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Quality Manager- Electrical- MECT


Seattle, WA, US

Requisition ID: 98521 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a member of the Project Management Team it is your responsibility for reporting to management all issues related to the projects quality performance on a regular basis. Quality performance is defined as quality program implementation, inherence to procedures and policy, nonconformances, rework, customer concerns or complaints and corrective actions. Lead and manage the quality effort to include quality assurance and control activities and personnel. Act as liaison to customers, vendors and subcontractors in regards to quality.

District Overview

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation. Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill. MEC has a 65-year tradition of outstanding performance on some of the nation’s most high-profile transportation projects. To date we have completed over $5 billion of transportation projects throughout North America. With our skilled and dedicated personnel, combined with cutting edge equipment, installation methods, and project controls, MEC is setting new standards across every aspect of the market.


This position will be initially based out of Seattle, WA

  • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of a company and its staff in meeting objectives, and to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
  • Approve and sign plans that meet required specifications.
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
  • Confer with vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, procedures, product specifications, manufacturing capabilities, and project status. 
  • Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.
  • Coordinate quality control objectives and activities to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, and minimize cost. 
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees.
  • Evaluate data and write reports to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards
  • Interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas and confer with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards. 
  • Issue violation notices and stop-work orders, conferring with owners, violators, and authorities to explain regulations and recommend rectifications. 
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties. 
  • Monitor installation of wiring, equipment, and appliances to ensure that installation is performed properly and is in compliance with applicable regulations, drawings and specifications. 
  • Read worker logs, build sheets, quality checklist, test reports and specification sheets, to verify that records adhere to quality assurance specifications. 
  • Recommend modifications to existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality. 
  • Must have a minimum 5 years' experience working as an electrician and in an electrical quality role.
  • Experience working with Quality Management Systems or Total Quality Management
  • 5+ years Quality Assurance or Control experience
  • Experience working in an ISO 9001 environment


Working Conditions (Selection)
  • Fast-paced office and field project environment; must be able to interact professionally with management, fellow staff members and craft employees while simultaneously managing a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively; regularly sit, stand, climb, walk and talk and listen; occasionally lift and move up objects up to 30 pounds.
  • Travel or relocation for extended periods to project areas across North America.

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.

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. We’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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