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Project Engineer - Project Architect

National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

April 25, 2018
Job location:
Silver Spring, Maryland

Full Time - Entry Level
Required suitable education
4 Year Degree



The Project Engineer or Project Architect will be part of a team of design professionals that works directly with prominent developers, architects, engineers and contractors to offer innovative and economical concrete building solutions for low- to mid-rise buildings. Responsibilities include developing preliminary cost estimates for cast-in-place concrete building systems for both multi-family residential and non-residential applications and comparing them to costs of wood and steel alternatives. Success will be measured on the number of projects converted from wood and steel framing to concrete.

   » Work with a small team of design professionals to produce concrete design recommendations for low- to mid-rise buildings.
   » Determine which concrete systems are best suited for the building type and location.
   » Produce compelling design proposals for innovative and economical concrete building systems that include schematic structural and envelope design, first cost, energy cost and life cycle cost in order to persuade developers to use concrete instead of wood or steel framing systems.
   » Identify obstacles to concrete construction (cost, construction schedule, labor pool, etc.) and propose solutions to minimize those obstacles.

   » knowledge of building design and construction process and methods
   » Construction cost estimating capability
   » CAD drawing practice (AutoCAD or Revit)
   » Dynamic presentation and communication expertise
   » capability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others
   » Microsoft Office and Google Suite practice
EDUCATION AND practice Requirements:
   » Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, architecture or construction management or other construction related field
   » 1-2 years practice directly related to commercial building design and/or development
   » Construction cost estimating practice
   » practice with design and/or construction of building systems
   » Knowledge of building and design codes
   » practice with energy analysis a plus
   » practice with environmental life cycle analysis a plus
   » practice with life cycle costing a plus

   » Pack and ship heavy printed material and other supplies (50 lbs.)
   » Position requires some travel (10%).
   » Work in the house office located reasonably close to a major airport in the U.S.
mail your CV to:

Lionel Lemay, PE, SE, LEED AP
Sr. Vice President, Structures and Sustaincapability
National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

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About National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
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 abilities, promotion, education and partnering to ensure ready mixed concrete is the building material of choice. We work in conjunction through a partnership agreement 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.

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