowledge of Microsoft Word; Microsoft office is also very beneficial
- Lab and/or field testing of concrete experience helpful
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community. Ability to conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
- ACI Field and State Plant and Field Certifications (or willing to attain after hired).
- Valid driver’s license.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Director, Building Innovations Texas
Consultative Sales | Business Development
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 low‐ to mid‐rise multi‐family 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 Texas/California 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.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or another related field. The equivalent professional experience and training will also be considered
- Five years’ experience directly related to building product or service sales
- 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
- 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 Texas or California
Founded in 1930, the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is the leading industry advocate. Our mission is to provide exceptional value for our members by responsibly representing and serving the entire ready mixed concrete industry through leadership, promotion, education and partnering to ensure ready mixed concrete is the building material of choice.
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.
Direct inquiries only. No agency referrals will be accepted.
SEND RESUMES TO: [email protected]