This is a field structural engineering position that oversees construction of several Caltrans bridges and retaining walls; overseeing, training and mentoring a team of inspectors; and reviewing materials and materials laboratory test results. Ensuring documentation and evidence of how the products are built. Overall responsibility is to ensure the structural systems are built conforming to the approved design and specifications. Strong communication, time management and computer skills are essential.
Responsible for confirming that the proper tests and inspections have been performed, collecting and reviewing inspection and testing forms required for the sign-off and validating that the test and inspection data meets the requirements of the plans and specifications.
Attended meetings with the Construction Team, Quality Organization, designer and Owner. Work with this Team to quickly resolve field issues.
Work with Construction and Designers to adequately resolve RFIs and follow up with owner’s representative and Caltrans oversight to ensure RFIs are closed in a timely manner. Ensure that Document Control receives proper documentation and the Construction follows approved Resolutions.
Review Construction Document Submittals such as shoring, excavations, false work and concrete mix designs for completeness and make sure QC has been conducted. Assist QC to resolve Owners’ comments.
Enforcing the Quality Program requirements by issuing NCRs (Non-Conformance reports) for deficient field activities work with QC to resolve.
Work closely with Materials Control Coordinator for materials received. Assist with Source Inspection material control process guidelines for the subcontractors.
Assist in developing Quality Checklists and training Inspectors.
Oversee inspection and testing staff, coordinate with inspectors and provide training for inspectors and testers.
Education: BS Engineering
Certifications: Registered Professional Engineer in California or ability to achieve PE within 6 months
Experience: 7-12 years
Additional Salary Information: Will discuss depending on experience
About PQM, Inc
PQM Inc. offers unique and comprehensive quality management services to assist public agencies and consulting engineers deliver important projects more effectively and efficiently. A Quality driven organization is essential to achieve peak performance. We believe that the foundation of Quality begins with an organization’s Culture, which is established by its Leadership. Strong Leadership and Organizational Culture is transparent to Stakeholders & Customers, and gives them the confidence and comfort that their project is in good hands. Teamwork is the result of a Healthy Foundation, but it also requires Policies, Processes, and Procedures to accomplish the work efficiently and effectively. Finally, we must identify the Key Metrics to continually monitor our performance.