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ACI American Concrete Institute
www.concrete.org
AIA American Institute of Architects
www.aia.org
AISI American Iron & Steel Institute
www.steel.org
ANSI American National Standards Institute
www.ansi.org
ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers
www.asce.org
ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineers
www.ashrae.org
ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers
www.asme.org
ASNT American Society for Nondestructive Testing
www.asnt.org
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
www.astm.org
AWC American Wood Council
www.awc.org
AWS American Welding Society
www.aws.org
CALBO California Building Officials
www.calbo.org
CalCIMA California Construction and Industrial Materials Association
www.calcima.org
Caltrans California Department of Transportation
dot.ca.gov
CBSC California Building Standards Commission
www.bsc.ca.gov
CMACN Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada
www.cmacn.org
CRSI Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
www.crsi.org
DOE Department of Energy
www.energy.gov
DSA Division of the State Architect (California)
www.dgs.ca.gov/dsa
EPA U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
www.epa.gov
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
www.fema.gov
HUD U. S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
www.hud.gov
IAEI International Association of Electrical Inspectors
www.iaei.org
IAFC International Association of Fire Chiefs
www.iafc.org
IAS International Accreditation Service
www.iasonline.org
ICC International Code Council
www.iccsafe.org
ICC ES International Code Council Evaluation Service
www.icc-es.org
ICRI International Concrete Repair Institute
www.icri.org
MIA Masonry Institute of America
www.masonryinstitute.org
NAHB National Association of Home Builders
www.nahb.org
NFPA National Fire Protection Association
www.nfpa.org
NFSA National Fire Sprinkler Association
www.nfsa.org
NIST National Institute of Standards & Technology
www.nist.gov
NLC National League of Cities
www.nic.org
NSPE National Society of Professional Engineers
www.nspe.org
OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration
www.osha.gov
PCA Portland Cement Association
www.cement.org
SEA Structural Engineers Association - National Council
www.ncsea.com
SEAOC Structural Engineers Association of California
www.seaoc.org
SEAOCC Structural Engineers Association of Central California
www.seaocc.org
SEAONC Structural Engineers Association of Northern California
www.seaonc.org
SNCA Sierra Nevada Concrete Association
www.sierranevadaconcrete.com
UL Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
www.ul.com
USGS U. S. Geological Survey
www.usgs.gov
WFCA Western Fire Chiefs Association
www.wfca.com
WWPA Western Wood Products Association
www.wwpa.org

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Syar Concrete LLC Job Opportunity
Syar Concrete LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Syar Industries, Inc., supplies its customers with high quality readymix concrete products through its ten readymix batch plants in strategic locations from the northern San Francisco Bay area to the Sacramento region. With its dedicated professionals, Syar Concrete utilizes the most modern concrete mixer truck fleet in the business, state-of-the art GPS based central dispatching, and cutting edge computerized plant controls. The company’s experienced sales, operations, and quality control staffs have the goal to provide the customer with the best construction materials available in the timeliest manner possible through outstanding customer service.

Job Description
The Sales Representative is a professional level position within the Sales Department. The Sales Representative manages certain accounts, with duties entailing the promotion and sale of concrete products. The position involves, but is not limited to, the following tasks and duties:
          • Develops relationships with potential customers
          • Maintains relationships with existing customer base
          • Develops contacts within the construction community for job leads
          • Reads plans and specifications of upcoming building projects for bidding purposes
          • Bids upcoming jobs competitively to obtain work and bring profit to the Company
          • Establishes and maintains awarded project information within industry specific software
          • Maintains contact with clients, answers questions, and deals with complaints
          • Drives to job sites to bid jobs, assess job site access, assist operations during delivery, and assure customers are satisfied after jobs complete
          • Assist Technical Services with product complaints and troubleshooting
          • Conducts pre and post project follow up
          • Works with dispatch during the project to assure smooth delivery of material
          • Socializes with clients to maintain relationships
          • Tracts competitive data to predict future market trends and develop new sales ideas
          • Interprets accounts and records to management
          • Assists credit department with past due account collection

The hours of work for this position are usually from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This is a Salaried, exempt position.

This position is based at the offices at the Vallejo, California production facility. Travel to other production facilities, Company and customer offices and project job sites will be required.

Qualifications:
          • Ability to communicate fluently in English
          • Ability to interpret complex mathematical equations in order to bid projects
          • Able to receive information on the phone
          • Working knowledge of computerized systems and Microsoft products
          • Bachelor of Science or equivalent industry experience
          • DMV record clean with no more than 2 points

 Benefits
          • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
          • Wellness Plan
          • Paid Vacation, Sick Time and Holidays
          • Company Sponsored 401k
          • Profit Sharing
          • Employee Assistance Program
          • Company Provided Life Insurance
          • Long Term Disability
          • Flexible Spending Accounts

Contact:  Tim Daust – 530-207-4508 or tdaust@syar.com

Or to apply online click here

Chapter Technical Library

The Chapter's Technical Library is housed at San Jose State University in the Engineering Building, Room ENG 209.

Contact Professor Akthem Al-Manaseer, Ph.D., at the:

San Jose State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
1 Washington Square
San Jose, California 95192-0083

Phone: (408) 924-3860
Fax: (408) 924-4004

E-mail: akthem.al-manaseer@sjsu.edu

Materials are added throughout the year, as ACI International updates its publications and provides copies to Chapter Libraries.

Our most recent Chapter Library inventory was performed in April of 2013 - Click Here. 

And we have a supplementary list of publications added since the inventory - Click Here. 

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