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Code Development and Manufactured Buildings Program Manager

Division of Registration | Posted 23-04-2020

Boston (Law and Justice)


The Division of Professional Licensure, an agency within the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation, protects consumers by making sure the professionals they hire comply with state licensing laws. DPL oversees 39 boards of registration, which license and regulate more than 580,000 individuals and business to practice some 167 trades and professions. DPL also licenses and regulates the Office of Public Safety and Inspections, and the Office of Private Occupational Schools. The Boards' missions are to establish minimum qualifications and license qualified professionals and business, to ensure the health, safety, welfare of consumers and the general public. The Division and its boards investigate nearly 4,000 complaints annually from consumers and law enforcement agencies regarding possible misconduct by licensees, resulting in the prosecution and board adjudication of approximately 2,100 cases annually.
The Code Development Manager is responsible for developing updated to and maintaining all State Building Code provisions (“Code”); coordinating and managing all public hearings on amendments to the Code; reviewing and investigating products and/or methodologies that may impact the Code; interfacing with private sector and public sector technical organizations, with respect to Code impact and status; assisting DPL legal staff with municipal bylaw technical review to ensure Code uniformity and the rights of the citizenry under the code; developing and delivering Code training for state, municipal and other private and/or public sector parties; developing policies and procedures impacting construction codes and the construction code industry; participating in BBRS meetings and BBRS Technical Advisory Committees and working groups, as assigned; developing code interpretations; supervising technical interns, as assigned; reviewing technical or legal conflicts between construction code-promulgating boards and agencies, and preparing internal assessments for legal, management and/or BBRS consideration; and general research activities concerning code development in Massachusetts and surrounding states.
The Manufactured Buildings Program Manager performs a vital function towards the agency’s mission, which, in part, is to ensure the public safety in all buildings and structures in the commonwealth. In this capacity, the Manufactured Buildings Program Manager is responsible for: receiving, recording and responding to all materials related to the program; communicating with program participants, BBRS members, internal staff, municipal and state building inspectors, building owners, and design and construction professionals; assisting with supervisory tasks relating to plan review and program administrative functions, including issuance of BBRS numbers; monitoring of field product installations to ensure that manufactured building products are installed in accordance with provisions of Code and related regulations; develop and/or revise program regulations and procedures as necessary; perform inspections of manufacturing plants to ensure that program requirements are appropriately implemented and enforced; meet with manufacturers, Third Party Inspection Agents, Office staff and other state agency personnel to ensure that program requirements are implemented and that resultant manufactured building product are appropriately design and constructed and provide a safe environment for the end user; and develop and deliver training for program participants state, municipal and other private and/or public sector parties of interest.


Within both roles, the Code Development and Manufactured Buildings Program Manager is responsible for outreach and collaboration with various stakeholders. This may include: attendance at varied building official association meetings, fire safety-related group meetings; manufactured building meetings; and cross-agency and cross-secretariat meetings, as well as meetings with other administration officials. Additionally, within both roles, the Code Development and Manufactured Buildings Program Manager may serve as a member and/or designee to varied public body boards, commissions, and/or committees, as necessary and as assigned.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A background in building design or construction, construction management, code officiating, facilities education, and/or experience in engineering to ensure a sense of the operation of building permittable systems such as Structural Systems, HVAC Systems, Fire Protection Systems and Energy.
  • Management/Conservation systems and an understanding of manufactured buildings and building science as such relates to energy conservation and indoor air quality.
  • Natural technical interest in a variety of building and structure technical aspects is helpful as Model Building Codes evolve and matters such as energy efficiency and/or advanced fire protection requirements and/or advanced structure design is introduced.
  • Ability to understand technical concepts and hold discussion with diverse technical groups.
  • Ability to be a “good listener”.
  • Ability to read and understand construction documents.
  • Ability to write well.
  • Ability to communicate well orally with both small and large diverse audiences.
  • Ability to work well with the General Public.
All applicants should attach a cover letter and resume to their online submission for this position.
Qualifications
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have at least (A) five (5) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management of which (B) at least one (1) year must have been in a project management, supervisory or managerial capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.
Substitutions:
I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required (A) experience.
II. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required (A) experience.
III. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required (A) experience.
IV. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for four (4) years of the required (A) experience.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Official Title: Program Manager VI Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston - 1000 Washington St Job: Skilled Trades Agency: Division of Professional Licensure Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Posting: Apr 23, 2020, 9:14:04 AM Number of Openings: 1 Salary: 75,000.00 - 90,000.00 Yearly If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Sean Powers - 617-727-3074 Bargaining Unit: M99-Managers (EXE) Confidential: No