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Traylor Bros., Inc. Quality Controls Manager in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

Quality Control Manager opportunity with Traylor Bros., Inc.!

Traylor Bros., Inc. (TBI) National Heavy Civil division provides comprehensive, cutting-edge heavy civil/underground construction services through traditional and non-traditional delivery methods. TBI has completed more than 135 complex bridge construction and rehabilitation projects across the nation, including world record cable-stayed structures and segmental bridges. The group also has a history of providing some of the country’s largest port authorities and the maritime industry with the construction of deep water container piers, wharf facilities, transit terminals, locks, and dams.

What makes us different?

Our Mission is to excel at constructing complex infrastructure safer, better, and faster by engaging our team members' entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and providing limitless opportunity for personal and professional growth in a close-knit and collaborative organization.

Our Core Values:

Safety. We are committed to providing a safe work environment. This is always our priority.

People. Our talented team is our greatest asset. We provide opportunity, reward performance, and support a positive and balanced work environment.

Innovation. We have the ability to engineer creative solutions to overcome any obstacle.

Ethics. We are honest and ethical in all our business dealings.

Communication. We encourage open and honest communication throughout our organization.

Community. We add value to our industry and the communities in which we work.

Position Summary:

This position is accountable for the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of the Quality Plan, QA/QC project management and supporting technical staff.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining records relating to inspection and testing data, and applying quality assurance/control procedures

  • Develop a working relationship with customers, both internal and external, in order to ensure customer needs are addressed

  • Develop quality reports, post-construction reports, and detailed progress reports

  • Assure that all materials, workmanship, and construction are in full compliance with the contract plans and specifications

  • Require that defective work or materials be corrected or removed until made compliant

  • Manage the quality organization to control the quality of products, using a variety of testing devices and procedures to maintain product quality and minimize cost

  • Lead quality staff to perform required inspection and testing of construction elements both on-site and at fabrication sites. On-site staff consists of a third party QC firm

  • Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality activities

  • Set up practices to monitor and control quality; however, other factors must be considered, such as effectiveness, cost, and productivity

  • Apply substantive expertise during pre-bid, construction, and post-construction phases of a project by working with plants/materials, construction, and estimating teams to ensure quality standards and project profitability are achieved

  • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by division and corporate management. Travel as required to attend, but not limited to, meetings, site visits, training, etc.

Skills and Abilities

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Decision-making skills

  • Effective listening skills

  • Detail-oriented

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Negotiation skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.

  • Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel


  • 15 years of experience in roadway and bridge design and/or construction required

  • 10 years of experience in quality management activities required

  • Experience preparing and implementing quality plans and procedures for design and/or construction required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction or Engineering or related field preferred

  • Professional Engineer license preferred

Physical Demands

  • Travel will be required to attend training and meetings.

  • Ability to sit or stand for entire shift

  • Occasionally required to stoop, bend, walk, crouch, and climb.

  • Ability to lift, on a frequent basis, at least 50 pounds.

  • Ability to speak, write, and understand English clearly.

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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