Quality Technician 1 (Southwest)

Website Kiewit

Quality Technician 1 (Southwest) Job Highlights

Title Quality Technician 1 (Southwest)
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Quality Assurance
Location Seattle, WA, United States
Company Kiewit

Company Profile

Kiewit Corporation provides construction and mining services. The company constructs and upgrades interstate highways, bridges, rail lines, airport runways, oil platforms, and wastewater facilities, as well as offers mining contract services.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Quality Technician 1 (Southwest) who will be responsible for assuring that quality standards and procedures are disseminated and implemented throughout the company.

Perform and report on internal quality system audits and assists in the overall administration of the internal audit program.

The position will report directly to the Quality Manager and will administer the Company Quality Plan.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should be pursuing or graduated with an Undergraduate Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Welding Technology, or a related field from a college/university

Work Experience

  • Possess ASQ, CQM, CQA, or CWI Certified and inspection experience (a plus)


  • Disseminate quality information in the office and on the intranet, send results to managers on a weekly basis, write monthly articles for the company newsletter, present information at department discipline meetings, etc.
  • Draft and maintain a Project Quality Plan for any given project including the Quality activities required on a project and associated metrics
  • Facilitate quality presentations
  • Facilitate Root Cause Analysis
  • Help in the planning of and participation in, internal quality audits. Conduct reviews of required documents and support materials, interview staff, and administers online audit questions to assess compliance with documented procedures.
  • Identify potential quality incidents before they arise
  • Maintain a solid knowledge base of District Quality Manuals
  • Maintain Client Critique Schedules, Tracking, and Trends
  • Maintain Corrective Action Reports
  • Mentor Project Quality Specialist
  • Participate in district standards meetings and provide input/feedback as it relates to quality assurance.
  • Provide administrative support for audits, other Quality Department programs and initiatives, and Monthly Operations Reviews.
  • Provide updates to employees on client critique results
  • Understand the requirements of ISO 9001 Standards.


  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments
  • Ability to travel and relocate as the business requires (25%-50%)
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives

Other Requirements

  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Regular, reliable attendance
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely


  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes top-tier medical, dental, and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans (401k) with matching, and generous paid time off.

Employer’s Statement

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All 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.

To apply for this job please visit kiewitcareers.kiewit.com.

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