Quality Control Manager
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Catamount is on a mission to be the construction partner of choice. Every day, we build the infrastructure that matters; the distribution center that ships the gift you need tomorrow, the restaurants where you celebrate life, the assisted living community where loved ones are cared for, your first apartment, the facility you seek out when you need the best medical care, and the fire stations that hold our heroes – Catamount builds communities. We are passionate employee owners and we are looking for team members who want to build their future with us.
The Quality Control Manager is chiefly responsible for ensuring our people and our product meets or exceeds quality, safety and efficiency standards. They develop and produce pre-construction plans, ranging from Quality Control Plans to Accident Prevention Plans. Through observations and hands-on training, they analyze and monitor individual and team performance, and recommend new procedures or quality control methods to continue to ensure our standards are met. The QC Manager performs a critical role in ensuring a positive customer and employee experience.
At Catamount, we enable opportunity and growth. We invest in training and continuing education while maintaining an open door philosophy, which fosters collaboration and teamwork. We work hard, but we also know when it is time to build in balance. We support each other so that when you work here, you feel the Catamount difference.
What a day is like:
This role is on site the majority of the time during work activities. Using their experience, research and networking with other Industry Professionals and Catamount Staff, they ensure the job meets or exceeds client expectations. They meet with Site Superintendents and subcontractors to ensure that the materials on site have been approved before installation, and maintain contact with our clients’ Quality Assurance counterpart along the way. They regularly inspect work on-site to ensure correct performance and quality adherence of the contract. Ongoing, they meet with Superintendents and Project Managers to discuss issues and corrective actions. When necessary, they effectively communicate deficiencies to subcontractors and site staff without creating an adversarial environment. They ultimately strive to serve as part of a cohesive project team, understanding the project schedule and unique aspects of each project.
While not on site, they develop and produce pre-construction plans, to include Quality Control and Accident Prevention. They maintain and perform required field trainings, such as Contractor Quality Control, OSHA 30 Hour, and Activity Hazard Analysis Preparation Training. They enforce compliance with approved materials submittals, as well as reviewing and processing submittals in accordance with project schedule and Contract Documents, expediting when necessary. They aid in the creation of the commissioning matrix, and track/witness performance in a timely manner. They research product data and manufacturer installation instructions to ensure a quality installation. Other responsibilities include producing daily quality control reports, tracking and maintaining a deficiency log, and reporting back to the Superintendent and Project Team, as well as creating and performing all necessary pre-functional systems startups.
What kind of person are we looking for? Someone with:
- Minimum 4 years related experience as a Quality Engineer (or higher) performing Quality Control on Multi-family and/or Senior Living Projects (or similar) , Type I, II, III and/or V Buildings, Core of Engineers (COE) Projects, or Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Projects.
- A safety champion who leads by example
- People and Project Management skills and abilities
- Refined organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks for self, team, and projects
- Outstanding communication skills (listening, presenting, interpersonal and written)
- Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on Quality Assurance or Quality Management from an accredited college or university (Bachelor’s Degree in Construction-related program and Construction Quality Management for Contractors Certificate considered in lieu of QA/QM degree).
- Desire to work on Project Sites 70% of the time, with the remainder of the time in the office.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, MS Project), and experience with (or ability to learn) Procore, office equipment and Internet Explorer or other similar Internet tools and experience.
Why you might love working here:
You will have the opportunity to support a growing team and company in a true learning and mentoring environment. Our Divisions have the “feel” of a small business while offering the resources of a large company.
- Our work spans across a multitude of market sectors, providing opportunities to shift between project types
- We’re 100% employee owned. It’s not just a unique wealth building and retirement benefit, it helps align our people and goals as we share our successes
- Benefits: Catamount offers a rich benefits portfolio that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; short and long-term disability; an Employee Assistance Program; a 401(k) Plan; an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); a generous VacationFlex program; paid sick time; and other optional programs such as Pet Insurance, AFLAC Accident, Critical Illness, and Hospital Policies.* Additionally, some positions are eligible for a monthly car allowance. *Please refer to the Summary Plan Descriptions for eligibility requirements and additional detail.
- Our culture has been described as a family environment, promoting work-life balance, as well as community involvement.
$90,000 – $105,000 on an annual basis, DOE. In addition to offering competitive base pay, Catamount employees are eligible for additional incentives for merit/performance, project incentives*, new hire referrals, and business development commissions. *Project incentives are limited to certain roles in Operations.
EOE – Including Disability/Vets