Quality Specialist - TIC Denver


Denver, CO, US Lone Tree, CO, US Boise, ID, US Lenexa, KS, US Oak Ridge, TN, US

Requisition ID: 171884 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: TIC Denver 

Department: Quality 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Quality Specialist, you will report directly to the Quality Manager, and will administer the Project Quality Plan. In this role, you will be responsible for assuring that quality standards and procedures are disseminated and implemented on the project you are on. You will be responsible for coordinating, documenting and reporting quality control and quality assurance activities.  You may additionally be responsible for witnessing and performing quality control inspections and tests and for providing required documentation for the assigned areas or disciplines on a project. Your specific job functions and areas of responsibility will be determined by the Project Quality Manager and communicated through initial performance expectation reviews.  To maximize your effectiveness, you must be able to develop a thorough understanding of the project scope and schedule as they relate to quality.   #LI-WJ1

District Overview

TIC is a Kiewit Subsidiary that provides direct-hire construction services for industrial projects. TIC Denver has projects in Power, Industrial Manufacturing, Oil Gas Chemical, and Mining across the United States. Its projects range from small capital work up to major EPC projects. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry in an “open-shop” environment.  


One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 


  • Develop an understanding of project scope, quality requirements and quality plan related to area of responsibility.
  • Coordinate with operations and schedule inspections and tests in support of the project schedule and production goals.
  • Listen to and take appropriate action on client’s expressed concerns and observations.
  • Provide open and honest communications to client representatives regarding the quality of work.
  • Collaborate with operations in work pack development to identify the required inspections, tests and documentation.
  • Review work pack to determine readiness for pre-activity meetings and construction execution.
  • Coordinate source and receiving inspection of permanent materials and plant equipment for project requirements.
  • Review supplier-provided quality documents for compliance with contract requirements.
  • Monitor and manage the costs of third-party inspection and testing firms.  Alert management to trends.  Actively involved in forecasting costs. 
  • Perform inspections and tests at the required frequency in the assigned area as directed by supervisor.
  • Prepare inspection/test reports and maintain the quality files related to area of responsibility.
  • Review and approve inspection and test results for compliance with applicable contract documents, codes and standards.
  • Communicate test results to the project team with accurate and complete documentation.
  • Verify testing equipment is within calibration requirements.  Maintain a log of all testing equipment and calibrations required for the work. 
  • Identify and report nonconforming work in accordance with the company quality standards and the project quality plan.
  • Track open or failing test results through correction using company approved standard programs.
  • Learn the programs and train the project team on the use of company approved quality tracking applications.
  • Correctly interpret and utilize codes and industry standards to determine compliance of the work.
  • Maintain effective communications (both orally and written) with supervisor, coworkers and the project management team. 
  • Develop strong working relationships with supervisor, coworkers and the project management team.
  • Assist supervisor with punch list walks to assess final completion of the work.  Monitor the process to verify all items are closed.
  • Audit specific project quality processes and report results and recommendations for improvement.
  • Perform project-level quality assessments as assigned.
  • Organize quality documents and store per the company and project document management procedures.
  • Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered.  Take corrective actions as needed.
  • Inspect subordinates’ work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain and take any corrective action needed.
  • Listen to other employee's and supervisor's suggestions, complaints, problems, safety concerns and recommendations, evaluate each and then devise and implement a plan of action based on that evaluation.
  • Observe functioning of installed equipment or systems to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation or replacement.
  • Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective actions to eliminate or minimize hazards.
  • Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices.
  • Understand and implement lockout/tagout procedures in safe manner.
  • Be motivated and work productively.
  • Perform all other job-related duties as requested by supervisor.


  • Four-year engineering, science or technical college degree plus two years of experience in a related construction field; OR an associate degree in engineering technology or science plus three years of experience in a related construction field (at least one of these years in a quality position); OR a high school graduate or equivalent (GED) plus five years of experience in a related construction field (at least two of these years in a quality position).  
  • Must be a self-starter with organizational and managerial skills.  
  • Having a working knowledge of the trades, disciplines and associated special processes, inspection and testing techniques for the work they are assigned to on the project is preferred.  
  • Having a working knowledge of the related construction industry codes, standards, and jurisdictional requirements (ASSHTO, ACI, AWS, ASME, NEC, etc.) associated with their work is beneficial as well as certifications from AWS, ACI, ICBO, ASNT, NACE, API etc. are advantageous.

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.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

Base Compensation: $63,016 - $96,774 
(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.

At TIC, we only hire the best — and our family mentality will drive you to continue to be the best. We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, you’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences.

Whether it’s cement for our sidewalks and driveways; aluminum for our automobiles; wood pellets for our grills; paper plates for our picnics; food for our pets or the beverages we consume with our friends, our longstanding work in the industrial market touches the tiny details in our daily lives.

If you want a career that can make an impact, look no further.

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, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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