Quality Manager

Website Wood

Quality Manager Job Highlights

Title Quality Manager
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Quality Assurance
Location Louisville, KY, United States
Company Wood

Company Profile

Wood provides performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil/gas, power/process, environment and infrastructure, renewable, mining, and general industrial sectors.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Quality Manager who will provide services to valued clients (within the power generation industry).

The position will be projected site based. This role may include travel to other site construction locations within the region.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants may be required a High School Diploma

Work Experience

  • Possess a minimum of 6 years of verifiable experience in a Site Quality Supervision/Management role as well as 6 years of verifiable direct hire construction inspection experience is required.
  • Must be experienced with NDE methods including RT, UT, MT, PT, Hardness Testing, PMI Testing, and Post Weld Heat Treatment.
  • Must be a currently qualified AWS SCWI or CWI with a minimum of 9 years of welding inspection experience


  • Assist in scheduling NDE, PWHT, and Authorized Inspector visits
  • Assist the project coordinator(s) in preparing turn-over packages for customer submittal
  • Assist with the performance of inspections to support the project inspection team as needed
  • Communicate with the customer’s site QA/QC personnel and relate any specification or contract criteria to the Company’s site project team
  • Correspond with the jurisdictional inspectors or Authorized Inspector when necessary
  • Create turnover packages of contract-required QA/QC documentation
  • Maintain project quality logs, forms, documentation, etc.
  • Manage the Company’s Quality program for a specific project job site
  • Manage the site NCR program.
  • Manage, direct, and assist inspection personnel to ensure inspections are being completed and documented in a timely manner
  • Monitor subcontractor compliance through audits and reviews
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining Wood PLC flange management documentation
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining Wood PLC support/restraint documentation
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining Wood PLC weld maps and travelers.
  • Responsible for ensuring all Company Quality records are up to date for audit purposes
  • Responsible for ensuring required inspections are being completed in a timely manner
  • Review and approve 3rd party NDE reports.
  • Review and approve Pre and Post Weld Heat Treatment reports
  • Test and qualify welders in accordance with the company welder testing criteria
  • Verify construction activities are performed in accordance with the contract specifications and drawing requirements through preparatory planning, inspection, and record review

Must have experience leading Direct Hire construction projects in a Quality Supervisor/Manager role. At a minimum must have experience managing an assigned project from a quality perspective in the following areas:

  • Code Compliance. Must be thoroughly familiar with and able to interpret code requirements from a variety of construction codes which may include ASME Section I, Section II, Section VIII, Section IX, B31.1, B31.3, B31.8, the National Board Inspection Code (NBIC), API 1104, AWS D1.1, D1.3, D1.6., NFPA, AWWA, NEC, etc.
  • Contract Adherence. Must be able to ensure contract adherence by following an established inspection and testing plan for each phase or discipline of the project. Must be able to read and interpret specifications and contract language
  • Inspection Documentation & Progress. Must be able to compile inspection documents into established Quality documentation packages. Must be able to update established inspection tracking tools to provide an accurate view of project quality progress
  • Inspection Management. Manage a group of Quality Control Inspectors in a range of disciplines (Mechanical, Welding, Civil, Electrical) to ensure inspections are completed in a timely, efficient, and accurate manner that supports ongoing project needs
  • Problem-Solving. Must be able to work through complex problems and find innovative solutions to support the assigned project.
  • Ensure adherence by the site quality staff to the established project schedule
  • Subcontractor Quality. Ensure adherence by subcontractors to contractual quality requirements through an established audit and verification schedule. Subcontractors may include Civil, Electrical, Instrumentation, Insulation, Coatings, etc.
  • Subcontractor Schedule and Management. Must be able to schedule and manage direct subcontractors related to Quality in Non-Destructive Testing, Post Weld Heat Treatment, and Coatings


  • Have a strong background in Microsoft Office products and Bluebeam
  • Must be able to articulate professionally in verbal and office (e-mail) Communication

Desired Competencies-

  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Analytical – Understands and uses complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses experience to complement data; designs effective means to accomplish procedures and inspections. Interprets, understands, and implements complex codes, specifications, and standards.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time
  • Change Management – Communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance
  • Customer Service – Identifies with Wood PLC’s approach to proactive implementation, and coordination of our quality plan with those of our customers, and continually promotes quality and safety to Wood PLC employees. Manages difficult or emotional situations in a professional manner; response promptly and professionally to customer requests; responds to requests for service and assistance in a timely manner; meets commitments promptly and completely
  • Design – Demonstrates attention to detail with the ability to draft technical documents
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Inspires the truth in others; works ethically and with integrity; upholds organizational values
  • Initiative – Undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; asks for and offers help when needed
  • Interpersonal skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make sound decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions in a professional manner; includes appropriate people in the decision-making process
  • Leadership – Effectively influences actions and opinions of others
  • Managing People – Takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities; makes self available to staff; develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; fosters quality focus in others
  • Motivation – Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in a positive professional manner; listens and receives clarification to complex questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in/conducts meetings
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently
  • Problem-solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a proactive professional manner; works well in group problem-solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics; ability to diffuse confrontational situations. Must be able to troubleshoot, and present solutions. Must be able to troubleshoot complex problems and issues
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments
  • Safety and Security – Observes and ensures compliance with safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; responds to potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials safely
  • Teamwork – Gives and welcomes feedback in a professional manner; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interest; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives
  • Technical Skills – Pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise and experience with others
  • Visionary Leadership – Displays passion and optimism; Inspires respect and trust; motivates others to fulfill the vision; shares vision and inspiration with peers and subordinates
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret complex written information

Physical Demands

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear.
  • Must frequently lift or move up to 60 pounds.
  • Must frequently work at heights while wearing a fall protection harness.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • Regularly exposed to outside weather conditions including, extreme heat and extreme cold temperatures.
  • Frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions; uneven terrain; welding conditions, overhead load exposures; fall hazards; moderate to high noise levels; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious areas, fumes, and airborne particles.

Employer’s Statement

Wood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

To apply for this job please visit woodplc-usexternal.icims.com.

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