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Job Title: Government Affairs Specialist - Trade and Knowledge Solutions
Company Name: UL LLC
Job city: Washington, DC
Type: Full time
Job posted: 04/04/14

Description:

Other companies make products. We make a difference!

Promoting safe living and working environments.

UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind.

Your Responsibilities:

Utilize your public policy knowledge while identifying key political and economic trends, advancing UL's relationships with government and industry organizations, and supporting the development and execution of the department's strategic initiatives.

  • Identifies international trade policy, political, and economic trends in the United States and internationally to assess the policy impact of them on the organization. In collaboration with the Vice President and Manager, implements appropriate action plans.
  • Develops and maintains routine contact with counterpart staff-level officials within key congressional committees, federal agencies and associations to ensure the organization's timely awareness of new initiatives and developments.
  • Provides research and project implementation support to the Vice President and Manager on designated federal, state, and international trade policy initiatives, including, but not limited to, the development of department communications, stakeholder outreach, and policy positions.
  • Assesses the impact of targeted legislative issues in the US Congress and state legislatures on the Knowledge Solutions business interests of the organization. In collaboration with the Vice President and Manager, implements appropriate action plans.
  • Assesses the impact of targeted bilateral and multilateral international trade issues across all of UL’s businesses. In collaboration with the Vice President and Manager, implements appropriate action plans.
  • Leads the drafting and editing the monthly International Update and contributes to the content for the department's intranet site with final sign-off by the Manager.
  • Facilitates the education of and advocacy with government and industry groups on issues of interest to the organization, as well as participates in forums and events concerned with international trade policy and workforce education.

Your Profile:

Our Ideal Candidate will have a University degree (equivalent to a US Bachelor’s degree) in Political Science, Public Policy, International Affairs, Business Administration, or related field, plus generally 2-3 years of directly related experience. A Master’s degree is preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the US policymaking process and international trade policy, and experience in one or more product sectors or policy issues in which UL operates.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining high quality and excellent customer service.
  • Must possess strong analytical and strategic thinking abilities, including the ability to seek broad input, synthesize it, and delineate strategic and/or tactical recommendations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills - capable of representing UL at low-to-mid levels of government, business and other organizations, both in the United States and globally.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software, Thomas legislative database, and various website editing software.

Learn more about UL!

We accept the uniqueness in individuals and see it as a powerful asset to our employees, services and community. The UL family of companies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity and fair employment practices.

Applying for position:

Apply Now!

Job ID# IRC15351

Job Title: Chief Elevator Inspector
Company Name: Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Job city: Austin, Texas
Type: Full time
Job posted: 03/21/14

Description:

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Put your boots on and come to Texas!

The best state is looking for our next Chief Elevator Inspector!

  • Up to $5K Recruitment Bonus
  • $66,156 - $75,648 annually
  • State benefits include group health insurance, retirement, annual/sick leave, and compensatory leave
  • Reasonable work hours
  • Flexible work schedule with no routine travel
  • Approximate 20% travel
  • No state income tax
  • Opening Date March 17, 2014- UNTIL FILLED

The Chief Elevator Inspector for Texas serves as subject matter expert for TDLR rendering opinions/interpretations on technical matters and applicable codes to ensure compliance with state law and rules. The Chief leads compliance efforts by overseeing the state’s Elevator, Escalators, and Related Equipment Program, monitoring elevator contractor and third party inspector activities (including plan reviews and inspections), making determinations on new technology variances, waivers, and delays, consulting and assisting with enforcement investigations, providing expert testimony, and investigating accidents as needed. The Chief also encourages interests, coordinates speaking engagements, presents at seminars, and provides education/training to the general public, department staff, elevator inspectors, industry representatives, government officials, and other interested groups on all matters related to the program.

Applying for position:

Please visit our website for a complete job description, minimum qualifications and how to apply.

http://www.tdlr.texas.gov/

Job Title: Editor
Company Name: ATIS
Job city: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full time
Job posted: 03/13/14

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Editor position is responsible for comprehensive editorial formatting and production of all ATIS Standards and other documentation as necessary.  All documents must be in compliance with the ATIS Guide to Publishing Standards and be “camera-ready” for production purposes; relevant documents are to be prepared for submission to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).  This position works closely with Committee leaders, technical editors, Committee Administrators, and the staff member assigned with the supervision of this position.

In brief, the position requires the individual to have the following attributes: responsible for taking highly technical documents from draft to published standard, through all phases of editorial and production procedures; editing of highly technical material with emphasis on style, format, and content; ability to apply great attention to detail and accuracy to all aspects and phases of document production; willing to be comfortable handling a high volume of material, working within tight time-frames and deadlines,; able to interact with technical experts with professionalism and diplomacy; adept in both oral and written communication; basic familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style; responsible for maintaining the ATIS Guide to Publishing Standards,; and possess high caliber proof reading skills and familiarity with proof reading symbols.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Editing

    • Obtain, edit, enter, and format all front matter elements.
      • Title Page:  Ensuring correct titles, designations, approval date, and abstract.
      • Foreword: Provide key boilerplate elements (header, ATIS info, Committee info, ANSI “shall vs. should” paragraph, requests for comments, annex references, etc.); if Foreword text already exists, integrate the boilerplate into it.
      • Committee Leadership List:  Obtain Committee Leadership list, and edit/format accordingly.
      • Table of Contents, Table of Figures, Table of Tables:  Generate from heading styles.
    • Maintenance Agent Agreement:  If applicable, ensure that correct legal text footnote is included.
    • Review of main text:
      • General spelling, grammar, proofreading, and copyediting for meaning, clarity, and structure.
      • Proper use of “shall” and “should” with regard to normative vs. informative text.
      • Confirm that there is no normative text in abstract, foreword, introduction, footnotes, notes to the text, or informative annexes.
      • Consistent use of “clauses” and “subclauses” vs. “sections,” subsections,” “paragraphs,” etc.
      • Oxford/Serial comma issues.
      • Acronym & Abbreviations issues.
    • Get input from Technical Editor on outstanding comments (see below, Technical Editor Review).
    • Create appropriate Covers for final documents (see below, Publication).

    Formatting

    • Bring document in compliance with ATIS Guide to Publishing Standard,
      • Examples of formatting issues include: use of ATIS Guide to Publishing Standards heading styles, consistent font usage, column usage, margins, fixing bad line breaks, update of running heads/page numbering (almost always in draft designated format), clean-up of unreadable elements (figures, tables, text), widow/orphan issues, etc.

    Integrity Review

    • Review of any elements that, if in error, can present a significant impediment to the validity of the document.  Errors in this category can result in the document being made partially or fully unusable and/or inaccurate.  Example:  In most cases, spelling errors do not damage the functional integrity of a document, but missing figures and inaccurate or missing normative references always do.
      • Specific Integrity Elements to Review: Missing pages, missing abstract, correct/consecutive numbering (pages, figures, tables, captions, clauses/subclauses, footnotes), cross-reference accuracy, placement of normative/informative references in proper clauses/annexes, availability of normative references, missing figures and tables, unreadable figures and tables, Table of Contents/Figures/Tables correct, accurate running heads, normative annexes precede informative ones, text omissions, etc.

    Technical Editor Review

    • Thorough review of all editorial, formatting, and integrity changes with technical editor or ATIS Staff contact, ensuring that changes are only editorial, not substantive.  Absolutely no changes to text can be made that are substantive. Work with relevant ATIS staff dealing on any inquiries that might be construed as “substantive.”
    • Coordination of draft receipt/review with volunteer Committee technical editors or internal staff contacts.

    Publication

    • Take draft (incorporating technical editor’s answers to comments or questions), finalize edits, include voting lists, create Table of Contents/Figures/Tables, clean up widow/orphan issues, perform final integrity check, and save final DOC copy.
    • PDF final DOC copy of document (“document interior”).
    • Create appropriate covers for final documents:
      • Code Number, Title, and Document Type: Make sure that code numbering of document is correct, make sure that title of document is correct, make sure correct document type appears on cover.
      • Copyright submittal and notification:  Ensure that ATIS copyright page is included with proper year date. 
    • PDF document cover.
    • Unite cover and interiors.
    • Save final document PDF; reduce file size.
    • Provide final PDF to internal ATIS staff for placement upon ATIS Document Store and other distribution as necessary.

    Other Duties

    • Maintain and Update ATIS’ Queue, Matrix, Analysis, and Inventory.
    • When necessary make editable DOCs of previously published documents available to technical editors: Provide soft copy of ATIS documents to prospective editors for revision/maintenance work.
    • ATIS Document Skeleton updates and revisions: Promulgate use of ATIS Document Skeleton and ATIS Guide to Publishing Standards for all published ATIS documents for common “look and feel” across all ATIS products.
    • Education: Educate ATIS staff and technical editors on editorial issues, especially those relevant to ATIS.
    • Advice: Provide editorial, word processing, and publication advice to ATIS staff and technical editors.
    • Candidate must be able to work with volunteer technical editors, Committee Administrators and Assistants, and other technical contacts in all Committees and obtain collaborative and cooperative consensus on all editing and publishing guidelines, procedures, and processes.
    • Candidate must be able to work with and advise subcontracted editors or internal ATIS staff for editorial assistance.
    • Candidate must be able summarize document content for press releases and other secondary material.
    • Candidate should be able to assist in creation of additional written ATIS materials as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • 5 years as a professional editor.  Background in Standards, telecommunications, and familiarity with telecommunications issues extremely useful. Background in XML and other e-publication techniques is extremely useful but not required.
  • Bachelors Degree in electronics, engineering, English, journalism, or communications. Masters Degree in business communications, journalism, English, or a technical field. (English, journalism, or communications must be one of these degrees.) Basic familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style and proofreading symbols.
  • Must be able to clearly and concisely communicate with many people, orally and in writing, including interacting with the leaders of the committees.
  • Experience in Word, PowerPoint, and Acrobat is required. Graphics editing expierence would be extremely useful but is not required.
  • Engineering familiarity helpful.
  • Must be logical and be able to deal with many different types of individuals, including those with opinions which may not match your own.  Must be able to interact with everyone in a business-like manner.  Must have a high level of concentration, as well as excellent time- and project-management skills.
  • Professional publishing certification for print and electronic media a plus.

Salary is commensurate with experience; benefits include health, vision & dental insurance; 401k & pension; paid annual & sick leave & holidays and more.

Applying for position:

Interested parties should email resume, cover letter, and professional references to jobs@atis.org with the email subject as “Editor”.

Your cover letter should explain how your experience and background will benefit the organization and any examples of your work..

Job Title: Standards Specialist
Company Name: PMI
Job city: Newtown Square, PA
Type: Full time
Job posted: 03/10/14

Description:

PMI is seeking an experienced professional who will provide project and operational leadership, project management expertise and standards process expertise to assigned project teams to develop PMI project management standards and standards applications that are valued by PMI members, the marketplace, and other stakeholders.

Essential Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as a primary liaison to and contact for volunteer committees of standards development projects to execute the projects through the PMI Standards Program stages and ensure compliance with PMI Standards Program processes. Teams can encompass virtual, dispersed, and off-site project teams.
  • Assist in the department planning, including providing schedule and budget information for assigned areas. Proactively cooperate with and act as a resource to assigned project co-leader(s) in schedule and budget estimating and justification. Ensure records for assigned project(s) volunteer qualifications are current and accurately maintained.
  • Arrange and participate in project team meetings and conference calls, develop and maintain appropriate records, including preparation of agendas, minutes, and various tracking reports. Maintain appropriate volunteer assignment tracking and ensure completion of volunteer and team assignments.
  • Support international standards activities for various group and organizations connected to PMI, including ISO, ANSI, US TAG and liaison groups, as requested. Activities may include, but are not limited to, adjudication of comments and other similar responsibilities.

About PMI: Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI advances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities. As part of the PMI family, Human Systems International (HSI) provides organizational assessment and benchmarking services to leading businesses and government, while ProjectManagement.com and ProjectsAtWork.com create online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools, larger networks and broader perspectives

Requirements

  • Bachelors’ Degree in business, communications, or other relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience, preferably in setting(s) involving service or product coordination among senior level professionals (e.g. research, technical, academic, scientific, medical).
  • 1-3 years of project management experience with multiple projects/programs and/or PMI certification desirable.
  • Experience with/understanding of ANSI and/or ISO procedures or standards desirable.
  • Proven results working with multiple volunteer or organization structures.
  • Experience in standards development and consensus building processes desirable.
  • Successful track record of meeting deliverables with teams; experience with diverse team membership and volunteers preferred.
  • Relationship management and customer service skills, including demonstrated ability to work with all levels of staff, global customers, volunteers, and external organizations with a track record of positive relationships.
  • Able to understand and apply procedures, maintain files, complete and submit both internal and external reports, and help document and amend procedures.
  • Ability to stay abreast of current developments and trends in the assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Well organized; demonstrated ability to maintain information and project tracking for high volume activities.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills. Able to identify potential issues, develop solutions, and oversee stakeholder communication plans.
  • Highly developed organizing, thinking, planning, leading, with the ability to handle a diverse range of multiple concurrent tasks.
  • Experience writing, implementing, and/or enforcing association/company policy and procedures.
  • Design, preparation, and documentation of work plans; ability to see the big picture and report progress accordingly.
  • Strong problem-solving ability and sound business judgment in assessing and prioritizing multiple competing opportunities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and finesse, including public speaking to small and large groups in ad-hoc and formal settings.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Effective meeting facilitation and consensus building.
  • Demonstrated success in managing multiple, concurrent tasks, as well as prioritizing actions as opportunities evolve.
  • Ability to thrive in an environment where conflicting priorities may threaten schedule and quality.
  • Comfort with administrative processes and fulfillment of same.
  • Experience in dealing with sensitive, confidential materials and respect for same, with ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive organization topics and issues.
  • Knowledge, experience, and ability to travel, domestically and internationally, including weekends and/or holidays. 5-10% travel.

Benefits

  • 100% paid employee benefit coverage (medical, dental, vision, and prescription)
  • Up to 20 Paid Days Off (Four weeks) per year to start
  • + 10 Paid holidays
  • Reimbursements: Tuition, Seminar and Professional Membership Dues
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Service Recognition Awards Program
  • 401k with company match up to 7%

Professional Development

  • Flex time
  • Business casual, friendly environment, just to name a few.

ALL BENEFITS ARE EFFECTIVE THE FIRST OF THE MONTH FOLLOWING YOUR HIRE DATE.

Applying for position:

Please apply using the following link: https://rew21.ultiproworkplace.com/

Job Title: Senior Risk Manager
Company Name: BREC
Job city: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Type: Full time
Job posted: 02/19/14

Description:

  • Oversee and direct workers compensation programs, property damage and injury investigations, consulting with legal counsel for recommendation regarding claims settlements;
  • Oversee Park Ranger services and activities in the BREC park system;
  • Communicate safety information and needs with departments;
  • Assist in making recommendations for employment and assignment of personnel;
  • Monitor loss control inspections of recreation facilities and buildings;
  • Establish administrative methods for developing and maintaining control of record keeping;
  • Oversee the evaluation of employee safety through monitoring and data analysis;
  • Supervise the work of safety personnel and evaluate performance;
  • Liaison to the Safety Oversight Committee and the Safety and Security Committee;
  • Supervise the research and development of safety policy and procedures;
  • Supervise the research and development of personnel safety training and presentations;
  • Instruct classes BREC-wide for CPR, First-Aid, and AED;
  • Consult with developers and Planning Department regarding building, fire, and life safety issues;
  • Tabulate, analyze, and disseminate data from surveys concerning safety;
  • Assist in developing a budget in the area of safety; Serve on committees, councils, and task force; attend meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required or Special Skills:

  • Graduation from an accredited 4 year college or university in HR Management, Industrial Safety, or closely related field;
  • Masters degree in HR Management, Industrial Safety preferred;
  • Certified Workman’s Comp Professional (CWCP) and Certified Playground Inspector (CPSI) through National Safety Playground Institute (NSPI).
  • First Aid/CPR Instructor;
  • Valid LA DL;
  • 5 years experience in risk management & safety training;
  • Two years supervisory experience;
  • First Aid and CPR certification;
  • Thorough knowledge of workers compensation & liability legislation & procedures, OSHA, HIPAA, and U.S.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission standards;
  • Considerable knowledge in LA State Fire Protection Codes, Material Safety Data Sheets, industrial hygiene, personal protective equipment, accident prevention and safety training resources;
  • Knowledge of investigative methods & procedures;
  • Ability to develop policies, procedures & guidelines;
  • Ability to identify risks & design remediation;
  • Ability to assist administrators in development plan;
  • Ability to maintain, analyze & interpret statistical data;
  • Ability to supervise and delegate assignments;
  • Ability to instruct classes and safety trainings;
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership & communication skills to promote safe practices & programs and interact with staff, public & support agencies.

Salary*: $42,576.00 - $62,655.00 annually plus full benefits

Applying for position:

Name and contact information of person to whom resumes shall be sent: Erica Floyd, efloyd@brec.org, 225-273-6430 x563

or http://www.brec.org/index.cfm/page/2671/n/135


Job Title: Assistant Manager of Standards - International
Company Name: ASHRAE
Job city: Atlanta, GA
Type: Full time
Job posted: 02/07/14

ASHRAE seeks an Assistant Manager of Standards-International with a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or similar technical degree with at least 5 years experience. Experience in the development or application of consensus standards or codes and editing technical documents is a plus. Individuals with experience or knowledge in the development of international standards and the International Standards Organization are desired. Effective communication skills, good judgment and diplomacy are essential as this position interacts with outside international committees and organizations. This position requires international travel approximately three to four times per year.

ASHRAE offers an excellent benefits package including: Health, Dental, Life, STD/LTD, 401k, Employee Assistance Program and more. We have free parking and are located inside the perimeter off I-85 North and N. Druid Hills. EOE

Applying for position:

Please reply with salary expectations to: hr@ashrae.org
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Job Title: Director, Analysis and Research
Company Name: NFPA
Job city: Quincy, MA
Type: Full time
Job posted: 02/04/14

National Fire Protection Association is an international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896. Our mission is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.

We are the world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.

Do you want to make a difference? We have an ideal opportunity for the Director to lead the data analysis and research capabilities of the association. The Division Director will set strategy, objectives and priorities, plans and programs for the division and participate in the Association’s advocacy and policy planning and implementation in support of our mission to reduce the worldwide burden of fire. The ideal candidate will have academic credentials and leadership experience in policy analysis and analytical methods research in the safety field.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sets strategy, objectives and priorities, plans and programs related to the Association’s fire data collection, research and analysis initiatives.
  • Monitors operations and supervises staff to implement and ensure the quality of these programs.
  • Manages, leads and contributes to analysis and interpretations of conclusions drawn from fire data in support of the Association’s advocacy, standards development and other activities.
  • Develops strategy and oversees implementation of internal and external communications programs to maximize the technical and policy impact of Division activities.
  • Maintains liaison with policy and technical organizations to ensure the relevance and impact of the Divisions’ activities.
  • Participates in Association advocacy and policy planning and development.
  • Seeks funding sources, prepares proposals and manages funded projects in support of the Division’s mission.
  • Plans, prepares, budgets and oversees expenditures to support the above activities.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have a PhD degree with concentration/course work in research methods and analysis plus a minimum of ten years experience in policy analysis and research, preferably in a safety related field. Experience in a leadership role is highly preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the stated minimum education and experience requirements.
  • Demonstrated expertise in research and analytics, including capability to develop new analytical approaches.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in both policy and technical environments.
  • Travel up to 15% of time is possible.
Applying for position:

Please complete an online application at www.nfpa.org/careers

Job Title: Industrial/Chemical Engineer
Company Name: NFPA
Job city: Quincy, MA
Type: Full time
Job posted: 02/05/14

National Fire Protection Association is an international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896. Our mission is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.

We are the world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.

Do you want to make a difference? We have an ideal opportunity for an Engineer specializing in industrial or chemical engineering to assist our technical committees in the development and maintenance of specific technical committee projects involving industrial and chemical engineering facilities and fire and life safety protective measures. The committee projects are of moderate complexity and offer the opportunity to assist members and constituents from various industrial and chemical sectors by providing technical services. Serves as technical project manager for assigned technical committees.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Technical Committees – Manages moderately complex technical committee activities and projects throughout document development process, serving as technical committee staff liaison in compliance with the NFPA Standards Development Process.
  • Product development – Oversees all content development and review of product development activities acting as technical expert in support of any product development within area of expertise.
  • Technical services – Provides technical assistance on moderately complex questions in support of internal and external Association activities to support adoption and use of assigned projects and maintains knowledge of new developments in support of incumbent’s technical proficiency.
  • External liaison – Represents the Association in a liaison role with federal, state, and local officials in support of their adoption of NFPA codes and standards and works with other standards development organizations to coordinate related standards activities.
  • Cross-functional activities – Participates in related Association cross-functional activities providing technical review and input within area of expertise to meet Association goals.
  • Special Projects – Manages special projects as assigned within area of technical expertise.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to embrace and execute on the NFPA core competencies; organizational awareness, customer focus, accountability teamwork, and decision making.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience.
Applying for position:

Please complete an online application at www.nfpa.org/careers

Job Title: Program Manager
Company Name: NEMA
Job city: Arlington, VA
Type: Full time
Job posted: 01/22/14
Department: Industry Operations
Reports To: Assistant Vice President of Industry Operations
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared Date: January 2014

Job Summary

The main responsibility of the Program Manager will be to manage and administer the projects and activities of:

  • The American National Standards Lighting Group (ANSLG) and
  • U.S. Technical Advisory Group (U.S. TAG) to the International Electrotechnical Commission Technical Committee 34 (IEC TC 34) on lighting equipment

The Program Manager will work closely with Directors and member company representatives to define and conduct multiple projects in support of these programs. Because these programs are largely funded by NEMA Lighting Systems Division member companies, the Program Manager will participate on NEMA cross-functional teams to accomplish project objectives in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Major Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Works directly with the membership and other NEMA staff to implement and complete projects approved by the ANSLG and the U.S. TAG programs.
  • Executes and/or coordinates staff and member decisions made by these programs.
  • Implements marketing, promotional, educational, and other programs as defined by the ANSLG Policy Committee and U.S. TAG.
  • Maintains the ANSI-accredited standards development procedures for the ANSLG.
  • Plans, conducts and documents ANSLG and U.S. TAG meetings.
  • Develops and manages budgets and expenses for voluntary member activities.
  • Coordinates technical, standards, and code activities for the ANSLG and U.S. TAG programs.
  • Works closely with member companies to understand their needs and expectations.
  • Coordinates programs with external organizations.
  • Identifies and implements new projects and activities to support the growth of NEMA services.

Essential Job Skills and Abilities. Successful candidates will have:

  • Excellent project management abilities (i.e., planning, organizing, budgeting, directing, and controlling company resources).
  • Proven program management abilities (i.e., setting and reviewing objectives, coordinating activities across projects, and overseeing the integration of work products and results).
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage numerous independent standards projects concurrently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications and excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to lead, co-ordinate, and work with committees and individuals.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and be a self-starter.
  • Ability to calmly work under deadline pressure and meet deadlines.

Education and Experience:

  • Requires a minimum of a four-year college degree.
  • Two to four years of standards development experience a plus.
  • A project or program management certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI), or equivalent, preferred.
  • Engineering, electrical, or other technical knowledge and experience are helpful.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.

Applying for position:

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including 12 paid holidays, flexible working hours, 401k plan, a defined contribution plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

We are conveniently located near the Rosslyn Metro. Interested individuals should send a current resume, a short writing sample, and salary requirements to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=7925171
or by fax to (703) 841-3372.

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