Project Quality Manager - Kiewit Power Constructors 1


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 172262 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Constructors District 

Department: Quality 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Located on one of Kiewit’s project sites, the Project Quality Manager (PQM) is responsible for the development, implementation and management of a site specific quality plan and all other quality related functions necessary to deliver the project fully compliant with all required contract documentation.  The PQM is a member of the overall project leadership team, and therefore must be able to work with minimal supervision, interact professionally with the project team and client personnel, have excellent written / verbal communication and conflict resolution skills, manage a diversified workload and challenging situation efficiently and effectively, have a Continuous Improvement (CI) mentality, and takes the lead role on managing quality on the project. 

District Overview


Kiewit Power Constructors (KPC) provides direct-hire construction services for Power Generation utilizing a union craft force.  Kiewit Power Constructors builds major EPC power plant projects throughout North America.


This role will be based out of our office in Lenexa, KS, but will have temporary assignment locations. 


  • 3-5 years experience developing and implementing construction quality management programs in the Solar, Natural Gas, or Oil/Gas industries
  • Bachelors or master’s degree in mechanical, electrical, welding, civil engineering, industrial or related discipline (preferred) OR comparable experience/military background
  • Exceptional math, computer, verbal and written communication skills; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Self-starter with organizational, managerial, and leadership skills. Must be able to manage teams up to 20 personnel, have effective organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong public speaking and technical writing skills. Must be able to communicate to large groups craft personnel as well as management and client teams
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments
  • Ability to travel and/or temporarily relocate as required
  • Certifications from AWS, CWB, API, ACI, ICBO, ASNT, NACE, etc. are advantageous



  • Develop and implement a successful quality program based upon contract requirements and company quality standards.
  • Directly supervise and manage inspection and testing personnel.
  • Develop positive and trustworthy relationships with the client.
  • Provide technical expertise, troubleshooting and solutions for quality issues.
  • Ensure proper documentation and recordkeeping is performed, validated and easily retrievable through audits.
  • Promote and enforce quality processes with the goal of performing work right the first time.
  • Communicate quality control information to all relevant organizational departments, outside vendors, or contractors.
  • Ensure that all non-conformance work is properly reported, tracked and documented.
  • Research, read and interpret construction plans, standards and specifications.
  • Assist with the development of root cause analysis.
  • Personally meet deadlines and contribute in a positive, safe, professional and high-quality project.


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.

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