International Code Council ES - Staff Engineer Birmingham, AL • Evaluation Services
Staff Engineers and Architects report directly to their Regional Engineering Director and to the Vice-President for Engineering, and perform duties of a technical and often complex nature. These duties include determining the code compliance of building products, materials and methods; developing ICC-ES acceptance criteria; and writing ICC-ES evaluation reports.
- Evaluate test reports, calculations, and other technical data submitted by evaluation-report applicants.
- Develop technical criteria for the acceptance of innovative building products, materials and methods that are alternatives to what may be specified in the building code.
- Prepare correspondence and draft reports regarding the code compliance of products.
- Provide expert assistance to building departments throughout the United States.
- Participate in ICC-ES Evaluation Committee hearings.
- Represent ICC-ES on matters of interest at meetings of technical bodies and at meetings with representatives of government and industry.
- Keep abreast of developments in the building construction field.
- Travel as necessary to attend conferences, meetings, speaking engagements, and other functions.
- Perform other tasks as may be directed by the office Engineering Manager/Director or the Vice-President for Engineering.
- University degree in engineering or architecture.
- Familiarity with roofing materials.
- A license to practice engineering or architecture, or equivalent experience as determined by ICC-ES.
- At least three years of experience in the construction industry, building code development or enforcement, or product testing; or equivalent experience as determined by ICC-ES.
- Familiarity with building codes and with modern design and construction methods and materials.
- Ability to work as part of a team to deliver professional services.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Willingness to travel as necessary.
- Basic knowledge of materials, tools and methods used in construction.
- Ability to effectively use college-level algebra and geometry.
- Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with both technical and non-technical personnel.
- Professional registration as an engineer or architect.
- At least four years of experience in an engineering-related field.
- Knowledge of the codes and of design standards.
- Knowledge of test standards.
- Knowledge of quality control processes for the manufacture of building products.
- Membership in relevant technical organizations such as ASTM, ACI, and UL.