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As a service to our members and constituents in the U.S. standards and conformity assessment community, ANSI provides an online network connecting the most progressive companies with the most qualified career-minded individuals.

Career Opportunities with ANSI

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. Positions currently available with ANSI and the ANSI-ASQ (American Society for Quality) National Accreditation Board ACLASS and ANAB programs include:

ANSI opportunities

Technical Assessors, ANSI accreditation programs
Offsite, reporting to ANSI Headquarters in Washington, DC
Lead Assessors, ANSI Greenhouse Gas Accreditation Program
Offsite, reporting to ANSI Headquarters in Washington, DC
Technical Experts, ANSI Greenhouse Gas Accreditation Program
Offsite, reporting to ANSI Headquarters in Washington, DC
Technical Experts in Telecommunications
Offsite, reporting to ANSI Headquarters in Washington, DC
Lead Assessors & Technical Experts, ANSI accreditation Programs
Offsite, reporting to ANSI Headquarters in Washington, DC

ANSI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. ANSI does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship or authorized alien status, or veteran status.

Other Employment Opportunities


Job Title: Vice President, Technology & Standards Development
Company Name: TIA
Job city: Arlington, VA
Type: Full time
Job posted: 07/11/14

Description:

This high-profile position provides both strategic and operational leadership to the Technology & Standards Department at TIA. Candidate aids the President by setting the strategic direction, formulating policies and directing activities of all current and future standards engineering committees, products and services.

Candidate is responsible for developing and maintaining a roadmap of innovation technology strategy initiatives to achieve growth and association objectives. Oversees ANSI compliance across the department’s committees, products and services. Ensures department’s strategy aligns with TIA’s departments and services and with external partners/standards bodies. Incubates new technologies, particularly ones that may displace current technologies. Establishes relationships and promotes TIA’s strategy, vision and technology future. Formulates and oversees department budget.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

GENERAL

  • Carry out policies for TIA domestic and international standards programs as set by the TIA Technical Committee.
  • Staff the Technical Committee and its Technical Standards Subcommittee, IPR Standing Committee, and other sub-elements of the Technical Committee.
  • Direct department Secretariat activities. These currently include:
    • TIA standards committees (developing TIA and ANSI standards)
    • Third-Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2),
    • Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs), Working Advisory Groups (WAGs), or International Secretariats for ---International Organization for Standardization (ISO), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC1).

OUTREACH/EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • Promote industry understanding and visibility of the TIA standards program and technology initiatives within external organizations including the ITU, ISO, IEC, ANSI, IEEE and other international and domestic standards bodies.
  • Develop and maintain relations with national, regional, and international standards bodies such as ITU, ETSI, TTA (Korea), TTC and ARIB (Japan), CSA and ISACC (Canada), CCSA (China) and other participants in the Global Standards Collaboration.
  • Identify new business opportunities and secretariat roles to expand TIA standards program and secure funding sources.
  • Coordinate and manage the technical preparation for Department of State activities directed at CITEL and the International Telecommunication Union as well as support of TIA technical positions into CITEL or ITU.
  • Identify and seek leadership positions (i.e., INCITS EB) as appropriate to promote and maximize TIA’s reach and influence.
  • Working with colleagues, members and the standards leadership teams including the Technical Committee and Emerging Technologies Subcommittee to evaluate gaps and strategically position TIA to a position of leadership.

TECHNICAL/REGULATORY/LEGAL

  • Advise the President and TIA Board on standards, IPR, and technology matters related to standards.
  • Work with North American counterparts on standards and conformity assessment aspects of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
  • Maintain relations with government agencies related to TIA standards program such as USTR, FCC, NTIA, DoS, DoD, Department of Commerce, NIST, etc.
  • Respond to technical inquiries from the public, members, and the media.
  • Identify and coordinate with TIA legal counsel issues and legal matters that impact TIA from a standards perspective including IPR.
  • Coordinate with the Policy Department on technical regulatory filings, support to the product-oriented divisions or the Communications Research Division, and on legislation related to the standards program or TIA Intellectual Property Rights policies.
  • Administer technical programs in support of TIA standards program to consolidate service provider needs or enterprise segment needs for technical support or standards.

COMMERCIAL

  • Supervise and direct exploitation, sales and marketing activities including the sale of TIA standards and promotion of the standards program.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Training:

  • BS degree, technical degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 7 -10 years of experience in a technology and/or standards-focused organization required.
  • Prior experience with managing budgets
  • Program management of technical standards committees.
  • Experience working with ANSI
  • Experience with document distribution and subscriptions
  • Project management experience.

Skills/Capabilities:

  • Strong knowledge of current technological tools
  • Expert-level skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and other related software
  • Must be customer-service oriented and focused
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, as required
  • Proven ability to manage numerous projects with multiple deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail, highly organized
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Ability to interact with people from various cultures and facilitate multi-cultural negotiations
  • Knowledge and familiarity using databases
Applying for position:

TIA offers excellent benefits and compensation commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to TIAJobs@tiaonline.org.

TIA is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Title: Standards Specialist
Company Name: PMI
Job city: Newtown Square, PA
Type: Full time
Job posted: 06/20/14

Description:

Standards Specialist

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 to the online link below:
https://rew21.ultiproworkplace.com/PRO1018/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=390

Job Title: Sales Representative
Company Name: ACLASS
Job city: Alexandria, VA
Type: Full time
Job posted: 06/13/14

Description:

Are you a born sales person who’s committed to quality and integrity? Are you a people person with a service and revenue focus? If so, we need you to join our sales team and help us grow our business.

The ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board audits and accredits companies and laboratories to international and industry standards for the aerospace, food safety, telecom, environmental, e-waste, energy, occupational health and safety, and other sectors to verify that suppliers have systems in place to ensure their products and services are safe, reliable, and meet customer requirements.

We need you to lead a team to see that service is maintained effectively, efficiently, and appropriately.

Success in this position requires motivation, the ability to communicate well in all forms, sound administrative discipline, and a strong work ethic. This role has a base salary plus commission.

Reporting directly to the Director of Sales and Marketing, the Sales Representative generates sales, leads and manages new and existing relations with customers. This role provides the autonomy to allow sales people to “run their own business”. The sales person will attend conferences from time to time and will employ and inside/outside blend of sales activity. They will also maintain a solid understanding of the company’s business strategy, industry issues, products and services offered, industry knowledge, key customers and competitors in the marketplace.

The position requires the following:

  • Experience leading a team and/or managing people
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of basic customer service skills
  • Understanding of quality principles, continuous learning, customer focus, and teamwork and partnering skills
  • Demonstrated capacity for embracing change and learning new technologies
  • Proficiency with major software systems and CRMs
  • Excellent organizational abilities, including the ability to prioritize projects and pay thorough attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Project management knowledge
  • Administrative discipline
  • Negotiating skills a plus

We currently have two positions based in Alexandria, VA and Milwaukee, WI. We offer a very competitive compensation package including a 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution and matching, a generous paid-time-off plan providing flexibility to balance your work and home life, and comprehensive medical, dental, and life insurance plans.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred as is minimal sales experience. Experience with SEO also a plus but not required.

Applying for position:

Submit your resume and cover letter to: RMuse@anab-aclass.org

Job Title: Director of Certification
Company Name: The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA)
Job city: Reston, VA
Type: Full time
Job posted: 06/04/14

Description:

The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA), located in Reston, VA, is a voluntary, non-profit trade association representing North American cabinet manufacturers and suppliers to the industry. KCMA is an influential advocate for the industry and has administered the nationally-recognized performance standard for cabinets (ANSI/KCMA A161.1) for over 50 years.

We seek a highly-organized, hands-on professional to serve as a staff resource for the KCMA Standards and Environment Stewardship Committees and manage two key certification programs:

  • KCMA Testing & Certification Program
    • Oversee three regional laboratories. Responsible for uniform and consistent procedures and practices by labs.
    • Responsible for initiation of testing, timely completion of testing process, and maintenance of records on companies in program. Initiate action as necessary in response to test failures or consumer complaints.
    • Responsible for follow-up with companies in testing program to insure compliance with program requirements.
    • Respond to telephone, electronic, and written inquiries regarding certification program.
    • Responsible for ANSI canvass review process.
    • Responsible for KCMA compliance with ANSI standards developer requirements and ANSI testing/certification regulations.
    • Responsible for updating license agreement and other materials related to certification program (including promotional brochures, manual of operation and guidance).
  • KCMA Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP)
    • Review and approves new applications for ESP certification. Notify companies of failures or approval.
    • Initiate annual renewal process for ESP and review all renewal applications.
    • Responsible for updating materials related to ESP program (Guidance document, Application and ESP Standard) when criteria for certification is changed or updated.
    • Responsible for annual audit of program with independent third-party auditor and suggested follow-up.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Serve as technical advisor to KCMA committees and Board
  • Liaison with related associations and issue groups as assigned.
  • Oversees approved testing and research projects
  • Assists in planning and conducting annual plant tours

Required or Special Skills:

  • Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree plus at least three years of experience managing an ANSI standards and certification program.
  • Cabinet/wood industry experience is a big plus. Ability to thrive in a lean and fast-paced environment is essential.
  • Proficiency with MS Office products is essential (Excel, Access).
Applying for position:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program.
Limited travel is required. KCMA is an equal opportunity employer.

Submit your resume and cover letter to: KKazmark@kcma.org

Job Title: Director of Certification Programs
Company Name: The National Waste and Recycling Association
Job city: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full time
Job posted: 05/30/14

The National Waste and Recycling Association (NW&RA) is in the market for a Director of Certification Programs.

This position will work closely with staff, leadership, and volunteer committees to identify, develop, and implement quality and profitable certification and online education programs.

These programs will provide association members opportunities to fulfill training, education, certification and CEU requirements.

  • The qualified candidate must have knowledge of certification processes and proven skills in program management.
  • Experience working collaboratively with volunteer leaders, committees and staff in bringing project to fruition is required.
  • The Director of Certification Programs must be detail-oriented, willing and able to work with multiple constituencies in a fast-paced, high energy environment while providing excellent customer service, and utilizing event management skills.

The Director of Certification will identify opportunities for industry worker and facility certifications, research appropriate criteria for certifying a recycler, employees (drivers and others) and facilities (MRF’s, landfills, transfer stations).

Key responsibilities include establishing a process to evaluate certification needs that consider emerging trends and technologies such as organics recovery and transformation, C&D processing, waste to energy, recycling and others.

Other critical elements of the certification program include working with outside testing organizations to meet organizational goals of providing continuing education credit for offerings, developing plans to have programs credentialed in key states and developing original online course content.

The successful candidate will of a Bachelor’s degree in area of specialty along with a minimum 8 years of experience in the field or in a related area, minimum 5 years of experience with of certification programs, concepts, practices, and procedures and the ability to travel as needed to participate in national conferences and meetings. Familiarity with safety programs and concepts is preferred.

The National Waste & Recycling Association is a progressive, team-based organization whose work is critical to the ongoing operations, growth and success of the waste and recycling industry. NW&RA values employees and relies on their input for growth and continuous innovation. We promote an honest exchange of ideas by maintaining a casual work environment. We believe that a comfortable setting helps facilitate enthusiastic, communicative and harmonious teamwork. NW&RA is always looking for talented and capable people who want to leverage technology to revolutionize the waste and recycling industry. We have created a challenging, rewarding and flexible work environment, punctuated by competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.

Applying for position:

Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter along with salary requirements to: Janice Bradley at jbradley@wasterecycing.org.

Job Title: Standards Manager
Company Name: The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals
Job city: Alexandria, VA
Type: Full time
Job posted: 05/28/14

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP), a national trade association in Alexandria, is seeking a unique standards candidate for its ANSI/APSP standards program. This is a full time management level position requiring a skill set in standards and code development, as well developing promotional strategies to drive adoption of the codes and standards.

We are seeking an experienced professional with a standards background who is a self starter, with an entrepreneurial spirit that gives special attention to detail and can work as a team player with other departments. The role will be to provide staff support to standards writing committees and assist in the processing, development and revision of new and existing ANSI/APSP standards. The successful candidate will meet with local chapters, code and health officials, legislators and key regulators to encourage the adoption of the ANSI/APSP standards and codes. They will be the staff resource person to assist local APSP chapters in the development and promotion of an outreach program for the adoption of national swimming pool codes, standards, and licensing.

This position reports to the Senior Director, Technical and Standards and will have frequent contact with the standard writing committees and local members working on code and licensing efforts in various states. The position requires the ability to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities; balance big-picture goals; apply good organization skills, sound judgment and initiative to work independently. Commitment to produce excellent work on deadline is a must with the ability to take on new challenges while maintaining a positive attitude and sense of humor.

A college degree in a technical or engineering discipline, business management, or the equivalent is required. Effective communication and writing skills, good judgment, and tact are required. Three to five years experience in codes related work and/or the development of ANSI consensus standards is essential. Experience in selling and promoting standards is a huge plus.

Applying for position:

Submit a cover letter and resume of accomplishments to cdigiovanni@APSP.org. Free parking and Metro accessible. No calls.

Job Title: Structural/Mechanical Manager
Company Name: Nexus Engineering
Job city: Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Type: Full time
Job posted: 05/22/14

Summary

Nexus Engineering is an engineering consulting firm that works with nuclear power plants across the United States on design, analysis, and compliance projects. Nexus offers a supportive and stimulating working environment that promotes individual growth, teamwork, and creativity.

We are seeking a candidate to fill the role of Structural/Mechanical Manager. This candidate will have extensive experience preparing engineering change packages for safety-related systems in accordance with utility client systems and procedures. This candidate must be able to perform engineering design evaluations and analyses on pumps and pressure vessels, mechanical equipment components and piping systems, etc. This person will be responsible for leading and mentoring a team of 15 people.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality calculations, drawings, specifications, and engineering change packages for multiple clients and projects simultaneously.
  • Proactively coordinate and communicate with direct reports.
  • Manage team development and serve as a mentor for junior engineers.
  • Manages resources and assigns responsibilities to the team members.
  • Work closely with internal and external clients at all levels.
  • Travel to client locations for project work.
  • Mentor and coordinate professional training for up to 15 direct reports

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Structural Engineering
  • A Professional Engineering License required
  • At least eight years of mechanical/structural engineering experience
  • Several years of experience working directly onsite at a nuclear power plant
  • Experience supervising or managing individuals or teams
  • Prepared safety related modification for nuclear power plants
  • Created and reviewed engineering change packages, calculations, and specifications
  • Prepared and signed as a preparer for 50.59 evaluations
  • Served as the technical lead for a variety of critical projects
  • Fluent in the use of modeling software for hydraulic analysis and piping stress analysis preferred but not required
  • Willingness to travel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, fast-paced team environment
Applying for position:

Please send resume to Bari Singer

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic/Building Engineer
Company Name: Jones Lang LaSalle
Job city: Seattle, WA
Type: Full time
Job posted: 05/01/14

Description:

About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet and completed $63 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2012. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $46.7 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit www.jll.com.

SUMMARY:

Join a rapidly growing team at JLL by helping us grow a major retail client’s US portfolio. This ground floor expansion provides an opportunity for team members to apply building engineering skills in new ways. As part of a new line of business for our client, we are developing means and methods by which facilities, systems and assets are managed throughout their lifecycle. This explosive new business will create near term challenges and long term career choices.

We are seeking skilled Operating Engineers to work in a distribution center of our Fortune 100 client known as one of the fastest growing companies in America. We are looking for Operating Engineers with excellent skills who will operate, inspect and maintain material handling equipment including conveyors, sorting equipment, powered industrial trucks, controls HVAC, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and other production equipment and systems. Our team also performs inspections and repairs to assigned property interior and exterior areas, core and shell, installed furniture, fixtures and equipment including roofing systems, lighting and and building services such as janitorial.

Given the ‘around the clock’ nature of these operations, successful candidates must be willing to work non-traditional hours; nights and/ or weekends. Our team approach to managing these facilities also includes on-call duties.

If you think you would like to be part of the ground-floor team maintaining brand new facilities and equipment for this high profile client, please review the requirements below and send us your resume soon as jobs are filling fast.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance to maintain in top condition all automated conveyor systems, material handling equipment, dock doors and levelers and control systems to ensure no unscheduled production downtime.
  • Document and load facility and production assets into CMMS system, apply schedules and manage scheduled work as assigned thru direct performance or third party vendors.
  • Performance of ongoing preventive and repair response work orders on facility mechanical, electrical, plumbing and other installed systems, equipment, and components.
  • Maintain, operate, and repair or contract for repair, all HVAC systems and associated equipment, electrical distribution equipment, plumbing systems
  • Act as liaison landlord to maintain and repair building exterior and related services such as landscape, hardscape, lighting etc.
  • Perform assigned facility inspections and due diligence efforts, reporting on as found conditions impacting satisfactory client occupancy and operations.
  • Respond immediately to all emergencies and any situation resulting in production downtime until resolved
  • Prepare and submit to management summary reports listing conditions found in the performance of assigned work, and recommend and/or suggest action to be taken.
  • Maintain or contract to maintain other building automation systems, fire / life safety systems, and any other building and production related equipment.
  • Complete assigned safety training and comply with all safety procedures, maintaining good housekeeping and safety of work areas. Recognize danger and safety hazards and propose methods to eliminate them
  • Maintain compliance to State, County, or City Ordinances, Codes, or Laws.
  • Must be willing and able to support any after hours building related activity as required.
  • Attend periodic training seminars.
  • Other assigned operational tasks as may be typically expected of the Operating Engineer role.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years technical experience as an Operating Engineer, mechanical systems or equivalent experience in all aspects of building engineering
  • Completion of an applicable technical training program i.e. Universal CFC recovery certification, boiler certification, etc.
  • Must have ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., use ladders and lifts up to 40 ft,
  • Possess very strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or jointly engage in problem solving initiatives to resolve production delays, jams or inefficiencies to improve flow of packages and materials on conveyance systems.
  • Experience working in an industrial/warehouse/distribution center environment
  • Candidate must possess and provide own basic hand tools required to perform assigned work.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Applicable certificates for qualified work
  • Ability to comply with both Jones Lang LaSalle and client-directed Policies & Procedures
  • Successful candidate must be a self-motivated individual who can work independently or in a team environment.
  • Must complete background, drug screen and MVR check
Applying for position:

Start a lasting career with Jones Lang LaSalle today!

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. To be considered, please visit our Web site at https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/home.aspx?partnerid=25611&siteid=5324 to apply online. All resumes MUST BE submitted via our web site. Please reference Job: 3029BR.

Jones Lang LaSalle is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, family responsibility, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran's status, genetic information, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic/Building Engineer
Company Name: Jones Lang LaSalle
Job city: Atlanta, GA
Type: Full time
Job posted: 04/30/14

Description:

About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet and completed $63 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2012. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $46.7 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit www.jll.com.

Summary of Job Description:

Diverse skilled Operations Engineer who can operate, inspect and maintains all HVAC, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and production equipment and systems with our Fortune 100 client known as one of the fastest growing companies in America.

Perform inspections and repairs to assigned property interior and exterior areas, walls and flooring, installed fixtures, roofing systems, lighting and operations equipment including conveyors, sorting equipment, powered industrial trucks, forklifts and other material handling equipment. Willing to work non-traditional hours; nights and weekends

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performance of ongoing preventive and repair response work orders on facility mechanical, electrical and other installed systems, equipment, and other components.
  • Maintain in top condition all automated conveyor systems, material handling equipment, dock doors and levelers to ensure no unscheduled production downtime.
  • Maintain, operate, and repair all HVAC systems and associated equipment, electrical distribution equipment, plumbing systems, building interior/exterior repair, and related grounds
  • Perform assigned facility inspections and due diligence efforts, reporting on as found conditions impacting satisfactory client occupancy and operations.
  • Respond immediately to all emergencies and any situation resulting in production downtime until resolved
  • Prepare and submit to management summary reports listing conditions found in the performance of assigned work, and recommend and/or suggest action to be taken.
  • Study and become familiar with the various items of equipment, and the methods required to use them properly, that are required in every day activities. This includes building automation systems, fire / life safety systems, and any other building and production related equipment.
  • Comply with all safety procedures, maintaining good housekeeping and safety of work areas. Recognize danger and safety hazards and propose methods to eliminate them.
  • Maintain compliance to State, County, or City Ordinances, Codes, or Laws.
  • Must be willing and able to support any after hours building related activity as required.
  • Attend periodic training seminars.
  • Other assigned operational tasks as may be typically expected of the Operating Engineer role.
  • Document and load facility and production assets into CMMS system, apply schedules and manage scheduled work as assigned thru direct performance or third party vendors.

Qualifications and Attributes of Successful Candidate

  • Completion of an applicable technical training program Universal CFC recovery certification, have a minimum of four (4) years of technical experience in all aspects of building engineering with a strong background in technical aspects of packaged HVAC, plumbing electrical equipment repair and maintenance and overall system design and application.
  • Must have ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., use ladders up to 30 ft, possess mechanical and electrical aptitude, and have excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written.
  • Willingness and aptitude to independently or jointly engage in problem solving initiatives to resolve production delays, jams or inefficiencies to improve flow of packages and materials on conveyance systems.
  • Experience working in an industrial/warehouse/distribution center environment
  • Candidate must possess and provide own basic hand tools required to perform assigned work.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Ability to comply with both Jones Lang LaSalle and client-directed Policies & Procedures.
  • Successful candidate must be a self-motivated individual who can work independently or in a team environment.
  • Must complete background, drug screen and MVR check
Applying for position:

Start a lasting career with Jones Lang LaSalle today!

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. To be considered, please visit our Web site at https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/home.aspx?partnerid=25611&siteid=5324 to apply online. All resumes MUST BE submitted via our web site. Please reference Job: 4184BR.

Jones Lang LaSalle is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, family responsibility, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran's status, genetic information, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.

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:

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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..

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