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Quality Coordinator more...
Location:San Pedro, CA
Company:CDI Corporation
First posted:June 01, 2017
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Quality Coordinator San Pedro, California, United States

Quality Coordinator - Direct Hire - San Pedro, CA

Scope of Position

Monitors all quality activities on a project and ensures compliance with the Quality Implementation Plan (QIP). Participates in design phase activities, and document reviews. Understands design documents and performs preconstruction (preparatory) meetings, first work in place (initial) observations and periodic (follow-up) observations to ensure compliance with the design documents, submittals, manufacturer's requirements, and best practices. Promotes use of materials, finishes, and details with excellent long-term quality performance.

Job Responsibilities

1. Initiates QIP on every assigned project.

2. During design phase:

a. Conducts design quality kick-off meeting

b. Ensures design reviews are completed and signed off at 30 and 100%

c. Ensures quality risks and mitigation plans are established/documented.

d. Personally reviews final documents on all assigned projects.

3. Ensures that geotechnical, concrete and envelope reviews are held on all assign projects. Performs geotechnical report review. Advises Project Director, Construction Project Manager and Design Project Manager on critical related information.

4. During construction phase:

a. Conducts construction quality kick-off meeting

b. Participates in the selection and evaluation of independent testing agencies to support project construction phase. Develops budgets, administers contracts, and monitors scheduled activities, such as reports, field activities, tests and inspections on all agencies contracted. Distributes test results to appropriate design and quality team members.

c. Performs testing, when required, on all scheduled activities not covered by the testing agency or subcontractor.

d. Finalizes the remaining quality risks with well developed mitigation plans

e. In conjunction with the Project Manager and Superintendent ensures all precons/preparatory meetings required by the QIP are conducted. Conducts meetings in area of expertise and where appropriate.

f. Ensures that all first work in place (initial) observations are scheduled and conducted. Also monitors progress of all required corrective measures. Performs observations in areas of expertise.

g. Ensures in cooperation with Design Project Manager, Construction Project Manager and Superintendent that all site (follow-up) observations are conducted. Performs all assigned QA inspections, prepares reports, documents deficiencies, and monitors progress of deficiency correction.

h. Performs the following QC checks during site visits: verification of materials, compliance with material storage, protection and maintenance requirements (including motors), material installation compliance with documents (foundation systems, slab on ground, structural framing systems, building enclosure systems, interior partitions, interior finishes, mechanical system installations, electrical system installations, and equipment installations. Notifies project team to provide assistance for checks in areas outside of expertise.

 

5. During the closeout phase:

a. Ensures in cooperation with the Construction Project Manager and Superintendent that Haskell completion conference and subcontractor completion conferences are conducted and documented.

b. Monitors that AE punchlists are created and completed.

c. Performs final QA punchlist, documents findings and verifies/documents completion of those items.

d. Conducts in conjunction with the Project Director, Design Project Manager and Construction Project Manager a lessons learned meeting. Prepares lessons learned document and distributes to project team and Director of Quality.

6. Produces reports which are concise, thorough, logically structured and well written for each QIP activity for which they are responsible. Distributes reports in a timely manner.

7. Communicates to the Quality Manager or Director of Quality potential inconsistencies, deficiencies, errors, omissions and conditions that may expose the company to liability expenses. Prepares monthly summary of all assigned QIP's, notes trends and participates in Monthly delivery group QIP meetings.

8. Participates in QIP audits with the Quality Manager and/or Director of Quality as requested.

9. Attends a minimum of 16 hours each year of professional development (in or out of house) to improve knowledge base.

10. Performs Quality training as requested on specific subject matter. (Minimum of 1 per year)

11. Creates and implements, with supervisor input, a development plan to become recognized as an SME (Subject Matter Expert) within the company in a specific area of interest related to the quality of work.

12. Assists in preparation of monthly summary of all assigned QIP's, notes trends and participates in Monthly delivery group QIP meetings.

Education/Experience

High school diploma or equivalent with 8 years of relevant experience or a Bachelor's degree with 4 years of experience-Bachelor's from an accredited university in architecture, engineering, construction management or other degree related to the AEC profession. Experience in technical design and/or construction expertise and background in quality

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications Etc.

1. Certifications (minimum of 2 of the following): CQM (government), ACI level I and II, RCI Roofing Inspector, Structural Steel Erector, Soils testing and mechanical/electrical/plumbing engineering for non-engineers

2. Ability to read and effectively interpret building construction documentation and associated reports

3. Ability to conduct effective preconstruction (preparatory) meetings to define quality standards and inspection procedures. Ability to inspect construction progress at scheduled intervals.

4. Ability to interfaces with client's quality assurance personnel and provides direction to ensure compliance with testing, inspection procedures and results to on site Quality Control inspectors.

5. Good interpersonal/communication skills to effectively work with others.

6. Good organizational skills to handle/prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.

7. Good written and verbal communication skills.

8. Strong attention to detail and follow-up.

9. Computer skills: Ability to work with a laptop, tablet (iPad or Microsoft equivalent), and mobile devices. Ability to access project information remotely when working outside the office using VPN and/or Citrix. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Ability to utilize project management controls system software and other applicable construction technologies including: basic 3-D model navigation skills utilizing: Navisworks, BIM 360 Glue or similar. Ability to manage/store project photos from tablet and mobile devices to project files.

10. Ability to travel to project sites. Travel will be greater than 70% of this individuals time. Assignments may be full time on-site for the full project duration.

11. Ability to understand and execute the company vision and values of Team, Excellence, Service and Trust

Core Competencies

1. Accountability: Accepting responsibility that results in anticipation/prevention of problem areas from actions, and problem solving inside and outside the department/organization.

2. Customer Focus: Makes service to internal and external customers a priority; focuses on exceeding customer expectations, not just meeting them; recognizes and values all key stakeholders; applies and develops service excellence skills.

3. Effective Communication: Listens for understanding and appreciation, encourages open feedback; presents clearly and effectively one on one, and in small and large group settings; considers the audience in preparing messages and in choosing the appropriate communication channels; creates and encourages open channels of communication.

4. Execution/Empowerment: Demonstrates the ability to get results; manages competing demands in fast paced environment with effective results; identifies and creates contingency solutions to ensure timely execution.

5. Learning & Development: Learning new skills and increasing capabilities a high priority; takes action to address development needs in self and others, if applicable; identifies gaps and learning opportunities to ensure complete technical job proficiency; takes responsibility for own development and skills improvement.

Values

1. Team: Collaborate and demonstrate respect for team members, partners and everyone with whom we do business; open communication.

2. Excellence: Strive for quality and safety; executed best in class; creative and innovative; dedicated for continuous improvement.

3. Service: Passionate about customer service internal and external and to the community; and creates superior value.

4. Trust: High standards of ethics and personal accountability; transparency; credibility; fairness

Type: Permanent

Reference ID: 370215

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