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Quality Manager - Pre-Cast/Concrete - Northern California District


Antioch, CA, US

Requisition ID: 122725 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Quality Control Manager is responsible for developing, implementing and managing all quality control systems and processes that adheres to Kiewit Corporate, PCI, and CalTrans standards. While supervising a team of quality control inspectors and technicians this person will ensure a consistent and blemish free quality product that meets established standards, customer specification and production goals.

District Overview

Kiewit’s Northern California District is one of Kiewit’s leading infrastructure districts specializing in various types of work in the heavy civil, power, transportation, and water resource markets. Although most of our work is regionally based in Northern California, we also pursue various projects across the west coast. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry rather than design. 


This position will be located out of Kiewit's Pre-Cast facility in Antioch, CA. 


•    Prepare, train and enforce Standard Operations Procedures for all Quality Control activities.
•    Coordinate quality control activities with Plant Manager, Engineers, and Supervisors to ensure production activities maximize product reliability and reduce rework costs
•    Responsible for the accurate filing and certification of all documents required under statutory compliance and client/customer contractual agreements.
•    Investigate and establish a root cause analysis for NCR’s and develop the appropriate corrective actions.
•    Demonstrate experience in leadership, problem-solving, creativity, strategic thinking, fostering cooperation and teamwork.
•    Notify Plant Manager of any discrepancies production personnel may have.
•    Participate in all plant inspections inclusive of management, client and statutory compliance agencies.
•    Inspection, observation and documentation of all operations to ensure specified procedures are followed.
•    Responsible for preparing, qualifying, and submitting all mix designs used, including self-performing and/or coordinating with outside laboratories to perform all required testing. Also for implementing Trial Batches as needed.


•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management preferred.
•    DOT, ACI, PCI Level 1 & 2 Certification preferred.
•    Customer Focus: Builds customer confidence, is committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets achievable customer.
     expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met, solicits opinions and ideas from customers, responds to internal customers.
•    Quality: Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems.
•    Leadership: Leads through change and adversity, makes the tough call when needed, builds consensus when appropriate, motivates and encourages others.
•    Decision Making/Judgment: Recognizes problems and responds, systematically gathers information, sorts through complex issues, seeks input from others, addresses root cause of issues, makes timely decisions, can make difficult decisions, uses consensus when possible, communicates decisions to others.

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 Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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