Quality Engineer/Specialist, Principal (Arch/Civil)

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US - VA, Radford
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R155127
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Infrastructure (Construction/Quality/Safety/Inspection)
In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Quality Engineer/Specialist-Principal to join our team! In this role you will be working on vital infrastructure projects, ensuring safety and excellence for generations.

What You'll Be Doing:

Responsibilities:

  • As a pivotal member of our team, you will champion the enhancement and support of our Quality Systems, leveraging USACE Quality requirements and the ISO 9001 Standard as your guide.

  • Your expertise will drive contractor compliance, process development & optimization, and successful delivery.

  • Your role involves interfacing with project leaders, contractors, and vendors and regular interaction with representatives from a variety of functional groups, including program management, design/engineering, purchasing, construction, and other personnel.

  • Audit Excellence: Plan and execute comprehensive audit activities with precision. This includes scheduling, developing plans, reporting findings, and resolving issues to ensure compliance across all facets of our operations—from design and engineering to procurement and construction.

  • Quality Assurance: Conduct thorough Internal Quality Audits across offices, projects, and job sites. Manage follow-up activities diligently to assure adherence to Parsons standards as well as contractual and code requirements.

  • Continuous Improvement: Lead both internal and external Quality audits, presenting findings to management. Your keen analysis will identify trends in program quality based on a wide array of oversight results.

  • Supplier Qualification: Assist in conducting qualification audits for suppliers ensuring their services meet our rigorous quality standards.

  • Compliance & Engineering Review: Ensure all audited activities align with Parsons’ quality program alongside client requirements. Perform quality engineering reviews for design documentation ensuring compliance with specified requirements.

  • Safety & Compliance Verification: Advocate for safety awareness by adhering to established rules and participating in field audits as necessary. Verify that all Parsons' projects comply with internal quality standards as well as customer expectations.

  • Policy Development Support: Collaborate in refining our project Quality Processes &  Procedures along with related documents ensuring they meet industry codes/standards.  

  • Document Review & Approval: Assess various documents including quality manuals/procedures prepared by internal or external parties ensuring they meet stringent quality criteria before approval if required.

  • Collaborative Interface Management: Work closely with management on interfacing Quality activities between internal teams and external entities such as customers or suppliers.

  • Statistical Process Control & Guidance Provision: Implement statistical process control methods where applicable; offer technical guidance to junior Quality personnel when needed.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • 4-6 years of experience with a 4-year degree in Engineering, Business or Quality discipline.

  • Willing to accept 8-10 years of related work experience in the field of quality in leu of education requirement.

  • Required certifications include Lead Auditor (ISO 9001 or equivalent) or ASQ Certification (CMQ/OE, CQA or CQE)

  • US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Contractors Quality Management Certificate (CQM)

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in mechanical / electrical engineering (MEP)

  • Membership in a nationally-recognized Quality organization.  Other related certifications may include, but are not limited to: Building Inspector, NQA-1 (nuclear auditor), NDT (ASNT),Possesses working knowledge of more than one area of industry such as infrastructure, government, aviation, process, or transportation.

  • A broad understanding across multiple areas including infrastructure related to national security services.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Corporate team.

We’re driving the future of the national security and critical infrastructure markets. Our employees work in a close-knit team environment to find new, innovative ways to deliver smart solutions that are used and valued by customers around the world. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, transportation, smart cities, and more, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

Salary Range: 

$96,400.00 - $168,700.00

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!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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OUR MISSION

We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

ABOUT US

Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.

PARSONS IN CANADA

Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

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

2021 Forbes The Best Employers for Diversity Badge

For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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2023 Minority Engineer Magazine  Reader's Choice Top 50 Employer Badge
2022 U.S. Department of Labor Gold Award Badge
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4 Continents

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75+ Years

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17,000+ Employees

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80+ Languages

COMPETITIVE BENEFIT OFFERINGS

Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.

Health

Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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Parsons has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader in domestic and international engineering and construction projects. The company also has a solid history supporting federal government work.”

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