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Quality Systems Engineer (QSE) - Level 2

  • ID: 507908
  • Posted: 5/10/2022
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Category: Pro - Engineering
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara Solutions is looking for a Direct Hire Quality Systems Engineer (QSE) - Level 2 for our Client located in Houston, TX.

  • While fulfilling the client specified quality control roles, the QSE is required to conduct the QC meetings, perform the three phases of control, perform submittal review and approval, and provide QC certifications and documentation required in the contract.
  • The QSE will frequently carry the Contract Quality Control Manager title for USACE projects managing and coordinating the three phases of control and any inspections by the contract.
  • The QSE with the approval of and in conjunction with the Project Manager will promptly complete and furnish serial letters, material submittals, shop drawing submittals, schedules, and all other project documentation required by the contract, and shall be responsible to maintain these documents and records at the site at all times. Competency and consistent results are expected in:
  • Performance of the required duties of the CQC Manager role as established by the USACE or other client specifications.
  • Support of Project Management in ensuring compliance with all contract plans and specifications.
  • Developing a high level of understanding of the contract and specified requirements and constraints.
  • Informing project personnel of contract requirements and monitoring contract activities to ensure compliance.
  • Providing consistent, clear, and project-management approved communication with the client to include updates to the days activities, survey concerns, contractual clarification, requests for information, operational discussion, updates to any and all DFWs as specified for the project.
  • Maintain a two-way flow communication style for clients, stake holders, project management, and crew.
  • Maintaining reporting standards that document potential causes for production variations and that provide comprehensive record of project events, payment, and quality.
  • Developing and executing the project plans (i.e. Quality Control Plan, Environmental Protection Plan, Work Plan.)
  • Utilizing RMS 3.0 (or designated project system) to create and submit QC daily reports and accompanying documentation, manage and track contract submittals, contract correspondence and pay applications, and track deficiencies
  • Manage Payment Applications - generate, track, maintain records
  • Understanding, developing, and executing the three phases of control as outlined in the contract
  • Scheduling, conducting, and taking minutes for all contract-related meetings
  • Managing and maintaining subcontract works and service providers while ensuring all subcontractors comply with client safety and environmental policies
  • Oversee, report, and document project environmental efforts.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of training programs for site-specific activities
  • Quality Assurance within Site Engineering Operations
  • Ensure a safe work environment for operations and tasks.
  • Align SE activities to be completely consistent with current best methods including client Field Operations guidance, industry standards, client Tech Sheets, manufacturer calibration standards, contract specified methods, and client best practices.
  • Coordinate with APE/PE to ensure the quality of required contract deliverables provided by the engineers (i.e. client reports, cross-sections, dig tracks, fill maps.)
  • Work with APE/PE to verify and document required equipment calibrations and contract requirements (i.e. drag head calibration, dredge positioning system, survey equipment, draft checks, monitor over-digging/dredge depth.)
  • Coordinate with APE/PE for site engineering training in the following quality control tasks

Salary Range:    $69,000.00 USD - $80,000.00 USD
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or construction management
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in hydrographic and topographic survey operations.
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in production analysis and monitoring.
  • Minimum of 4 years' Management experience in dredging operations.
  • Minimum of 3 years' quality control experience in heavy or marine construction, preferably dredging, beach nourishment, site reclamations and earthwork
  • Must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • USACE Construction Quality Management for Contractors certification
  • Meet medical, drug screening, and physical capability requirements
  • Competency in Microsoft Office, USACE Resident Management System (RMS 3.0) software, AutoCAD, Primavera scheduling software
  • Good communication and technical writing skills Recommended Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Primavera scheduling software
  • Must have TWIC card
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Primavera scheduling software
  • Basic RMS 3.0 training
  • Completing QC Daily Report Packages
  • Coordinating LNTMs/Pilot Updates
  • Contract Requirements
  • Inputting equipment and inspections into RMS
  • Compiling and submitting contract submittals
  • Basic proficiency in survey operations.
  • Basic proficiency in production analysis and monitoring.
  • Basic proficiency in Primavera for contract scheduling.
  • Eligible to participate in company benefits:
  • Competitive salary and bonus program

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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