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Construction Quality Assurance - USACE - DODP10

Company: Avantus
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused services and solutions company headquartered in McLean, VA. Drawing upon its heritage companies' histories of consistent growth and high performance in the federal services market, Avantus ensures eminence is earned, sustained and grown.

Avantus' services and solutions are designed, tailored, and executed based on our long history of helping our Homeland Security, Defense, Intelligence, and Federal Civilian customers solve complex challenges. Our capabilities include Project & Portfolio Management, Facilities, Acquisition & Sustainment, Systems Engineering Technical Services, Operations & Analysis, Transformation & Advisory Services, Data & Software Solutions, Digital Innovation, and Augmented Intelligence.

Position Overview

Avantus Federal is interviewing for an on-site Quality Assurance (QA) representative to support the Department of Defense U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Border Infrastructure Program. The ideal candidate for this position will have USACE specific construction experience managing large construction projects ranging from $10M - $50M, be able to work independently while providing support to the Government client, and be able to perform the following types of tasks:


  • Serve as the on-site liaison between the construction contractor and Government representative and provide overall coordination of the construction quality management program for assigned projects.
  • Attend selective quality control, preparatory and initial meetings, and monitor three-phase checklists for accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Review all contractor's administrative submittals and coordinate review of technical submittals with Designer of Record
  • Coordinate support to review and witness successful testing and commissioning/certification of critical systems.
  • Review accuracy of contractor invoices.
  • Review Activity Hazard Analysis and ensure work is performed in accordance with the three phases of QC.
  • Conduct on-site safety inspections to ensure compliance with approved safety processes
  • Coordinate utility outages, excavation permits, burn permits and storage area laydown
  • Provide field support to validate pre-construction drawings, investigate engineering problems, review as-built drawing accuracy, and be the primary technical point of contact for all construction related issues.
  • Submit required reporting into Government directed systems.

Required Qualifications

  • Clearance - Favorable NACI - must have investigation in JPAS; US Citizenship Required. #AvantusClearedJob
  • 5+ years of experience as a Quality Control / Assurance Manager monitoring geotech, concrete, electrical, communication and structural work on construction projects
  • Willingness and ability to work 6-10 hour days weekly.
  • Recent completion of Construction Quality for Contractors course from USACE

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior USACE construction project experience.
  • Familiarity and user level knowledge of USACE Resident Management System (RMS)
  • Willingness to relocate as necessary to support work.
  • Knowledge of safety and occupational health principals as identified in the EM385 1-1.
  • Current Security Clearance a plus.

Company EEO Statement

Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category protected by law. Avantus hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Keywords: Avantus, McAllen , Construction Quality Assurance - USACE - DODP10, Other , Mcallen, Texas

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