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Quality Intern - Kiewit Quality (Summer 2023)

Location: 

Ingleside, TX, US Omaha, NE, US Lenexa, KS, US Portland, OR, US Seattle, WA, US

Requisition ID: 157945 

Job Level: Internship 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Quality 

Department: Quality 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

Our Quality Team is looking for individuals who have a passion for continuous improvement for all aspects of quality within the industrial construction industry.  If quality means more to you than quantity, then an internship with Quality is a perfect opportunity to kick start your career of doing things right the first time!

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up.

There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else. 

District Overview

Kiewit provides engineering, procurement, installation, and construction projects for multiple industries.  It is Kiewit’s policy to meet project requirements as defined by the project contract documents and to adhere to corporate quality objectives and principles.

Our principal quality objectives are to meet or exceed clients’ expectations and to eliminate rework by performing our work “right the first time”. 

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.

Responsibilities

•    Maintain a high level of understanding of company standards and guidelines
•    Maintain Client Critique Schedules, Tracking and Trends
•    Provide update to employees on client critique results
•    Maintain Corrective Action Reports
•    Facilitate Root Cause Analysis 
•    Maintain a solid knowledge base of District Quality Manuals
•    Identify potential quality incidents before they arise
•    Participate in district standards meetings and provide input/feedback as it relates to quality assurance.
•    Understand requirements of ISO 9001 Standards.
•    Help in the planning of, and participates in, internal quality audits.  Conduct reviews of required documents and support materials, interviews staff, and administers online audit questions to assess compliance with documented procedures.
•    Provide administrative support for audits, other Quality Department programs and initiatives, and Monthly Operations Reviews.
•    Facilitate quality presentations 
•    Disseminate quality information in the office and on the intranet, send results to managers on a weekly basis, writing monthly articles for company newsletter, presenting information at department discipline meetings, etc.
•    Mentor Project Quality Coordinators
•    Draft and maintain a Project Quality Plan for any given project including the Quality activities required on a project and associated metrics

Qualifications

•    Ability to travel and relocate as the business requires (25%-50%)

•    Pursuing an undergraduate degree in construction management, engineering, welding technology or related field

•    Working knowledge of quality control procedures relating to construction activities is preferred

•    ASQ, CQM, CQA or CWI certified and inspection experience a plus

•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in a wide-ranging climates and environments

•    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative

•    Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time 

•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity

•    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 

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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.


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