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Senior Quality Manager


Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 117262 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Quality 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Senior Quality Manager, you will lead the the Quality team and program on a mega project in Burnaby, BC. 

District Overview

Kiewit’s Western Canada District is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.  We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, bridges, 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 of Canada. 


Burnaby, BC


•    Promote and maintain effective communications and relations with district management, project management teams, authorized inspectors and engineer or client as required.
•    Recruit, hire, train, mentor and supervise district and project quality control personnel (including quality inspectors, and quality managers)
•    Coordinate quality control staffing needs on projects and assign qualified personnel. Work with other districts as needed to share resources.
•    Assist project teams in setting up the quality department and preparing for project kick-off and pre-job planning meetings. Assist in identifying the proper Inspection and Test Plans (ITP’s), checklists, and other documentation for the project.
•    Update the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Quality Control Manual at least annually as required by code revisions, lessons learned, best practices, corporate initiatives, or changes in the work practices in the field.
•    Support project teams in the development and implementation of project quality plans and supplemental procedures as needed.
•    Facilitate resolution of issues by working with Project Quality Managers and Project Managers.
•    Monitor and report district quality incident and welding metrics.
•    Oversee code compliance for work which falls under the ASME Quality Control Manual.
•    Liaison between authorized inspection agency and jurisdictional authorities. Assist in acquiring authorized inspection services to the projects.
•    Research and answer technical questions; assist in the interpretation of construction codes and standards.
•    Assist the District Welding Engineer to support the district welder continuity, CommonArc, Welder Performance Qualification records, and Welding Procedure Specifications programs.
•    Ensure that all project Quality Records (including ASME paperwork) is completed and submitted properly.


•    Ability to travel and relocate as needed 
•    Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in mechanical, electrical, welding, civil engineering or construction management/engineering is preferred
•    At least ten years’ experience developing and implementing construction quality management program

  • Thorough knowledge of the following codes  

CSA Z662
API 651
API 510

  • Facilities piping experience preferred
  • Construction Scope: Facilities piping experience preferred
  • Pressure welding management
  • Prefer experience with the Canadian Energy Regulators (CER)
  • LTO Packages
  • Mechanical pump installation
  • Hydrotesting experience
  • Structural steel erection
  • Coating of pipe and structural steel
  • Civil and concrete experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Managing the Client and their requests
  • Managing QC inspectors
  • Communicating with the  project quality and construction team
  • Weekly and monthly reporting needs
  • Ensuring the quality team is supporting the completions team with accurate
  • Good computer skills
  • Word, Excel, SharePoint

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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.

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