AECOM Quality Specialist in McLean, VA, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, McLean, VA

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking Quality Specialists to support dayshift operation and assume the following responsibilities:

  • Perform a wide variety of QA audits to determine the conformity to the quality system elements identified within the SOW by performing the following duties:

  • Communicating and clarifying audit requirements

  • Documenting observations

  • Reporting results

  • Verifying the effectiveness of corrective actions taken as a result of the audit

  • Retaining and safeguarding audit evidence

  • Perform a wide variety of QC inspections in preventative maintenance , quality walks operations and maintenance, services, buildings and grounds, and other assigned inspections to include all identified work tasks i.e., service calls, work orders, preventative maintenance, project tasks and /or sub tasks and document evidence of those reviews in the Maximo system.

  • Conduct comparative analysis of estimates to actual work performed documenting differences and reporting findings to the affected branches.

  • Ensure that all inspection scheduling is accomplished accurately and timely in accordance with customer requirements.

  • Track and report identified QC nonconformances until resolved.

  • Identify, compile and report metrics from QA/QC data input into the Maximo for all areas O&M, Services and Construction.

  • Where no policies or procedures exist, assist in the development of efficient and effective branch policies and / or procedures.

  • May utilize various manuals and other related documentation to perform quality assurance and control inspections.

  • May utilize various engineering /scientific drawings, manuals and other related documentation.

  • May perform functions under minimal supervision.

  • Flexibility to perform job function at HQ site as well as externals locations; may work varied shifts and weekends as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have excellent communication skills to communicate matters requiring tact, persuasion, and negotiation skills.

  • Must be organized, detail oriented and self-motivated.

  • Must be knowledgeable in standard construction practices.

  • Must have an understanding of both general and specific phases of the job and their practical application to complex problems and situations ordinarily encountered.

  • Ability to detect, communicate and adequately document errors to minimize significant impact.

  • Must have computer skills and techniques to utilize MS Office tools to perform quality metrics and statistical analysis i.e., at minimum PROFICIENT in Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • If required, must have the ability to work after hours, weekends and holidays.

  • Four years experience in related discipline; ASQ Certification or willingness to obtain preferred.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

Four-year college degree in related discipline is desired


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Quality Assurance / Quality Controls

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 194194BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.