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Project Quality Manager

Date:  Mar 16, 2023

Wiesbaden, DE

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. 


Req Id : 95178 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Job Summary

The Project Quality Manager is responsible for implementing project quality plans, procedures and best practices to fulfill the quality mission and support the successful execution of assigned  projects as described in the Quality Management System (QMS). 

Key Responsibilities

  • Plans, develops, implements, monitors, evaluates, and maintains the project quality plan and the project inspection and test plan for assigned projects 
  • Collaborates with other PQMs on projects worked by professionals in multiple locations.
  • Plans and conducts assessments to confirm compliance with company, client and regulatory requirements 
  • Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates project supplier and subcontractor activities, quality systems and programs, products, and reports for adherence to the Market Sector/Regional Quality Lead 
  • Reviews purchase orders and associated documentation to ensure correct quality requirements are included prior to contract award
  • Ensures suppliers meet project requirements through evaluations and/or audits . 
  • Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities, and ensures a resolution is determined which will meet project and/or process quality requirements
  • Assists in the coordination of punchlist walkdowns/inspections; coordinates with Construction operations on punchlist closure and documentation.
  • Conducts quality assessments of project procedures and documents to identify, analyze, and document non-conforming processes or products; develops and implements corrective action by comparing activities against project quality program criteria
  • Assists project team members with quality processes such as CARs, PARs, NCRs, and deviations. Participates in development and implementation of training on QMS for assigned project personnel
  • Capable of interfacing with client representatives and jurisdictional officials
  • Promotes the Lessons Learned process  
  • Periodic travel will be required 
  • May involve additional work hours/week . Acts in capacity of a "lead person " May have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction 

Management Responsibilities

Acts in capacity of a "lead person." Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 year degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Quality or Business preferred  
  • Preferred Technical Skills: . Understands principles, practices, techniques and theories of quality processes, including a thorough knowledge of ISO 9001:2015. Proficient in techniques relating to quality assurance and quality control programs and procedures. Possesses a basic knowledge of engineering, design, procurement, construction and project management principles, practices and methods. Ability to understand and follow instructions; makes sound judgments based on quality and project requirements; interacts effectively with Black and Veatch professionals as well as client, supplier, and contractor representatives. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office computer tools. Quality process training, Audits and assessment experience, Root Cause Analyses, Trend Analysis, Software Quality Assurance, and Supplier qualification programs. 
  • Preferred Non-Technical Skills: . Demonstrates intermediate: Process management, conflict management, total work systems, written communications, composure, managerial 
  • Previous experience with quality management in construction phase of the project
  • ISO Lead Auditor or Lead Implementer credentials  FA

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum 6 years prior experience in similar QA management position in the same or a related industry. For a Nuclear Position: . 5-10 years of total experience in nuclear QA program implementation and/or oversight. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Formal Project Management training. Certifications: American Society for Quality (ASQ) certification as a Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) and as a Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CQM O/E) (desired). Active member of ASQ.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Normal office environment; may include heavy industrial construction exposure. Occasional physical work conditions: Capable of walking 5 miles and climbing stairs to 300 foot height; walk, climb stairs, ladders, move in/out of vehicles; lift or move up to 25 pounds; supplier or construction site environment has frequent exposure to vibration and loud noise, and occasional exposure to airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, slippery uneven walking surfaces, and risk of electrical shock.


Communicates effectively
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy

Salary Plan

SPC: Specialized Staff

Job Grade


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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