Quality Control Manager, Construction Management


Job title: Quality Control Manager, Construction Management

Company: IPS

Job description: IPS hiring! We are looking for a talented Quality Control/Assurance Manager to join our industry leading Project Delivery and Construction team at our office located in Morrisville. NC.

This position will use their technical knowledge and skills to effectively train, supervise, communicate, execute and manage the IPS Construction Quality Control and Quality Assurance program for ongoing Construction Projects. This is a leadership role responsible for working with the On-Site Construction Management Team to ensure the established project standards are followed.


  • Develop, plan, manage and administer the implementation of project-specific Construction Quality Control and Quality Assurance (QA/QC) Plans with CM team, contractors and clients (multiple Quality Control {QC} specialists, Commissioning, Qualification and Validation and/or jurisdictional inspection and testing personnel/agencies). These plans will incorporate the principals, policies, procedures and methodologies necessary to deliver each project fully compliant with the appropriate contract documents.
  • Train the project team on their criteria and implementation. Work with the Project Executives and Project Managers to assure that sufficient, qualified specialized staff is assigned to provide the required knowledge and experience to execute the plan.
  • Oversee QA/QC site related activities: oversee testing, inspection and acceptance of work; inspect and accept materials and equipment; identify deficiencies and non-conformances and track them through resolution and acceptance; prepare and submit quality control reports; review quality control documentation for specialty items and shop and field operations for subcontracted trades.
  • Develop special Inspection Test Plans and System Completion records that will be incorporated into the QA/QC Project specific plans.
  • Report and publish quality reports, audits and initiatives to Project Manager and review with the project team prior to publication.
  • Provide risk avoidance techniques and identify quality risks to projects and IPS.
  • Ensure Corporate Quality initiatives and goals are achieved.
  • Develop a system to compile, monitor, track and confirm deficiencies and successes of work performed by direct-hire and subcontract work crews.
  • Evaluate testing, sampling methodologies, technologies and equipment to confirm correct applications are implemented.
  • Review utility matrices developed to start up and commission systems and skids.
  • Direct the tracking of deficiencies, test results, or other regularly reported quality control data; manage non-conformance reporting activities and track efficiencies from identification through resolution. Monitor performance of quality control systems to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Verify that the construction of systems and equipment are installed in accordance with approved construction documents. Review plans and specifications to ensure requirements are met for each construction process. Understand and apply federal, state, and local codes, policies, laws, and regulations
  • Identify quality problems or areas for improvement and recommend solutions.
  • Inspect and evaluate the adequacy of work performed by subcontractors; Identify non-conformities, analyze root causes, and recommend corrective measures.
  • Assist in performing system walk downs/final inspections; closeout and startup; establish system completion punch list items; and, ensure all deficiencies are corrected.
  • Conduct and/or attend QC meetings.
  • Attend pre-construction and construction meetings noting areas/topics that may present future problems/risks and present to project manager for consultation. Assist the project team with the identification of QA/QC hold points that could impact project milestone dates.
  • Possess a working knowledge of company safety program, laws, and OSHA operating standards. Implement the corporate safety culture and principles into the QA/QC programs.
  • Continually improve strategies and tools to efficiently and effectively document, track and record compliance with the contract documents.
  • Stop work if necessary, to resolve non-compliant work or matters that negatively affect safety and Quality.
  • Contribute to a timely project closeout to include compilation and turnover of all required QA/QC documents.
  • Complete “Red Vector” Training Modules as Assigned.
  • Read and understand construction documents, process flow diagrams, electrical, instrumentation and control diagrams.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • B.S. in a science, engineering, construction management or related field (15 years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree).
  • Candidates should have Quality Assurance and Quality Control Management training and experience with 15 years of field experience in construction and/or engineering.
  • OSHA 10 certification (IPS will provide tools) must be maintained during employment. First Aid/CPR training a plus.


  • Positions will travel 50% of time, or as necessary to complete duties. Position may be assigned to client for an extended period of time (1-2 years). Overnight travel is possible. Position will focus on construction field activity and office time will be limited. Position will visit Client sites and will be required to adhere to stated safety rules. Position will visit construction sites and will be required to take site safety training and adhere to site safety rules.
  • This position is a safety sensitive position. The employee is designated for field work and attends activities at client sites where they work in construction, process, packaging, manufacturing, research or other “non-administrative” areas


  • Has a strong knowledge of applicable regulatory guidelines within the construction safety and pharmaceutical industry along with the ability to interpret complex issues and provide recommend course of action.
  • Proven ability to influence and work effectively with co-workers as well as clients.
  • Analytical thinking, structured problem-solving skills and strong work ethic.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficient skill Level in MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Primavera P6 and MS Project knowledge is highly desirable.
  • Commissioning and System startup experience is preferred.
  • Valid state driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
  • Ability to successfully pass drug screening test, 10 panel DOT approved and background/security checks for on-site project access.
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors exposed to the elements.

Company Overview

About Us

IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specializes in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over thirty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 1,100 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at .


Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.

IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).

Attention Search Firms / Third Party Recruiters: IPS is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment opportunities with IPS. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at IPS via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at IPS in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for a specific position will be deemed the sole property of IPS, and no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by IPS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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Location: Morrisville, NC

Job date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 03:53:49 GMT

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