Product Certification Manager


Qualtim is seeking an organized individual with a passion for innovation in the building industry, strong technical and written communication skills, and an interest in joining our team. If you are seeking a leadership opportunity with a background in construction, technical design, building codes, and product certification, DrJ Engineering has the perfect opportunity for you.

At Qualtim, you can:

  • Collaborate with an experienced team breaking ground in the building industry.
  • Work with a team that believes innovation is key in today’s building environment.
  • Enjoy an upbeat, fast-paced environment with generous benefits.
  • Work for a company that cares about you and your family.

This is a full-time position focused on product certification of innovative, groundbreaking products and leading the product certification department. Work in this position focuses on understanding and interpreting building codes, standards, and data analysis. Strong problem-solving skills and ingenuity are required.

In this role, you will: 

  • Manage the Product Certification Department including training, delegating workload and supporting the team.
  • Research building code requirements for product certification.
  • Interpret the building code and understand how to apply the relevant provisions to the product.
  • Determine applicable criteria for product certification.
  • Review Technical Evaluation Reports (code compliance evaluation reports).
  • Understand the technical data in the Technical Evaluation Reports.
  • Review quality assurance and quality control documentation.
  • Participate in continuing education regarding building code content, construction methods, industry trends, and client needs.

Qualities that you possess to succeed in this position:

  • Background in certification activities, product testing labs, building codes, construction project management, or product manufacturing.
  • Engineering experience preferred but not required.
  • Management experience.
  • Soft people skills and ability to delegate workload and support the certification team.
  • Knowledge of general construction practices.
  • Familiarity with building codes and standards. 
  • Innovative mindset.
  • Flexible and adaptive to changes, able to pivot and navigate, and solution-focused.
  • Strong sense of time management, importance of budget tracking, and prioritization.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Experience with building codes, analysis & certification analysis.
  • Excellent critical thinking abilities. 
  • A Bachelor’s degree in construction management, technical communication, engineering, architecture, or related technical job experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel. VBA skills are also valuable in this role.

Benefits we offer to support you:

  • Generous health/dental/vision insurance
  • PTO of 26 days (10 days of vacation, 6 personal/sick days, 10 paid holidays)
  • SIMPLE IRA retirement plan with employer match
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Long-Term Disability, Life, AD&D insurance
  • Discounted tuition on childcare
  • Flexible schedule
  • Bonus pay based on performance and company profitability
  • Continued education reimbursement
  • Company events for team members to connect with each other outside of work

This particular role will be directly supporting the DrJ team within Qualtim. 

About Qualtim

Since 1989, Qualtim has built an exceptional team focused on providing innovative solutions and support in a variety of areas. Qualtim is the place to start for strategic planning, project management, mentoring, and consulting, all focused on innovation development. The Qualtim family of brands (DrJ Engineering, Center for Building Innovation, Pushing7, and Applied Building Technology Group) then provides the services and support needed to successfully make an idea a reality in the market. From the first kernel of an idea all the way to profitable sales, the team at Qualtim works to develop a collaborative, creative plan to propel innovation forward. 

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!

About DrJ

Founded in 2011, one of DrJ Engineering LLC’s primary objectives is to support the construction industry by evaluating new and innovative building materials, products, services, designs, and/or methods of construction for use in the structural and building envelope sector. In 2015, DrJ received its ANSI accreditation as a product certification body under ISO/IEC 17065 to provide certification within our area of expertise.

The team at DrJ works alongside creative companies to bring new and existing products, processes, and services to the market professionally, reliably, and cost-effectively through generally accepted engineering practice and our unique approach to ANAB ISO/IEC 17065 accredited certification services. We excel at providing code compliance for alternative materials through research reports called Technical Evaluation Reports (TER), which include the option for signed and sealed TERs, giving clients, design professionals, and building officials a higher level of confidence in the certified product.

As the engineering branch of the Qualtim family of brands, DrJ is part of an exceptional team focused on providing innovative solutions and support in a variety of areas that can make all the difference for the future success of our clients. Learn more about how we help building innovation thrive.