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Cherokee Nation Businesses – Federal Solutions, is looking for a Construction Quality Control/Quality Assurance Officer for its businesses in the Environmental & Construction sector. This exciting opportunity will leverage the candidate’s leadership ability and experience in Federal Construction. With a $120 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 200 contracts and 750+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

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Construction Quality Control/Quality Assurance Officer Washington, DC  (ID#14004)

The Quality Control & Quality Assurance Specialist will oversee and coordinate the planning, implementation, and supervision of the sector’s QC & QA programs.  Development and implementation of a QMS to ensure compliance and quality standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following:

  • Oversee and coordinate the planning, implementation, and supervision of the sector’s QC & QA programs to achieve operational excellence.
  • Develop and implement a Quality Management System to ensure compliance with quality standards and/or contract specific documents that may include QC & QA inspection and testing programs, accredited lab facilities, and quality communication.
  • Provide technical support for proposals, construction, sales, and estimating teams during pre-bid construction, and post-construction phases of a project to ensure quality opportunities are optimized and all aspects of QMS are met.
  • Conduct specification reviews, provide oversight to develop project QC & QA plans, generate material submittals, develop and review mix designs, review quality data and inspections, and assist the on-site personnel in managing QC & QA subcontractors to assure timely project success.
  • Provide mentoring, support, and direction to on-site personnel to achieve customer satisfaction.  This could include internal and external technical training on materials production and/or construction processes.
  • Establish, maintain, and leverage relationships with technical staff, customers, and local inspection and testing companies.
  • Support evaluation and implementation of new material technologies throughout the business Sector to ensure proper compliance.
  • Participate in and promote business Sector safety procedures for a safe working environment including compliance with OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

No direct supervisory or management authority.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field and 5 to 10 years of experience focused on Quality Control in DOD and other military-related construction projects, such as USACE, DOE, and BIA

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Thorough knowledge of site and personnel safety methods of construction activities, including personal protective equipment (PPE) and construction equipment safety operations.
  • Advanced experience and knowledge of Federal Construction estimating, means and methods, accounting, project administration, LEED certifications, and a thorough understanding of industry practices.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of how to read and comprehend construction drawings, engineering reports, and materials specifications.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of all aspects of Master Construction Specification, Divisions 1-48, including horizontal and vertical construction, renovation construction, ancillary facilities, storm water and drainage control, and MEP functions.
  • Technical knowledge of materials and construction concepts.
  • Proficient with US Government database operations and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to properly manage and prioritize resources, people and projects.
  • Ability to work in high production environment and respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines, have a defined sense of urgency as required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position is primarily performed in a climate controlled office environment with occasional travel to support the business Sector.

View all of our open positions here: Cherokee Nation Businesses Careers

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may email “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

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We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2018 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.

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