Support National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) members and industry professionals by addressing technical issues, interpreting standards and specifications as well as the NPCA Quality Control (QC) Manual. Provide technical support, guidance and assist in coordinating the activities of product specific precast concrete committees. Represent the Association and precast industry at industry trade shows, exhibitions and conferences. Perform research and assist in writing technical articles Provide industry assistance developing national and international standards directly related to the manufacture and testing of precast concrete.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Gain proficiency in industry specifications, codes, standards and the latest reinforced precast concrete technology.
Respond to technical inquiries of members and industry professionals.
Provide technical support to plants enrolled in the NPCA Plant Certification program.
Coordinate and support the technical activities of product specific committees as assigned.
Provide support to the process and sign off approval for granting certification to plants inspected and reports generated from NPCA auditor software for the NPCA Plant Certification program – When approved by Director of Quality Assurance in compliance to ANSI
Perform research and help write technical articles and notes.
Assist in the development of technical publications using primarily outside sources with in-house review and management.
Assist in the development of, educational programs.
Represent the Association at trade shows and industry-wide technical committees (AASHTO, ASTM, ACI, ICC, IAPMO, etc.).
Recommend publications for technical library and seek new innovative technology applications.
Maintain the books, manuals, and other documents in the Technical Library.
Up to 25 % travel can be expected.
Other duties as assigned
Possess a BS or MS in Civil, Structural, Architectural, Construction, Environmental or Geotechnical Engineering.
Possess a P.E. license or registration as an active EIT (Engineer-in-Training)
Registration as an active EIT (Engineer-in-Training).
Firm grasp of Civil Engineering Terms and Concepts.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent computer skills including word processing, databases and spreadsheets (Microsoft Office programs preferred).
Strong interpersonal skills, including an ability to work in a fast paced team environment.
A desire and willingness to work with people who are volunteers and members of the NPCA.
Founded in 1965, the National Precast Concrete Association represents manufacturers of plant-produced precast concrete products and the suppliers of products and services for the industry. NPCA is dedicated to expanding the use of quality precast concrete and to providing members with the technical support, educational opportunities, certification programs and informational resources required to o...perate a successful precast concrete manufacturing company in today’s competitive construction environment.