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Quality Manager - Ottawa LRT

Location: 

Ottawa, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 103821 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

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. The serve the construction and mining industries and operates in Eastern Canada. 

Location

This position will be based in Ottawa. Candidates are expected to be mobile and relocate to Ottawa for the duration of this project. 

Responsibilities

• Manage Quality for the civil construction
• Generate project quality plans, inspection & test plans, and procedures
• Work closely with Construction Supervisors, Schedulers, Planners regarding development and implementation of the project quality system ensuring thorough understanding of the project scope and schedule
• Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards
• Have a thorough knowledge of the Projects Quality Management System, work instructions and procedures
• Ensure work is performed to established technical requirements defined by project documentation including drawings, specifications, procedures, inspection & test plans and work instructions
• Align quality control objectives with construction procedures  to achieve product reliability and minimize cost
• Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems
• Confer with vendors, subcontractors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, procedures, product specifications, manufacturing capabilities, and project status
• Generate quality reports and metric
• Evaluate data and write reports to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards
• Issue notice of non-conformances and stop-work orders, conferring with clients, , and quality personnel to document incidents, contract requirements, and recommend corrective actions.
• Read worker logs, as-builts, quality checklist, test reports and specification sheets, to verify that records adhere to contract specifications
• Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees
• Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties
• Execute personnel quality training
• Analyze operations to evaluate performance of a company and its staff in meeting objectives, and to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change
• Recommend modifications to existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality
• Assist other projects and regions as needed in the implementation of The Company’s Quality Program

Qualifications

• Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related degree
• 7+ years of experience in Quality Management in civil construction
• Proven background as a QA/QC Inspector in large scope projects
• Significant years of experience managing a team of several quality inspectors
• Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
• Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
• Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
• Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
• Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
• Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
• Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
• Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
• Ability to travel and relocate as business requires

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


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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. 

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