Quality Assurance Manager

ID 2024-7275
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Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

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Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder's looking for you! 
Step into Your New Role
Kleinfelder's Ruchmond, VA office is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) with experience in Highway Construction Management primarily in the Design-Build arena.
The QAM is the key individual responsible for the management and coordination of the Quality Assurance (QA) organization on Design-Build projects and will report directly to the Design-Build Project Manager (DBPM).
The QAM is responsible for:
  • Managing the QA program to independently monitor the Quality Control (QC) process by examining the QC data and provide independent proof in verification of the QC sampling, testing and inspection records in accordance with relevant contract documents
  • Reporting directly to the DBPM and shall have the overall responsibility to monitor the compliance and adherence to the established Quality Management Plan (QMP)
  • The QA inspection and testing of all materials used and work performed on the Project including monitoring of the Design-Build Contractor's QC program by providing an independent verification of the QC process
  • Coordinating and managing internal and external audits of the quality processes, including but not limited to designer, design sub-consultants, contractor, sub-contractors and suppliers as determined
The qualified candidate will:
  • Be a Licensed Professional Engineer or capable of being licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia 
  • Have Construction Management and Highway Construction/Infrastructure projects experience, including but not limited to; inspection; testing; systems integration; power and communication
  • Have 10+ years of related experience, 3 - 4 years project related experience and knowledge of
     applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations required
  • Have a minimum of 2 years coordination/supervisory experience
  • Possess excellent communications skills and the ability to identify and communicate - orally and in writing - with a wide range of stakeholders including contractors, VDOT personnel, government officials, inspectors, and the public
  • Have the ability to identify potential projects/clients, and market our services
  • Possess a driver's license and the ability to commute to projects when required
  • Possess a working knowledge of the current software programs utilized in the industry
The QAM shall perform the following services to include, but not limited to:
  • Lead and direct project Design-Build Quality Assurance efforts in accordance with VDOT's Minimum Requirements for Quality Assurance and Quality Control on Design-Build and P3 Projects July 2018
  • Developing and publishing project QA/QC Plans
  • Conducting audits, inspections and testing in validation of the QC Plan
  • Visit the project on an as-needed basis
  • Managing and coordinating QC & QA materials testing
  • Preparing the project materials notebook in accordance with VDOT requirements
  • Maintaining and coordinating appropriate staff for observation and inspection of work
  • Documenting QA activities and assuring that QC documentation meets appropriate standards
  • Assuring that all quality documentation is deposited in the project Document Management System
  • Prepare Non-Conformance Reports when appropriate and make recommendations for resolution
  • Managing and supervising all nonconformities affecting quality of products
  • Certify that the Work shown on contractor's monthly pay application is complete and meets relevant contract requirements
  • Maintaining an awareness of safety and health requirements
  • Assuring that offsite plant inspections are performed by the appropriate entity
  • Certify that the project has been constructed in conformance with applicable standards and specifications
Move Forward with Kleinfelder
Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.
Progress with an Employer that Values You
Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:
Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.
Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.
Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)
Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder. 


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