Wednesday, May 24, 2017

PFS-Teco Posts Job Listing for Technical Director

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - MANUFACTURED STRUCTURES DIVISION

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Description:

PFS Corporation was chartered in 1959 as Plywood Fabricator Service, a nonprofit plywood quality control agency. It expanded its scope in 1972 as a complete third party independent quality control service to include plan review and inspection services for the housing industry, and we changed our name to Product Fabrication Service and moved our company from Tacoma, Washington to Madison, Wisconsin. In 1978, PFS Corporation was formed, and we expanded our scope of services to include testing, inspection, and certification of heating and cooling appliances (gas, oil, and solid fuel). In November of 2000, we became an employee-owned corporation (ESOP), and PFS Corporation relocated its headquarters and laboratory to Cottage Grove, Wisconsin in March of 2007.  

In 2015, PFS Corporation and Timberco, Inc. dba TECO merged to form PFS Corporation dba PFS TECO. The merged, employee-owned company increased the depth and expertise of our staff and improved our ability to serve our broad customer base. Our Certification Marks have not changed, and they continue to be “Marks You Can Build On.” We currently have over 65 employees specializing in code compliance review, testing, inspection, and certification.

PFS TECO is positioned for continued growth and success. Therefore, we seek an experienced and motivated Senior Level Professional Engineer with a minimum of four (4) or more years of technical experience in professional engineering work performing plan reviews, technical support and other assigned duties to join our Manufactured Structures Division as the Technical Director of the Division.

Job Responsibilities:

As a team member, you will be responsible for providing quality assurance services verifying compliance with City, State and Federal Code requirements, and ensuring that project deadlines are met in a timely manner. Coordinate with our plans examiners to ensure all aspects of the projects are checked for accuracy and are in compliance with applicable codes and standards. Also, the following duties are required:

  • Review plans for compliance with all codes and standards for the Manufactured Structures Division.
  • Determine if the plans submitted are adequate for review and are in conformance with building codes and standards.
  • Conduct Florida Product Approval Validation (FL PE required) for “Florida Product Approval Systems.”
  • Conduct Alternate Material Approval, “Acceptance of Alternate Materials, Designs and Methods of Construction.”
  • Review of quality control manuals, technical reports, and engineering calculations.
  • Review and oversee plan review reports and approvals for PFS plan reviewers.
  • Provide information and technical assistance to PFS plan review staff and clients.
  • Develop procedures for Energy-Star requirements for clients.
  • Develop procedures for National Green Building Certification program.
  • Stay current on relevant code changes and technical developments related to the Division.
  • Schedule and conduct Energy-Star inspections for clients when requested.
  • Train PFS staff on Energy-Star requirements.
  • Prepare and coordinate engineering functions with Administration and Laboratory.
  • Consult with Engineers/Architects and industry representatives.
  • Attend manufactured structures-related technical meetings.
  • Assist DAPIA Administrator in written responses to HUD and prepare AC memoranda when required.
  • Assist in updating engineering procedures.
  • Assist in developing topics of interest for PFS seminars.
  • Use Professional Engineer Registration seal as an approved signatory for engineering documents and test reports.

Required Competencies:

The required candidate shall have a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and registration as a Professional Engineer in the states we provide plan review services. The ideal candidate should have International Code Certifications (ICC) or other recognized certifications as a residential and commercial plans examiner or the ability to obtain certification within one year of hire. Also, the other required competencies are as follows:

  • Maintain flexibility with assigned tasks due to changing deadlines and priorities and be highly motivated and proactive
  • Manage projects by approving and processing specifications and construction documents by applying engineering standards of principles and practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with plans examiners and clients to resolve complex and varying design issues and develop alternative strategies to solve them.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products and general computer skills.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401 (k) Plan with a company match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Paid vacation and sick time

Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please submit your resume including salary history to the address below:

PFS Corporation
Director of the Manufactured Structures Division
1507 Matt Pass
Cottage Grove, WI 53527

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