Employment at ABC and ABC Chapters
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:00 AM
||Director of Education & Safety
To apply, please submit a letter of intent, resume, references and salary requirements to email@example.com.
Director of Education & Safety
The Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter (ABCRMC) is the leading commercial construction trade association in Colorado & Wyoming. ABCRMC is seeking a Director of Education & Safety to grow, engage and serve the industry.
The Director of Education & Safety is responsible for developing and administering all the chapter educational training and safety programs. The candidate for this role must be well organized, self-starter and passionate about educating and training people. The Director position requires someone who considers themselves to be a leader to effectively manage and grow the chapters programs serving the industry.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
- Provide leadership working with clients to provide solutions to educate and train their workforce.
- Grow ABCRMC’s offerings to meet the needs of the industry.
- Set forth a strategy to create and maintain a culture of safety.
- Organize and develop programs and events to help maximize retention and attract new investors.
- Create conditions for ABC’s policy, vision, mission, and related program strategies to succeed.
- Maintain Education Database.
- Strategize opportunities for growth in the department.
- Administer apprenticeship program in Wyoming.
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- Excellent communications, organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Passion for connecting people.
- Creative thinker and fast learner, ability to communicate ideas effectively.
- Self-motivated & proactive.
- Strong negotiating skills.
- Willingness to travel within the state of Colorado.
Monday, August 12, 2019 9:26 AM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - metro washington chapter OFFICE
||Director of Education
To apply, send resume to Debbie Livingston - firstname.lastname@example.org
Establishes the strategic direction and delivery of relevant educational programming that meets the needs of the construction industry in the areas of apprenticeship, craft training and safety.
Administrator for the ABC CraftMasters Training Trust (CTT) training Academy. Manages CTT’s profit and loss, budget, finance and operations and is responsible for the management, development and administrative efficiency of staff.
Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local agencies governing registered apprenticeship programs.
Staff Liaison to
Craft Training Committee
Responsibilities and Duties
Grow CraftMasters’ attendance and income:
Develop and deliver world-class apprenticeship, craft training, safety and other skills training programs.
Maintain close dialogue with member companies to better understand their educational needs and work with appropriate staff and committees to align ABC’s offerings.
Promote the association’s apprenticeship and craft training programs in a positive and professional manner to members and other stakeholders.
Utilize existing pre-apprenticeship template to bring potential funders to CTT and workers to the industry.
Master an understanding of federal and state registered apprenticeship regulations in order to effectively educate member company personnel.
Collaborate with Director of Workforce Development, where appropriate, to advance ABC’s Careers in Construction efforts.
Participate in the development and implementation of marketing strategies and plans designed to support and/or grow apprenticeship, craft training and safety programs.
Obtain NCCER master trainer certification.
General management and oversight of operations and finance:
Develop annual plan that addresses members’ training needs and achieves CTT’s financial goals.
Prepare and manage annual budget and regularly provide benchmarking, status and forecasting reports.
Understand and facilitate billings and, when required, collections processes.
Recruit, develop, supervise and evaluate ABC staff members assigned to CraftMasters.
Develop administrative policies and procedures and monitor staff’s, instructors’, students’ and others’ compliance.
Establish processes for, and maintain oversight of, accurate apprenticeship, OJT hours, grades and attendance records to meet jurisdictional requirements.
Oversee instructor recruitment and retention efforts.
Negotiate and review contracts before bringing to President for approval.
Serve as Staff Liaison to the Craft Training and Safety Committees:
Ensure that all record keeping of the committees is accurate and timely, including working with committee chairpersons in the preparation of meeting agendas and meeting minutes.
Establish clear understanding of the committees’purpose and role in delivering educational solutions for members.
Standard staff responsibilities:
Pursue personal contact with members; including member visits, presentations and networking opportunities.
Represent the association in public and private presentations, at career fairs and elsewhere, which could necessitate hours beyond the normal business day.
Serve as liaison to NCCER and sponsored schools to maintain accreditation.
Attend ABC National conference(s), when/if assigned.
Attend ABC’s monthly events and other chapter meetings and events as directed.
Attend CTT Board of Trustees meetings and ABC Board of Directors meetings.
Perform such other duties as assigned by the President.
Chapter staff: Directly supervise, develop and evaluate staff members assigned to ABC CraftMasters. Maintain a professional and collaborative working relationship with other staff members that will help the Association achieve its objectives and ensure a productive work environment.
Chapter committees: Maintain a professional and ethical relationship that will help the committee achieve its goals to the extent that staff and financial resources allow.
Committee chairs: Establish and maintain rapport with committee chairs to ensure a smooth and productive working relationship.
General membership: Respond professionally and promptly to inquiries or requests for help from members. Requests for services or assistance outside of the department’s resources should be referred to the appropriate department or the President.
Minimum Requirements/Performance Standards
In-depth knowledge of the English language and grammar, including the ability to write comprehensive, legible sentences, correspondence and other written communication.
Excellent financial and organizational management skills.
Strategic and long-term planning capabilities.
Excellent computer knowledge and skills in working on common computer programs such as Microsoft Office.
Database management proficiency.
Excellent reading comprehension skills.
Able to communicate (speaking and listening) to members, customers and the general public.
Highly professional and able to work well with staff members, volunteers, instructors and the public.
Experience in managing people.
World-class customer service experience and skills.
Professional appearance during working hours.
Talking on telephone
Speaking in public
Operating basic office equipment
Planning and scheduling programs and personal schedule
Preparing and managing budgets and financial transactions
Handling customer relations
Working with volunteers and committees
The work environment within the office has a low to moderate noise level in a temperature-controlled building. Flexibility in changing tasks is required in order to be responsive to immediate member needs as they enter the office, call or email their requests. The position requires driving in the local area and considerable time outside the office conducting meetings with members, schools, government agencies, business entities, and/or attending events. Driving responsibilities include negotiating city, highway and suburban roads year round.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent experience
Construction experience/background helpful
Background in educational or association environment helpful
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 12:12 PM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - new jersey chapter OFFICE
||Mount Laurel, NJ
To apply, send resume to email@example.com
The ABC NJ Education Director will develop, administer, and maintain all educational and training programs for ABC NJ, including but not limited to ABC NJ Apprenticeship program, Safety and Workforce Development programs and training services for ABC NJ and its members.
Coordinate activities of all Chapter Apprenticeship programs and management educational programs
Determine the need for new training programs within the Chapter membership
- • Act as liaison between the Apprenticeship Committees, Community College, Federal & State apprenticeship funds and students
Recruit new instructors for Chapter Apprenticeship programs and instructors for other educational programs.
- • Work with the Apprenticeship Committee members to create additional training programs
- • Work with Management & Education Committee members to create educational programs to meet the needs of the membership
Establish and maintain liaison with local schools, U.S. and NJ Departments of Labor Licensing and Regulation (DLLR)and other potential source for recruiting apprentices
Maintain accurate files on the progress of all apprentices; with proper records regarding state registration, Veterans Administration, and NCCER
Ensure proper maintenance of student records, grades and OJT hours
Keep the Trust, Board, and Apprenticeship Committee apprised of all information pertinent to the operation of the chapter apprenticeship program
Work with the apprenticeship budget established by the Trust and Board of Directors and under the guidance of the President
Provide articles of interest on apprenticeship and other educational programs for the Chapter newsletter.
- • Conduct "Train the Trainer Program" for new hired instructors
- • Register them with proper school system and NCCER
- • Maintain a reserve pool of teachers for future programs, as the need arises
Monitor each program on a bi-weekly basis through personal visits to classes in all trades
Will personally visit contractors that have potential apprentices an attempt to recruit same additional company participation
Ability to work outside of the core business hours when necessary
Directly responsible for all actions
Mutually assisting at all times
Provide facts and ideas
Submit reports covering activities and expenses
Board of Directors
Provide ideas and information as needed, as well as execution
Primarily responsible for maintaining and increasing apprenticeship
Make formal report at monthly board meetings
Apprenticeship Committee & Management Committee
Provide information and recommend policies and procedures for the committees to follow
Act as liaison between this committee and the membership-at-large
Keep minutes of all committee meetings and establish an agenda prior to each
Assist committee chairperson and board liaison in preparing monthly committee reports to the Chapter Board of Directors
Recent association experience preferred, with a focus on apprenticeship and educational training
Displays a passion for education planning and implementation, especially for the construction industry
The ideal candidate would have a college education, knowledge of the construction industry, state and federal apprenticeship training laws
Must exhibit excellent written/verbal communication and exceptional member service skills
Ability to work well in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment with a high level of energy, enthusiasm and passion for free enterprise
Business acumen with strong organizational skills, a sense of urgency and a commitment to quality
Knowledge of the construction safety industry and OSHA certifications are a plus
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Monday, February 11, 2019 8:31 AM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - Southern california chapter OFFICE
||Director of Government Affairs
To apply, send resume to Kevin Garrett - KGarrett@abcsocal.net
The Director of Government Affairs is responsible for the coordination of the Chapter’s Legislative and PAC Committees. The position enhances and advances ABC Southern California’s strategic objectives and the Merit shop philosophy. The Director is the point person for this activity and is responsible for keeping the Association, its leaders and President informed and engaged. The Director will work to ensure that when various staff and elected officials think construction, they will think ABC Southern California.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Work with ABC contracted lobbyist(s)
Recommend positions to take on legislation
Track and report events, political opportunities, legislative activity, and member testimony on public record on ABC’s issues to assist legislative agenda
Attend legislative hearings, meetings, and events
Educate members on issues of importance to the industry
Stay informed and educated on legislation that affects ABC members
Pursue changes in law that benefit the merit shop while aggressively combating efforts to marginalize merit shop contractors
Develop and deliver a successful Legislative Day
Develop and send key advocacy messaging for members and elected officials
Coordinate visits with members of Congress, California legislators and local government officials to discuss issues of importance
Level the playing field by coordinating the PLA fight, challenge PLAs at public hearings where appropriate, monitor and report on PLAs in geographic area, educate committees, members, and staff about the benefits of advancing the Merit Shop Philosophy, and activate members to participate in advocacy efforts
Political Action Committee
Raise money for, and awareness about, the ABC PAC
Plan ABC PAC events
Fulfill ABC PAC donations rewards and acknowledgments
Track PAC contributions by member
Secure prior authorization forms from membership
Serve as Committee Steward For PAC Board:
Organized with effective time management skills
Self-motivated and administratively self-maintaining
Consultative sales technique
Demonstrated ability to close business deals
Prior experience and or understanding of association management
Demonstrable capability for strategic thinking
General business understanding
Minimum of five years as an employee, influencer, lobbyist or senior staff to an elected official working in local and or state government
Minimum of three years of experience in a leadership role of a trade association, chamber of commerce
Minimum of five years interacting with, supporting or working for a state or local government body
Valid California Driver's License, vehicle and insurance
Must be able to travel, up to 30% of workweek, in connection with state and local legislative and policy meetings
Extensive knowledge of the Southern California construction industry
- • Set up committee and organize meetings
- • Manage committee meetings
- • Take and distribute minutes
- • Report on committee project deliverables, actions and needs
- • Follow endorsement and PAC contribution guidelines
- • Track state, local and national PAC donations for ABC Southern California Chapter
It is the continuing policy of ABC, Southern California Chapter to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age (40 or older), genetic information, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC, Southern California Chapter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ADA: ABC Southern California Chapter will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and any relevant state law.
While performing the responsibilities the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
ABC’s Position Descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. ABC’s Position Descriptions do
not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.
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Thursday, January 24, 2019 2:57 PM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - northern california chapter OFFICE
||Facility Training Manager
Provide classroom instructions in one or more of the following trades (Electrical, Carpentry, Plumbing, Painting and/or Construction Craft Laborer) maintain classroom conduct, information, material, equipment, tools and labs. The instructor is also tasks with conducting job-site visits to member job sites to ensure compliance with program rules and regulations, job-site safety protocol, and state supervision compliance.
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