General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
The Quality Assurance & Safety Representative (QASR) directly supports the Site Manager, but reports directly to the Program Quality Control Manager. The QASR works closely with the Program QC Manager & the supported Site Manager to independently ensure that all of the site’s programs and processes are functioning in accordance with established DoD and Army regulations and standards, and with local policies and procedures.
Assists the Site Director and Site Manager in developing, managing and applying appropriate quality standards throughout the sites, in accordance with company and customer requirements.
This position requires a broad understanding of the program’s operational and functional areas of motor maintenance, medical equipment maintenance, supply, logistics, and training administration. The contractor will operate in a capacity similar to an Inspector General or in the areas of program compliance and auditing.
Frequently schedules, coordinates and conducts compliance checks and inspections all across the site’s many functional areas of operations.
Responsibilities are expected to include participating in the development or revision of local policies, processes and procedures (even where some may not currently exist) across all of the site’s functional areas to ensure that appropriate regulations and standards are met. Additionally, that may include being able to incorporate acceptable modifications to standard practices and policies into the procedures and processes of the site’s functions, when conditions at the site or training areas prohibit strict compliance.
These modifications will involve significant research and coordination with several program personnel and external agencies. The ability to operate independently, within the broad parameters of the intent of the program, and with little direct supervision is anticipated. Possessing the talent and social skills to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing in the conduct of these responsibilities, especially while conducting inspections, assessments, advising, assisting, and in providing feedback and results, cannot be overstated.
The contractor will ensure: compliance with the Government approved QCP; accurate and proper documentation as well as quick and appropriate corrective actions regarding QC issues; safety requirements for both personnel and equipment are met in accordance with the approved Safety Plan.
Responsible for the site’s QC Plan, all QC reviews and reports per the PWS.
Maintains appropriate electronic or physical library of the site’s regulatory and policy references.
Coordinates with training units for preparation of Risk Assessments and safety plans prior to executing their training plans. Attends AARs of major training events, reviews customer surveys for deficiencies, develops/recommends corrective action plans and monitors plans are executed, as necessary.
Prepares reports and statistical data relating to site safety operations for all site personnel and personnel in training.
Administers training programs in accident and fire prevention and protection and other employee safety procedures.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
Adheres to ethical, behavioral and professional standards.
Requires 5 years of related experience in similar programs. Two or more years of education or experience in inspection, evaluating and coordinating unit level programs and policies across a number of operational and functional areas. Ability to apply safety and occupational health laws, regulations, principles, theories, practices and procedures to advise or resolve technical matters dealing with occupational safety and health requirements, to a large program is desired. Knowledge of Army safety, occupational health, and risk management programs; in the classification and categorization, treatment and disposal of solid waste, hazardous waste, and biomedical waste IAW applicable laws, regulations, and policies; in Emergency Response Plan development and implementation; in the practical application of the Army's Risk Management Framework; and in Army physical security program are all a plus. Additional experience with military medical units, especially combat support hospitals is highly desirable.
Unique/Additional Requirements: Advanced knowledge of the principles, methods, processes, and applicable regulations involving safety in supporting military training & operations. Knowledge of 29 CFR OSHA standards and the contractual requirements of customers. Knowledge of state and federal safety and environmental regulations. Must be able to identify workplace hazards.
Must have a valid driver’s license. Effective communications skills. Microsoft Office skills including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.