The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is looking for an individual who will identify, plan, develop, and implement initiatives related to the advocacy of ACI’s codes and standards.
Main Responsibilities Include:
Develop and maintain a program of committee involvement outside of ACI, meeting attendance, and general building code input that ensures ACI’s relevance and influence on codes and standards adoption
Serve as a representative to standards development organizations and specifying agencies to promote inclusion of language supporting ACI codes, standards, and certification programs in other organizations’ standards and specifications
Identify and participate in activities that foster support for codes and standards development
Develop and present code change proposals for general building codes
Identify standards needed by industry and communicate that need to ACI committees
Assist in identifying and removing roadblocks to ACI standard adoption
Assist with the adoption and acceptability of ACI codes and standards in international markets
Develop messaging and assist with promotional efforts that will enhance ACI’s position regarding codes and standards
Discover and report activities that impact or create opportunities for ACI programs, products, and services
Provide direct support to assigned ACI committees
Participate in TAC review for ACI codes and standards
Present on topics related to ACI codes and standards
The position requires a Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering and four years of practical experience in concrete design, construction, repair, or materials. Familiarity with International Code Council codes is preferred.
The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:
Ability to persuade others to reach consensus decisions that maintain both the integrity and deliverability of new programs
Effective communicator (writing, listening, and oral skills)
Able to establish and maintain relationships
Ability to switch between being assertive and sociable as the situation dictates
Able to prioritize, handle multiple tasks, and meet deadlines
Comfortable in technical and political environments
Ability and desire to independently research
Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations
Clear and concise reporting skills
Accurate recordkeeping skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Must maintain a high level of trustworthiness, reliability, and ethical conduct
ACI offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, and flexible spending accounts, a 403(b) Plan with generous match and base contribution, a friendly work environment, flex time, and training & development opportunities.
About American Concrete Institute
ACI is a private, not-for-profit engineering, scientific, educational organization that develops, promotes, and coordinates standards and technology for the concrete design and construction industry. Founded in 1904, ACI provides a forum for all the stakeholders involved in concrete design, construction, operations, maintenance, and repair. ACI’s membership primarily includes: practicing engineers, contractors, management personnel, educators, materials suppliers, government employees, and students.
ACI has approximately 20,000 members with about 20 percent of these members residing outside the United States. There are 115 countries represented on the membership rolls. The Institute supports 100 independently-operated chapters throughout the world. Forty two of these chapters are outside the U.S.A. Additionally, there are 44 student chapters.