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North Wind Group Quality Control Manager 03321 WCL in SAN ANTONIO, Texas

Location: San Antonio, TX

Title: Quality Control Manager

Schedule (FT/PT): FT

Travel Required: As Needed

Clearance: Ability to Obtain

Weldin Construction, LLC (WCL) is a multi-disciplinary construction company founded in 1991 specializing in commercial and industrial construction in remote locations with challenging logistical requirements. Weldin Construction has proven performance throughout the United States and the Pacific, including projects in Guam, Wake Island, and Johnston Atoll. Weldin is certified under the SBA HUBZone program with over 25 years of experience headquartered in Alaska with offices nationwide.

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Quality Control Manager (QCM) will serve on a USACE construction project located at Fort Sam Houston, TX. The QCM will be responsible for managing and performing the daily QC responsibilities to ensure projects are constructed in accordance with the established minimum standards and specifications. The QCM role includes direct oversight and review of the entire documentation and physical inspection phase of the workflow process and coordination with personnel, subcontractors, suppliers, and clients to provide and document a quality product. The Quality Control Manager (QCM) will serve on a USACE construction project located at Fort Sam Houston, TX. The QCM will be responsible for managing and performing the daily QC responsibilities to ensure projects are constructed in accordance with the established minimum standards and specifications. The QCM role includes direct oversight and review of the entire documentation and physical inspection phase of the workflow process and coordination with personnel, subcontractors, suppliers, and clients to provide and document a quality product.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads planning, development, and implementation of the Quality Control Management Plan and system for all work divisions from notice to proceed through final customer acceptance.

  • Establishes and leads quality control initiatives, activities, and corrective actions.

  • Reviews project specifications for project quality requirements and ensures work performed on-site complies with contract requirements.

  • Reviews shop drawings and submittals for conformance with project specifications by direct review and by leveraging the knowledge and experience of others in the project team when necessary. Coordinate the approval of material submittals and track the status of approval to completion.

  • Conducts weekly QC meetings with the superintendent and provides daily QC reports as described in project contract documents.

  • Manages Non-Conformance Notices and the Request for Information process through corrective action.

  • Manages and resolves issues in conjunction with the project superintendent and the project manager.

  • Records daily quality control observations on all construction activities in daily inspection logs and takes photos of the progress.

  • Creates, updates and maintains project submittal logs and all other projects specific quality control reports.

  • Conducts preparatory, initial, and follow up meetings to establish an understanding of the standards of Construction desired for each definable feature of work. Verifies and documents that all materials received for the project are in conformance with approved submittals, and contract specifications. Verifies all onsite materials are handled and stored properly for use on the project.

  • Conducts pre-construction meetings with the superintendent and all subcontractors prior to the start of each new phase of work.

  • Documents and maintains project-specific test and inspection logs. Ensures testing facilities, laboratories, and equipment conform to specification requirements. Verifies testing procedures meet requirements, calibrations are current, and reviews/verify test reports meet contract requirements.

  • Conducts follow-up inspections to verify all work is being performed in accordance with the contract documents and the approved project submittals (Desired results come from what is inspected, not what is expected).

  • Coordinates and documents the testing and commissioning of building systems.

  • Records and distributes Contractor punch list items, Government punch list items, and verifies their completion prior to Final inspection.

  • Documents final inspections, certificates of occupancy, and acceptance of completed work.

  • Maintains the project “as-built” drawings on a daily basis in conjunction with the project superintendent.

  • Assembles and submits project closeout documents that include O&M manuals, “as-builts” and warranties.

  • Stops work, if necessary, to resolve matters that affect safety or quality.

  • Other duties as assigned.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

  • Associates or bachelor's degree in engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management, and

  • Minimum of five (5) years USACE/AFCEC/NAVFAC construction quality control experience as a QC Manager, Project Engineer, or Construction Manager on similar size and type construction contracts which included major trades such as e.g., concrete, electrical, geotechnical, steel erection, mechanical, etc.

OR

  • Minimum of ten (10) years construction experience and a minimum of five (5) years of experience that must be in construction quality control as a QC Manager, Project Engineer, or Construction Manager on similar size and type construction contracts which included major trades such as e.g., concrete, electrical, geotechnical, steel erection, mechanical, etc.

  • Must have experience in the areas of hazard identification, safety compliance, and sustainability in accordance with (e.g., USACE EM 385-1-1).

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess a working knowledge of Adobe Pro, Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • High level proficiency of written and verbal communication required. Must be well organized and be able to work independently with minimal direction.

  • Must have a good understanding of applicable construction laws for local, state, and federal regulatory requirements.

Special Requirements:

  • Must pass pre-employment background check.

  • Must pass pre-employment drug testing.

  • Must have a valid driver license.

  • Ability to pass U.S. Government employment background check and acquire U.S. Government Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential card.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management

  • More than five (5) years of experience with USACE/AFCEC/NAVFAC construction quality control experience as a QC Manager, Project Engineer, or Construction Manager on similar size and type construction contracts which included major trades such as e.g., concrete, electrical, geotechnical, steel erection, mechanical, etc.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, squat, climb and talk or hear. The employee is often required to use hands or fingers to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Employee will support work inside and outside and need to be able to withstand changing, and sometimes, harsh weather conditions with prolonged walking, standing, and performing work in a field environment. May be required to achieve medical clearance for potential full-face respirator use.

Candidates who reside in SBA designated HUBZone areas will be given special consideration.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation (https://northwindgrp.com/careers/request-for-reasonable-accommodation-confidential/) form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.

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