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This position is accountable for all aspects of Quality Management at an Area, Large Project, or Region. This includes responsibility for all management and technical related issues and the communication of Quality related matters, to ensure compliance with the company's standards of expectations and contract specific documents. This position is the chief liaison to customers regarding quality issues.
Essential Job Accountabilities
1.Manage and support all QC personnel including hiring, firing, performance evaluations, training, and development to ensure a highly competent and engaged workforce.
2.Implement a Quality Management System to ensure compliance with quality standards and/or contract specific documents that may include QC and QA inspection and testing programs, accredited lab facilities, and quality communication.
3.Provide technical support for proposals, plants/materials, construction, sales, and estimating teams during pre-bid, construction, and post-construction phases of a project to ensure quality opportunities are optimized and all aspects of QMS are met.
4.Conduct specification reviews, develop project QC/QA plans, generate material submittals, develop and review mix designs, review quality data and inspections, and manage QC/QA subcontractors to assure timely project success.
5.Provide customer service to help provide customer satisfaction. This could include internal and external technical training on materials production and/or construction processes.
6.Establish, maintain, and leverage relationships with local public agency technical staff, customers, and local inspection and testing companies.
7.Support evaluation and implementation of new material technologies throughout the region, area, or large project well applicable.
8.Prepare budgets, forecasts, project quality estimates, and manage all quality management finances to achieve positive cost center/project financial performance.
9.Participate in and promote Granite's safety procedures to promote a safe working environment including compliance with OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations.
High school diploma required
BS in Engineering desired
American Society for Quality (ASQ), International Organization for Standards (ISO), or other quality management training and certification desired.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities
Technical knowledge of materials and construction concepts
Proficient with database operations and Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to properly manage and prioritize resources, people and projects
Sound decision making ability with the experience to balance consensus against authority as appropriate
Team player, with strong leadership skills, who can operate effectively within a matrix management environment
Excellent consultative and communication skills and ability to interface effectively with all levels of management
Ability to work in high production environment and respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines
Excellent oral and written communication skills
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.
Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment
Ability and willingness to abide by Granite's Code of Conduct on a daily basis
Valid driver's license and ability to drive for extended periods of time
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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