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Director, Sustainability Codes and Standards

Company: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Director, Sustainability Codes and Standards

Come join a team of professionals to help the concrete industry meet its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.
Advocate for concrete in national, state and local green building codes and standards to ensure a pathway for the adoption of innovative products that help reduce concrete's environmental impacts.
Provide technical support to NRMCA members and state affiliates regarding green building codes and standards including LEED, Green Globes, and the International Green Construction Code.
Be a valuable resource for NRMCA members and state affiliates to promote and develop amendments to state building codes that support concrete construction.
Interface with national staff to develop strategies for adopting federal legislation and regulations that would help the concrete industry meet its carbon neutrality goal.
Oversee and promote NRMCA's Environmental Production Declaration (EPD) and Responsible Sourcing Certification programs.
Explore and implement an NRMCA Health Production Declaration (HPD) Program.
Educate members, state affiliates, design professionals, contractors and policymakers on green building practices and concrete's contribution to lowering environmental impacts of the built environment.
Leverage relationships to influence model building codes and other codes and standards committees.
The successful candidate will:

  • Make strategic decisions and judgments.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Gather and analyze data and generate reports.
  • Create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Analyze and solve problems.
  • Collaborate with internal team members and external partners.
  • Develop and deliver presentations to target audiences.
  • Cultivate relationships with design, build and policy allies.
  • Use tools such as office productivity software.


    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, environmental science, or related field.
    • Advanced degree a plus.
    • Minimum 5 years' experience working with green building standards.
    • Working knowledge of environmental life cycle assessment a plus
    • Working knowledge of energy analysis a plus.


      • Position requires significant travel (25%)
      • Work from home office located reasonably close to a major airport in the United States.

        ABOUT NRMCA:
        Founded in 1930, the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is the leading industry advocate. Our mission is to provide exceptional value for our members by responsibly representing and serving the entire ready mixed concrete industry through leadership, promotion, education and partnering to ensure ready mixed concrete is the building material of choice.
        We work in conjunction with state associations on issues such as promotion and regulatory concerns and extend what they can do to a national level. Our commitment to our members is second to none and we strive for constant communication on the latest information, products, services, and programs to help our members expand their markets, improve their operations and be their voice in Washington.
        NRMCA has several committees in which members and professional staff work together to support the mission. They include Audit and Finance, Concrete Promotion, Divisions/Bureaus, Government Affairs, Membership, Nominating, Political Action, Research, Engineering & Standards, Safety, Environmental & Operations and Workforce Development.
        NRMCA supports employee development through formal training, challenging work assignments and feedback from an experienced leadership team. NMRCA not only supports employee development but also strives to support the community as an active participant with Habitat for Humanity International with a program called Habitat Strong. NRMCA also supports local food programs, holiday projects and provides support for women and children in transition.
        Direct inquiries only. No agency referrals will be accepted
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