Job Posting – Construction Quality Control Manager

Title: Construction Quality Control Manager


  • Columbia, MD

Job Description
Purpose – Manage job site quality to achieve project goals.

The Construction Quality Control Manager (CQCM) is responsible for managing and performing the daily QC responsibilities of specific projects to ensure the project is constructed in accordance with the established minimum standards. The CQCM role includes direct oversight and review of the entire documentation and physical inspection phase of the work flow process and working with other in-house personnel (e.g.: Project Managers, Superintendents, etc.) and external personnel to produce and document a quality product. The CQCM reports directly to the Project Manager and/or Director of Operations for the sake of assuring that a conflict of interest does not occur among the productivity, schedule, and the quality objectives of the project.

It is the role of the CQCM to perform all of the major QC activities required to construct the project at hand and to provide in a timely manner the written documentation described in each project’s specific contract documents as follows:

  • Create, update, and maintain the project submittal log and all other project specific quality control reports.
  • Review shop drawings and submittals for conformance with project specifications by direct review and by leveraging the knowledge and experience of others in the project team when necessary.
  • Chair and document weekly QC meetings with the superintendent and provide written minutes as described in project specific contract documents.
  • Provide written daily QC reports that reinforce activities that are being constructed in conformance with each specific project’s established standard and constructively confronts non-conformances to produce the desired outcome in a timely manner.
  • Conduct preparatory, initial, and follow-up meetings to establish an understanding of the standards of care desired for each definable feature of work. Verify that checklists are being used and signed off prior to the placement of concrete, steel, and other similar items of work.
  • Verify and document that all materials received for the project are in conformance with the approved submittal, are handled and stored appropriately, and are acceptable for use in the project.
  • Conduct preconstruction meetings with new and existing subcontractors and the superintendent at least two days prior to the start of each new phase of the work to discuss issues that affect quality. Document these meetings in the daily QC report and Preparatory Phase reports.
  • Ensure that safety inspections are performed. Attend weekly Toolbox meetings.
  • Maintain testing plan and log. Ensure that all testing is performed per contract.
  • Maintain deficiency log on site, noting dates deficiency identified, and date corrected.
  • Certify and sign statement on each invoice that all work to be paid under the invoice has been completed in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Schedule, document the results of, and maintain a log of all code and independent inspections that are required. Clearly document, correct and re-inspect all non-conformances prior to covering up work.
  • Conduct periodic follow-up inspections to verify that work is proceeding with the contract documents and the approved submittals. (Desired results come from what is inspected, not what is expected.)
  • Coordinate and document the testing and commissioning of building systems.
  • Document and distribute pre-punch-lists, punch-lists, and the completion of these lists.
  • Document final inspections, certificates of occupancy, and acceptance of the works and various phases thereof.
  • Maintain the project “as-built” drawings on a daily basis.
  • Assemble and forward project closeout documents that include O&M manuals, as builts, and warranties.
  • Stop work if necessary to resolve matters that affect safety, quality, and/or inhibit the logical progress of work.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in engineering or construction management and 10 years of direct experience or 20 years of relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in the construction industry with a commercial and/or industrial general contractor engaged in general building construction.
  • Professional credentials – current CQM certification issued by USACE/NAVFAC.
  • Strong working knowledge of civil, architectural, mechanical and electrical work.
  • Strong knowledge of the sequencing of work and the strategy of creating effective project schedules.
  • Good understanding of project change administration and the effect of the quality aspects of the project.
  • Solid understanding of means and methods of construction for civil project work and/or the renovation of commercial and industrial facilities.
  • Proficient with computer software used in the construction industry.

We offer a competitive salary, a benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, profit sharing, paid vacation, sick time, paid holidays, company paid life, STD and LTD, and more!

Allen & Shariff is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Allen & Shariff is a Design-Build-Manage company that provides Engineering, Construction, and Project Management services to clients worldwide. Allen & Shariff services include MEP Design , Commissioning, General Contracting, Project Management, and Green & Energy Consulting . The skills of our people, our proven sub-consultants, and our commitment to quality service and client satisfaction make the Allen & Shariff team a valued and trusted partner.

Job Type: Full-time

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