Weeks Dredging - Assistant Quality Control Manager


Covington, LA, US

Requisition ID: 172659 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Weeks Marine - Dredging 

Department: Quality 

Market: Marine 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Assistant Quality Control Manager, you will be responsible for leading the projects Quality Control program including developing a project quality control plan, aligning procedures and practices with company policy, regulatory controls and contractual requirements while monitoring for effectiveness and making recommendations for improvement.

District Overview

Weeks Marine’s vast reach and deep expertise, combined with the sheer size and diversity of its equipment fleet, enables the company to serve as a one-stop shop for clients in both the private and governmental sectors, providing exceptional customer service, environmental sensitivity, operational efficiency, and a long-standing commitment to safety. Weeks Marine is headquartered in Cranford, New Jersey, and manages a network of regional offices in Louisiana, Texas, Hawaii, Guam, Ontario, and Nova Scotia.


This position will be worked on a 19 & 9 rotational schedule, meaning 19 days at work and 9 days off. The position will be worked on WMI's dredging projects spanning the eastern seaboard and Gulf Coast of America.


•    Act as Quality Control Manager at the work site to implement and manage the project specific Contractor Quality Control Plan
•    Developing project specific quality control plans
•    Implement the three-phase control system
•    Verify compliance with the Jobsite Safety Plan and EM-385-1-1, Safety and Health Requirements Manual
•    Document daily construction activities, deficiencies, and events by completing a Daily Construction Report for each contract work performed
•    Monitor the Testing/Inspection Schedule to ensure that all testing required by the specifications is performed and the results are acceptable
•    Conduct completion inspection of work and develop a "punch list" of items not in conformance with the Contract requirements
•    Verify that Weeks Marine is in compliance with the Contract Documents by requiring the Contractor's Independent Material Testing Laboratory to perform additional tests as required by the Specifications
•    Witness and review tests, test reports and certifications for conformance with the Contract Documents
•    Inspect work prior to covering or concealing work
•    Review working and as-built drawings being maintained for completeness and accuracy
•    Provide copies of all test results with the Daily Quality Control Report
•    Maintain the submittal process and update the Submittal Register
•    Verify subcontracted Inspectors and Tester Certifications
•    Hold regular meetings with clients and act as communication hub between project team and client. 
•    Other duties as required


  • The Assistant Quality Control Manager must either possess a degree in Construction Management or a STEM field, or have a minimum of three (3) years of construction experience related to government contracts.
    • Alternatively, a minimum of five (5) years of experience in related construction project work, with a preference for marine projects, is acceptable.
  • Need to be able to acquire the certification for the “Construction Quality Management for Contractors” course taught by the Corps of Engineers or Naval Facilities Engineering Command
  • Night Shift work may be required 
  • Must be on-site at all times during construction
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative 
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt 
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively with owner’s representatives, Superintendent, Engineer staff and subcontrators 
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives 
  • Solid negotiation skills to resolve any potential conflicts that may arise during the duration of the contract
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
  • Requires basic knowledge in the use of the Resident Management System (RMS/QCS-USACE) Computer Program
  • Strong work ethic, demonstrate commitment to ethics and integrity 
  • Must be able to pass Federal background check for base access


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.


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 work on at Weeks Marine. With marine construction and dredging projects across North America, you’ll be challenged and have more opportunities to grow from Day One.

At Weeks Marine, you'll develop multidiscipline capabilities to grow your knowledge of marine infrastructure construction, waterway maintenance and creation, tunneling and other environmental coastal protection projects — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

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