Share this Job





Construction Quality Control Manager - Transportation


Vancouver, WA, US

Requisition ID: 131299 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We have been in business for 136 years and are known for Quality construction and safe project execution. If you are passionate about Quality too, and want to work for an industry leader, we are adding a Construction Quality Control Manager for our Northwest district to support Federal projects in the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, and California.  Initially, you will be located on the Klamath Falls project in Oregon.  Our teams in the Northwest specialize in heavy civil, earth moving, foundations, pipelines, and dam work.   As a Construction Quality Control Manager, you will be responsible for the overall Quality Program for your projects and will manage the Quality control staff assigned to the project, as well as provide guidance and direction on our Quality directives, policies, and procedures for the district.  This is a great opportunity to work with one of the top General Contractors in North America.  We work on landmark construction projects, have a stable pipeline of work, and continue to bid, and win work in the region and across the United States and Canada.  At Kiewit, you don't just get hired for a project - you are hired as key staff to execute various projects in the region.  If you have a passion for Quality and experience

in Heavy Civil Construction, and want to work on major, iconic projects, we want to talk with you!   

District Overview

Kiewit’s Northwest District is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington.  We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! This district pursues work across the entire west coast including Alaska and Hawaii. 


Initial Project location is Klamath Falls Oregon.  We offer relocation assistance to our projects. 

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 implementation of the contractor Quality Control Plan for self-perform construction with authority to act in all CQC matters as the GC.  Expected to be on site at all times, during construction.  Drive support in the development and implementation of the project Quality Plan.
Conduct QC Plan meetings, as well as interact with Company, district and project management, staff, and craft to guide successful outcomes on the projects.
Manage all 3rd party subcontractors, an internal robust quality control staff, oversee inspections and perform those in the field as necessary.  
Conduct the minimum of three phases (Preparatory, Initial and Follow up) of control for each definable feature of the construction work.
Overall responsibility and oversight for quality aspects of the project, including management of all quality control personnel and reporting as required. 


Ability to travel and relocate as needed 
BS Degree in Quality Management, Construction, Engineering, or related field, with 10 years or more experience in Quality roles, with at least 5 years as a Quality Manager in heavy civil construction. Experience in Self-perform heavy civil construction (i.e., concrete, grading, earthwork, structural, pipelines) is required
Must have working knowledge of construction industry codes as applicable (ACI, AWS, ASME, NEC, etc.) as well as applicable certifications. Ability and willingness to perform QC Inspections is required.  Experience with Federal Contracts is required, and ability to develop and implement 3 phase Quality control plans.
Self-starter with advanced organizational, managerial, communication and leadership skills. 
Completion of the Construction Quality Management (CQM) for contractor course within the last five (5) years, or the ability and willingness to obtain the CQM for Contractors course certification within 90 days of onboarding.
Verifiable experience as an approved Construction Quality Control Manager on Heavy Civil projects.
Experience leading and managing a quality control staff.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills is required.
Strives to achieve perfect quality performance on all projects and add value to expand our quality program


Physical Requirements:

Ability to perform the essential job functions consistent safely and successfully with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
Must be able to move freely about a construction site that at times present a demanding terrain including, but not limited to, climbing of ladders and stair towers, uneven and often wet surfaces, and slopes.
Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.

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 an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

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: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

Job Segment: Construction, Transportation, Engineer, Quality Manager, Engineering, Quality