The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) is hiring a full time Committees & Standards Administrator.

This position is responsible for managing CGA’s consensus-based committees, which are populated by industry subject matter experts, as they develop safety standards and related educational content for our industry. This position works closely with subject matter experts, industry leaders, external stakeholders, and CGA staff to continuously improve the safety of our industry. Our Standards Administrators enjoy a high degree of autonomy, a flexible work environment, and opportunities to work in many different areas of our industry.

This position is based in our McLean, VA headquarters. CGA currently offers a hybrid work schedule (3 days in office, 2 days remote work).

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Lead CGA’s consensus-based standards development work process and ensure adherence to relevant policies and procedures. Provide guidance on the CGA work process, take action on projects that are not following the process or timeline requirements, and make recommendations on exception issues or topics that are not directly addressed by the guidelines and procedures.
  2. Provide administrative support for assigned CGA committees and their related subgroups. Prepare committee meeting agendas, communicate meeting details and other information to members, work with committee leaders to prepare for meetings and adhere to CGA policies, and record minutes and document revisions live on-screen. Some travel is required for off-site meetings.
  3. Provide support for the development or revision of standards and guidelines, positions, and other documents. Advise committees on appropriate use of grammar, document flow, and adherence to CGA writing style. Perform editorial review of CGA publications.
  4. Provide support for CGA’s national and international standards activities (i.e., ANSI, SCC, ISO). Ensure adherence to standards body procedures. Provide support for audits as required.
  5. Work with committee members to develop educational programs and materials. Solicit presentations for CGA seminars and webinars. Ensure that all presentation materials are submitted on time, reviewed, and prepared for inclusion in the participant binder. Provide direct support for events managed.
  6. Maintain relational databases and information systems.
  7. Support additional projects as required to support CGA’s strategic plan and operational objectives, working to ensure that all deadlines and output expectations are achieved.
  8. Contribute to the overall health and success of the organization in terms of teamwork, communication, recommendations for process improvements, proactive management, and support of CGA’s defined operational objectives.

Education & Experience Requirements

  1. Ability to adhere to established work processes and procedures. Experience with the development of consensus-based standards is a plus.
  2. Demonstrated project management experience, including the ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment. Experience managing volunteer-lead committees is a plus.
  3. Excellent technical writer and editor with the ability to adhere to writing guidelines. Experience with editing standards and/or technical materials is a plus.
  4. Strong administrative and word processing skills (typing 40+ wpm), with solid knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and data entry into relational databases.
  5. College degree preferable.
  6. Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

About CGA

Since 1913, the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) has been dedicated to ever-improving safe, secure, and environmentally responsible manufacture, transportation, storage, transfilling, and disposal of industrial and medical gases and their containers. CGA represents over 150 member companies including manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, and transporters of gases, cryogenic liquids, and related products encompassing industrial, medical, and specialty gases in compressed or liquefied form, and a range of gas handling equipment.  CGA provides technical and advocacy leadership to establish safety standards; provide safety information and warnings about the chemical or physical properties of gases and their containers; and provide technical training and education. CGA is a recognized leading authority in the development of hydrogen standards.  You can learn more about CGA by visiting our website

Search Process

To be considered for the position, please submit your resume and letter of interest to  Applications will be considered until the position is filled.