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Kiewit Project Quality Assurance Manager - Power Market in Lenexa, Kansas

Requisition ID: 172654

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Delivery

Department: Quality

Market: Power

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

The Quality Assurance Manager administers the Kiewit Quality Management System and is responsible for assuring that quality standards and procedures are disseminated and implemented throughout the company. They will plan and administer quality policies by performing the following duties personally or through other team members. In addition, the candidate is responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

District Overview

Kiewit’s Quality Group is a shared service that maintains and executes quality standards on projects across the company. Our principal quality objectives are to meet or exceed clients’ expectations and to eliminate rework by performing our work “right the first time.” We monitor our performance against these objectives and require continual improvement.


This position will be based out of Lenexa KS. Frequent travel to project sites is required.


  • Maintains a high level of understanding of company standards and guidelines.

  • Assigns and coordinates quality auditors and coordinators activities and schedules.

  • Facilitates and directs Quality Auditor meetings as required.

  • Develops quality audit schedule to be conducted throughout the year.

  • Participates and manages Quality Coordinator meetings.

  • Facilitate Lessons Learned meetings as necessary.

  • Maintains Lessons Learned database.

  • Reviews Division Quality Manuals.

  • Facilitates quality presentations as required.

  • Participates in department meetings as required.

  • Participates in division standards meetings as required.

  • Develop an understanding and knowledge of ISO Standards.

  • Trains employees on the company quality program.

  • Disseminates quality information in the office and on the internet.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, construction or a related field.

  • 7+ year of related experience in Quality Assurance specifically on construction projects (preferably in the power market).

  • Communications are vital to this position.

  • Ability to operate a personal computer workstation throughout the work period with occasionally heavy demands.

  • Experience with word processing, spread sheet and database applications required.

  • Occasionally lift and carry heavy items weighing 50 pounds or more.

  • Move in and around confined and cluttered places, and uneven areas. Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with age.

  • Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders, and scaffolds.


Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance

  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely

  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.

  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.

  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Company: Kiewit