Atema is seeking a Construction Engineering Consultant delivering quality services to the construction industry—steel and concrete industry focus on the work of DOTs and agencies in the transportation industry sector. This position is for a seasoned professional with several years of experience in structural steel fabrication or construction.
Main Job Function and Responsibilities:
Ability to interact with client personnel at various levels of construction and engineering project partners on complex bridge and building structures projects. The candidate should be equally successful in interacting with managers of small erection and fabrication companies in teaching them compliance with industry codes and standards. Ability to prioritize projects and strong problem-solving skills.
Some specific sample tasks might include:
Deliver consulting and training business functions of Atema services.
Create quality documentation for clients’ implementation.
Assist clients in quality related issues or suggest enhancements to their Quality Management System.
Manage client documentation projects.
Hosting and directing client web meetings and sessions to provide technical and quality assistance as needed.
Prepare and modify client documents related to quality or business process improvements.
Mature communication skills, writing skills, and adept working with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat DC.
The candidate could be a graduate engineer with concentration in structural steel or concrete, or knowledge in both.
Alternately, the candidate could have industry experience at an inspection firm or has held a quality management position for a company in the construction or fabrication sector.
Ability to register as a professional engineer (preferred)
Project Management Professional (PMP) (position goal in the first year)
AWS CWI (preferred)
ASQ CQA (preferred)
Other industry certifications (preferred)
Coating inspection (SSPC/NACE)
Concrete inspection (ACI, PCI)
One year of Project Management in structural projects.
Five years working in a Quality Management System leadership position.
Industry expertise in one or more areas: welding, structural steel, prestressed concrete, construction management, supplier auditing and assessment.
The candidate may have held positions in engineering firms or departments with responsibility for constructability reviews or managing construction contracts. The candidate may also have executed their responsibilities in field operations reviewing or supervising construction projects for compliance and quality.
Working understanding of shop and erection drawings and interpreting large and small project specifications.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Atema Inc
Atema is an international Quality Management System consulting firm with a specialty in the construction industry sector. Founded in 2003, we serve a wide range of clients in size and industry sectors in the construction quality world with our sister organization DOT Quality Services, an accredited certification body for several international standards. Our specialty in the steel bridge and steel building frame industry is well known and our services provide improvement to clients’ structural steel projects in many ways. We also provide consulting and training for quality certification programs used by the precast concrete and prestressed concrete industry.
We may assist a small client in attaining industry certification or design a full quality assurance system for an agency. Our clients range from state and toll way authorities that are bridge and structure owners, to large general contractors, fabricators, and erectors. Our sister company DOT Quality Services provides auditing and certification services for the construction and manufacturing industry and is an ANSI/ANAB accredited certification body.