Director of Technical Services

Job Brief

We are looking for a qualified individual interested in a full-time career with excellent growth opportunity to lead our technical and engineering services department. In this position, you will report directly to the President of PLIB and work closely with the Director of Operations as part of the Executive Team. The Director of Technical Services leads and directs our technical activities and support staff, is our lead representative for AITC, and oversees the development of all technical and engineering related publications, technical notes, technical reports, design aids and provides technical support to PLIB members and the general public.

Your Tasks

  • Act as primary contact for AITC members
  • Develop technical and engineering content for IAS accredited programs
  • Participate in industry technical committees including AWC, ASTM, and ANSI
  • Represent PLIB at wood engineering conferences
  • Develop sampling and testing plans for lumber products
  • Analyze test results and summarize results
  • Develop content for internal and external technical notes, engineering design aids, and training tools
  • Oversee tech transfer
  • Develop strategic plan for technical/engineering activities

Your Profile

  • Minimum B.S. in engineering or wood science with engineering concentration
  • 3 or more years of experience working as design engineer (wood design preferred), wood-product development, wood science or engineering instructor, or standards writer
  • Experience with committee work helpful
  • Excellent English language communication skills (written and oral)
  • Professional demeanor
  • Work collaboratively
  • Availability to travel
  • Valid, current driver’s license
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft products

Our Support

We have a pleasant, low-key in-office work environment with friendly, collaborative staff that you will love working with. We will support your memberships in the professional and industry organizations you need to support you in your role and provide opportunities for continuing professional development.

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Job Category: Director
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Washington
Travel Required: Flying

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