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Codes and Standards Director

Concrete Masonry & Hardscapes Association
Herndon, VA or Remote
$130,000 - $150,000 + Benefits
Closing date
Jun 18, 2024

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Architectural Engineering, Construction Engineering, Structural Engineering
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The Concrete Masonry and Hardscapes Association is seeking a dynamic and experienced Codes & Standards Director to oversee the management, administration, and supervision of codes and standards activities related to concrete masonry across the United States and Canada. This pivotal role requires close collaboration with the Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers Association (CCMPA) and regular reporting on activities and initiatives. The position reports to the Vice President of Engineering and Advocacy, Masonry.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Lead and direct activities related to concrete masonry codes and standards in various development organizations and forums in the US and Canada.
  • Develop, propose, and manage an annual budget.
  • Identify, contract, and manage a network of subject-matter experts in structural analysis and design, fire and life safety, energy and environmental separation, materials science, and environmental technologies.
  • Establish overall priorities for codes and standards activities in collaboration with industry stakeholders, CMHA, CCMPA, and other partners.
  • Represent CMHA, CCMPA, and the concrete masonry industry in codes and standards development organizations to protect and advance industry positions.
  • Participate in technical committees of related associations and standards development organizations.
  • Manage codes & standards related-legislation monitoring systems at national, state, provincial, territorial, and local levels, providing regular reports to stakeholders.
  • Act as liaison to the joint oversight group on codes and standards between CMHA and CCMPA.
  • Provide quarterly reports to industry leadership on codes and standards activities and outcomes.
  • Identify and advocate for research needs to support codes and standards activities and the advancement of the concrete masonry industry.
  • Support association activities, including program development aligned with the CMHA and CCMPA mission and Strategic Plan.
  • Engage with membership at meetings and serve as staff liaison to committees and technical task groups. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, structural, architectural, building science, or construction engineering; graduate degree preferred.
  • Registered professional engineer (PE or P.Eng).
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in masonry design, construction, and/or materials testing.
  • Experience in codes and standards development preferred.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and leadership skills.
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% within the US and Canada.
  • Fluency in English required; French language skills are an asset.


What We Offer:


  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Remote work options.
  • Supportive and growth-oriented work environment.



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