CDM Smith Construction Quality Manager in Denver, Colorado

Job Description:

Location: Denver (preferred) other locations considered: Orlando, Los Angeles, Houston, Boston

For construction of water/wastewater and other complex industrial/municipal scale facilities, you would contribute to CDM Smith's mission by: Having responsibility for establishing programs and processes for the company that ensure company and client requirements are met. The job objective is to ensure the CDM Smith Construction Unit is consistently delivering quality controls and enhancements to proactively address problems and improve quality of the work (s), construction efficiency, customer satisfaction, and bottom-line cost results on a large project or multiple projects .

The Construction Quality Manager will ensure:

Develop and commission quality control systems; apply and analyze inspection and testing procedures; utilize metrics and statistics to diagnose and correct improper quality control practices; identify human factors and motivation in quality applications; develop cost of quality concepts for rate of return investments; administer management information systems; and audit quality systems for deficiency identification and correction.

Provide guidance to Quality Team and Project Team so that all parties understand and comply with the project quality requirements in the Design-Build Agreement.

Collaborate with Management Team during project bid and estimating activities to ensure quality activities, hold points, and resources are sufficient to complete the work.

Lead staff development by providing training, support, guidance, and assistance in goal setting.

Develop and commission, proper identification and resolution management system (s) for implementation and measurement of overall Quality Management Plan using metrics and statistical means and methods.

Review and approve subcontractor Quality Control Plans. Ensure subcontractor or vendor Quality Inspectors are adequately qualified for their required inspections. Conduct audits of relevant subcontractor and off site inspections for compliance with the Quality Management Plan.

Performs other duties as required.

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Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION: BS in Engineering, Construction Management or related degree.

Experience: 15+ years of related experience with construction and/or engineering consulting services firm.

Must be able to travel.

The successful candidate will have progressive construction experience in quality control programming. American Society of Quality (ASQ ) and/or relevant construction material testing certifications are recommended. Construction Quality Management for Contractors (CQM-C) by Army Corp of Engineers (ACE) or Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference (NAFAC) certification or ability to be received after 90 days of engagement.

VDC (Virtual Design & Construction), process start-up and experience in the water/wastewater, industrial/Oil & gas industries preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional preferred qualifications include:

Knowledge of industry practices, processes, design, health and safety, and quality management; Familiarity with quality cost concepts and techniques; Ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement corrective measures is essential; Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to maintain confidentiality; Strong organizational, leadership, analytical, facilitation, negotiation, and planning skills essential; General personal computer skills and specialized software skills including, Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, Outlook or similar software with capability of administering to management information systems.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

Colorado - Denver

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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