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QA Manager

Olgoonik

This is a Full-time position in Anchorage, AK posted June 7, 2021.

Olgoonik is an Equal Opportunity Employer – EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Overview:
The field Quality Control Officer will report and provide advice regarding compliance with contract, safety, and quality requirements. The work will be in remote Alaska locations and the position requires extended out of town shifts. Will assist superintendent and project manager in coordination and documentation of work activities and logistics.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work in accordance with the requirements of the approved project plans and the Olgoonik corporate safety program;
  • Review and become familiar with contract specifications, requirements and applicable regulations;
  • Document daily safety meetings;
  • Document waste accumulation and labeling;
  • Document project progress and track cost items;
  • Transmit labor hours to timekeeping / payroll system daily;
  • Collect photographic and video documentation of project performance;
  • Prepare and transmit daily QC reports to include hours worked, quantities produced, supplies used, additional materials needed, schedule impacts, equipment usage, hi-resolution photos, and a daily narrative of project activities;
  • Coordinate field inspections with the superintendent, client representatives, and regulatory agencies;
  • Review work of sub-contractors and inspect materials provided by suppliers;
  • Evaluate field activities and communicate with superintendent and project manager to document that safety requirements are followed and PPE is properly utilized;
  • Recognize exposure to potential hazards, notify superintendent to issue appropriate PPE to the crew, and document proper use;
  • Maintain up-to-date record of project status and photo log in the field.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

There are no direct supervisory responsibilities associated with this position. The QC officer will advise and support Olgoonik field management. Will have authority to stop work for safety concerns or non-compliance with project specifications.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years in construction, environmental or remote site experience with emphasis in quality control or safety compliance. Secondary degree is a plus and will be looked at in conjunction with experience.
  • Safety training is a plus.
  • Must be familiar with OSHA 29 CFR 1926, 1910 and EM 385 1-1.
  • Should be familiar with Corps of Engineers and Air Force safety and QC requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be articulate and communicate well with crew, colleagues and clients.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and E-mail business software.
  • Familiar with digital cameras and capable of sending digital photos and videos to the home office.
  • Candidate must demonstrate a good attitude in remote conditions and work as a key member of a team.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under a minimum of supervision, with strong attention for detail.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid Driver’s license required

Current 40 Hour HazWoper required

US Army Corps of Engineers CQM certificate required

Security Clearance:

N/A

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The job will be in a remote northern Alaska location. Some of the work may occur when ambient temperatures are below freezing. To perform the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; drive; use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; operate office equipment, reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.

Travel:

Travel from Anchorage to remote Alaska location is required and will be provided by employer. Project orientation and mobilization from Anchorage. Project close-out and final reporting in Anchorage.

Work Environment:

Work is regularly performed outdoors in weather conditions that include rain, strong winds, and cold temperatures. Often near moving mechanical parts with noise and vibration.

The employee must recognize exposure to potential hazards, and select appropriate protective gear for himself and the crew. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Living Environment:

Lodging, meals, and transportation will be provided while at the project site. Living conditions are basic with limited amenities: shared living quarters, shared bathrooms within close proximity; limited dining hall hours.

Work Location:

Cold Bay/Alaska Remote