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KBM - Sr Quality Manager - Federal Way WA

Location: 

Federal Way, WA, US

Requisition ID: 161579 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Bridge Marine District 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

District Overview

Kiewit’s Bridge & Marine District headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, operates with heavy civil, marine, and industrial capabilities across North America. We are a leader in technical and traditional bridges, bridge like structures, marine structures, and dredge work. Kiewit Bridge & Marine is also the foremost constructor of floating bridges across the United States. 

Location

This position is based at a project site in Federal Way, WA (Seattle)

Responsibilities

Responsibilities
•    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.

Qualifications

Qualifications
•    10-15 years experience in Heavy Civil Construction
•    Experience managing teams of 1-10 professionals 
•    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 programs in the LNG or Power industry
•    Certifications from AWS, CWB, API, ACI, ICBO, ASNT, NACE, etc. are advantageous.
•    Exceptional math, computer, verbal and written communication skills; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
•    Effective organizational and time management skills
•    Effective analytical and problem solving skills
•    Ability to work independently or as part of a team
•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments

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.

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: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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