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National Office

Grassroots Coordinator

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 11:30 AM
ABC values the highest levels of personal and corporate standards of behavior characterized by responsibility, accountability and integrity, with demonstrated personal and industry professionalism by all participants.
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Manager of Workforce Development

Monday, October 9, 2017 8:56 AM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - NATIONAL OFFICE

Position Title:  Manager of Workforce Development
FLSA Status: Exempt
Functional Area/Department:
Workforce Development Department
Reporting Supervisor:
Director of National Craft Championships & Careers in Construction

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 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 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 abc.org.

The Manager of Workforce Development oversees ABC’s nationally recognized workforce development awards, serves as a national leader in facilitating excellence at chapter training programs and supports ABC’s National Craft Championships, the construction industry’s signature showcase of talent.  In the process of executing these (and other) duties, the manager of Workforce Development will serve as a leader of the association’s efforts to provide better access to construction industry training programs and rewarding careers.   Exceptional communications, logistics, organizational skills and attention to detail are required to achieve success in this position.

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Web Developer I

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 8:44 AM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - NATIONAL OFFICE

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

TO APPLY:

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 70 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.       
  • 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.
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.
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.
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
  • 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 REQUIREMENT

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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