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Web Developer I

Monday, February 10, 2020 2:15 PM

Associated Builders and Contractors - National Office

Position Title:  Web Developer I
FLSA Status: Exempt
Functional Area/Department: Support Services/Information Technology
Reporting Supervisor: Web Services Manager


To Apply:

Click here to apply online.

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.

JOB OVERVIEW
Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.

The Web Developer I will be part of a small multi-disciplinary web services team and have the unique opportunity to interact, design and develop tools to meet the mission and goals of the organization. The individual will also assist with various day-to-day operations and projects as assigned, gaining knowledge and experience with all facets of the website life cycle.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Responsibilities:

Functional

  • • Assist the Web Team in various duties such as: design, development, maintenance and performance of our sites.
  • • Research new and emerging technologies and how they can be utilized in the association’s web presence.
  • • Develop safe and secure code following the latest industry standards and company policies.
  • • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
  • • Create and maintain software documentation.
  • • Work cooperatively with key team members, national and chapter staff and vendors.
  • • Create, develop and maintain software to enrich functionality of organization’s content management system.
  • • Coordinate web projects across departments and ensure that all development projects are designed, developed and implemented in a timely manner.

Web Design

  • • Create website layouts/user interfaces by using the latest standards in HTML/CSS/JQuery/JavaScript practices.
  • • Maintain a consistent look and feel throughout all web properties.
  • • Create, develop and manage content for organization’s web presence.
  • • Track and report all site metrics.

Web Development

  • • Write well designed, testable, efficient code in ASP.NET using best practices in software development.
  • • Ability to manage code repositories inside of GitHub.
  • • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases.

Web Maintenance

  • • Manage and maintain IIS.
  • • Work with ABC CMS SQL backend.
  • • Document all aspects of the web site.

User Web Support and Training

  • • Provide on-going user training for basic web content techniques, on-going maintenance and long-term advanced training.
  • • Assist chapters in new program development for chapter template web site.
  • • Work with the chapters to promote the use of the chapter template and help chapters develop more robust and visually appealing sites.
  • • Train staff on DotNetNuke on an as-needed basis.
  • • Provide Tier 1-2 support for ABC’s web presence using a ticketing system.

Specialized Skills:

  • • Strong knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming and Data Structures.
  • • Strong knowledge of web scripting tools such as HTML5, CCS3 and JavaScript.
  • • Familiar with SQL.
  • • Knowledge of OWASP Top Ten and NIST to develop secure code
  • • Outstanding customer service for internal and external customers.
  • • Familiar with DotNetNuke (DNN) content management system.
    • • Experience with DotNetNuke (DNN) 6.X, Evoq 7.X and 8.X, including module development preferred.
  • • ASP.NET and MS SQL Server and familiar with Object Oriented Design and use of Design Patterns.
  • • A solid understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility and how web applications work, including security, session and cache management and best practices.
  • • Understands the importance of test-driven development.
  • • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization a plus.
  • • Familiar with Adobe products such as Photoshop a plus.
  • • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • • Ability to provide excellent customer-service to internal and external customers.
  • • Ability to work independently and in a dynamic environment.
  • • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple simultaneous projects in a timely manner.
  • • Ability to communicate technical results and advise/consult other team members or departments on related projects or issues.
  • • Association/non-profit experience desired.
  • • Organizational awareness and resourcefulness - understanding of whom to engage in order to identify solutions and resolve issues.

Qualifications:

  • • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college; or one to two years related experience.
  • • Technical training and/or certifications are acceptable in lieu of degree.

Experience Required:

  • • One to two years of hands on experience in ASP.NET, C# or VB.NET, MS SQL and related MS Visual Studio tools.  
  • • Strong knowledge of HTML 5, CSS3 JavaScript and JQuery.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:

  • • Professional demeanor and presentation.
  • • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines.
  • • Writing and verbal skills.
  • • Self-starter, highly organized.
  • • Strong organization, multitasking and time-management skills with the ability to work on a demanding self-directed work schedule.
  • • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently.
  • • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues.
  • • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
  • • Work accurately with close attention to detail.

IMPORTANT NOTICES

Nondiscrimination:

  • • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disability Specifications:

  • • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Physical Demands:

  • • While performing the responsibilities of the position, 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.

Work Environment:

  • • 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.
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Office Support Specialist

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:00 PM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - NATIONAL OFFICE

 

Position Title:  Office Support Specialist
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Functional Area/Department: Support Services
Reporting Supervisor: Director of Human Recources


TO APPLY:
Click here to apply online.

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.

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at www.abc.org.

The Office Support Specialist will be responsible for managing the reception function of ABC, promoting office management support for the organization, and supporting the needs of the Director of Human Resources. The position will serve in a support role helping to ensure the office runs smoothly, and completes ad hoc project requests that come from throughout the organization. The reception function includes answering and directing incoming calls, greeting and instructing visitors, placing orders for the office, managing outlook calendars, picking up and distributing mail as needed using the postage machine and mailing services in a backup capacity to the Director of Facilities, ordering food for office functions, and other administrative duties. Project support can include various activities including online research, survey dissemination, and analysis. This role is ideal for someone who would like to learn about ABC and use the experience to move into another role inside the organization when positions open and the individual has demonstrated their capabilities.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Responsibilities:

  • • Answer and direct incoming calls and inquiries.
  • • Maintain telecommunication system by following instructions for house phone and console operation.
  • • Welcome visitors and guests by greeting them in person.
  • • Coordinate with the Director of HR on communication about the employee wellness program.
  • • Direct and give visitors instructions by referring to employee and department directories.
  • • Schedule appointments and utilize Outlook calendars.
  • • Manage the office conference room calendar and scheduling.
  • • Order food for office functions and assist with clean up when necessary.
  • • Manage the internal webinar process, including the webinar calendar, development of all webinar registration pages, support of webinar execution and uploading all webinar content onto the ABC academy site, in conjunction with the Director of Member Services.
  • • Be back-up support for setting up the conference room tables, chairs, and divider walls.
  • • Receive shipments and deliveries, and be able to address questions about the postage machine and mailing process.
  • • Pick up and sort mail when the Director of Facilities is unable, and ensure that checks are sent to the proper staff person for processing.
  • • Be familiar with the office evacuation plan and ensure all visitors and staff follow it.
  • • Order supplies like coffee, food, and beverages for staff meetings.
  • • Maintain data for the company recognition program.
  • • Research and gather information from databases and the internet.
  • • Generate various reports in excel.
  • • Project work as needed.

Specialized Skills:

  • • Customer service experience.
  • • Computer skills in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Qualifications:

  • • Customer service experience.
  • • Computer skills in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • • A minimum of an Associates degree or equivalent experience.

Experience Required:

  • • 1 year of experience.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:

  • • Professional demeanor and presentation of self.
  • • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of different people.
  • • Organizational awareness and resourcefulness with an understanding of whom to engage for resolving issues.
  • • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines.
  • • Writing and verbal skills.
  • • Self-starter and highly organized.
  • • Coordination of projects, meetings and/or events a plus.
  • • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently.
  • • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues.
  • • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
  • • Work accurately with close attention to detail.

IMPORTANT NOTICES

Nondiscrimination:

  • • It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Disability Specifications:
  • • ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Physical Demands:
  • • While performing the responsibilities of the position, 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. 
Work Environment:
  • • 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.
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Regulatory Affairs Assistant

Monday, September 16, 2019 8:38 AM

 

POSITION TITLE:  Regulatory Affairs Assistant  
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
FUNCTIONAL AREA / DEPARTMENT: Government Affairs / External Relations
REPORTING SUPERVISOR:  Senior Director of Policy

 
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 do they 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.

TO APPLY:
Please follow this link.

JOB OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at www.abc.org.

The Regulatory Affairs Assistant will report directly to the Sr. Director of Policy, Government Affairs. The assistant is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Construction Legal Rights Foundation. In addition, the position supports efforts of ABC–particularly the Government Affairs department–which includes monitoring and researching federal regulatory issues, attending congressional hearings, updating the government affairs section of ABC’s website and other similar responsibilities as needed. 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Responsibilities:
• Serve as the day-to-day administrator of CLRF.
Coordinate and assist in preparing CLRF meetings and conference calls.
• Help chapter staff and ABC members and/or their attorneys understand and comply with CLRF procedures.
• Manage and coordinate legal and issue advocacy campaign applications for CLRF funding.
• Review, monitor, and coordinate payment of expenses authorized and funded by CLRF for individual legal cases and issue advocacy campaigns.
• Analyze existing case management and tracking systems and assist in developing new systems and/or modifications to existing systems.
• Assist in developing new policies and procedures for applications and process procedures as needed to meet the objectives of CLRF and serve the needs of ABC constituencies.
• Coordinate and assist as necessary in preparing CLRF’s management and financial reports to trustees, including case status, CLRF investments and balance sheet.
• Assist as necessary in developing the annual proposed budget, which is based on goals, estimated income, undesignated funds, cases subject to close, and long-term funding needed for existing legal cases and campaigns.
• Draft letters and other correspondence needed by the trustees that explain policies to ABC constituencies and funding decisions to applicants.
• Assist with ABC’s annual Legal Conference.
• Support efforts of ABC–particularly the Government Affairs department–which includes monitoring and researching federal regulatory issues, attending congressional hearings, updating the government affairs section of ABC’s website and other similar responsibilities as needed.

Specialized Skills:
• Ability to communicate and work effectively with a broad range of professionals at all levels.
• Organizational awareness and resourcefulness–understand whom to engage in order to identify solutions and resolve issues.
• Demonstrated use of intermediate computer operations (basic programming, relational databases and operating systems) and intermediate software packages.

Qualifications:
• A minimum of a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university.

Experience:
• One year of work experience and familiarity with federal regulatory process.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:
• Professional demeanor and presentation of self.
• Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines.
• Strong writing and verbal skills.
• Self-starter, highly organized.
• Ability to coordinate projects, meetings and/or events a plus.
• Strong organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work in a demanding self-directed work schedule.
• Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently.
• Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues.
• Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
• Work accurately with close attention to detail.

IMPORTANT NOTICES

Nondiscrimination:
• It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disability Specifications:
• ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Physical Demands:
• While performing the responsibilities of the position, 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.

Work Environment:
• 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.

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