October 11, 2023

Quality Control PM

Washington, DC - Corporate Office
Our Washington, DC office has an immediate opening for a Quality Control Project Manager to join our expanding team. As a Quality Control Project Manager in K-12, you will have the opportunity to expand the foundation of your career by joining an ENR top ranked firm. You will be an essential member of our growing team by transforming our client’s vision into a strategy, converting that strategy into a plan, and moving quickly into executable action.

McKissack & McKissack is a national architectural, engineering, and construction services firm that has earned a strong reputation for consistently delivering results on high profile government and commercial projects. Our organization is guided by a passion for excellence and we are committed to innovation, collaboration, and delivering superior results that meets and exceeds the needs of our clients. We offer a well-balanced corporate culture that embraces diversity, nurtures professional growth, and rewards hard work. McKissack & McKissack seeks individuals to join our growing organization who have excellent academic and/or work experience, integrity, and client-focused attitudes.


McKissack & McKissack, an outgrowth of the oldest African American-owned architecture­ engineering in the country, has a strong reputation for consistently delivering results on high-profile projects for government and private sector clients.

We are seeking leaders that exhibit the attributes of a great team player, Humble, Hungry and Smart:

• Humble: being of little ego; focusing more on their teammates than themselves.

• Hungry: strong work ethic and drive.

• Smart: what they say or do has a positive outcome on those around them.

Your Role (High level):

Continue to develop, implement and manage the Quality Control Program for both Large Capital and Small Capital Programs focused on the highest risk components of buildings for both large caps and small caps programs.  Coordinate, monitor and document quality control reporting for projects.

Your Role(Logistics):

Reporting To: ProjectExecutive (K-12 Programs)

Who Reports to You: NA

Where You Work: Hybrid, Client Site (Washington, DC) and office visits as needed

Your Salary: Min 100K

Your Role (Responsibilities):

• Maintain knowledge of all applicable quality control standards, including, but not limited to ISO 9000, OSHA, USACE EM 385-1-1, and various design and construction standards.

• Maintain a complete and thorough knowledge of contract requirements regarding quality and safety.

• Interface with the Owner, Architect and Engineering, Third Party Testing, Commissioning and AHJ and Contractor teams to ensure compliance with quality requirements.

• Prepare quality control reports as required resulting from observations during regular field visits and meetings.

• Conduct Process/Product Quality Assurance activities such as objective evaluations of design and construction process activities, practices and work products.

• Conduct when necessary Root Cause Analyses on program/project issues resulting in negative or poor performance/product deliverables.

• Understand barriers to compliance and the ability to facilitate resolution of non-compliances.

• Have experience in evaluating measures for their potential effectiveness in managing ongoing work, and determining whether measures are being collected, analyzed, and used.

• Participate in management and technical reviews of services/products and identify quality and design-construction process concerns.

• Collect/process related experience to support future improvement of design-construction processes, quality, and process execution.

• Understand QA principles and practices, including setting quality goals and objectives, auditing, assessing process compliance, evaluating plans and software work products, assessing quality risks and issues, evaluating tradeoffs and balancing quality concerns against customer needs and project commitments.

• Develop and establish standardized engineering and business practices within the Quality Control Program.

• Have familiarity with quality principles and techniques, knowledge and experience in planning QA activities, conducting objective evaluations of activities and work products from management and the work force, reviewing plans and other work products

• Evaluate service/product requirements against plans and performance.

• Conduct on-site Quality Assurance Workmanship audits and Contractor Verification Testing processes.

• Maintain and track all Program Corrective Action Issues to closure.

• Conduct project/product performance trend analyses to identify potential and or real issues of poor product and or service.

• Maintain the status of all tasks through regular meetings or correspondence with Supervisors, Key Personnel, and Contractors.

• Demonstrate effective oral and written communication of field observations recorded via site visit reports

• Supervisory responsibilities will be required for this position

• Other duties as assigned

What We NEED You to Have:

• Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related

• Minimum 7 years’ experience in a Quality Control Role

• Ability and willingness to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays

• Be a team player, effective communicator and solution-driven

What we WANT you to Have:

• Master’s Degree in Architecture, Business, Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related

• Experience or working knowledge of requirements of Net Zero Energy and LEED Gold and Platinum projects

What We Offer:

McKissack & McKissack offers a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • On the Job Training and Professional Development

McKissack & McKissack is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

McKissack & McKissack is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer


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