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Quality Coordinator


Federal Way, WA, US Anchorage, AK, US Denver, CO, US Bend, OR, US Honolulu, HI, US San Diego, CA, US

Requisition ID: 155299 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Northwest District 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Quality Coordinator, you will report directly to the Quality Manager, and will administer the Project Quality Plan. In this role, you will be responsible for assuring that quality standards and procedures are disseminated and implemented on the project you are on.  
You will be responsible for coordinating, documenting and reporting quality control and quality assurance activities.  You may additionally be responsible for witnessing and performing quality control inspections and tests and for providing required documentation for the assigned areas or disciplines on a project.

Your specific job functions and areas of responsibility will be determined by the Project Quality Manager and communicated through initial performance expectation reviews.  To maximize your effectiveness, you must be able to develop a thorough understanding of the project scope and schedule as they relate to quality.

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 hardworking 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.


We have projects across the west coast including Alaska and Hawaii, in large cities and small towns, so our people must be willing to go where the work is. Job assignment location will be determined closer to your start date. Must be able to travel and relocate as business requires.


•     Monitor, forecast and communicate environmental costs at the project level.
•     Identify and obtain applicable permits and manage as required in the Environmental Management System (EMS).
•     Develop a comprehensive tracking matrix to capture all requirements.
•     Review and interpret environmental specifications and drawings.
•     Understand state and local regulations and review requirements.
•     Prepare site specific plans and submit required reports.
•     Provide input to work plans and participate in meetings.
•     Communicate with field crews to ensure understanding of project environmental requirements.
•     Identify project materials and vendors needed to support the environmental requirements at the project.
•     Conduct applicable environmental training and field inspections and identify environmental risks.
•     Organize data management and processes for projects and encourage production operations through development of new or existing programs.
•     Communicate with internal and external agencies or customers in regards to environmental procedures.
•     Coordinate, manage and implement project-wide environmental compliance programs and strategies at the project.
•     Maintain records of all requirements and monitor compliance tools.
•     Identify applicable environmental requirements at federal, state and local levels for the project which may include: hazardous waste, air quality, storm water, spill plans, etc.


•    Must have a four-year engineering, science or technical college degree plus two years of experience in a related construction field; OR an associate degree in engineering technology or science plus three years of experience in a related construction field (at least one of these years in a quality position); OR a high school graduate or equivalent (GED) plus five years of experience in a related construction field (at least two of these years in a quality position).  
•    Must be a self-starter with organizational and managerial skills.  
•    Having a working knowledge of the trades, disciplines and associated special processes, inspection and testing techniques for the work they are assigned to on the project is preferred.  
•    Having a working knowledge of the related construction industry codes, standards, and jurisdictional requirements (ASSHTO, ACI, AWS, ASME, NEC, etc.) associated with their work is beneficial as well as certifications from AWS, ACI, ICBO, ASNT, NACE, API etc. are advantageous.


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

Base Compensation: $74,744 - $112,116 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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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