• Project Quality Manager III

    Job Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID 0418-18311
    HNTB Job Title
    Project Quality Manager III
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Architecture
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.
     

    Overview

    The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is currently seeking a Project Quality Manager III in our Los Angeles, CA office.

     

     

    Job Summary

    Develop, implement and manage the quality of project deliverables through a Project Quality Plan (PQP) meeting the requirements of the HNTB Quality Management System (QMS) and project/client requirements. Achieve client approval of the Project Quality Plan when necessary, and work with project management to incorporate the PQP into an overall Program Management Plan when necessary.  Provide initial and recurring training to project team members on the PQP.  Proactively work with the project team to ensure compliance with the PQP including the oversight of quality check and review activities.  Manage quality of subconsultant work. Develop and manage project quality performance metrics and report to project/office leadership and client when required.  Manage quality audit and corrective/preventive action systems.  When contractually required, review, approve and oversee quality programs of the client or other entities under contract to the client.

    Essential Responsibility

    • Working in conjunction with the Project Manager (PM), and Task/Functional Leads, using the Client Deliverable Quality Matrix (CDQM), identify project deliverables and determine necessary quality check and review activities for each deliverable based upon complexity and risk in order to capture schedule, resources and budget needs for incorporation in the Work Plan.  Requires participation in the Contract Work Plan (CWP) Tiger Team. Manage the CDQM for the duration of the project.
    • Developing the and maintaining the PQP for the project (either Standard or Custom) based upon the HNTB QMS and any applicable client/project requirements.  Working with the PM and the Client to obtain client approval of the PQP when required.
    • Performing quality assurance oversight of the PQP and the resulting deliverables, managing a staff of quality specialists when required.
    • Providing or overseeing initial and recurring PQP training for project team members, including Subconsultants when necessary.
    • Reviewing and approving Subconsultant Quality plans when necessary, and auditing subs for compliance.
    • Manage quality audit and corrective/preventive action systems on projects when required.
    • Developing and reporting on project quality performance metrics to project team and Office Management Team (OMT), including fulfillment of the CDQM and compliance with the PQP as part of Monthly Project Reviews.
    • Facilitate continual improvement and share lessons learned/best practices with project team, OMT, Division Quality Managers (DQM), Division Delivery Officers (DDO), and the Corporate Quality Director (CQD).
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in Quality Management/Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or other related engineering or math/science degree.  When contractually required by client, may also require PE license or ASQ Certification
     
    15 years of previous experience developing and implementing project quality plans meeting corporate and client requirements, including ISO 9001, FTA or other quality system requirements on large, complex infrastructure projects or programs.  Experience managing and overseeing project teams.  Previous experience developing and reporting on quality performance metrics and continual improvement program.  Previous experience in quality management on DB projects to be considered for DB projects.
     

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Architecture preferred
    Registered Architect or Professional Engineer preferred
     

    General Work Conditions

    Combination Office and Field Environment:  Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions.  Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.  Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field.  Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking.  Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.


    HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

    The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

     

     

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