Senior Quality Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Overview Walsh is currently seeking a Senior Quality Manager to join our Transportation Division. Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are 'built to succeed' - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company: * Challenging, complex projects * Creative and innovative problem solving environment * Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success * Opportunities for growth, training, and development * Flexibility to build what you want, where you want Responsibilities * Quality champion for a project or multiple projects. Responsible for the quality management duties including quality of the work, material management, documentation and close-out to ensure safe, quality, efficient, effective and profitable project execution. * Coaches, mentors and trains entire project staff in quality management principles, procedures and project specific requirements. Services as a mentor and coach to Quality staff to advance their careers at Walsh and improve retention. * Routinely audits project quality programs seeking continuous improvement utilizing Project QC Evaluation and other auditing tools. Provides feedback to Operations and Quality Management of major QIRs, project team relationships, owner/client perception and overall quality management recurring non-conformances. * Responsible for leading and managing quality processes such as work planning, pre-activity meetings, material management, TQAs, QIRs, Lesson Sharing and follow up inspections. * Establishes, monitors and reports on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), as well as QIRs for project teams to ensure continuous improvement. Analyzes project KPIs evaluating trends and provided improvement strategies. * Directs inspection, testing and documentation of the work. Schedules inspection and testing with coordination between operations, consultants, material laboratories and Client. * Creates and implements project specific inspection and test plans, quality control plans and other procedures as necessary. Suggests improvements to Company QMS and procedures to continuously improve Walsh's Quality Management. * Supports new project start up, new project specification review, proposal write up and quality preconstruction planning. * Responsible for risk management strategy that helps projects improve profitability by reducing risk and improving efficiency via process management and risk mitigation. * Monitors project quality costs including resources while working to better as-bid budgets. Provides feedback to optimize project billing returns, risk reporting and testing accuracy, while protecting Walsh from claim exposure. Monitors and reports rework costs via QIR system. * Maintains relationships with owners, clients, subcontractors, design partners and stakeholders to support project partnering and issue resolution. * Coordinates with Safety Manager to ensure that projects are completed in accordance with established safety procedures, requirements and goals. Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in AEC program or equivalent related field experience with International Code Counsel, NICT, etc. Current certification required. * USACE/NAVFAC/NRA Construction Quality Management certification preferred * Minimum 10 years AEC experience with a minimum of 7 years QA/QC leadership * 5+ years managing light rail transit project * Experience overseeing systems integration and testing preferred * Travel required within area or region served * Excellent communication skills, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, and ability to prioritize, organize and manage time The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including: * Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance * Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays * Company 401(k) Matching Contributions * Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) * Employee Assistance Program (EAP) * Commuter Benefits Program * Maternity Leave Policy * Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance * Term Life and AD&D Insurance An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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