Quality Manager - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

United States of America - Illinois, Chicago

Job Summary

The Transportation Business Line of AECOM is actively seeking a high caliber Construction Quality Manager for immediate employment in Chicago, IL. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate a proven track record of successfully managing and performing quality activities for construction projects in the area of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepares, implements and maintains a quality plan for the construction manager that follows the FTA and client’s requirements.

  • Maintains relationships on behalf of the construction manager with client, subconsultants, contractors and stakeholders to support project partnering and issue resolution, including the processing of nonconformance reports.

  • Coordinates initial project quality training and partnering efforts for the construction manager.

  • Routinely audits project for contractual and governing authority compliance, seeking continuous improvement and providing feedback to the construction manager’s executive management and the client.

  • Prepares reports on the construction manager’s adherence to the project quality program.

  • Support and supplement the client’s quality management system.

  • Review and provide recommendations on the contractor’s quality plan, testing and inspection plan and quality audit reports for acceptance by the client.

  • Investigates and documents independently select quality issues as directed by the construction manager’s management.

  • Attend quality review meetings with the client and construction manager.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 8 YORE or AA/AS (US) + 10 YORE or Diploma/Certificate (Canada) + 10 YORE or HS/GED + 12 YORE

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ten (10) years of experience working in a QA/QC capacity, preferably with complex passenger rail transit infrastructure projects experience.

  • Familiarity with the FTA’s Quality Management System Guidelines and the FTA’s 15 essential elements of a good quality program.

  • Familiarity with ISO 9000 series quality management principles.

  • Experience performing quality audits both in the office and out in the field, as well as managing non-conformance and corrective action activities, preferably for large public transportation system projects.

  • Advanced certifications from the American Society of Quality or other comparably recognized organization

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Valid Driver’s License required

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not offered for this role.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Quality Assurance / Quality Controls

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258326BR

Virtual: No

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