Quality Manager - Southwest (Las Vegas)


Las Vegas, NV, US

Requisition ID: 171645 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Southwest District 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Quality Manager, you will be responsible for successful development and implementation of the Project Quality Plan and procedures. You are responsible for managing and educating project personnel to ensure standards outlined in the Project Quality Plan are met. Responsible for the successful implementation of field quality inspection and testing plans, procedures and documentation.

District Overview

Kiewit Southwest District specializes in heavy civil, transportation and water projects, we typically self-perform a large portion of the work. We do self-performance work such as mass grading, drainage, PCCP paving, utilities and more. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry with safety, quality, costs and schedule in mind. 


Initial assignment: Las Vegas, NV 

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. 


  • 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 inspectors.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Oversee code compliance for work.
  • 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.


  • Ten or more years’ experience in a related construction, engineering or construction management degree preferred. 
  • At least five years’ experience developing and implementing construction quality management programs in the Infrastructure industry.
  • Certifications from AWS, CWB, API, ACI, ICBO, ASNT, NACE, etc. are advantageous.
  • Experience working on track and highway transportation projects is preferred.
  • 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
  • Ability to travel and/or relocate as required

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.

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: Las Vegas

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