Quality Manager - Construction Management

at T.Y. Lin International in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

TYLin is a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting firm committed to providing innovative, cost-effective, constructible designs for the global infrastructure market. With over 3,000 employees throughout the Americas, Asia, and Europe, the firm provides support on projects of varying size and complexity. Together, we enhance conventional designs with smarter, more resilient systems. We provide people with better mobility. We steward precious resources by finding more sustainable solutions.

Job Summary

Our PM+CM team is currently seeking a Quality Engineering Manager for work on various rail, transit and other infrastructure projects. This position will be on-site and requires significant experience in quality inspections oversight on rail, transit or other design-build projects. The candidate will be responsible for the overall management and supervision of the project's quality program.

Responsibilities & Qualifications


Implement the Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) and Quality Management System (QMS) in accordance with CTA QA/QC Guidelines.

Coordinate and manage all quality related issues between the TYLin team, CTA, Design Consultants (DCs), and General Contractors (GCs).

Review quality plans and procedures prepared by the DCs and GCs to verify compliance with CTA quality standards.

Schedule and coordinate management reviews of the QMS to verify effectiveness and promote continuous improvement.

Implement and manage the system for training the TYLin staff to ensure adherence to the QAP.

Schedule and coordinate regular quality meetings for the program to review status of non-conformance reports and coordination of quality activities.

Monitor adherence by the General Contactor(s) to the approved Quality Plans and perform internal audits of the TYLin team's operations and external audits of the General Contractor(s).

Monitor GCs' testing and inspection activities during construction to ensure that required testing and inspections are performed and documented as specified in the contract documents.

Monitor testing activities performed by the GCs' independent testing companies.

Verify that test equipment is calibrated as required and that all tests are performed and documented in accordance with the contract documents.

Coordinate inspection activities between the Field Inspectors and GCs' staff.

Monitor the schedule to ensure that inspection and testing activities are scheduled.

Verify adherence of the GCs' staff to the GCs' Quality Plans, CTA Resident Engineer Manual, CTA Inspector Handbook, and contract documents by conducting observations.

Verify that the current versions of the construction documents (drawings, specifications, Requests for Information, submittals, etc.) are used in the field by the GCs.


Accredited four degree in engineering or global industry equivalent in applicable field of study and five (5)+ years of quality assurance work-related experience on rail, transit, or other design-build projects, or a combination of education and directly related projects is required.

Certification or training such as Auditor or other applicable certifications is preferred.

Experience working with Quality Assurance functions related to transit with a focus on major elements of structural, architectural, civil, MEP and vertical conveying equipment required.

Experience managing project risk throughout all project phases is preferred.

Experience working with staff and procedures on large, complex projects.

Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and other stakeholders.

Experience developing, implementing, and directing the processes that result in a specific level of quality required by a Quality Program.

Proficient in Microsoft office software (Word, Excel. Power Point, and Outlook).

Client focused, always striving to give clients the best solutions.

Strong commitment to innovation by creating new and better ways to solve clients' toughest challenges.

High levels of integrity, always doing the right thing in an ethical, fair, and sustainable way.

Demonstrated experience of collaboration in a diverse and inclusive team, working together toward technical excellence.

At TYLin, we believe in recognizing the unique value that each individual brings to our team. As such, the job title and ultimate compensation for this role will be thoughtfully aligned with the depth of your experience, the breadth of your skills, and the genuine enthusiasm you bring to the... For full info follow application link.

T.Y. Lin International is an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, state, or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Job Posting: 11906465

Posted On: May 16, 2024

Updated On: Jun 15, 2024

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