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Quality Manager 2 - 1Kiewit Quality


Lenexa, KS, US Denver, CO, US Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 166288 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Quality 

Department: Quality 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Quality Manager 2, you will take the leadership role in managing district or project quality with minimal corporate supervision.  He/she provides primary technical support to all district and project personnel.  He/she manages the development and implementation of the Project Quality Plan aligned with corporate quality standards and implements processes to prevent quality issues. This position requires the incumbent to develop thorough knowledge of the project scope and schedule as they apply to quality assurance and quality control.


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. 

This position has the possibility of being located in Houston, TX, Denver, CO OR Lenexa, KS.


  • Manage the development, implementation, and management of a contract-specific PQP
  • Review and approve subcontractor quality plans to ensure compliance with contractual requirements
  • Ensure Quality staff is adequately assigned, trained, and qualified to execute the PQP and that all project staff has access to the appropriate quality resources
  • Maintain a positive, collaborative relationship with the Client team while understanding their expectations at all times
  • Coordinate and perform QA audits and assessments on the QMS, PQP, subcontractor quality plans, and other processes / procedures (which may include other business unit functions). Document findings and assign / implement effective Corrective Actions
  • Analyze findings to identify trends that could be potential risks to the project. Work with the project management team to develop and implement mitigation strategies to remove or reduce those risks
  • Promote Continuous Improvement and the timely reporting of all conditions that affect the project
  • Be actively engaged in operation planning sessions, providing input from a Quality standpoint and ensuring that Inspection and Test Plans (ITP) are developed for all operations
  • Ensure that all Quality documentation required for project turnover is completed, compliant with contractual requirements, and stored in an organized manner
  • Understand the cost of quality while managing within the allocated budget and making smart financial decisions
  • Routinely speak and /or present at meetings to promote quality goals / objectives and to discuss issues
  • Perform routine performance reviews with all project Quality staff


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in mechanical, electrical, welding, civil engineering or construction management/engineering is preferred
  • ASQ Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) certification preferred
  • Certifications from AWS, CWB, API, ACI, ICBO, ASNT, NACE, etc. are advantageous.
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of Quality Management Systems (QMS), the power market, and the EPC contractual model (typical scopes, schedules, and contractual requirements) in order to develop and implement the project-specific quality program
  • Working knowledge of the related construction industry codes, standards, and jurisdictional requirements.
  • Experience managing large project quality program including implementation, measurement, and reporting.
  • 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.

Base Compensation: $111,110 - $166,665 
(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.

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