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Quality Coordinator - Eastern Canada District


Ottawa, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA Oakville, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 154963 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Quality Coordinator, you will report directly to the Quality Manager, and will administer the Company Quality Plan.  In this role, you will be responsible for assuring that quality standards and procedures are disseminated and implemented throughout the company.  You will perform and report on internal quality system audits and assists in the overall administration of the internal audit program.

District Overview

Eastern Canada District's projects include highways, bridges, mass transit, mine site development & open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-power plants, dams & industrial. They serve the construction and mining industries and operate in Eastern Canada. 


Kiewit's Eastern Canada District has several projects from Atlantic Canada to Quebec and Ontario and into Northern Canada, including in major metropolitan areas such as Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Kingston among others. 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. 


  • 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 participate in, internal quality audits. 
  • Conduct reviews of required documents and support materials, interview staff, and administer 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, write monthly articles for company newsletter, present information at department discipline meetings, etc.
  • Mentor other Project Quality Coordinators as required.
  • Draft and maintain a Project Quality Plan for any given project including the Quality activities required on a project and associated metrics.
  • In regards to Suppliers, the Quality Coordinator is responsible for:
    • Collaborating with the supplier to identify Quality requirements.
    • Performing Quality Kick-Off meetings with the supplier to explain project Quality Management.
    • Auditing the supplier to determine if required Quality records submitted.
    • Participating in weekly coordination meetings to resolve Quality issues.
    • Ensuring that all Quality issues are resolved before the release of the final payment.


  • Ability to travel and relocate as needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or ten years of related experience in Quality preferably within a heavy civil and industrial contractor and/or an engineering/quality consultancy. 
  • Experience in a project management type environment; specific experience in Kiewit-related projects such as mass transit, transportation, power, oil & gas, mining and heavy industrial would be an asset.
  • ASQ Audit certification is preferred.
  • Experience with word processing, spreadsheet and database applications required. 
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Commitment to quality, safety, ethics, and integrity.


Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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.

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