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Quality Assurance Manager Rail Systems, Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering


Remote, US Lone Tree, CO, US

Requisition ID: 166787 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager – Rail Systems. The role will act as the Independent Quality Assurance Oversight on rail projects across the United States.

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design-Build team is driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects. Through our integrated design and construction approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety. Clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and best practices for all projects that we support. 


Kiewit’s management and implementation of this process leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that exceeds client expectations and furthers Kiewit’s legacy of excellence. 


On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success. 




Position is located out of our Lone Tree, CO, West Lake, TX, Woodcliff Lake, NJ or New York City office. Position maybe eligible for remote opportunity based on individual’s years of experience and background and ability to travel as needed.


  • Develop a comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of the project Systems Engineering, Systems Integration & Testing and Commissioning contract requirements including specifications, systems packages, and applicable code(s).
  • Review and provide feedback on project-specific Systems Design & Testing and Commissioning plans with Signals, Communications, Traction Power, etc. scopes of work and work procedures.
  • Review the implementation of the Testing and Commissioning Plans and project procedures and validate performance of subcontractors performing T&C functions.
  • Participate in performance and provide review and performance details of System testing including PICOs, FATs, SATs, and SITs for multiple subcontractors performing testing on the following scopes - Signals, Communications, Traction Power, etc.
  • Review and provide feedback on Care and Preservation and Operations and Maintenance plans, project requirements, and supplier documentation.  Review implementation of Care and Preservation and Operations and Maintenance plans and identify areas that are lacking in the implementation.
  • Review and document implementation of project engineering procedures, including testing and commissioning, document control, submissions management, tracking of design changes, material approval, testing schedules, and closure of punch list / deficiency items.
  • Implement project-specific QA/QC Plan in coordination with project safety plan.
  • Always ensure strict adherence to ethics and compliance requirements.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with T&C team, Site subcontractors, Safety, Operations, architects, consultants, and vendors to ensure that adherence to the project-specific systems QA/QC Plans deliver a fully compliant project.
  • Understand project execution plans and coordinate Quality Control procedures at appropriate stages of the work and in line with the project schedule.
  • Provide oversight of project close-out and quality reports.
  • Review and accept project turnover packages.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in construction management/engineering preferred. Industry related experience maybe substituted
  • Minimum of 5 years of quality assurance and quality management experience with rail systems engineering experience required
  • Rail Systems engineering, Systems Integration / Testing and Commissioning design experience and background required 
  • Rail//Transit construction or D/B project exp is a plus
  • Must have working knowledge of construction industry codes as applicable (ACI, AWS, ASME, NEC, etc.) as well as applicable certifications. 
  • ISO certifications required or ability to obtain within a year of employment
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity.
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives.
  • Self-starter with advanced organizational, managerial and leadership skills.
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment.
  • Ability to travel as business requires.

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

Base Compensation: $95,804 - $150,000 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Eugene

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