Interested in joining the PCI team? Explore the open positions below. If you believe you are a good fit for any of the open positions, please send your resume, accompanied with a cover letter which includes your salary expectations and summarizes why you are qualified for the position to the contact information in the position below. If you are looking for opportunities through the industry, visit the Precast Careers page.

Posted: 6/1/2020
 (Illinois/Wisconsin)

We are hiring the next Executive Director for PCI of Illinois & Wisconsin, a regional PCI Chapter.  Reporting to the Board of Directors, the successful candidate possesses the marketing savvy to promote our membership and grow the precast market with a strong appreciation and understanding of our industry and its technical aspects.

The job…
The focus of the role and our mission is increasing the use of precast, prestressed concrete products in the Illinois and Wisconsin commercial and infrastructure construction markets through cooperative marketing of our members’ design, manufacturing, and construction expertise.  This unique role requires someone able to balance executive leadership while engaging at the tactical level.  You have full responsibility for managing the Chapter and all its programs, and engaging with our membership, potential customers, and future talent pipeline. Additional key attributes for our next Executive Directors include entrepreneurial drive, externally and internally focused, and high emotional intelligence.  

What you bring…
Bachelor’s Degree in a business-focused or engineering program
Five (5) plus years’ experience in the construction industry, preferably in an externally focused role
Precast/prestressed industry experience preferred
Previous experience managing programs with fiscal accountability
Marketing experience including the use of social media platforms and website maintenance
Strong technology skills including demonstrated use of Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint
Self-motivated and competitive with strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Experience presenting to groups, including the development of materials
Ability to prepare, provide, and convey diversified, sometimes technical information 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Professional and positive demeanor
Maintains the standards of ethical business practices in all activities
Ability to create new educational programs for membership and other key stakeholders
Ability to travel 30-40% within the Illinois and Wisconsin region, and at least two trips within North America to PCI meetings outside of the region

Send resumes to: Kim Keener at kim.keener@mranet.org

Posted: 5/5/2020
 (Chicago, IL)

Reports to: PCI President and CEO

Positions supervised: Manager Codes and Standards; Director Publications; Program Manager, Technical Services

Position description: This position serves as the primary technical representative of PCI responsible for processes to develop, review, and disseminate technical knowledge for the precast concrete industry and for specifying entities. As such, there will be an expectation to build the credibility of PCI as a technical institute through professional approaches to development and dissemination of technical information as well as relevant and visible participation in other organizations.

Specific Internal Responsibilities

Technical Activities Council: Advise and assist the council to maintain the credibility and consistency of technical information for the industry through strategic document development and critical, in-depth document review. Facilitate strategic prioritization of technical committee work.

Technical Committees: Act as staff liaison to, or assure adequate staff interaction with, technical committees to support the work of the committees in accordance with the Institute Strategic plan and Technical Activities Council priorities. Of importance is the development of an update to the PCI Design Handbook. Production deadlines must be met to assure coordination with milestones for code development.

Codes and Standards: Support and advise the Manager of Codes and Standards to assure strategic development of appropriate standards and to assure adherence to proper standards development processes as defined in the ANSI accredited PCI standardization process.  The work of the Manager of Codes and Standards will be limited to the development of the Precast Concrete Design Standard, processing PCI standards through the Standards Committee, and processing model code change proposals. Standards themselves, other than the Design Standard, will be developed by PCI technical committees. The management of codes consultants must be coordinated with the Manager of Codes and Standards.

Production Department: Work with the Director of Publications to provide technical support for processing technical documents including the PCI Journal, ASPIRE, and all technical documents developed in technical committee.

Research and Development Council: Advise and assist the Council to develop strategic direction for identifying research needs. Manage processes to execute research projects through universities and research agencies. Manage processes for review and dissemination of research project deliverables. Facilitate the work of the Innovation Committee to identify long term objective to benefit the precast concrete industry.

Operations: Develop and manage annual budgets for Technical Services, Publications, and Research. Respond to technical inquiries.

Specific External Responsibilities

ACI: There will be an expectation to become involved with ACI technical committees that may influence the precast concrete industry. This must be coordinated with the Manager of Codes and Standards to assure proper coverage of committees.

ASCE: As cycles allow, there will be an expectation to become involved with ASCE 7 and subcommittees that may influence the precast concrete industry.

BSSC: As necessary, there will be an expectation to monitor or participate in the activities of the Building Seismic Safety Council.

fib: As budget allows, there will be an expectation to monitor or participate in the activities of fib Commission 6 on precast concrete.

Qualifications

  • BS Engineering with structures emphasis; M.S. Engineering preferred
  • P.E. or S.E. required.
  • Minimum ten years’ experience working as a precast specialty engineer providing structural engineering services to precast concrete producers or working as an engineer for a Producer and being active on PCI Technical Committees, with an emphasis on non-transportation engineering and projects (parking structures, commercial, multi-story residential, institutional, etc.)
  • Demonstrated technical writing capability.
  • Demonstrated experience in research in precast concrete.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience working in the PCI technical committee structure.
  • Position requires location in the Chicago metropolitan area

Posted: 3/20/2020
 (Charlestown, IN)

The Plant Manager position is responsible for the leadership of the Charlestown Precast Facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·      Leadership

·      Provide a safe working environment for all employees.

·      Set the example by living our values.

·      Assignment of tasks and follow up with clear methods.

·      Employee motivation and retention

·      Employee performance review and management – on time.

·      Development and maintenance of relevant Key Performance Metrics.

·      Lead plant stand-up meetings and monthly meetings.

·      Provide development opportunities to increase employee skills and value.

·      Provide a safe working environment for all employees.

·      Creation / Development / Maintenance

·      Production Plan – Weekly, Daily, Long term.

·      Production / Labor Forecasting – (90) days out.

·      Plant Layout.

·      Plant 3S Program.

·      Standard Operating Procedures.

·      Key Performance Indicators.

·      Employee Communication Boards.

·      Documentation and File Maintenance – Organized, Complete, and Easily Retrievable.

·      Plant Wide Control – Review / Check / Approve

·      Purchase Requisitions

·      Monthly Safety Audits

·      Requests for Time Off

·      Lead Continuous Improvement Activities

·      Lead Kaizen Events.

·      Maintain the “ 3S “ program.

·  Audits

·  Scoring

·  Improving Scores Audit to Audit

·      Maintain Legal and Company Compliance

·      Maintain Compliance to all State and Federal Regulations

·  OSHA/NFPA/Electrical Code

·  EPA

·      Air

·      Hazardous Waste

·      Sara 312 / 313

·  DOT in regards to Company Trucks

·  Enforce compliance to all company rules and standards

Supervisory Responsibility

·      Direct Reports to the Plant Manager

·      Production Manager

·      Materials Manager

·      Production Engineer

·      Maintenance Supervisor

·      Administrative Assistant

·      Batch Plant Lead

·      Quality Control Manager

·      Yard Supervisor

·      Logistics Manager

Qualifications

·      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

·      The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required to be successful in this position.

Education and Experience

·      College degree. Degree in Mechanical or Process Engineering Ideal

·      (4) Years related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

·      ACI I Certification preferred, but not required

·      PCI I, II, and III Certifications preferred, but not required

·      OSHA (30) Hour Certificate preferred, but not required.

Required Skills

·      Excellent Leadership, management and communication skills.

·      Excellent organizational skills.

·      Ability to read blueprints as related to panel forming and production.

·      Ability to use basic measuring tools (scale, tape measure, squares, etc.)

·      Proficient in math.

·      High level of troubleshooting skills.

·      Ability to use computers, tablets, and applicable software.

·      Ability use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook at a high level.

Physical Demands

·      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

·      Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.

·      Must be able to sit for extended period of time while sitting at a desk or in meetings.

·      Must be able to squat, crawl, and kneel to complete special tasks.

·      Must be able to lift (40) pounds (occasionally).

·      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

·      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

·      The office area is climate controlled.

·      The work areas outside of the office are not climate controlled. Ambient temperatures and humidity will generally be the same as outdoor temperatures. In the summer, temperatures and humidity cane be greater than ambient temperature. In winter, they can be lower.

·      Some work will be done in direct sunlight outdoors.

·      Due to the nature of the operation, the levels of noise, dust, and dirt can be very high.

·      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Success in This Position is Measured By:

·      Safety Results

·      Total Accidents

·      Lost Time Accidents

·      Incident Ratio

·      Quality Results

·      Customer Complaints

·      Pre-pour Inspection Defects

·      Post-pour Inspection Defects

·      Labor Per Square Foot to Budget

·      Operating Expenses to Budget

·      On Time Delivery

·      Employee retention

·      PCI Audit Non-Conformances

·      Performance Evaluations to Schedule

·      Housekeeping and Organization of the Facility (3S Audit Score Improvement)

Duties may also include other related management activities as assigned by his / her immediate supervisor.

Send resumes to: Ryan Tharp, Human Resources Manager, rtharp@bristolgrp.com.

Posted: 2/5/2020
 (Pittsburgh, PA)

KTA-Tator, Inc. (KTA) is a 100% employee-owned consulting engineering firm internationally recognized as a leading expert in corrosion protection. KTA is the largest provider of 3rd party coating inspection services in the country, and a major player in steel and concrete fabrication inspection. KTA’s hallmark professional services include coatings failure investigations and laboratory analysis, among a broader array of integrated service offerings all aimed at protecting the world’s infrastructure.

KTA is seeking reliable and competent employees to provide QA inspection of the fabrication of precast panels and prestressed bridge beams in and around the Northeast and Midwest regions of the United States.

This position is open to all candidates with the following qualifications:

  • PCI Level II
  • Good oral and written communication and decision-making skills
  • Detail and customer oriented
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Microsoft Word and Excel skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Close, color, distance, depth vision, and ability to adjust focus;
  • Ability to travel, when necessary, and ability to work outside (including inclement weather);
  • Climbing, bending, crawling, and working in confined spaces and on uneven terrain.

Come see what all the buzz is about! We offer competitive pay, great benefits, including two fantastic retirement plans (ESOP & 401K), and will likely have many great opportunities down the line as we continue to grow!

Visit www.kta.jobs to apply!

Direct link: https://ktatatorinc.applytojob.com/apply/oDnl6W2FZS/Concrete-Inspector?source=PCI

Drug testing and criminal background and motor vehicle check will be conducted.

KTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  While candidates will be considered, KTA especially encourages female, minorities, veterans, and candidates with disabilities to apply to this and all job postings. KTA is a Standing Firm Company.  AA/EEO
HR20-03 – Post Date: 12/31/2019

Posted: 12/11/2019
 (Beloit, IL)

Do you drive by buildings and wonder, how’d they do that?  Do you look at a building and know how they did that?

Mid-States Concrete Industries is looking for an innovative, detail-oriented, highly motivated, and exceptionally positive Project Engineer (PE or SE) with precast concrete knowledge and experience.

The rock star Project Engineer is passionate and confident in their ability to work as a team to create a successful project – for multiple projects at a time.  The ideal candidate possesses top-notch leadership skills, awesome communication skills and the can-do attitude necessary to transform construction documents into the multi-family apartment building a newlywed couple calls their first home, while meeting deadlines.

We’re a team, so come with an excellent work ethic, integrity, and willingness to take initiative and speak up with your ideas.

A day in the life of a Project Engineer will include leading the team to start a project off right; asking the questions necessary to ensure the success of a project; sorting out all RFIs prior to beginning engineering; reviewing drawings, calcs, and piece tickets; generating computations; and working on three-to-five projects at a time.

A four-year degree in Civil Engineering or a related field is a must, as is 3D modeling capabilities and precast knowledge.  The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running.

At Mid-States Concrete, we live The Mid-States Way every day and believe that being a little weird is a good thing, so a good sense of humor is a must.  Our vision is to change the world by being the safest and most innovative precast building company.  Are you the one to help us do that? Visit msprecast.com to learn more.

Still reading?  Send your resume to m.keith@msprecast.com.

Position Title: Project Engineer  

Reports to: Manager of Design Services 

Revision: 12/04/2019

Job Summary:

This position has duties and responsibilities in the following areas: to prepare computations and be responsible for drawings for precast concrete components and structures, while maintaining a primary focus on public safety, cost, and schedule; to provide support and direction to the project team in order to facilitate timely progress on assigned projects; to work with and assist sales, production, quality control, project managers, field personnel, contractors, architects, and engineers; to serve as the main customer point of contact through design; to resolve requests for information (RFIs).

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain scope and specification of project as defined by proposal and contract.
  • Prepare structural computations and specify design requirements for precast components, precast structures, and any associated connections.
  • Submit RFIs as needed to complete the computations and needed to specify design requirements.
  • Responsible for submittal drawings prepared by project design team for conformance with the intent of contract documents and the specified design requirements.
  • Responsible for erection drawings prepared by project design team for release to production.
  • Responsible for production drawings prepared by project design team for conformance with erection drawings and specified design requirements.
  • Evaluate and resolve discrepancy reports.
  • Communicate with project team as necessary for successful completion of assigned projects.
  • Coordinate accurate estimated completion dates with project managers. 
  • Work internally with production, purchasing, and installation team to aid and resolve project issues.
  • Actively work with senior structural engineer to create tools to increase productivity.
  • Any other duties, as assigned.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required
  • Ability to prepare structural precast computations.
  • Understanding of building code requirements.
  • 3D modeling skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Detail orientated.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Excellent understanding of construction processes (architectural drawings, details, and constructability).
  • Great organizational skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point).
  • Proficient with engineering software.
  • Strong willingness to learn.
  • Obtain and maintain licensure as a Professional Engineer.
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and operations to such tasks as structural analysis of building systems and components.

PCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V/LGBT.