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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Quality Manager (ID# 47301) in Chicago, Illinois

Quality Manager (ID# 47301) Chicago, IL

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 5 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Chicago Construction Services Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Quality Manager - Construction for our Chicago office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the oversight and compliance of the CM Quality Assurance Plan.

  • Monitor and evaluate the quality of activities performed by contractors for conformance with the contract documents and industry standards.

  • Assess contractor quality control and quality assurance documentation to ensure that it is being recorded, controlled, maintained, distributed, and retained in accordance with the client’s standards and requirements.

  • Prepare Monthly Project Quality Control Summary Report and chair monthly quality meetings with contractors and client.

  • Monitor all documentation related to the issuance and tracking/closing of Non Conformance Reports (NCR’s) and Quality Deficiency Reports (QDR’s).

  • Coordinate the work of the independent testing firm(s) and their contract.

  • Oversee and review on-site and off-site materials fabrication and inspection with help from CM Team Resident Engineers or other designees.

  • Review construction materials testing/inspection reports

  • Assess CM activities to assure that they remain effective and that they continue to meet the needs of the client

  • Other duties assigned by Resident Engineer or Project Manager.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as a quality manager on major transportation related projects.

  • BSCE, Construction Management, or BS in Architectural Studies degree is required.

  • Have a working knowledge of railroad industry and various client specifications and contract managment processes.

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Quality Management experience on transit/rail projects.

  • Quality Management Certifications are recommended.

  • Knowledge of construction quality assurance and control concepts and tools.

  • Knowledge of policies and procedures related to quality assurance and control on material testing and quality plan implementation.

  • Ability to work on multiple construction projects simultaneously.

  • Illinois Professional Engineer License preferred, but not required.


WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status