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Quality Manager - Kiewit Foundations


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 149240 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Foundations Co 

Department: Quality 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Quality Manager, you will Promote and maintain effective communications and relations with district management, project management teams, authorized inspectors and engineers. #LI-WJ1

District Overview

Kiewit Foundations Co. is a full-service geotechnical foundation contractor operating across North America. Our experience and expertise cover a wide range of specialty foundation construction for both structural and ground improvement solutions. We operate in the transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, industrial, and oil, gas, and chemical markets.  As part of Kiewit we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides wholistic solutions to the industry that are unmatched. Our rapidly growing foundations business, which includes drilled shafts, micro pile, driven pile, augercast-in-place pile, full displacement pile, soil mixing, support of excavation, anchors, tie-backs, stone columns, and other geotechnical solutions is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit focused on delivering differentiated solutions.  


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. 


• Manage execution and effectiveness of the project quality program.
• Understand, implement, and train personnel on the company Quality Management System.
• Examine, test and inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered. Take corrective actions as needed.
• Report and document Non-Conformances when they occur.  Assist in ensuring rework is tracked and reported.
• Have a thorough knowledge of the Projects Quality Management System, Work Instructions and Procedures.
• Develop complete understanding of contract plans, specifications, applicable codes and jurisdictional requirements.
• Maintain project quality records, documentation and files.
• When required, develop written plans and procedures for project specific activities
• Promote and maintain effective communications and relations (verbally and in writing and through periodic meetings) with, project management teams, and the engineer/client.
• Develop a thorough knowledge of the project scope, schedule, inspection, testing, and quality documentation requirements.
• Be involved in and provide inspection and testing input to work planning.
• Plan and perform inspections and tests on the project Facilitate and champion self-inspection by supervision and craft/trades.
• Identify, train, mentor and supervise project quality inspection personnel developing future quality leaders. 
• Provide training on inspection and testing techniques for all project personnel.  Participate in Corporate and District Training initiatives and programs as requested.
• Provide training to supervision and crafts regarding the project specific quality process and requirements as requested. 
• Coordinate system turnover activities with startup/commissioning teams and assist in assembling turnover packages.
• Provide input on continuous improvement of District’s quality program.
• Perform all other job-related duties as requested by supervisor.


•Bachelors’ or Technical Degree in Engineering, Science or similar with at least four years’ experience in a related construction field (with at least two of these years in a quality position)
• Working knowledge of the related construction industry codes, standards, and jurisdictional requirements (ACI, AWS, ASME, NEC, etc.).
• Certifications from AWS, API, ACI, ICBO, ASNT, NACE, etc. are preferred.
• Strong leadership and managerial skills with effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to facilitate team information and be professional.
• Ability to effectively manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines.
• Must be a self-starter and highly motivated with strong organization/time management skills and the desire to do what it takes to get the job done.
• Ability to travel and relocate as required.

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 work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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