HNTB Sr. Design Build Project Quality Manager in Kansas City, Missouri
What We're Looking For
The time is right to join HNTB’s growing Design Build (DB) Organization! We are seeking candidates for a Sr. DB Project Quality Manager, with demonstrated experience on fast-paced transportation infrastructure projects. The Quality Manager is a key member of project leadership teams, responsible for developing, and implementing HNTB’s Design Build Quality Management System (QMS) and coaching project teams to adhere to its requirements and HNTB’s Standards of Performance. This individual will also have reporting responsibilities to the Project Executive and collaborate with the DB Chief Engineer and Corporate Quality Officer to recommend improvements to the DB QMS and carry lessons learned from project to project.
Primary Focus Will Include:
In collaboration with the Design Project Manager, develop and implement a Design Quality Management Plan (DQMP) in strict accordance with contractual requirements, HNTB’s Design-Build QMS, and HNTB’s Standards of Performance.
This role can be in the pre-award (bid phase), post-award, or post-design (construction) phase of the project and will require travel, along with co-location at project offices.
Provide quality management training to HNTB project and subconsultant staff and monitor adherence by HNTB project staff and subconsultants to DQMP requirements for the production, submittal and approval of Contract Deliverables.
Identify, assess, and take corrective/preventive actions to address actual and potential problem areas in design quality implementation/adherence. Lead efforts to formulate and execute recovery plans upon quality issues to achieve 4for4 delivery.
Participate in monthly Project Reviews and report on project quality performance and communicate as needed on quality matters with project leadership, the Project Executive and Office, Division, DB and Corporate resources.
Perform quality audits of Design-Build projects for adherence to the DQMP, Standards of Performance and contractual requirements to identify and implement opportunities for improvement.
Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) to project teams and within HNTB for development of quality procedures to meet fast-paced delivery schedules while maintaining QMS requirements. Also help carry lessons learned to future DB projects.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
15 years of experience, with 7 years in a Design/Technical Quality position
Experience working on project with design fees exceeding $25MM
Registered Professional Engineer
ASQ Certification preferred, or willingness to achieve within 6 months
Successful Design-Build delivery experience in a Design Quality Manager Role
What You'll Need
In collaboration with the Project Manager (PM), develop, proactively manage the implementation, and ensure project team adherence to the design quality procedures and plan in strict accordance with contractual requirements, HNTB’s Sophisticated Win Plan for DB Projects, Manual of Professional Practice (MPP) and HNTB Standards of Performance
Serve as subject matter expert to project teams in development of quality procedures and plan. Leverages EDT Quality Director expertise as required for development and implementation
Monitor and ensure adherence by HNTB project staff and subconsultant to design quality procedure and plan requirements for the production, submittal and approval of contract deliverables within contract schedules and budgets
This work can be in the pre- and post-award and post-design construction phases of the project
Works with other DPMs, PM, Advantage Chief Engineer, Advantage Delivery Center, EDT Staff and Advantage Design Integration Group to ensure implementation of Advantage technologies and effective cost-efficient delivery approaches
Identify and assess actual and potential problem areas in design quality implementation/adherence and lead efforts to formulate and execute recovery plans to achieve 4for4
Participate in monthly (minimum) Project Reviews at the direction and discretion of the PM
Participate in development, in collaboration with the PM, Advantage Director and Advantage Resource Officer, of a project team that encompasses all the necessary firm wide resources and technical capabilities of HNTB for project delivery that maximizes efficiency and 4for4 performance
Deliver quality training
Identify and implement opportunities for improvement
Report on and provide recommendations to leadership regarding the performance of the quality management system
Must have at least 15 years of experience, with at least 8 years in a Design/Technical Quality position
Must have experience working on project with design fees exceeding $50MM.
Registered Professional Engineer preferred
Design-build (DB) delivery experience required
Superior communication skills required
Superior interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate and collaborate with clients, managers, officers, sub-consultants and technical staff
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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Job Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Category: Design Build Group