AECOM Quality Engineer IV (SONGS) in San Clemente, California

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Quality Engineer IV (SONGS)

United States of America - California

San Clemente

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Quality Engineer IV to be based in our San Clemente, CA location.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Working knowledge of NQA-1 and DOE QA regulations and directives, assessment & auditing practices, causal analysis techniques, and radioactive and/or hazardous material management.

  • Serves as a QA representative in project design reviews

  • Works with quality inspection supervisors to train and oversee inspectors in their use of control forms and procedures and their correction of quality problems.

  • Provides support for the development, review, revision and approval of quality related procedures and plans aimed at ensuring high quality products and services.

  • Ensure project plans are properly executed and evaluates the effectiveness of controls delineated in these plans.

  • Sets quality standards for both in-process and finished products and materials.

  • Develops methods for testing, sampling, and training.

  • Assist line organization with implementation of QA procedures especially in the areas of design control, corrective actions, procurement , records, and inspection & testing.

  • Ensures that required testing and observations are performed correctly and at the required frequency.

  • Performs independent QA assessments, audits and surveillances of processes and procedures.

  • Conducts event investigations including critiques, root cause analysis, and corrective action verification / validation.

  • Performs supplier evaluations, develops supplier performance metrics and tracks supplier corrective actions.

  • Performs on-site QA overview activities at various supplier locations and travels between locations as necessary.

  • Oversees procurement, fabrication, testing and final document review and release for material shipments.

  • Provides support to, and monitors the quality of, construction activities.

  • Reviews engineering packages to ensure appropriate quality controls are specified.

Minimum Requirements


Bachelors degree in engineering or demonstrated equivalent.


6 years of experience in area of specialization.

Due to the nature of the work, candidate must be a US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder).

Preferred Qualifications

Auditor/lead auditor certificate per NQA-1 is desired.

A degree in nuclear engineering is preferred.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Per diem may be available for this position.

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 Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185429BR

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.