Walsh Construction

Senior Quality Manager

Job Locations US-SC-Columbia
Requisition ID
Position Type
Experienced - Full-Time


Archer Western, a member of the Walsh Group, is currently seeking a Senior Quality Manager for our CCR projects in Columbia, SC and SCDOT I-26 project in Shapin, SC.

As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing.  Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.

There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex work
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward hard work
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility in career path & progression
  • Opportunities to work and live all over the United States


  • Quality champion for a project or multiple projects, responsible for the quality management duties including quality of the works, material management, documentation and close-out to ensure safe, quality, efficient, effective and profitable project execution.
  • Coaches, mentors and trains entire project staff in quality management principles, procedures
    and project specific requirements. Serves as mentor and coach to Quality staff to advance their
    careers at Walsh and improve retention.
  • Routinely audits project quality programs seeking continuous improvement utilizing Project QC
    Evaluation and other auditing tools. Provides feedback to Operations and Quality Management
    of major QIRs, project team relationships, owner/client perception and overall quality
    management recurring non-conformances.
  • Responsible for leading and managing quality processes such as work planning, pre-activity
    meetings, material management, TQAs, QIRs, Lesson Sharing and follow-up inspections.
  • Establishes, monitors and reports on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), as well as QIRs for
    project teams to ensure continuous improvement. Analyzes project KPIs evaluating trends and
    providing improvement strategies.
  • Directs inspection, testing and documentation of the works. Schedules inspection and testing
    with coordination between operations, consultants, material laboratories and Client.
  • Creates and implements project specific inspection and test plans, quality control plans and
    other procedures as necessary. Suggests improvements to Company QMS and procedures to
    continuously improve Walsh’s Quality Management.
  • Supports new project start-up, new project specification review, proposal write-up and quality
    pre-construction planning.
  • Responsible for risk management strategy that helps projects improve profitability by reducing
    risk and improve efficiency via process management and risk mitigation.
  • Maintains relationships with owners, Clients, subcontractors, design partners and stakeholders
    to support project partnering and issue resolution.
  • Monitors project quality costs including resources while working to better as-bid budgets.
    Provides feedback to optimize project billing returns, risk reporting and testing accuracy, while
    protecting Walsh from claim exposure. Monitors and reports rework costs via QIR system.
  • Coordinates with Safety Manager to ensure that projects are completed in accordance with
    established safety procedures, requirements and goals.


  • AEC Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent related field experience with International Code
    Counsel, NICET, etc. Current certification required.
  • USACE/NAVFAC/NRC Construction Quality Management certification preferred.
  • Industry certifications for testing and inspection as required to perform job duties.
  • Minimum 10 years AEC experience with a minimum of 7 years of QA/QC leadership
  • Excellent communication skills, critical thinking and problem solving abilities, and ability to prioritize, organize and manage time. Proven leadership, presentation, and negotiation skills needed.
  • Some travel required to their designated projects.

The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Maternity Leave Policy
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location’s COVID-19 related requirements, if any.


The Walsh Group, Ltd. Is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified applicants with disabilities to compete for jobs. To request a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please contact the Human Resources Department at 312-563-5905 or hr@walshgroup.com.


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran


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