Aviation Quality Manager

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None
Job Description:
When details make the difference, the difference is having you
We value people who appreciate what others may dismiss as 'the small stuff.' If there's a way to fine tune to improve accuracy, you'll find it. Your keen observational skills and extraordinary work ethic are what make you such a valuable employee to us. When you're responsible for the job, nothing slips through your fingers. Please don't slip through ours.

Parsons is the premier choice for world-class aviation design, engineering, and construction services. More than 450 airports in 40 countries have counted on us to plan, construct, enhance, and sustain their landside and airside infrastructure-totaling more than $175 billion in construction value. We have worked on some of the largest International airports around the world!

Parsons is now hiring an experienced Senior Quality Assurance resource with following skills sets below to support our client at IAH Houston International Airport. Airport or Aviation experience is preferred.

In this role you will provide management direction, and includes administrative and supervisory responsibilities, involving all quality activities on several small to medium sized projects and/or programs, or functional areas to ensure that products or services provided are in accordance with customer and Parsons Quality requirements. This position provides leadership to quality professionals and the development and implementation of Quality systems, procedures, and related quality activities. Regularly interacts with senior-level representatives from a variety of functional groups, including program management, design/engineering, purchasing, construction, and other personnel.

  • Ability to implement the Quality Management Programs (QMPs) on large capital development programs. Airport specific experience desirable.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on the quality of planning, design and construction activities against established benchmarks and performance standards set for design consultants, contractors and vendors to assure the work conforms with the contract documents and industry standards.
  • Ability to conduct internal audits of the program management teams to evaluate conformance with and effectiveness of established QMP processes and procedures.
  • Ability to conduct external audits of design consultants and contractors to evaluate conformance with the contract documents.

  • Interacts with ITRP Program Management Team (PMT) members for appropriate coordination, communication and documentation related to quality across ITRP projects.
  • Defines and monitors inspection and testing activities to assure that the activities follow the quality standards defined in the ITRP QMP and the project specific QMPs developed by the respective design consultants, and contractors for the ITRP.
  • Monitors and assures that constructability and maintainability of system elements are incorporated into the projects during all phases of design and construction.
  • Assess and recommend refinements (if needed) of QMP processes and procedures to assure that they remain effective and continue to meet the needs of the ITRP QMP.
  • Assures sufficient and appropriate quality assurance documentation is being collected, recorded, distributed and retained.

  • 8 + years combined professional experience in design, construction and/ or project management, with three (3) years' experience in construction-related quality control/ quality assurance required.
  • BS degree in construction management, engineering discipline or equivalent experience required.