Senior Quality Manager

Website Kiewit

Senior Quality Manager Job Highlights

Title Senior Quality Manager
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Quality Assurance
Location Federal Way, 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 recruiting a Senior Quality Manager who will lead a group of Quality professionals.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Welding, Civil Engineering, or Construction Management/Engineering from college/university (preferred)
  • Certifications from AWS, CWB, API, ACI, ICBO, ASNT, NACE, etc. are advantageous.

Work Experience

  • Possess 10 to 15 years of experience in Heavy Civil Construction
  • Experience managing teams of 1 to 10 professionals
  • At least 10 years of experience developing and implementing construction quality management programs in the LNG or Power industry


  • Assist project teams in setting up the quality department and preparing for project kick-off and pre-job planning meetings. Assist in identifying the proper Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs), checklists, and other documentation for the project.
  • Assist the District Welding Engineer to support the district welder continuity, Common Arc, Welder Performance Qualification records, and Welding Procedure Specifications programs.
  • Coordinate quality control staffing needs on projects and assign qualified personnel. Work with other districts as needed to share resources.
  • Ensure that all project Quality Records (including ASME paperwork) are completed and submitted properly.
  • Facilitate resolution of issues by working with Project Quality Managers and Project Managers.
  • Liaison between authorized inspection agencies and jurisdictional authorities. Assist in acquiring authorized inspection services for the projects.
  • Monitor and report district quality incidents and welding metrics.
  • Oversee code compliance for work that falls under the ASME Quality Control Manual.
  • Promote and maintain effective communications and relations with district management, project management teams, authorized inspectors, and engineer or clients as required.
  • Recruit, hire, train, mentor, and supervise district and project quality control personnel (including quality inspectors, and quality managers)
  • Research and answer technical questions; assist in the interpretation of construction codes and standards.
  • Support project teams in the development and implementation of project quality plans and supplemental procedures as needed.
  • Update the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Quality Control Manual at least annually as required by code revisions, lessons learned, best practices, corporate initiatives, or changes in the work practices in the field.


  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments
  • Ability to travel and relocate as needed
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Exceptional math, computer, verbal, and written communication skills; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

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.

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