This position is accountable for assisting with the implementation and maintenance of multiple Areas, Large Projects, or a Region Quality Management system including; QC Plan, laboratory accreditation, QC/QA project management and supporting technical staff. This position requires an advanced course of study and the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment in analyzing and interpreting information before making reasoned recommendations.
Essential Job Accountabilities
1.Implement Quality Management System to ensure construction and materials meet quality standards by analyzing and interpreting testing results.
2.Analyze customer and project requirements and internal cost structure to develop project budgets. Further management support includes overseeing the billing and work order process to ensure project profitability is achieved.
3.Evaluate laboratory programs and testing protocols and make recommendations in order to facilitate state and national lab accreditation programs. Review and analyze Technician and Inspector certification requirements and evaluate compliance.
4.Support projects by analyzing project data and communicating recommended courses of action, including the propriety of obtaining third-party verification of testing results. Further support projects by interpreting Granite internal and owner/agency requirements and preparing quality control plans. Evaluate project requirements and use quality control software to prepare tracking databases designed to ensure satisfactory project completion.
5.Supervise technical staff to ensure compliance with quality programs. Evaluate Technician and Inspector performance and assist management with job performance coaching. Evaluate vendor performance including services provided by third-party engineering firms.
6.Perform professional engineering services for operations (including stamping/sealing) in accordance with the Granite PE Stamping Policy and applicable State Statutes, if licensed.
7.Apply substantive expertise during pre-bid, construction, and post construction phases of a project by working with plants/materials, construction, sales and estimating teams to ensure quality standards and project profitability are achieved. Evaluate proposed courses of action for safety, contract compliance, and profitability and propose alternative courses of action where appropriate.
8.Provide training for QC Engineer Level I and to other technical Quality Management staff.
9.Assist with customer service issues to ensure customer satisfaction levels are maintained
10. Participate in and promote Granite's safety procedures to promote a safe working environment including compliance with OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations.
Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you've come to the right place!
Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America's largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery.
At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values:
Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you'll see that we are building more than infrastructuretogether, we are building your future.
BS in Engineering or related field required
Registered Professional Engineer desired
4 years required
Title and compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Knowledge, skills, and abilities
Leadership and management experience a plus
Strong organizational skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Advanced Microsoft Suite and database operations skills required
Good understanding of laboratory and field testing procedures and equipment
Qualifications and experience
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 regularly required to talk and hear.
The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Valid driver's license and ability to drive
Ability and willingness to abide by Granite's Code of Conduct on a daily basis
About Granite Construction Incorporated
Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.
Notice to Staffing Agencies
Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property.
Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening.
Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.
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