Quality Manager, Heavy Civil - Northwest District


Anchorage, AK, US

Requisition ID: 171276 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Northwest District 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

As a Quality 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

Kiewit’s Northwest District is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington.  We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast including Alaska and Hawaii. 


This position will be based in Anchorage, AK.


  • 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 Kiewit 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
  • Other duties as required


  • The CQC System Manager is required to be a graduate engineer or a graduate of construction management or an individual with 10 years of construction experience, with a minimum of (5) five years (can be greater than 5 years but not less) airfield construction experience and a minimum of 1 year experience as a CQC System Manager on an airfield construction project.
  • Need to have 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  
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives 
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
  • Must be familiar with the requirements of EM 385-1 1and have experience in the areas of hazard Identification, safety compliance, and sustainability.
  • 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 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: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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