Parsons Corporation Quality Control Manager (seasonal rotation to Antarctica) in Centreville, Virginia
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This job position is part of the Antarctic Infrastructure and Modernization for Science (AIMS) project. This is an initiative of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) United States Antarctic Program (USAP) and is a major capital investment effort to support the United States’ world-class science program in Antarctica. The infrastructure modernization being proposed under the AIMS project is to ensure that McMurdo Station remains a viable platform for supporting Antarctic science for the next 35 to 50 years. Parsons is the designer and builder for the Antarctic Infrastructure Improvement (AIMS) efforts under the Antarctic Support Contract with the National Science Foundation. You will be involved in the largest construction project ever performed on the continent of Antarctica.
You will work remotely at home during the off-season, and then deploy through New Zealand to Antarctica and will be part of the on-site management team to deliver this flagship project for the NSF and the United States during site activities.
Provides management direction, and includes administrative and supervisory responsibilities, involving all quality activities on several small to medium sized projects and/or programs, or functional areas to ensure that products or services provided are in accordance with customer and Parsons Quality requirements. This position provides leadership to quality professionals and the development and implementation of Quality systems, procedures, and related quality activities. Regularly interacts with senior-level representatives from a variety of functional groups, including program management, design/engineering, purchasing, construction, and other personnel.
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 Quality Systems leadership using the ISO 9001 Standard as the basis for process development and optimization, procedure development, data collection and reporting and Quality Systems training. Interfaces at senior and executive levels with regard to ISO 9000 process improvement and reengineering.
Develops and maintains Quality Policy, Processes, Procedures and related documents. Reviews Quality Manuals, documents, and implementation procedures to verify compliance with industry codes and standards, regulations and regulatory commitments.
Participates in Client pre-bid, bid or contract planning and preparation.
Plans and executes required audit activities (schedules, plans, reports, finding resolutions, etc.).
Performs and adequately documents Internal Quality Audits of assigned office, projects and jobsites, and manages all related follow-up activities. Audits conducted to assure compliance with Parsons standards, contract requirements, and applicable codes, specifications and drawings, including but not limited to: Design, Engineering, Estimating, Procurement, Project Controls, Vendor/Subcontractor
Management, Receiving, Handling & Storage, Construction, etc.
Facilitates all internal and external Quality audits and briefs management with the results.
Effectively documents, follows-up and closes corrective actions - both internal and external. Analyzes findings/ issues/ non-conformances identified during audits to determine program quality and identify performance trends. Analysis includes all available oversight results, both internal and external, and trending data.
Handles qualification audits of suppliers of purchased items and services.
Assures audited activities meet Parsons’ quality program, and Client quality requirements.
Performs quality engineering reviews of design documentation for compliance with stated requirements, including vendor quality manuals and company quality records.
Promotes safety awareness including adhering to safety rules and requirements. Participates, as needed, in safety field audits and assessments.
Reviews from a quality perspective (and approves if required) documents prepared by internal or external organizations such as quality manuals and procedures, technical deliverables, test plans and procedures, purchase orders, and subcontracts.
Collaborates with management for interface on Quality activities with internal or external organizations (customers, suppliers, subcontractors, and others).
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business or Quality discipline or related field (or equivalent work experience)
12+ years of related work experience in the field of Quality, including 5+ years experience in management capacity. Lead Auditor certification (ISO 9001 or equal) or ASQ certification (CMQ/OE, CQA, or CQE).
Membership in a nationally-recognized Quality organization. Professional Engineer registration. Other related certifications may include, but are not limited to: Building Inspector, NQA-1 (nuclear auditor), NDT (ASNT), Welding Inspector (AWS), DOT. Possesses working knowledge of more than one area of industry such as infrastructure, government, aviation, process, or transportation.
* Must be able to pass the National Science Foundation Physical Qualification Process.
* Must be able to deploy this season after passing PQ requirements.
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.
Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.
$113,100.00 - $219,400.00
We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!
This position requires a Fit for Duty exam as part of the job requirements. Successful completion of this exam(s) will be required post offer acceptance, prior to you being able to continue in the hiring process and onboarding.
The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.
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