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Parsons Corporation Quality Assurance Manager in Arlington, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:


Manages and provides leadership for Quality Control personnel, and provides oversight for all quality control inspection activities on assigned project and or functional areas to ensure that products or services provided are in accordance with customer and Parsons requirements. Assures the construction quality control requirements are understood and construction work is performed in accordance with the Project Management Plan, Project Quality Plan, Applicable Codes, Standards, Policies, Procedures, Drawings and Specific Contract Requirements.


Participates in the interview and selection process (including hiring recommendations), and makes staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements. Conducts performance evaluations and makes appropriate recommendations for required actions, including recommendations for advancement, changes in status, or disciplinary action. Manages the salary administration process, including preparing the annual salary plan and recommending salary actions for merit increases and/or promotions.

Provides leadership for Quality Control support activities for assigned program(s) or project(s) to ensure that products or services provided meet customer and Parsons’ requirements.

Provides leadership for development and implementation of Quality Control Programs, procedures, resource allocation, and training

Develops, establishes and evaluates the adequacy of specific programs used to train and test inspection, examination, and testing personnel.

Qualifies, trains, certifies and supervises all Quality Control personnel. Acts as the focal point for construction quality issues and their resolutions.

Ensures subcontractor inspections/surveillances are performed.

Reviews and approves Construction Subcontractor Quality Plans, Inspection & Test Plans and other quality related documents.

Confirms subcontractor resources are in place to implement these plans.

Monitors field activities to ensure conformance with Applicable Codes, Standards, Policies,

Procedures, Drawings and Specific Contract Requirements.

Ensures quality inspections/surveillances for Commissioning activities are performed and documented.

Ensures Construction Quality documentation and records are developed and maintained.

Interacts regularly with customers, program and project management. Also interacts with Parsons’ Quality management and executive management.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Physical Science, Math, Quality or related field

Typically 10+ years related construction experience or a High School/Trade School diploma

Work experience of at least 15+ years is required, as well as previous management experience.

ASQ CMQ or CMQ/OE preferred.

Evidence of previous certification required.

Additional years of education beyond the minimum requirement are considered equivalent to years of related work experience.

Appropriate Quality Control Inspector Certification required within 12 months of employment.

It is anticipated that individuals will be certified to perform activities in one or more of the following areas (or subjects): Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Instrumentation and Controls, Civil, Structural, Architectural, HVAC, Welding, Non-Destructive Examination, Receiving, and Special Processes. Certification to industry recognized standards, such as certification to DOT, IEEE, AWS, SNT-TC-1a, IEEE, ACI or International Code Council will be required.


Must be tested for visual acuity and color discrimination as a part of employment.

Requires the ability to communicate clearly and interface effectively with a diverse group of professional.

Strong analytical skills and the ability to communicate to all levels of the company.

Proficient in data collection, analysis and presentation.

Excellent computer skills and proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Access. Requires proficiency in the use of computers and software packages needed to support the documentation, analysis and retention of quality records.

Requires management ability.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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